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Australian Chinook Helicopters to Return Home

Australia's Rotary Wing Group rotation and its CH-47 Chinook helicopters will return home from Afghanistan for mandatory maintenance. The task group and their two CH-47 Chinooks will return...

Australian Chinook Helicopters to Return Home

BAE Opens New F-35 Machining Facility

BAE Systems has opened a new advanced titanium machining facility at its Samlesbury site in Lancashire, UK. The robotic facility will be used to manufacture detail and assembly components of...

BAE Opens New F-35 Machining Facility

Lockheed Integrates AMF JTRS with Apache Helicopters

Lockheed Martin has begun integration of its airborne and maritime / fixed-station joint tactical radio system (AMF JTRS) with the AH-64D Longbow Apache helicopter. The integration marks,...

Lockheed Integrates AMF JTRS with Apache Helicopters

Afghan Air Force Completes First 100-Hour Mi-17 Inspection

The Afghan Air Force's (AAF) Kandahar Air Wing (KAW) has completed its first 100-hour maintenance phase inspection on an Mi-17 transport helicopter. The 100-hour phase inspection was carried...

Afghan Air Force Completes First 100-Hour Mi-17 Inspection

Selex and RMAF Flight Trial SEER Radar Warning Receiver

Selex Galileo and the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) have jointly conducted flight trials of the SEER radar warning receiver (RWR). SEER helps aircraft to evade threats such as missiles...

Selex and RMAF Flight Trial SEER Radar Warning Receiver

Lockheed and ARINC to Compete for US Air Force ATC System

Lockheed Martin and ARINC have formed a team to provide the US Air Force with a new deployable air traffic control radar system. The radar system has been designed to rapidly establish...

Lockheed and ARINC to Compete for US Air Force ATC System

Raytheon Tests New Weapon for UAV

Raytheon has successfully flight tested the small tactical munition (STM) weapon, designed for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The 2ft-long STM is a 13lb guided bomb, which is equipped with...

Raytheon Tests New Weapon for UAV

RAAF to Receive Additional Super Hornets

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will receive three additional Super Hornet fighter jets by the end of 2010. The new Super Hornets will add to the 11 such aircraft already in service...

RAAF to Receive Additional Super Hornets

RNZAF Receives Upgraded C-130 Hercules Aircraft

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has received the first of five upgraded C-130 Hercules aircraft as part of the life extension programme (LEP). The RNZAF will now begin...

RNZAF Receives Upgraded C-130 Hercules Aircraft

Northrop to Integrate CLIP on B-1B and B-52 Aircraft

The US Air Force has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman to integrate its common link integration processing (CLIP) system on B-1B and B-52 aircraft. Under the $14m contract, Northrop...

Northrop to Integrate CLIP on B-1B and B-52 Aircraft

BAE Launches New Aircraft Equipment Testing Facility

BAE Systems has launched its new Worrell / Weeks aircrew protection centre for testing and evaluating aircraft equipment. The $20m facility will be used to test equipment for defending...

BAE Launches New Aircraft Equipment Testing Facility

India Develops First Laser-Guided Bomb

India has developed its first laser-guided bomb (LGB) to improve the accuracy of air-to-ground bombing by the Indian Air Force (IAF). The LGB uses a laser designator to mark a target,...

India Develops First Laser-Guided Bomb

Saudi Arabia to Purchase F-15SA Aircraft from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale of 84 F-15SA aircraft to the Government of Saudi Arabia. The $29.432bn sale will also...

Saudi Arabia to Purchase F-15SA Aircraft from US

Lockheed Designs Next-Generation Long-Range Surveillance Radar

The preliminary design of Lockheed Martin's next-generation mobile, long-range surveillance and ballistic missile defence radar has received approval from the US Air Force. The 3D...

Lockheed Designs Next-Generation Long-Range Surveillance Radar

Colombian Air Force Receives Modified King Air 350C Aircraft

The Colombian Air Force has received a modified King Air 350C turboprop aircraft from Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) for use as an air ambulance. The King Air 350C aircraft has...

Colombian Air Force Receives Modified King Air 350C Aircraft

Saab Fires Meteor Missile from Gripen Fighter

Saab and FMV Test & Evaluation Department have jointly conducted the first safe-separation firing of a Meteor missile from a Gripen fighter aircraft as part of the Swedish...

Saab Fires Meteor Missile from Gripen Fighter

Northrop Wins Advanced Targeting Pods Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a US Air Force contract to provide Litening SE advanced targeting pods as part of the advanced targeting pod – sensor enhancement (ATP-SE) programme. The...

Northrop Wins Advanced Targeting Pods Contract

IAF to Deploy Third Arrow Anti-Missile Battery

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is preparing to deploy a third Arrow anti-missile battery, currently under development, to protect its boundary from the threat of long-range missiles. The...

IAF to Deploy Third Arrow Anti-Missile Battery

Airbus Military Opens New Training Centre in Spain

Airbus Military has opened a new military aircraft training centre in Seville, Spain. The two-storey building, covering 13,000m², will house six full-flight simulators and a range...

Airbus Military Opens New Training Centre in Spain

Hawker Beechcraft Conducts AT-6 Operational Assessment Test

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) has conducted an operational assessment (OA) test of AT-6 light attack and armed reconnaissance (LAAR) aircraft. The US Air Force (USAF) and Air...

Hawker Beechcraft Conducts AT-6 Operational Assessment Test

RAF Faces Major Changes in Defence Review

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) will face major changes in its strength as a result of the new Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). Under the SDSR, the C-130 Hercules transport fleet...

RAF Faces Major Changes in Defence Review