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Russia Plans New Air Defence System by 2014

Russia is planning to replace the outdated S-300PS air defence system with its new mid-range Vityaz system by 2014, Almaz-Antei former chief designer Igor Ashurbeili has said. Ashurbeili told...

Russia Plans New Air Defence System by 2014

Pratt & Whitney Powers Moroccan F-16 Jets

The first four of the Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) F-16 fighter jets have been powered by Pratt & Whitney enhanced F100 engines. The F100-PW-229 engine enhancement package (EEP)...

Pratt & Whitney Powers Moroccan F-16 Jets

USAF RQ-4 Global Hawk Reaches Initial Operational Capability

The US Air Force (USAF) has declared initial operational capability (IOC) for the RQ-4 block 30 Global Hawk following successful deployment of the block 30 RQ-4 in Libya and Japan. The...

USAF RQ-4 Global Hawk Reaches Initial Operational Capability

Russian Air Force Set to Enhance Combat Capability

The Russian Air Force is set to enhance combat capability with the acquisition of advanced fighter jets, bombers and helicopters, air force commander in chief Colonel General Zelin has said. ...

Russian Air Force Set to Enhance Combat Capability

USAF Conducts Joint Training Exercise with US Army

The US Air Force (USAF) has conducted a joint training exercise with the US Army at Jikdo Island, off the western coast of South Korea, near Kunsan Air Base. During the exercise, the teams...

USAF Conducts Joint Training Exercise with US Army

IAF Eyes Additional Joint Fighter Aircraft

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is planning to acquire an additional 20 F-35 Lightning aircraft under a multiyear procurement plan, which is under review by Israel military chiefs. The IAF...

IAF Eyes Additional Joint Fighter Aircraft

USAF to Replace U-2 Spy Plane by 2015

Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk will replace the US Air Force (USAF) Lockheed U-2 spy plane in 2015, according to Air Force officials. US Air Force's Global Hawk functional manager...

USAF to Replace U-2 Spy Plane by 2015

Baker to Provide Surveying and Mapping Services for USAF

Michael Baker has received a task order for airfield obstruction surveying and mapping services for four US Air Force (USAF) reserve bases under the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC). Under...

Baker to Provide Surveying and Mapping Services for USAF

Curtiss-Wright to Support UK Julius Chinook Upgrade

Thales UK has contracted Curtiss-Wright Controls to deliver systems for use in the avionics suite supplied for the UK Royal Air Force's fleet of Boeing CH-47 transport helicopters. Under the...

Curtiss-Wright to Support UK Julius Chinook Upgrade

NORAD and Russian Air Force Conduct Second Vigilant Eagle 2011 Exercise

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the Russian Air Force have conducted a second cooperative exercise, Exercise Vigilant Eagle 2011, at Joint Base...

NORAD and Russian Air Force Conduct Second Vigilant Eagle 2011 Exercise

RMAF to Close Sungai Besi Air Base

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will close Sungai Besi Air Base in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 30 November. The decision follows the signing of a purchase agreement between...

RMAF to Close Sungai Besi Air Base

AECOM to Support US Air Force CFT Programme

The US Air Force has awarded a task order to AECOM Technology under the contract field teams (CFT) programme, which provides inspections, maintenance, modifications and repairs of aircraft...

AECOM to Support US Air Force CFT Programme

Russian Air Force to Receive New Air Defence Systems by 2015

The Russian Air Force will receive two new air defence systems, the Morfey and the Vityaz, and the S-500 air defence system by 2015. Air Force Commander Colonel General Alexander Zelin...

Russian Air Force to Receive New Air Defence Systems by 2015

PAF Completes JF-17 Thunder Jets Production

The Pakistani Air Force (PAF) has achieved its target of producing 26 JF-17 Thunder aircraft at Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Karma, a senior PAF official has told the Special Public...

PAF Completes JF-17 Thunder Jets Production

Russian Air Force to Develop New AWACS by 2016

The Russian Air Force has plans to build new-generation airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft by 2016, the Russian Air Chief has said. The AWACS aircraft production forms part...

Russian Air Force to Develop New AWACS by 2016

US May Cut JSF Jets from Fifth Batch

The Pentagon may reduce the number of F-35 Lightning II fighters from the fifth batch unless Congress approves $264m in funding. The additional funding will be used to cover increased...

US May Cut JSF Jets from Fifth Batch

US ANG Base Receives C-17 Airlifter

The US Air Force 105th Airlift Wing has transitioned to the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft from the C-5A Galaxy at the Stewart Air National Guard Base (ANGB), New York, US. Boeing...

US ANG Base Receives C-17 Airlifter

Austrian Air Force Orders German ADS-B Sensor

The Austrian Air Force has awarded a contract to Germany's Comsoft to supply an indoor variant of the ADS-B sensor. The Austrian Air Force plans to temporarily install an ADS-B ground station...

Austrian Air Force Orders German ADS-B Sensor

AAF to Become Fully Operational by 2016

The Afghan Air Force (AAF) will be fully equipped and operational by 2016, National Defense Ministry Spokesperson General Zahir Azimi has said. BIA quoted Azimi as saying that without a...

AAF to Become Fully Operational by 2016

IAF to Equip Choppers with Protective Systems

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is planning to install systems on helicopters to protect against missile attacks. The IAF decision comes following the recent shoulder-launched missile attack on a...

IAF to Equip Choppers with Protective Systems

USAF Selects SAIC for Functional Support

The US Air Force (USAF) Air Mobility Command (AMC) has selected Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to deliver technical services and functional support for AMC's consolidated...

USAF Selects SAIC for Functional Support