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Boeing Flight Tests Dutch Air Force Chinook Helicopter

Boeing and the Netherlands Ministry of Defence (MoD) have conducted the first flight of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopter at Summit Aviation in the...

Boeing Flight Tests Dutch Air Force Chinook Helicopter

France to Sell Mirage Fighter Jets to Iraq

France has offered to sell 18 Mirage F1 retrofitted fighters to Iraq for $1bn as part of the comprehensive military air programme, French ambassador Boris Boillon has said. "France has proposed...

France to Sell Mirage Fighter Jets to Iraq

India's AMCA to be Powered by Indigenous Engine

India's indigenous fighter jet engine, Kaveri, is to power the home-grown fifth-generation advanced medium combat aircraft (AMCA). DRDO's gas turbine research establishment (GTRE) is...

India's AMCA to be Powered by Indigenous Engine

South Korea to Deploy Stealth Fighters in 2015

South Korea is planning to purchase its first stealth fighter jets ahead of schedule to enhance its capabilities to counter North Korea's increasing provocations, a defence official has...

South Korea to Deploy Stealth Fighters in 2015

Meggitt Supports Indian Hawk Jet Trainer Programme

Meggitt has been awarded two contracts by BAE to supply components as part of the Indian Hawk advanced jet trainer programme. The first contract, valued at £5m, will involve a range of...

Meggitt Supports Indian Hawk Jet Trainer Programme

Airbus Military Demonstrates Final Aircraft Refuelling System

The Airbus Military A330 MRTT has successfully demonstrated the refuelling system for UK Royal Air Force future strategic transport aircraft (FSTA) variant using the fuselage refuelling unit...

Airbus Military Demonstrates Final Aircraft Refuelling System

Bulgarian Air Force to Sell Soviet-Built Helicopters

The Bulgarian Air Force has plans to sell half of its Soviet-made helicopters to finance the modernisation of the remaining aircraft, Defence Minister Anyu Angelov has said. The funds raised...

Bulgarian Air Force to Sell Soviet-Built Helicopters

Italian Air Force Receives First Boeing KC767-A Tanker Aircraft

The Italian Air Force has taken delivery of the first of four Boeing KC767-A tanker aircraft at the Pratica di Mare base south of Rome, Italy. The KC767-A has been configured for...

Italian Air Force Receives First Boeing KC767-A Tanker Aircraft

South Sudan Inaugurates Air Force

South Sudan has launched the air force of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the region's capital Juba. The nearly independent region fought a civil war with the north for two...

South Sudan Inaugurates Air Force

India Unveils Indigenous LCA

India has unveiled its indigenous light combat aircraft, Tejas, for the first time at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. The aircraft recently received initial operational clearance to be...

India Unveils Indigenous LCA

Canada to Upgrade Air Force

The Canadian Federal Government has signed a $55.7m contract to modernise two military radar systems in a move to upgrade its air force. Canadian Defence Minister Peter MacKay said the...

Canada to Upgrade Air Force

USAF Selects Lattice to Develop IED Detector

The US Air Force has awarded a prime contract to Lattice Government Services to develop a system for detecting improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Under the contract, the company will develop...

USAF Selects Lattice to Develop IED Detector

ATK to Support DARPA ISIS Airship Program

ATK has been selected to provide the thermal control subsystem for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Integrated Sensor is Structure (ISIS) programme. The company will...

ATK to Support DARPA ISIS Airship Program

IAF to Induct Hercules Aircraft Next Month

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will officially induct its first C-130 J Hercules transport aircraft into the fleet on 5 February at the Hindan air base. The aircraft is expected to enhance...

IAF to Induct Hercules Aircraft Next Month

Saab to Modify Swedish Aircraft System

The Swedish Defence Material Administration has awarded a task order to Saab for the development of the existing material system in its Gripen C/D aircraft. The SEK127m ($19.3m) order...

Saab to Modify Swedish Aircraft System

Turkish Air Force to Purchase F-35s, says Defence Minister

Turkey's air force is planning to buy 100 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightning II aircraft, according to defence minister Vecdi Gonul. "We're planning to buy 100 aircraft with an...

Turkish Air Force to Purchase F-35s, says Defence Minister

New Zealand to Upgrade Whenuapai Airfield

The New Zealand Government is planning to upgrade the Whenuapai Air Field at RNZAF Base Auckland, Defence Minister Wayne Mapp confirmed. "National promised retention of Whenuapai as an...

New Zealand to Upgrade Whenuapai Airfield

IAF Jaguar Fleet to be Equipped with ASRAAM Missile

The Indian Air Force Jaguar fleet is to be equipped with MBDA's advanced short-range air-to-air missile (ASRAAM) to provide both short and within-visual-range protection. The weapon system is...

IAF Jaguar Fleet to be Equipped with ASRAAM Missile

Boeing Flight Tests UK RAF Chinook Mk4 Helicopter

Boeing UK Rotorcraft Support team has begun flight testing the first Chinook mk4 helicopter for the Royal Air Force (RAF) as part of the Project Julius mk4 modernisation programme. Project...

Boeing Flight Tests UK RAF Chinook Mk4 Helicopter

South Korea Unveils First Armed Version of T-50 Trainer Jet

South Korea has unveiled the first armed version of its T-50 supersonic trainer jet, the Defence Acquisition Programme Administration (DAPA) has said. "With the production of the TA-50, the...

South Korea Unveils First Armed Version of T-50 Trainer Jet

Raytheon to Provide Paveway Munitions to Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has awarded a $475m contract to Raytheon to provide the combat-proven Paveway family of precision-guided munitions. The Paveway is a family of laser-guided...

Raytheon to Provide Paveway Munitions to Saudi Arabia