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PAF F-16s to Get Lockheed Upgrade Kits

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company has received a contract to deliver ten additional upgrade kits for Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16 fighter aircraft. Under the $42.3m contract, awarded...

PAF F-16s to Get Lockheed Upgrade Kits

USAF Plans to Deploy MQ-1 RSO Squadron with Hurlburt Field

The US Air Force (USAF) has plans to base the Reserve Command MQ-1 Predator remote split-operations (RSO) squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida, US. The single MQ-1 RSO squadron deployment,...

USAF Plans to Deploy MQ-1 RSO Squadron with Hurlburt Field

Polish Air Force Disbands Special Regiment 36 Unit

The Polish Air Force has dissolved the Special Regiment 36 unit on charges of poor pilot training and lenient security procedures, which reportedly led to the Smolensk plane crash. ...

Polish Air Force Disbands Special Regiment 36 Unit

IAF to Phase out MiG-21s by 2017

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will disband the MiG-21 supersonic jet fighter aircraft by 2017 and replace the fleet with advanced jet fighters, such as Su-30MKI and indigenous light combat...

IAF to Phase out MiG-21s by 2017

RAAF Receives Five More F/A-18F Super Hornets

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has received an additional five new F/A-18F Super Hornets at RAAF Base Amberley, Queensland, Australia. The delivery forms part of the 24 Boeing...

RAAF Receives Five More F/A-18F Super Hornets

Saab Selects TCG LinkPRO Software for AEW&C System

Saab has awarded a contract to Tactical Communications Group (TCG) to deliver its LinkPRO software suite for the Saab airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft. Saab will use...

Saab Selects TCG LinkPRO Software for AEW&C System

Arinc Completes IQAF Mi-17 Helicopters Overhaul Programme

Arinc Engineering Services has handed over the final two Russian Mi-17 helicopters for use by the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF). The delivery marks the completion of the modification of 22 Russian...

Arinc Completes IQAF Mi-17 Helicopters Overhaul Programme

USAF Inducts Eighth C-5M Super Galaxy Airlifter

The US Air Force (USAF) has inducted an eighth C-5M Super Galaxy transport aircraft into its fleet under the C-5M modernisation programme. Tail number 85-0003 is based at Dover Air Force...

USAF Inducts Eighth C-5M Super Galaxy Airlifter

IAF Eyes V-22 Osprey Aircraft

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is planning to call for the defence minister to include a 'limited' number of tilt-rotor Bell-Boeing V-22 aircraft in the final version of the multiyear spending plan...

IAF Eyes V-22 Osprey Aircraft

GAF to Receive C295 Aircraft

Airbus Military has received a contract from the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Ghana to supply two C295 aircraft to the Ghana Air Force (GAF). The aircraft is a twin-turboprop...

GAF to Receive C295 Aircraft

Pilot Error has Cost IAF 388 Aircraft Since 1970

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has lost as many as 388 of the 999 aircraft in crashes since 1970 due to pilot error, equating to 39% of total accidents, according to a report by parliamentary...

Pilot Error has Cost IAF 388 Aircraft Since 1970

RAAF Receives Additional Super Hornet Aircraft

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has received an additional two F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft, bringing the current Australian fleet to 20. Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare said...

RAAF Receives Additional Super Hornet Aircraft

SAAF Extends Saab Gripen Fighter Aircraft Contract

The South African Air Force (SAAF) has awarded two contract extensions for on-demand support services for the Saab Gripen fighter aircraft. The SAAF has also placed a new order for power...

SAAF Extends Saab Gripen Fighter Aircraft Contract

IAF to Receive Tejas Aircraft

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is to receive 40 Tejas mkI aircraft, with two due to be induction-ready by March 2012, Indian Defence Minister AK Antony has said. Press Trust of India quoted...

IAF to Receive Tejas Aircraft

USAF Field Tests New JFIRE

The US Air Force (USAF) has conducted final field evaluation of the new joint firefighter integrated response ensemble (JFIRE) suit at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. The field test,...

USAF Field Tests New JFIRE

Meggitt to Deliver Smoke Detection System for KC-46 Tankers

Meggitt has been selected by Boeing to deliver cargo and cabin smoke detection systems for use on US Air Force KC-46 refuelling tanker aircraft. The system to be delivered under the contract...

Meggitt to Deliver Smoke Detection System for KC-46 Tankers

SLAF to Acquire Two New Bell-412 Helicopters

The Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) is to purchase two new Bell-412 helicopters, Sri Lankan defence sources have said. Three SLAF senior officials are in Texas, US, to discuss the preliminary work...

SLAF to Acquire Two New Bell-412 Helicopters

IQAF Doubles US F-16 Purchase

The Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) is to receive 36 US F-16 fighters, twice the number Iraq initially planned to purchase to enhance its air defences. According to Reuters, Iraqi Prime Minister...

IQAF Doubles US F-16 Purchase

Norway Completes Fighter Jets Withdrawal from Libya

Norway has withdrawn its final four F-16 fighter jets from the Nato-led mission over Libya as planned, as the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) cannot sustain such a large air contribution for...

Norway Completes Fighter Jets Withdrawal from Libya

RMAF Set to Receive First Four Block 52 F-16s

The Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) is set to receive the first four of 24 block 52 F-16 fighter jets later this week. The first aircraft is carrying the registration 80001, and is the first of...

RMAF Set to Receive First Four Block 52 F-16s

IAF Plans to Buy Additional F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is considering buying 20 additional F-35 Joint Strike Fighters as part of the future IDF multiyear procurement plan. Built by Lockheed Martin, the F-35 Joint...

IAF Plans to Buy Additional F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets