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Lockheed to Provide Long-Range Radar for Iraqi Air Force

Lockheed Martin MS2 Tactical Systems has been awarded a firm-fixed-price / cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide a ready-to-use long-range radar 2 site for the Iraqi Air Force. The...

Lockheed to Provide Long-Range Radar for Iraqi Air Force

Boeing Delivers Super Hornet Trainers to RAAF

Boeing has completed the delivery of six F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircrew and maintenance trainers to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in Queensland, Australia. The aircrew devices...

Boeing Delivers Super Hornet Trainers to RAAF

USAF Receives First Lockheed F-35 Lightning II Aircraft

The US Air Force (USAF) has accepted the first production-model Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter, known as the AF-7, into its fleet. The jet will undergo a flight...

USAF Receives First Lockheed F-35 Lightning II Aircraft

Aero Vodochody Delivers C-27J Spartan Centre Wing Box

Aero Vodochody has delivered the complete centre wing box for installation on the C-27J Spartan tactical military cargo aircraft. The C-27J Spartan has been designed to perform a range of...

Aero Vodochody Delivers C-27J Spartan Centre Wing Box

Iran to Produce Long-Range Anti-Aircraft Missile System

Iran plans to develop indigenous long-range anti-aircraft missile systems, Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has said. "Manufacturing long-range missiles is on our agenda...

Iran to Produce Long-Range Anti-Aircraft Missile System

United Launch to Provide EELV Services

United Launch Services has been awarded a not-to-exceed-$575m firm-fixed-price contract to provide evolved expendable launch vehicle (EELV) launch services by the US Space and Missile...

United Launch to Provide EELV Services

China Flight Tests Unmanned Helicopter

China has successfully flight tested an indigenous unmanned helicopter, the V750, from the flight test centre of Weifang Tianxiang Aerospace Industry Co, China. Xinhua News Agency reported...

China Flight Tests Unmanned Helicopter

US Eglin Air Force Base Selected as MQ-1 Squadron Base

The US Eglin Air Force Base complex has been selected as a candidate for an Air Force Reserve Command MQ-1 Remote Split-Operations (RSO) squadron. The Eglin base will accept a single MQ-1...

US Eglin Air Force Base Selected as MQ-1 Squadron Base

Turkey to Receive First Boeing Spy Plane in 2012

Boeing will deliver the first of four spy planes to the Turkish Air Force next year as part of a $1.6bn airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft deal, Boeing director Mark Ellis said. ...

Turkey to Receive First Boeing Spy Plane in 2012

Saab to Provide Support and Maintenance to FMV Helicopter 15

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a contract to Saab to provide support and maintenance for its Helicopter 15 (Agusta 109 LUHS), operated by the Swedish Armed Forces. ...

Saab to Provide Support and Maintenance to FMV Helicopter 15

Nimrod Extension for Libya Mission to Cost UK Millions

The UK's decision to extend the life of its Nimrod spy plane for three months will cost an extra £4m ($6.6m) in support of military operations in Libya, UK Defence Procurement Minister Peter...

Nimrod Extension for Libya Mission to Cost UK Millions

Iranian Air Force F-14 Jets Equipped with Advanced Radars

The Iranian Air Force has equipped its F-14 fighter jets with advanced indigenous radars, Iranian Army lieutenant commander rear admiral Farhad Amiri has said. "The radar system of these...

Iranian Air Force F-14 Jets Equipped with Advanced Radars

Embraer Selects Rockwell Avionics System for KC-390 Jet

Rockwell Collins's Pro Line Fusion avionics system has been selected by Embraer Defense and Security for the Brazilian Air Force KC-390 military transport aircraft. Rockwell Mobility and...

Embraer Selects Rockwell Avionics System for KC-390 Jet

USAF to Launch First SBIRS GEO-1 Spacecraft

The US Air Force (USAF) and Lockheed Martin will launch the first space-based infrared system (SBIRS) geosynchronous (GEO-1) spacecraft today. The spacecraft will be launched aboard the...

USAF to Launch First SBIRS GEO-1 Spacecraft

BAE to Provide Interim Basic Flying Training to ADF

BAE Systems has been awarded a six-year contract to provide interim basic flying training to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). The six-year contract will begin in January 2012 and...

BAE to Provide Interim Basic Flying Training to ADF

Russia Performs Test Flights on Su-35S Fighter

Russia has begun test flights of its first series-produced Su-35S Flanker-E multirole fighter, in Komsomolsk-on-Amur Air Field, Russia. Su-35 Flanker-E aircraft's propulsion and control...

Russia Performs Test Flights on Su-35S Fighter

USAF Chooses Boeing JDAM Kits

Boeing has received a $92m contract from the US Air Force for 4,000 lot 15 joint direct attack munition (JDAM) kits. The contract is part of a $100m contract and is a follow-on for an...

USAF Chooses Boeing JDAM Kits

Greece Seeks F-16 Spare Parts and Services from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a potential sale of F-16 aircraft spare parts and services to the Hellenic Air Force. Under the estimated $100m foreign...

Greece Seeks F-16 Spare Parts and Services from US

Marshall to Supply Fuel Tanks for Boeing KC-46A

Marshall Aerospace has been awarded an order to design and supply body fuel tanks for the Boeing KC-767-derived tanker to boost its flight range and refuelling capability. The US Air Force...

Marshall to Supply Fuel Tanks for Boeing KC-46A

Peruvian Air Force to Receive Russian Combat Helicopters

The Peruvian Air Force will receive three Russian Mi-171Sh Hip combat helicopters next week for military operations in Peru, Defence Minister Jaime Thorne has said. "Three Russian C...

Peruvian Air Force to Receive Russian Combat Helicopters

Lockheed Completes First C-130J Production for Qatari Air Force

Lockheed has completed production of the first of four C-130J Super Hercules for the Qatar Emiri Air Force. The new Hercules for Qatar are the longer fuselage variant of the C-130J...

Lockheed Completes First C-130J Production for Qatari Air Force