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Iran Plans to Conduct Massive Countrywide Air Drills

The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) is planning to conduct massive countrywide air drills this summer, IRIAF lieutenant commander Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh has said. ...

Iran Plans to Conduct Massive Countrywide Air Drills

Pakistan to Purchase Additional F-16 Fighters

Pakistan is preparing to place an order for 18 additional F-16 block 52+ fighters, which would double its Fighting Falcon's advanced variant fleet, Pakistan Military Consortium think tank...

Pakistan to Purchase Additional F-16 Fighters

IAF Plans to Procure Bunker-Buster LGB

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to procure more than 100 bunker-buster laser-guided bombs (LGBs) from global vendors. The bunker-buster LGBs will be inducted and equipped on its...

IAF Plans to Procure Bunker-Buster LGB

RAF to Deploy Additional Tornados to Libya

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) will deploy an additional four RAF Tornado GR4s to boost Nato's reconnaissance capability in support of the ongoing Libyan mission. The aircraft are in addition...

RAF to Deploy Additional Tornados to Libya

Second GPS IIF Satellite Sends First Signals

Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from the US Air Force (USAF) second global positioning system (GPS) IIF-2. GPS IIF-2, renamed SVN-63, was launched on 16 July 2011 and the...

Second GPS IIF Satellite Sends First Signals

IMP Aerospace to Deliver First P-3 to Norwegian Air Force

IMP Aerospace will deliver the first re-winged P-3 Orion aircraft to the Royal Norwegian Air Force as part of an aircraft service-life extension programme. The programme also includes...

IMP Aerospace to Deliver First P-3 to Norwegian Air Force

US Air Force Receives Final Lockheed Targeting System

Lockheed Martin has delivered the final AN/AAQ-39 targeting system full-production unit to the US Air Force. Q-39 is the electro-optical / infrared targeting system for the US Air...

US Air Force Receives Final Lockheed Targeting System

Colombian Air Force Deploys LRAD System on UH-60 Helicopter

The Columbian Air Force has deployed a LRAD 1000X system mounted on a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter in the "Audacity and Will" campaign. During the campaign, the LRAD 1000X was used to...

Colombian Air Force Deploys LRAD System on UH-60 Helicopter

Northrop to Provide Situational Awareness for US Air Force Airlift Crews

The US Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to fulfil an urgent operational need to provide tactical situational awareness to its airlift aircrews. The contract includes two...

Northrop to Provide Situational Awareness for US Air Force Airlift Crews

IAF Mirage Fleet Upgrade Moves Ahead

The Indian Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has finally approved the Rs112.5bn ($2.4bn) upgrade of the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Mirage-2000 fighter fleet. The CCS, chaired by the...

IAF Mirage Fleet Upgrade Moves Ahead

USAF C-5 AMP Programme Nears Completion

The last three of 111 C-5 Galaxy aircraft are receiving a modernised avionics suite upgrade at Travis Air Force Base, US, under the C-5 avionics modernisation programme (AMP). The C-5 AMP is...

USAF C-5 AMP Programme Nears Completion

NAF Upgraded Alpha Jets Soon to Enter Service

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has completed the upgrade of four of its 24 Alpha jet trainers, and will soon re-enter them into service. NAF chief of air staff (CAS) Air Marshall Mohammed Umar...

NAF Upgraded Alpha Jets Soon to Enter Service

Lockheed to Win 2011 USAF Procurement Contract

The US Department of Defense will award a not-to-exceed $89m firm-fixed-price modification contract to Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems to obligate fiscal year 2011 procurements. US...

Lockheed to Win 2011 USAF Procurement Contract

L-3 to Upgrade Canadian Air Force Training System

L-3 Communications has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of hardware and software to upgrade six Canadian Air Force networked CF-18 nine-panel tactical operational...

L-3 to Upgrade Canadian Air Force Training System

MDA Fight Tests SRALT Missile

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has successfully completed a flight test of a short-range air-launched target (SRALT) at the US Naval Air Warfare Center in California, US. The flight...

MDA Fight Tests SRALT Missile

Iraq Defers US F-16 Purchase

Iraq has deferred the purchase of F-16 fighter jets from the US due to a lack of funds to concentrate on rebuilding its air force, government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh has said. The...

Iraq Defers US F-16 Purchase

RNLAF Modified C-130H Receives Military Certification

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) modified C-130H legacy aircraft has been awarded a military type certification from the Netherlands Military Aviation Authority. The modified aircraft...

RNLAF Modified C-130H Receives Military Certification

South Korean Air Force to Conduct Mid-Air Refuelling Drills

South Korean Air Force fighter jets will, for the first time, conduct a mid-air refuelling drill from US flying service stations over the Korean Peninsula later this month. A military...

South Korean Air Force to Conduct Mid-Air Refuelling Drills

SAAF Awards Hawk Support Contracts

The South African Air Force (SAAF) has awarded three new contracts to Denel and Rolls Royce to support its fleet of 24 BAE Systems Hawk mk120 lead-in fighter trainers. The contract...

SAAF Awards Hawk Support Contracts

US Wright-Patterson AFB Becomes New C-17 Command Unit

The US Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB) has become the new USAF reserve command unit to the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter following transition. The AFB, which previously housed...

US Wright-Patterson AFB Becomes New C-17 Command Unit

Brazil Defers Fighter Jet Deal

The Brazilian Government has postponed a multibillion-dollar fighter jet deal until the start of 2012, Defence Minister Nelson Azevedo Jobim has said. "We will examine it at the beginning of...

Brazil Defers Fighter Jet Deal