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RNZAF's Mothballed Skyhawks to be Offered to Museums

The New Zealand Government has decided to abandon attempts to sell the 17 Royal Air Force (RNZAF) mothballed Skyhawk fighter jets, Defence Minister Wayne Mapp has said. "Every effort has been...

RNZAF's Mothballed Skyhawks to be Offered to Museums

IAF to Extend Combat Aircraft Bid Window

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning, for the second time, to extend the commercial bid validity of the six contenders for the medium multirole combat aircraft (MMRCA) deal, according to...

IAF to Extend Combat Aircraft Bid Window

Denel Delivers Combat Support Helicopter to SAAF

Denel has delivered a upgraded Rooivalk mk1 combat support helicopter, to the South African Air Force (SAAF) at the company's facility in Kempton Park for operational duties. The original...

Denel Delivers Combat Support Helicopter to SAAF

Lockheed Awarded USAF SBIRS Modification Contract

Lockheed has been awarded a contract modification to the engineering, manufacturing, and development contract for the US Air Force (USAF) space-based infrared system (SBIRS). The $460.3m...

Lockheed Awarded USAF SBIRS Modification Contract

Raytheon SDB II Programme Completes USAF CDR

The Raytheon small diameter bomb II (SDB II) programme has successfully completed a US Air Force (USAF) critical design review (CDR), paving the way for captive flight testing later this...

Raytheon SDB II Programme Completes USAF CDR

Alenia Delivers Third C-27J to Bulgarian Air Force

Alenia Aeronautica has delivered the third and final C-27J Spartan tactical transport aircraft to the Bulgarian Air Force at the Vrazhdebna military base of Sofia, Bulgaria. The C-27J is...

Alenia Delivers Third C-27J to Bulgarian Air Force

India Defers C-17 Aircraft Deal with US

The Indo-US defence deal for the procurement of ten Boeing C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft worth $4.1bn has been deferred over pricing issues, according to Indian Defence Ministry...

India Defers C-17 Aircraft Deal with US

ROKAF Deploys Indigenous T-50 Jet Trainer

The Republic of South Korea Air Force has deployed a fleet of indigenously built T-50 'Golden Eagle' supersonic trainer aircraft. The new aircraft, built by the Korea Aerospace Industries,...

ROKAF Deploys Indigenous T-50 Jet Trainer

Iranian Air Force to Equip Fighter Planes with New Stealth Systems

The Iranian Air Force is to equip its jet fighters with new radar-evading stealth systems. About three different types of radar interferences systems have been manufactured for installation...

Iranian Air Force to Equip Fighter Planes with New Stealth Systems

USAF Performs First Flyover Using Biofuel

A US Air Force (USAF) F-15E Strike Eagle fighter aircraft has performed the first flyover using green biofuel. The plane, from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, US, flew...

USAF Performs First Flyover Using Biofuel

Danish Military Seeks to Restart Fighter Replacement Program

Denmark's military is seeking to restart the country's Fighter Replacement Program (FRP) in a bid to acquire a more advanced stealth fighter jet than the air force's existing F-16 aircraft. ...

Danish Military Seeks to Restart Fighter Replacement Program

Israeli Air Force Receives Three Firefighting Aircraft

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has received three Air Tractor F-802 firefighting aircraft at the Sde Dov air force base, which will become a part of the IAF's new firefighting unit. Air...

Israeli Air Force Receives Three Firefighting Aircraft

GD to Support USAF F-22A IMIS Programme

General Dynamics (GD) Information Technology has been awarded a contract to support the US Air Force F-22A Integrated Maintenance Information System programme. The three-year,...

GD to Support USAF F-22A IMIS Programme

Saab Receives Gripen System Maintenance Order

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a contract to Saab to provide system maintenance for Gripen aircraft. The Skr200m ($31m) order is a part of continual...

Saab Receives Gripen System Maintenance Order

Sabreliner to Modify RJAF Black Hawk Helicopters

Sabreliner has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract by the US Army to modify UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters for the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF). The $15m award will include...

Sabreliner to Modify RJAF Black Hawk Helicopters

Lockheed Unveils First MC-130J Combat Shadow II Aircraft

Lockheed has unveiled the first aircraft of a new fleet of MC-130J Combat Shadow IIs for the US Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The new aircraft is based on a KC-130J...

Lockheed Unveils First MC-130J Combat Shadow II Aircraft

USAF to Buy Next-Generation Bombers

The US Air Force (USAF) hopes to purchase future stealth bombers that are expected to be operational by the mid 2020s, USAF Secretary Michael Donley has said. "Between 80 and 100 is the...

USAF to Buy Next-Generation Bombers

Reutech to Support SAAF Radar Systems

The South African Air Force (SAAF) has awarded a contract to Reutech Solutions to provide support services for tactical mobile radar (TMR) and monopulse secondary surveillance radar systems. ...

Reutech to Support SAAF Radar Systems

Boeing to Provide Additional C-130 Modernisation Kits to USAF

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a follow-on contract to Boeing for two more C-130 avionics modernisation programme (AMP) kits and spares as well as logistics, engineering and...

Boeing to Provide Additional C-130 Modernisation Kits to USAF

Cobham to Provide Defensive Aids for Eurofighter Tranche 3A

Cobham has been awarded a contract to provide chaff and flare defensive aids systems for the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet tranche 3A programme. Under the £18m contract, the company will...

Cobham to Provide Defensive Aids for Eurofighter Tranche 3A

Goodrich to Upgrade USAF U-2 Multispectral Sensor

Goodrich has been awarded a contract to deliver two upgraded senior year electro-optical reconnaissance sensors (SYERS) to the US Air Force (USAF) for use on U-2 aircraft. The SYERS-2A...

Goodrich to Upgrade USAF U-2 Multispectral Sensor