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Canada Deploys CC-130J Hercules Tactical Aircraft to Afghanistan

The Canadian Air Force has deployed its first CC-130J Hercules tactical aircraft into operational service at Kandahar Airfield in support of UN-mandated, Nato-led missions to Afghanistan. ...

Canada Deploys CC-130J Hercules Tactical Aircraft to Afghanistan

Russia to Receive Sukhoi Fighter Jets by 2015

The Russian Air Force is to be equipped with 100 Sukhoi fighter jets by 2015. According to Defence Ministry spokesman Vladimir Drik, Russia has signed three state contracts with the...

Russia to Receive Sukhoi Fighter Jets by 2015

USAF to Deploy New Surveillance System to Afghanistan

The US Air Force (USAF) is to deploy a new intelligence drone to Afghanistan with the capacity to transmit live video images of movement across an entire town. The airborne surveillance...

USAF to Deploy New Surveillance System to Afghanistan

Italian Air Force Receives First Tornado IS86 Aircraft

The Italian Air Force has received the Tornado IS86 (MM 7087) from Alenia Aeronautica, the series-lead of 15 aircraft envisaged by the Air Force's IT Basic Full MLU (RET 7) retrofit...

Italian Air Force Receives First Tornado IS86 Aircraft

PoAF, RAF and RAAF to Receive Multi-Role Tanker Transport Aircraft in 2011

Airbus Military has announced that it will deliver A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft to the Portuguese Air Force (PoAF), the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Royal Australian...

PoAF, RAF and RAAF to Receive Multi-Role Tanker Transport Aircraft in 2011

Ulan-Ude Delivers Transport Helicopters to Russian Air Force

JSC Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant has supplied ten Mi-171AMTSh transport helicopters to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, under the Russian Federation Air Force Modernisation programme....

Ulan-Ude Delivers Transport Helicopters to Russian Air Force

RAAF Receives Consolidation Approval for F/A-18A/B Hornet

The Australian Federal Government has approved the consolidation of the Royal Australian Air Force's F/A-18A/B Hornet structural refurbishment programmes under the First Pass Approval for...

RAAF Receives Consolidation Approval for F/A-18A/B Hornet

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Swiss Air Force Orders Additional PC-21 Training Aircraft

The Swiss Air Force has placed a follow-up order with Pilatus Aircraft for two additional PC-21 turboprop training aircraft. The $31.17m contract, which includes logistics, engineering...

Swiss Air Force Orders Additional PC-21 Training Aircraft

Lockheed Delivers First C-130J Hercules to Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force has received the first of six C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft from Lockheed Martin ordered under the US Foreign Military Sale programme in late 2008. The C-130J...

Lockheed Delivers First C-130J Hercules to Indian Air Force

USAF Awards Aircraft Maintenance Contract to L-3

The US Air Force has awarded L-3 Communications' Systems Field Support division a contract to provide trainer maintenance and precision measurement as well as equipment laboratory support. ...

USAF Awards Aircraft Maintenance Contract to L-3

Sukhoi 25UBM Attack Aircraft Completes State Acceptance Trials

Russia's major aircraft holding company, Sukhoi, has completed trials for the Su-25UBM twin-seat attack aircraft and operational trainer. The trials, which included the use of live weapons,...

Sukhoi 25UBM Attack Aircraft Completes State Acceptance Trials

Saab to Deliver Gripen Fighter Aircraft to SAAF

Armaments Corporation of South Africa has awarded Saab a contract involving the South African Air Force’s (SAAF) fleet of Gripen C and D advanced fighter aircraft. Under the $6.43m...

Saab to Deliver Gripen Fighter Aircraft to SAAF

RAF Tanker Performs First Contacts with Receiver Aircraft

The UK Royal Air Force A330 MRTT Future Strategic Transport Aircraft (FSTA) has completed its first contacts with an F-18 fighter of the Spanish Air Force during a series of dry contacts...

RAF Tanker Performs First Contacts with Receiver Aircraft

German Air Force to Receive Euro Hawk Aircraft in 2011

The German Air Force unmanned aircraft system Euro Hawk, developed by Northrop Grumman and EADS Cassidian, has proved its long-endurance capability with a 30hr flight over Edwards Air Force Base...

German Air Force to Receive Euro Hawk Aircraft in 2011

Brazilian Air Force Test Flights Upgraded C-95 Aircraft

The Brazilian Air Force has completed the debut flight of its C-95 freighter-wayfarer aircraft following its upgrade by Aeroeletrônica (AEL). The upgrade included the integration of...

Brazilian Air Force Test Flights Upgraded C-95 Aircraft

Indian and Singaporean Air Forces Conduct Joint Training

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) have conducted joint military training (JMT) at Kalaikunda Air Force Station, India. The RSAF deployed its...

Indian and Singaporean Air Forces Conduct Joint Training

USAF to Use New ISR System for Warfighters

The US Air Force (USAF) is to use a new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) system developed by Raytheon as the USAF has completed evaluation of the upgraded distributed...

USAF to Use New ISR System for Warfighters

Thai Air Force Receives Air Defence System from Sweden

The Royal Thai Air Force has received a Saab 340 Erieye AEW (airborne early warning) and a Saab 340 for transport and training aircraft from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration...

Thai Air Force Receives Air Defence System from Sweden

USAF Awards Enterprise Integration and Service Management Contract to DRC

The US Air Force (USAF) has selected Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) as one of six awardees for the network-centric solutions (NETCENTS-2) enterprise integration and service management...

USAF Awards Enterprise Integration and Service Management Contract to DRC

USAF Tests First Space-Based Missile Warning Satellite

The US Air Force (USAF) has completed the final integrated system test (FIST) of the first space-based infrared system (SBIRS) geosynchronous (GEO-1) satellite. The launch of GEO-1 will...

USAF Tests First Space-Based Missile Warning Satellite