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IAF Evaluates Aircraft for MCRA Competition

India has completed an evaluation of six aircraft before it orders the final 126 multirole combat aircraft (MCRA) for the country's air force. Air Chief Marshal PV Naik told the Hindu that...

IAF Evaluates Aircraft for MCRA Competition

First RAF Nimrod MRA4 Completes Trial Flight

The first Nimrod MRA4 PA04 aircraft to be accepted by the Royal Air Force (RAF) has successfully completed its trial flight. The MRA4 took off from the BAE Systems Lancashire test air field...

First RAF Nimrod MRA4 Completes Trial Flight

Indonesia Considers Purchasing Additional Sukhois

The Indonesian Air Force is considering purchasing six additional Su-30MK fighter jets from Russia to enhance the country's air defence capability. Air Force chief of staff Marshal Imam...

Indonesia Considers Purchasing Additional Sukhois

RAF A330 MRTT Completes Maiden Flight

The Royal Air Force's (RAF) first A330 MRTT future strategic tanker aircraft (FSTA) has completed its maiden flight, following its conversion from a basic A330-200 aircraft. The FSTA took off...

RAF A330 MRTT Completes Maiden Flight

US Air Force to Deploy Global Hawk Drones in Guam

The US Air Force has decided to deploy its Global Hawk drones in Guam to gather intelligence, and conduct surveillance and reconnaissance around North Korea. The air force has plans to...

US Air Force to Deploy Global Hawk Drones in Guam

German Air Force Grounds Eurofighter Fleet

The German Air Force has grounded its entire fleet of 55 Eurofighter combat jets for an indefinite period due to technical problems with the plane's ejection seats. The air force will use...

German Air Force Grounds Eurofighter Fleet

Iran Considers New Air-to-Air Missile Development

Iran is considering development of a new air-to-air missile to increase the aerial combat capabilities of the country's air force. Deputy commander of the IRAF Lieutenant General Aziz...

Iran Considers New Air-to-Air Missile Development

India to Develop Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle

India is to develop an unmanned combat air vehicle, having already identified all the technologies required for the project. Aeronautical Development Agency project director and chief...

India to Develop Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle

AgustaWestland Offers HH-71 for US Combat Search and Rescue Mission

AgustaWestland North America has offered its HH-71 aircraft for the US Air Force's critical combat search and rescue missions. The HH-71 aircraft has successfully completed 200,000 fleet...

AgustaWestland Offers HH-71 for US Combat Search and Rescue Mission

Northrop to Bid for Missile Defense Agency OSF Programme

Northrop Grumman is to bid for the US Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) objective simulation framework (OSF) programme. The MDA is expected to award the OSF contract, worth $850m, in May...

Northrop to Bid for Missile Defense Agency OSF Programme

Argentina to Jointly Develop KC-390 with Embraer

The Argentine Government is considering talks with Brazil to jointly develop the KC-390 military transport plane with Embraer. The governments of both countries plan to sign a letter of...

Argentina to Jointly Develop KC-390 with Embraer

Iran Launches Combat Helicopter Simulators

Iran has launched the third generation of Cobra combat helicopter simulators to increase the Iranian Air Force's training potential. Air Force Commander Kyomars Ahadi told the Fars News...

Iran Launches Combat Helicopter Simulators

US Air Force to Receive Sniper ATP Upgrade

The US Air Force has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to upgrade sniper advanced targeting pods (ATP). Under the $13m contract, Lockheed will upgrade the Sniper ATP's existing data...

US Air Force to Receive Sniper ATP Upgrade

Kazan to Build Russian Next-Generation Bomber

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said that Kazan Aircraft Production Association is to begin the production of a new strategic bomber for the country's air force. The plant will...

Kazan to Build Russian Next-Generation Bomber

IAF Trains Malaysian Sukhoi Pilots

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has completed training Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) pilots to operate the Russian-made Sukhoi Su30-MKM Flankers. The IAF 31-member team, comprising four...

IAF Trains Malaysian Sukhoi Pilots

RAAF C-17A Achieves 100 Missions in the Middle East

The Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) fleet of C-17A Globemaster III heavy-lift transport aircraft has recorded 100 missions in the Middle East area of operations (MEAO). The RAAF C-17A...

RAAF C-17A Achieves 100 Missions in the Middle East

Raytheon Equips First F-15C with AESA Radar

Raytheon has successfully installed APG-63(V)3 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar on the first US Air Force F-15C aircraft following a series of flight tests. Boeing and the...

Raytheon Equips First F-15C with AESA Radar

Saudi Arabia to Buy Advanced Aircraft from US

The US Government is considering the sale of advanced aircraft worth $60bn to Saudi Arabia under a foreign sales agreement. The US intends to approve the sale of 84 new F-15 fighter jets...

Saudi Arabia to Buy Advanced Aircraft from US

US Air Force Awards Software Development Contract

The US Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate has awarded a contract to Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS) for software development activities. The 12-month, $25m contract...

US Air Force Awards Software Development Contract

India and Russia to Form MTA Joint Venture

India and Russia have signed an agreement to form a joint venture company to manufacture multirole transport aircraft (MTA). The MTA is a 15t-20t payload capacity aircraft, which will be...

India and Russia to Form MTA Joint Venture

Canada Unveils F-35 Lightning II Base

Canada has selected Canadian Forces Base Bagotville and Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake to house 65 F-35 Lightning II fighter jets. Delivery of the F-35 Lightning II jets is expected to begin...

Canada Unveils F-35 Lightning II Base