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Obama Proposes End of C-130 Sales Embargo

US President Barack Obama has proposed that Congress lifts a 21-year arms embargo against selling C-130 cargo aircraft to China. The President has written a letter to the House and the Senate...

Obama Proposes End of C-130 Sales Embargo

Ghanaian Air Force to Purchase New Aircraft

Ghanaian Vice-President John Dramani Mahama said the country's air force would acquire eight new aircraft in 2011. The air force will take the delivery of an Embraer 190 jet, financed by...

Ghanaian Air Force to Purchase New Aircraft

RAF Tests Equipment for Operations in Afghanistan

Pilots and engineers at the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) testing station at Boscombe Down in Wiltshire, England, are testing every item of aircraft equipment used on operations in...

RAF Tests Equipment for Operations in Afghanistan

US to Sell F-16 Pilot Training Programme to Singapore

The Government of Singapore will buy a three-year pilot training programme from the US under a proposed foreign military sale agreement. The $150m deal will include F-16 basic,...

US to Sell F-16 Pilot Training Programme to Singapore

Israel Signs F-35 Procurement Agreement with Lockheed

Israeli Ministry of Defence Director General Udi Shani has signed a letter of offer and acceptance with Lockheed Martin for the procurement of F-35 aircraft. The agreement follows the...

Israel Signs F-35 Procurement Agreement with Lockheed

Afghan Air Force Receives New Mi-17 V5 Helicopters

The Afghan Air Force (AAF) has received four of ten new Mi-17 V5 helicopters, bringing the current fleet to 31, six of which are the latest V5 variant. The delivery of the remaining six Mi-17...

Afghan Air Force Receives New Mi-17 V5 Helicopters

A330 MRTT Receives Military Certification

Spanish military certification authority Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Aerospacial (INTA) has awarded military certification to the A330 multirole tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft. ...

A330 MRTT Receives Military Certification

Brazil to Resume F-X2 Programme in November

Brazilian Defence Minister Nelson Jobim said that the process of awarding a contract for the air force's F-X2 fighter programme will resume in November, after the presidential elections. ...

Brazil to Resume F-X2 Programme in November

Lockheed Wins ICBM Equipment Contract

Lockheed Martin has received a contract from Northrop Grumman to develop re-entry field support equipment (RFSE) for the US Air Force's Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile...

Lockheed Wins ICBM Equipment Contract

IAF to Field Trial Trainer Aircraft

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will begin field evaluation trials of Hawker Beechcraft Corporation's (HBC) T-6C military trainer aircraft today at Air Force Station Jamnagar in India. The IAF...

IAF to Field Trial Trainer Aircraft

RAAF Restructures C-130 Hercules Unit

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has consolidated its C-130 Hercules workforce and squadrons under No 84 Wing. Under the restructuring, No 37 Squadron's C-130 Hercules fleet will move...

RAAF Restructures C-130 Hercules Unit

Selex Galileo Wins Italian Support Contract

Selex Galileo has received contracts worth €110m ($152m) to provide support and service solutions for a number of programmes in Italy. The contract will provide support services to...

Selex Galileo Wins Italian Support Contract

Antonov to Compete for US Tanker Contract

Antonov is to jointly compete with Boeing and EADS for the multibillion-dollar contract to supply 180 airborne refuelling tankers to the US Air Force (USAF). In January 2007, the USAF...

Antonov to Compete for US Tanker Contract

Selex Wins Eurofighter Typhoon Radar System Contract

Selex Galileo has received a contract, worth £200m ($317m), to supply an additional 88 Captor radar systems for the Eurofighter Typhoon tranche 3A programme. The Captor mechanically...

Selex Wins Eurofighter Typhoon Radar System Contract

IAF to Launch Fighter Jet Simulator Unit

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is to launch a new squadron comprising eight simulator pods of Israeli fighter jets, including various models of the F-15 and F-16. The IAF will deploy the...

IAF to Launch Fighter Jet Simulator Unit

Philippines Defers Air Force Helicopter Contract

The Philippine Department of National Defence (DND) has deferred the award of a PHP3.2bn ($730mm) contract for seven attack helicopters for the air force due to anomalies in the deal. ...

Philippines Defers Air Force Helicopter Contract

First Indian C-130J Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight

Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the maiden flight of the first of its six C-130J Super Hercules airlifters for India. The C-130J aircraft will now complete a series of company...

First Indian C-130J Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight

Philippine Air Force to Receive New Trainer Aircraft

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) will receive four SF-260F Marchetti trainer aircraft to begin flying courses. PAF spokesman Miguel Ernesto Okol said the new aircraft will enhance the...

Philippine Air Force to Receive New Trainer Aircraft

India to Buy Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighters

India will spend nearly $25bn to induct 250 advanced stealth fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA), jointly developed with Russia for the country's air force. Each FGFA...

India to Buy Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighters

Saab Wins Swedish Airborne Surveillance System Contract

Saab has received a SEK4.5bn ($666m) contract from the Swedish Ministry of Defence to supply an airborne surveillance system for the country's air force. Under the contract, Saab will...

Saab Wins Swedish Airborne Surveillance System Contract

F-35 Flight Tests Resume After Software Corrections

Flight tests of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter have been resumed after corrections were made to the fuel system software. On 1 October Lockheed Martin suspended flight tests of all three...

F-35 Flight Tests Resume After Software Corrections