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Elbit Systems to supply helmet displays for USAF V-22 pilots

Elbit Systems of America will deliver colour helmet-mounted displays (HMD) for the US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) under a deal signed with Boeing Military Aircraft. The USAF...

Elbit Systems to supply helmet displays for USAF V-22 pilots

USAF orders additional CAE simulators for C-130Js

CAE is to design and manufacture four additional simulators for the US Air Force's (USAF) C-130J Hercules transport aircraft. Under terms of the contract, CAE will design and manufacture...

USAF orders additional CAE simulators for C-130Js

IAF embarks on new guidelines for surveillance flights

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has embarked on new strategies for surveillance and reconnaissance flights in view of the ongoing instability in the Middle East. As per the new plans, only...

IAF embarks on new guidelines for surveillance flights

Bulgaria shelves fighter acquisition plans

Bulgaria has deferred new Nato-compatible multirole jet fighter acquisition plans indefinitely, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has said. "We will buy new fighters, only when it becomes...

Bulgaria shelves fighter acquisition plans

Bulgaria signs MiG-29 jets maintenance deal

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence and MIG have signed an agreement for the maintenance of the air force's MiG-29 fighter jets at Krumovo Air Field, Bulgaria. MIG deputy CEO Iliya Tarasenko...

Bulgaria signs MiG-29 jets maintenance deal

Russia to receive 140 helicopters

Russian Helicopters will deliver 140 helicopters to Russia's Defence Ministry following the signing of a long-pending deal, a senior defence official has said. Oboronprom director general...

Russia to receive 140 helicopters

RAAF and TNI-AU conduct combat simulation training

The Indonesian and Australian Air Forces are conducting joint air combat simulation exercises, Elang Ausindo 2011, in Bali, Indonesia, until 10 September 2011. The exercises are designed...

RAAF and TNI-AU conduct combat simulation training

IAF to receive modified Mi-17 combat helicopters

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to receive upgraded variants of the Mi-17 combat helicopter within the next two to three weeks. The delivery forms part of the $1.35bn contract signed...

IAF to receive modified Mi-17 combat helicopters

French Air Force to upgrade communication infrastructure

France's defence procurement agency, the Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), has selected Alcatel-Lucent and INEO to update the French Air Force's communication networks. Under...

French Air Force to upgrade communication infrastructure

RAF disbands training squadron

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has disbanded 85 (Reserve) Squadron, one of its units resident at RAF Church Fenton in North Yorkshire, UK. Squadron 85, which was formed in August 1917, has...

RAF disbands training squadron

JASDF to select stealth jets supplier this month

The Japanese Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF) has plans to accept bids from which it will choose about 40 stealth fighter jets this month, a Ministry of Defence spokeswoman has said. The...

JASDF to select stealth jets supplier this month

JSF office resolves wing structure problem

The F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) programme office has resolved the aircraft's wing structure problem. During US Department of Defense (DoD) testing, the root rib developed...

JSF office resolves wing structure problem

Norway seeks RNoAF P-3C aircraft support

Norway has requested a possible sale of procurement and installation of various aircraft support systems for four Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) P-3C aircraft and associated equipment from...

Norway seeks RNoAF P-3C aircraft support

USAF selects Bell-Boeing for CV-22 training systems

The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted the Bell-Boeing alliance to deliver three new CV-22 Osprey training devices and upgrade an existing device. Under the $34m order, the team will deliver...

USAF selects Bell-Boeing for CV-22 training systems

Cassidian wins Luftwaffe Eurofighter flight simulators contract

Cassidian has been awarded a contract to provide maintenance and training operations for the German Air Force's (Luftwaffe) Eurofighter flight simulators. Under the Federal Office of...

Cassidian wins Luftwaffe Eurofighter flight simulators contract

IAF deploys third Iron Dome battery against rockets

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has deployed a third battery of the Iron Dome rocket defence system outside Ashdod, Israel, to protect against rockets fired from the Gaza Strip. Israeli...

IAF deploys third Iron Dome battery against rockets

Saab to provide in-support services for SAAF airlifters

The South African Airforce (SAAF) has awarded a contract to Saab Grintek Defence to support the self protection systems (SPS) fitted to its helicopters and transport aircraft. Under the...

Saab to provide in-support services for SAAF airlifters

USAF squadron prepares to train African air forces

The US Air Force (USAF) 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron is preparing for a mission to train air forces in African nations that have militaries taking part in United Nations and...

USAF squadron prepares to train African air forces

USAF receives two additional F-35As at Eglin

The US Air Force (USAF) has received two additional Lockheed Martin F-35As - designated AF-10 and AF-11 - at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, US. The delivery of the production model...

USAF receives two additional F-35As at Eglin

Cobham to commence work on RAF tanker conversion

Cobham Aviation Services is set to commence work on the first of 12 Airbus A330 Voyagers due to be converted to the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) configuration. Under the project, Cobham will...

Cobham to commence work on RAF tanker conversion

USAF to continue Iraq mission after withdrawal

The US Air Force (USAF) is likely to continue its mission in Iraq even after the US withdrawal, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force commander and air component coordination element in...

USAF to continue Iraq mission after withdrawal