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Raytheon to Upgrade US Air Force F-16 Displays

Raytheon has received a contract to upgrade the centre display unit (CDU) of the US Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard F-16 fighter aircraft. The CDU will replace multiple analogue...

Raytheon to Upgrade US Air Force F-16 Displays

Egyptian Air Force Orders C295 Aircraft

The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) has awarded a contract to Airbus Military for the delivery of three C295 aircraft. The EAF ordered the C295 because of its ease of maintenance and...

Egyptian Air Force Orders C295 Aircraft

Pakistan Takes Delivery of Additional US F-16 Fighters

The Pakistani Air Force has taken delivery of the second batch of three F-16 C/D block 52 fighter aircraft from the US. The air force will shortly receive two additional aircraft of the...

Pakistan Takes Delivery of Additional US F-16 Fighters

India to Flight Test Indigenous AWACS by 2011

India is developing nine indigenous advanced airborne warning and control system (AWACS) and is expected to flight test the first of them by the end of 2011. Defence Research and...

India to Flight Test Indigenous AWACS by 2011

Bulgaria to Issue New Fighter Plane Tender by 2011

Bulgarian Defence Minister Anyu Angelov has said that the government will issue a tender in 2011 for the purchase of new fighter jets worth BGN1bn ($707m) for the air force. The defence...

Bulgaria to Issue New Fighter Plane Tender by 2011

Russia Test Launches Cruise Missiles from Strategic Bombers

The Russian Air Force has test fired aircraft-based guided cruise missiles from three strategic bombers at the Pemboi testing site in the Urals republic of Komi. The air force used its...

Russia Test Launches Cruise Missiles from Strategic Bombers

Lockheed to Provide IT Support to Air Force AMC

Lockheed Martin has received a $65m task order to provide information technology support to the US Air Force Air Mobility Command (AMC) directorate of logistics. Under the contract,...

Lockheed to Provide IT Support to Air Force AMC

Nimrod Aircraft May Become Scrap Metal

BAE Systems unions have said that the £9m ($114m) Nimrod aircraft could be turned into scrap metal following the new defence review. UK Prime Minister David Cameron said in the review that...

Nimrod Aircraft May Become Scrap Metal

Lockheed Delivers Advanced F-16 Fighter Aircraft to India

Lockheed Martin has delivered its advanced F-16IN Super Viper aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The F-16IN Super Viper aircraft has been equipped with an active electronic scanned...

Lockheed Delivers Advanced F-16 Fighter Aircraft to India

Dutch F-16 Pilot Training to Begin in US

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) will restart its F-16 pilot training exercises at Tucson International Airport in the US after a three-year absence. The RNLAF plans to deploy 14 of...

Dutch F-16 Pilot Training to Begin in US

Cubic Wins Air Combat Training Equipment Contract

Cubic Defense Applications has received a contract to supply air combat training systems and spares for the US Air Force and Navy. Under the contract, Cubic will deliver its P5 Combat...

Cubic Wins Air Combat Training Equipment Contract

Brazil Delivers Super Tucano Aircraft to FAD

Brazil has delivered eight Super Tucano intercept aircraft, purchased from Embraer, to the Dominican Air Force (FAD). The air force will use the Super Tucano aircraft to patrol airspace...

Brazil Delivers Super Tucano Aircraft to FAD

Equipment Glitch Leads to US Missile Communication Failure

An equipment malfunction has led to communication failure between 50 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and a launch control centre in the US. US Air Force...

Equipment Glitch Leads to US Missile Communication Failure

US MDA Studies Advanced Airborne Optical Sensor System

Raytheon Company's advanced airborne optical sensor system (AOSS) is being studied by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), US, for missile defence applications. The AOSS will allow the MDA...

US MDA Studies Advanced Airborne Optical Sensor System

UK Jets May Fly from French Carrier

A defence treaty between France and the UK may see the Royal Air Force's fighter jets being allowed to fly from France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier. The treaty is likely to be...

UK Jets May Fly from French Carrier

Russia, India to Design Fifth-Generation Fighter

Russia will sign an agreement with India in December to begin work on the preliminary design of a fifth-generation fighter aircraft. Both countries have agreed to develop a single-seat...

Russia, India to Design Fifth-Generation Fighter

Raytheon Team Completes JAGM Launcher and Missile Flight Test

Raytheon and Boeing have completed flight testing of the joint air-to-ground missile's (JAGM) fixed-wing launcher and instrumented measurement vehicle (IMV) on F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet...

Raytheon Team Completes JAGM Launcher and Missile Flight Test

Afghan Air Force Conducts Second Field Training Exercise

The Afghan Air Force's (AAF) Kandahar Air Wing (KAW) has successfully conducted its second field training exercise. During the FTX 11-01 scenario, KAW participated in two simulated indirect...

Afghan Air Force Conducts Second Field Training Exercise

France May Sign A400M Finance Deal by Year End

France may sign a formal contract to finance an A400M military transport aircraft deal by the end of 2010, according to Laurent Collet-Billon, head of the Délégation...

France May Sign A400M Finance Deal by Year End

Second RAF A330 MRTT Completes Maiden Flight

The second A330 multirole tanker transport (MRTT) future strategic tanker aircraft (FSTA) for the Royal Air Force (RAF) has completed its maiden flight, following its conversion. The...

Second RAF A330 MRTT Completes Maiden Flight

Israeli Apache Helicopter to Receive Monitoring System

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has decided to install a new system on its Python Apache helicopters that will warn pilots about possible system failures in real-time. The new system,...

Israeli Apache Helicopter to Receive Monitoring System