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USAF Missile Warning Satellite Reaches Orbit

The US Air Force's (USAF) first Lockheed Martin-built space-based infrared system (SBIRS) geosynchronous (GEO-1) spacecraft has been successfully positioned in its intended orbit. The USAF...

USAF Missile Warning Satellite Reaches Orbit

Airbus Military Likely to Bid for SAAF Project Saucepan

Airbus Military is likely to propose its aircraft range for the South African Air Force's (SAAF) Project Saucepan requirement for a new maritime patrol and surveillance aircraft. Airbus...

Airbus Military Likely to Bid for SAAF Project Saucepan

Aerojet to Support US MK82 Quick Reaction Capability Programme

Aerojet General Corporation has been awarded a not-to-exceed, firm-fixed-price contract modification for the procurement of warhead cases and internal components to support the precision...

Aerojet to Support US MK82 Quick Reaction Capability Programme

Lockheed Unveils First Turkish Air Force F-16 Aircraft

Lockheed Martin and Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) have unveiled the first of 30 new Turkish-built F-16 Falcon at TAI's facility near Ankara, Turkey. The upgrades on all F-16 Turkish...

Lockheed Unveils First Turkish Air Force F-16 Aircraft

China to Provide Additional Fighter Jets to Pakistan

Pakistan is to receive an additional 50 FC-1 Xiaolong fighter jets from China in a deal agreed during the recent visit of Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to Beijing, China. ...

China to Provide Additional Fighter Jets to Pakistan

Iraq to Purchase Czech LCA

Iraq is set to purchase Czech-built L-159 light attack aircraft in a move to modernise its helicopter fleet. The L-159 ALCA is a single-seat, light multirole combat aircraft developed by...

Iraq to Purchase Czech LCA

SAIC to Support USAF Operational Test and Evaluation Center

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a contract by the US Air Force (USAF) to support the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC) to field...

SAIC to Support USAF Operational Test and Evaluation Center

BAE to Continue to Support UK Hawk Jet Trainer Aircraft

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract extension to BAE Systems to support and maintain its Hawk Tmk1 jet trainer aircraft fleet. The £23.8m contract extension is a...

BAE to Continue to Support UK Hawk Jet Trainer Aircraft

Israeli Air Force Likely to Replace Hawk Missile

The Israeli Air Force has plans to replace the MIM-23 Hawk medium-range surface-to-air missile with the upcoming David's Sling missile defence system. The Hawk is the country's main defence...

Israeli Air Force Likely to Replace Hawk Missile

IRGC Receives New Ballistic Missiles

The Iranian Defence Ministry has delivered a large number of indigenous high-precision ballistic missiles, Qiyam (Rise) 1, to the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps...

IRGC Receives New Ballistic Missiles

South Korea and US Launch Air Defence Exercise

The South Korean and US Air Forces have launched a five-day annual joint exercise, Max Thunder, in the western airspace of the Korean peninsula. The Max Thunder exercise is aimed to sharpen...

South Korea and US Launch Air Defence Exercise

China Develops New Air-To-Air Missile

China has successfully developed a next-generation air-to-air missile (AAM), known as the Key Model. The Key Model has successfully passed the designed type approval test with all seven...

China Develops New Air-To-Air Missile

Northrop to Continue Operation and Support of USAF BACN System

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a modification contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation for continuing operations and support of the battlefield airborne communications node (BACN)...

Northrop to Continue Operation and Support of USAF BACN System

Indian MoD Cancels Jaguar Combat Jet Engine Tender

The Indian Defence Ministry has cancelled the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Jaguar combat jets re-engining tender after one of the two contenders withdrew. The India Strategic defence magazine...

Indian MoD Cancels Jaguar Combat Jet Engine Tender

BAE to Maintain RAF Typhoon

BAE Systems has been awarded contracts by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide support services to guarantee the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) Typhoon frontline capability. The...

BAE to Maintain RAF Typhoon

Morocco Seeks Sidewinder Missiles from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale of AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder missiles to Morocco. Under the estimated $50m sale, Morocco...

Morocco Seeks Sidewinder Missiles from US

USAF Thunderbirds to Demonstrate Alternative Fuel

The US Air Force (USAF) Thunderbirds team will demonstrate camelina-based hydrotreated renewable jet fuel at the Joint Services Open House, US, on 20-21 May 2011. The demonstration is part of...

USAF Thunderbirds to Demonstrate Alternative Fuel

Thai Air Force to Receive Sikorsky S-92 Helicopters

The Royal Thai Air Force will receive three Sikorsky VVIP S-92 helicopters fitted with the high-end LifePort medical system. The latest delivery marks the first Sikorsky helicopters for the...

Thai Air Force to Receive Sikorsky S-92 Helicopters

L-3 to Operate USAF C-17 Training System Programme

L-3 Link simulation and training (L-3 Link) unit has been awarded a contract to operate the US Air Forces (USAF) C-17 training system (TS) programme. The initial one-year $976m contract...

L-3 to Operate USAF C-17 Training System Programme

Italian Air Force Commissions KC-767 Tankers

The Italian Air Force (ItAF) has commissioned its first two Boeing KC-767A advanced aerial refuelling tankers. The tankers have been undergoing aerial refuelling training missions with the...

Italian Air Force Commissions KC-767 Tankers

USAF Surveillance Airship to be Operational by 2012

The US Air Force (USAF) persistent-surveillance airship, Blue Devil 2, is expected to be on track for operational deployment in February 2012. The 23ft-long Blue Devil 2 is an optionally...

USAF Surveillance Airship to be Operational by 2012