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USAF TacSat-3 Satellite Exceeds Planned Mission Life

The US Air Force (USAF) Space Command's tactical satellite-3 (TacSat-3) has successfully exceeded and reached two years of on-orbit planned mission life. The satellite, originally designed for...

USAF TacSat-3 Satellite Exceeds Planned Mission Life

Boeing-Led Team to Pursue USAF Launch Range Consolidation Contract

Boeing is to lead an industry team to compete for the US Air Force (USAF) launch test range system integrated support contract (LISC). The LISC contract will consolidate the existing...

Boeing-Led Team to Pursue USAF Launch Range Consolidation Contract

Nato Extends Libyan Mission

Nato defence ministers have decided to extend Operation Unified Protector in Libya for another 90 days, Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said. "All of the ministers agreed that...

Nato Extends Libyan Mission

Boeing Awarded CNS/ATM E-4B Upgrade Contract

Boeing has been awarded phase one of the communications navigation surveillance / air traffic management (CNS/ATM) E-4B upgrade contract by the US Air Force (USAF). The CNS/ATM upgrade will...

Boeing Awarded CNS/ATM E-4B Upgrade Contract

USAF Selects Northrop for JMPS Framework Contract

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman to enhance and maintain the joint mission planning system (JMPS) framework. The $19m contract, awarded under the Mission...

USAF Selects Northrop for JMPS Framework Contract

Dutch Air Force Jets Intercept Russian Planes

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 fighter jets have intercepted two Russian long-range Bear bombers, also known as Tupolev Tu-95MS, across the North Sea, according to the Dutch Defence...

Dutch Air Force Jets Intercept Russian Planes

Israeli Air Force Eyes V-22 Osprey Aircraft

The Israeli Air Force is seeking to acquire V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for use in search-and-rescue and special operations, the Jerusalem Post has reported. The air force will send a team...

Israeli Air Force Eyes V-22 Osprey Aircraft

Northrop Global Hawk Drone Ineffective, Says Pentagon

Northrop Grumman's new version of the RQ-4B Global Hawk Block 30 drone has been declared operationally ineffective in a Pentagon's weapons tester report. The report said the drone was...

Northrop Global Hawk Drone Ineffective, Says Pentagon

Russia Offers Mi-28 Helicopter to Algeria

Russia's Rosvertol helicopter producer is currently in discussions with Algeria to export its night-capable Mi-28NE helicopter, according to Rosvertol General Director Boris Slyusar. ...

Russia Offers Mi-28 Helicopter to Algeria

RSAF Night Vision Training System Completes Factory Acceptance Testing

The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) Night Vision Training System (NVTS) has successfully completed factory acceptance testing. The NVTS, designed by Environmental Tectonics Corporation, includes...

RSAF Night Vision Training System Completes Factory Acceptance Testing

AECOM Awarded USAF Contract

AECOM Technology Corporation has been awarded a task order by the US Air Force (USAF) for Contract Field Teams (CFT) to support the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland...

AECOM Awarded USAF Contract

Engine Failure Causes RAAF PC-9 / A Trainer Crash

The Australian Department of Defence has revealed that the crash of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Pilatus PC-9 / A turboprop trainer, which occurred on 18 May 2011, was due to loss...

Engine Failure Causes RAAF PC-9 / A Trainer Crash

Northrop to Provide Software Maintenance to USAF

Northrop Grumman Systems has been awarded a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification by the US Air Force (USAF) to provide software maintenance services. The $22.4m contract was...

Northrop to Provide Software Maintenance to USAF

Republic of Korea Air Force Unveils New TA-50 Fighter Training Jet

The Republic of Korea Air Force has introduced its new training fighter jet, the TA-50, for the first time at the air base in Yecheon, North Gyeongsang province. The introductory-level...

Republic of Korea Air Force Unveils New TA-50 Fighter Training Jet

US Air Force Awards C-130 Modernisation and Training Contracts to Boeing

The US Air Force has awarded Boeing maintenance and training contracts for two more C-130 Avionics Modernisation Programme (AMP) kits and two Aircrew Training System devices. The $61m...

US Air Force Awards C-130 Modernisation and Training Contracts to Boeing

Russia Likely to Purchase An-70 Aircraft in 2012-2013

Russia is likely to begin purchasing Ukrainian-built An-70 propfan military transport aircraft in 2012-2013, Russian Air Force deputy commander major general Viktor Bondarev said. "The plane...

Russia Likely to Purchase An-70 Aircraft in 2012-2013

Australia Seeks AIM-120C-7 Air-to-Air Missiles from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a potential sale of 110 AIM-120C-7 advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles to Australian Defence Forces. Under...

Australia Seeks AIM-120C-7 Air-to-Air Missiles from US

CAE Awarded KC-30A Simulator Training Contract

CAE Australia has been awarded a simulator training contract to provide aircrew training services for the new KC-30A air-to-air refuelling tanker, minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare said. ...

CAE Awarded KC-30A Simulator Training Contract

Dassault May Finalise Defence Deal with UAE

Dassault Aviation hopes to finalise an $11.5bn defence deal for 60 Rafale multirole fighter jets with the UAE Air Force and Air Defence. The proposed deal is in its third year of...

Dassault May Finalise Defence Deal with UAE

ROKAF to Deploy New FA-50 Aircraft Next Year

The Republic of Korean Air Force is planning to deploy a more heavily armed version of the T-50 Golden Eagle aircraft, named FA-50. The FA-50 is a multi-role fighter jet intended to...

ROKAF to Deploy New FA-50 Aircraft Next Year

USAF Receives First Global Hawk UAS

The US Air Force has received the first RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) at Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota, US. The arrival of the UAS, built by Northrop...

USAF Receives First Global Hawk UAS