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SLAF Develops Indigenous UAV

Sri Lanka has developed its own unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which is being tested by the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF), former Chief of Defence Staff and Air Force Commander Roshan Goonetileke...

SLAF Develops Indigenous UAV

IAF to Retire MiG Series Fighter Aircraft by 2017

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to retire the majority of its MiG series fighter aircraft by 2017 and to replace them with modern aircraft, Defence Minister AK Antony has said. ...

IAF to Retire MiG Series Fighter Aircraft by 2017

Cobham to Supply Aerial Refuelling Systems for USAF Tanker Aircraft

Boeing has awarded a contract to UK aerospace and defence company Cobham to provide hose and drogue aerial refuelling systems for use on the new US Air Force KC-46A tanker aircraft. Under...

Cobham to Supply Aerial Refuelling Systems for USAF Tanker Aircraft

Northrop to Develop Collaborative Navigation System for US Air Force

The US Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to develop a collaborative navigation system, which will enhance the overall navigational accuracy of aircraft. The navigation system...

Northrop to Develop Collaborative Navigation System for US Air Force

UAEAF to Receive Airbus Transport and Air-to-Air Refuelling Aircraft

Airbus Military will deliver the first of three new military version of the A330 multirole tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft to the United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF) by the end of the...

UAEAF to Receive Airbus Transport and Air-to-Air Refuelling Aircraft

IAF to Induct LCA Tejas this Year

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will induct the indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) within the next few months, Indian Centre for Military Airworthiness scientist Gantayat Gauda has said. ...

IAF to Induct LCA Tejas this Year

IAI Unveils Ghost UAV

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Ghost, for the Israeli Air Force (IAF). The new tilt-rotor aircraft, designed for IAF reconnaissance missions...

IAI Unveils Ghost UAV

AAF C-27 Spartan Transport Aircraft to be Fitted with Japanese Propeller Blades

The US has decided to buy used propeller blades from Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force (MSDF) search-and-rescue aircraft for use by the Afghan Air Force (AAF). Although the US intended...

AAF C-27 Spartan Transport Aircraft to be Fitted with Japanese Propeller Blades

Selex and Czech Republic Air Force Test SEER Radar Warning Receiver

Selex Galileo and the Czech Republic Air Force have tested Selex's new-generation SEER radar warning receiver (RWR). The SEER RWR helps aircraft evade threats including missiles and...

Selex and Czech Republic Air Force Test SEER Radar Warning Receiver

Sikorsky to Upgrade UAEAF Black Hawk Helicopter Fleet

The United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF) will receive an upgraded fleet of Black Hawk helicopters from Sikorsky. Sikorsky will upgrade the Black Hawk fleet as part of the $270.4m...

Sikorsky to Upgrade UAEAF Black Hawk Helicopter Fleet

Thai Air Force Receives Six Gripen Fighters

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has received six Swedish-made Gripen 39 C/D fighter aircraft at Don Muang Royal Thai Air Force Base, to be stationed at the Wing 7 Air Force Base in Surat...

Thai Air Force Receives Six Gripen Fighters

Brazil Postpones Fighter Aircraft Acquisition Deal

The Brazilian Air Force decision to buy 36 fighter jets to revamp its fleet of fighters has been postponed until next year as a result of massive budget cuts. Brazilian President Dilma...

Brazil Postpones Fighter Aircraft Acquisition Deal

USAF Awards KC-46A Tanker Contract

The US Air Force has announced the award of a $3.5bn engineering and manufacturing development contract to Boeing for the KC-46A aerial refueler. Experts from the US Department of...

USAF Awards KC-46A Tanker Contract

ESL Defence to Support Italian Air Force IBOSEC Programme

Elettronica (ELT) has selected ESL Defence to participate in the Italian air force's Infrared Bench for Seeker Characterisation (IBOSEC) programme. The Italian air force has awarded ELT...

ESL Defence to Support Italian Air Force IBOSEC Programme

AAF to Replace Antonov-32 Transport Aircraft

The Afghan Air Force (AAF), with Nato Air Training Command-Afghanistan support, has completed 2,000 hours of flight time in the C-27 Spartan. US Air Force C-27 advisor with the 538th...

AAF to Replace Antonov-32 Transport Aircraft

BAE Secures Canadian Hawk Support Contract

BAE Systems has received a new contract to continue support of Hawk jet trainers at the Nato Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) programme. Under the contract, BAE will provide both scheduled...

BAE Secures Canadian Hawk Support Contract

USAF Modifies JASSM Missiles

US Air Force (USAF) personnel in Europe have assisted an AGM-158 Joint Air to Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) team to modify missiles at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The modification of...

USAF Modifies JASSM Missiles

Rolls-Royce to Provide Engine Support Services to USAF C-130 Fleet

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a $203m contract modification to Rolls-Royce to provide engine support services for C-130 transport aircraft. The MissionCare contract covers...

Rolls-Royce to Provide Engine Support Services to USAF C-130 Fleet

Raytheon to Train AAF Pilots

Raytheon has secured a contract to train Afghan Air Force (AAF) pilots in the Middle East. Raytheon's vice president for the Middle East and North Africa, Kevin Massengill, confirmed that...

Raytheon to Train AAF Pilots

RAAF C-130H Hercules Participates in Red Flag Simulation Exercise

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is participating in the airborne warfighting simulation and training exercise Exercise Red Flag 11-3 at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, US, being held from...

RAAF C-130H Hercules Participates in Red Flag Simulation Exercise

Rolls-Royce to Provide Engine Support Services to RAF C-130 Fleet

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract to support the C-130 transport aircraft fleet in operation with the UK Royal Air Force (RAF). Under the one-year, $43m contract extension,...

Rolls-Royce to Provide Engine Support Services to RAF C-130 Fleet