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Pakistan and Saudi Arabia Conduct Joint Air Exercise

The Pakistani (PAF) and Royal Saudi Air Forces (RSAF) are undergoing a joint air power exercise in Saudi Arabia to enhance interoperability. During the exercise, named Al Saqoor-II, which will...

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia Conduct Joint Air Exercise

IAF to Receive First C-130J Airlifter

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will receive the first of six C-130J Super Hercules airlifters from the US this week under a $950m deal signed in 2008. The C-130J will be flown into Hindon Air...

IAF to Receive First C-130J Airlifter

HAL Expects Additional Combat Aircraft Order from IAF

Indian defence company Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) expects the Indian Air Force (IAF) to order an additional 42 indigenously built Sukhoi Su-30MKIs. The multirole combat aircraft is a variant...

HAL Expects Additional Combat Aircraft Order from IAF

Russian Air Force Lifts Ban on Tu-95 Bomber Flights

The Russian Air Force has lifted the ban on flights of Tu-95 Bear strategic bombers. Russia imposed the ban on Tu-95 Bear strategic bomber flights in December after an An-22 Cock transport...

Russian Air Force Lifts Ban on Tu-95 Bomber Flights

USAF May Award Tanker Aircraft Deal Next Month

EADS North American expects the US Air Force $35bn tanker aircraft deal to be awarded next month, the company's chief executive Sean O'Keefe has said. The final offer is expected to be...

USAF May Award Tanker Aircraft Deal Next Month

AMI Inaugurates First Fixed Air Defence Radar Systems

The Italian Air Force (AMI) has inaugurated the first of 12 RAT31 DL fixed air defence radar (FADR) systems with the 112th remote radar Squadron of Mortara (Pavia). The Selex Sistemi...

AMI Inaugurates First Fixed Air Defence Radar Systems

US Air Forces in Hungary and Germany Participate in Aerial Port Training

US Airmen in Heavy Airlift Wing (HAW) at Papa Air Base, Hungary, and Ramstein Air Base, Germany, have participated in aerial port training near Ramstein AB and Grafonvier, Germany, between...

US Air Forces in Hungary and Germany Participate in Aerial Port Training

USAF in Italy Starts Using New Asset Marking and Tracking System

Personnel at US Air Force Aviano Air Base, Italy, have begun using the new asset marking and tracking (AMT) system being implemented at air force installations around the world. The new...

USAF in Italy Starts Using New Asset Marking and Tracking System

Iranian Air Force May Manufacture Third-Generation Guided Missiles

The Iranian Air Force is planning to manufacture the third-generation of guided Qased (messenger) missiles. The new-generation missile, equipped with an engine, will fly over a distance...

Iranian Air Force May Manufacture Third-Generation Guided Missiles

ROKAF Selects Elbit Electronic Warfare and Missile Warning Systems

South Korea has awarded Elbit Systems subsidiary Elisra Electronic Systems a contract to supply airborne electronic warfare (EW) suites and missile warning systems (MWS) for the Republic of...

ROKAF Selects Elbit Electronic Warfare and Missile Warning Systems

China Confirms J-20 Stealth Aircraft First Flight Test

China has carried out its first flight test of a fifth-generation J-20 stealth fighter jet, Chinese President Hu Jintao has confirmed to US Defense Secretary Robert Gates. The confirmation...

China Confirms J-20 Stealth Aircraft First Flight Test

USAF Selects DynCorp for Aviation Maintenance

DynCorp International (DI) has received a task order from the US Air Force for aviation maintenance to support the US Army at Ft Campbell, Kentucky, US. Under the contract, DI will...

USAF Selects DynCorp for Aviation Maintenance

Iraqi Air Force Conducts Aerial Demonstrations

Iraqi Air Force has flown 20 Raytheon-built T-6A Texan II turboprop trainer aircraft in 12 flyovers and conducted aerial demonstrations during the annual Iraqi Army Day Parade at the...

Iraqi Air Force Conducts Aerial Demonstrations

IAF to Roll Out Airborne Early Warning Combat Aircraft by Next January

The Indian Air Force (IAF) airborne early warning combat aircraft will be ready for roll out in January next year, Defence Minister AK Antony has said. The airborne early warning and...

IAF to Roll Out Airborne Early Warning Combat Aircraft by Next January

Denmark to Train Serbian Air Force

Serbia and Denmark have signed a bilateral military agreement under which the Serbian Air Force will be trained by Denmark to participate in international missions. Danish...

Denmark to Train Serbian Air Force

USAF Starts the Multimission Satellite Operations Center

The US Air Force's satellite command and control system, the Multimission Satellite Operations Center (MMSOC) ground system architecture, has gone operational with the launch of the...

USAF Starts the Multimission Satellite Operations Center

TNI AU F-16 Fighter Aircraft Undergo Maintenance

The Indonesian National Army Air Force (TNI AU) F-16 fighter aircraft are undergoing maintenance work at Iswahyudi Air Base, East Java, in Indonesia. Former commander of the US Air Force...

TNI AU F-16 Fighter Aircraft Undergo Maintenance

USAF Upgrades GPS Software

The US Air Force (USAF) has completed another sustainment software release for the GPS operational control segment ground system. USAF Space Command completed the release as part of its...

USAF Upgrades GPS Software

USAF New Long-Range Radar Demonstrates Critical Technologies

The US Air Force (USAF) three-dimensional expeditionary long-range radar (3DELRR) has completed demonstration of critical technologies in its full-scale prototype. 3DELRR will replace the...

USAF New Long-Range Radar Demonstrates Critical Technologies

IAF Inducts Supersonic Fighter Jets

India's first indigenous supersonic fighter jet, the light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas, has been inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF). The LCA, which is meant to replace MiG 21s and...

IAF Inducts Supersonic Fighter Jets

New Zealand Air Force Pilots to Train in Australia

New Zealand Air Force pilots are likely to receive fast-jet training in Australia as the New Zealand Government plans to fill a ten-year gap in the air force left by scrapped...

New Zealand Air Force Pilots to Train in Australia