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IRIAF to Stage Joint Military Exercises with Allies

The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) intends to test its capabilities by staging joint military exercises with allies, IRIAF Commander Brigadier General Hassan Shah Safi said. "The...

IRIAF to Stage Joint Military Exercises with Allies

South Korea Equips KF-16s with Precision Guided Bomb

The South Korean Air Force has equipped its KF-16 fighter planes with the precision-guided bomb, JDAM (GBU-31). South Korea has developed software linking the KF-16 with a GPS...

South Korea Equips KF-16s with Precision Guided Bomb

Boeing Completes IP Programmes for First Five RAF C-17 Globemaster III Transport Aircraft

Boeing has completed its industrial participation (IP) programmes for the first five C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) ahead of schedule, fulfilling...

Boeing Completes IP Programmes for First Five RAF C-17 Globemaster III Transport Aircraft

IAF Eyes Fifth-Generation Fighter Aircraft

The Indian Air Force (IAF) may acquire 126 fifth-generation fighter jets worth an estimated $10bn during the next fiscal year, starting 1 April, as part of the country's plan to increase...

IAF Eyes Fifth-Generation Fighter Aircraft

Canadian Air Force to Receive Long Range Air Defence Radars

The Canadian Air Force will receive two Ground Master 400 (GM 400) long-range air defence radars from ThalesRaytheonSystems as part of a command and control air defence system contract awarded...

Canadian Air Force to Receive Long Range Air Defence Radars

Boeing and EADS Submit Final Bids for USAF Tanker Contract

Boeing and EADS North America have submitted final bids for the US Air Force (USAF) KC-X aerial refuelling tanker contract, to replace 179 KC-135 aircraft. Boeing has offered a fleet of...

Boeing and EADS Submit Final Bids for USAF Tanker Contract

Brazil Seeks Technology Transfer in Fighter Aircraft Deal

Brazil considers the Boeing F-18 the best jet among three participants vying to supply fighter aircraft to the Brazilian Air Force. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said the country...

Brazil Seeks Technology Transfer in Fighter Aircraft Deal

Raytheon Completes Free-Flight Demonstrations of JSOW for IAF

Raytheon has conducted a series of free-flight demonstrations of the joint stand-off weapon (JSOW) AGM-154-C from an F-16IN fighter aircraft, as part of the Indian Air Force (IAF) medium...

Raytheon Completes Free-Flight Demonstrations of JSOW for IAF

IAF to Induct Upgraded Indigenous Multirole Fighter Aircraft by 2015

The Indian Air Force (IAF) plans to induct the mkII version of the indigenous light combat aircraft (LCA), Tejas, by 2015, and to develop an indigenous medium combat aircraft (MCA) in a few years....

IAF to Induct Upgraded Indigenous Multirole Fighter Aircraft by 2015

Saab Grintek Wins SAAF Maintenance and Support Services Contract

The South African Air Force (SAAF) has awarded Saab Grintek Defence a maintenance and support services contract for self protection systems (SPS) to be fitted to the SAAF fleet of Denel Oryx...

Saab Grintek Wins SAAF Maintenance and Support Services Contract

Thales Validates AESA RBE2 Radar on French Air Force Rafale

Thales has validated the production model AESA RBE2 radar with active electronically scanned array antenna on the French Air Force twin-engined delta-wing multirole jet fighter aircraft, Rafale. ...

Thales Validates AESA RBE2 Radar on French Air Force Rafale

Jacobs to Support USAF Aeronautical Systems Center

The US Air Force has awarded Jacobs Engineering Group a contract for acquisition support of its Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC) F-22 division based in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB),...

Jacobs to Support USAF Aeronautical Systems Center

Raytheon Awarded USAF Space Fence Preliminary Design Contract

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded Raytheon a contract to further develop the design of the Space Fence system. The multistatic radar system detects orbital objects in low and medium...

Raytheon Awarded USAF Space Fence Preliminary Design Contract

Vuzix to Deliver Head-Mounted Display System to USAF

Vuzix will deliver its first volume shipments of Tac-Eye LT displays to the US Air Force over the next three months. The Tac-Eye LT is a wearable display solution for viewing computer data...

Vuzix to Deliver Head-Mounted Display System to USAF

Cassidian Tests MIDS Data Transmission System on German Air Force Tornado

The German Air Force Tornado combat aircraft fleet has undergone testing of the latest capability standard ASSTA 3 (avionics software system Tornado Ada) at Cassidian's facility in Germany. ...

Cassidian Tests MIDS Data Transmission System on German Air Force Tornado

SAAF Awards Gripen Technical Support Contract to CSIR

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa, has received a contract from the South African Air Force (SAAF) to assist the Gripen team with on-demand technical support....

SAAF Awards Gripen Technical Support Contract to CSIR

EADS Offers Hi-Tech Helmet to IAF

European consortium EADS has offered the Indian Air Force (IAF) a high-tech helmet that helps fighter pilots operate aircraft through a seemingly fictional vision-and-voice command. With the...

EADS Offers Hi-Tech Helmet to IAF

USAF Selects Lockheed Radar System

Lockheed Martin has won a follow-on contract from the US Air Force (USAF) for the next phase of Space Fence, a programme that will revamp the way the USAF identifies and tracks objects in...

USAF Selects Lockheed Radar System

HAL to Deliver Cheetah Helicopter to Namibian Air Force

The Namibian Air Force will receive a Cheetah helicopter from India-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) during Aero India 2011. HAL Chairman Ashok Nayak said the light combat...

HAL to Deliver Cheetah Helicopter to Namibian Air Force

Goodrich Wins USAF Retrofit Order

The US Defense Logistics Agency Aviation has awarded Goodrich a follow-on retrofit production order to supply over 1,600 carbon brakes and over 1,400 boltless wheels for the US Air Force...

Goodrich Wins USAF Retrofit Order

Upgraded IAF Fighter Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

The Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter aircraft MiG-29 has been test flown by Russia's MiG Corporation. MiG Corporation was awarded a $900m contract to upgrade all 69 operational IAF MiG-29s. ...

Upgraded IAF Fighter Aircraft Completes First Test Flight