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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

Philippines Grounds Huey Helicopter Fleet

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has grounded its entire fleet of UH-1H Huey helicopters after one was destroyed in a fire accident. PAF spokesperson Lt Col Migue Okol said the entire Huey...

Philippines Grounds Huey Helicopter Fleet

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

US Air Force Awards Network Management Upgrade Contract

The US Air Force has awarded Telos Corporation a contract to deliver a web proxy server replacement for the combat information transport system (CITS) programme. Under the contract, Telos...

US Air Force Awards Network Management Upgrade Contract

Saab to Equip Swedish Gripen with BVR Missile

Saab has received a contract from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration to integrate the active radar-guided beyond visual range (BVR) missile, Meteor, on Gripen fighters. Under...

Saab to Equip Swedish Gripen with BVR Missile

BAE Delivers Typhoon Support Rig to RAF

BAE Systems has delivered the weapons systems support rig (WSSR) to the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) for the Typhoon availability service (TAS). The WSSR delivered at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire,...

BAE Delivers Typhoon Support Rig to RAF

Atlantis Wins Canadian Helicopter Support System Contract

The Canadian Air Force has awarded a contract to Atlantis Systems Eduplus (ASE) for the development of a job performance system for the fleet of CH146 Griffon tactical helicopters. Under...

Atlantis Wins Canadian Helicopter Support System Contract

RAF Typhoon Reaches Scotland Base

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has formed Number 6 Squadron, the first Typhoon fighter squadron in Scotland, based at Royal Air Force Leuchars. Number 6 Squadron will be the first of three...

RAF Typhoon Reaches Scotland Base

South Korea Receives First Batch of F-15K Fighters

The South Korean Air Force has received the first batch of three F-15K fighter jets from Boeing under the second-phase F-X fighter acquisition programme. Boeing delivered the high-end...

South Korea Receives First Batch of F-15K Fighters

Northrop F-35 DAS System Completes BMD Test

Northrop Grumman has tested the ballistic missile defence (BMD) capabilities of the AN/AAQ-37 electro-optical distributed aperture system (DAS) for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike...

Northrop F-35 DAS System Completes BMD Test

Burmese Air Force Acquires Combat Helicopters

The Burmese Air Force (BAF) has acquired 50 Mi-24 helicopters and 12 Mi-2 armoured transport helicopters from Russia to fight insurgency in the country. The Mi-24 fighter helicopters and...

Burmese Air Force Acquires Combat Helicopters

Selex Wins Eurofighter Typhoon Defence System Contract

Selex Galileo has received a contract from BAE Systems to supply the Praetorian defensive aids subsystem (DASS) for tranche 3A Eurofighter Typhoons. Under the £400m ($616m) contract, Selex...

Selex Wins Eurofighter Typhoon Defence System Contract

Russia Acquires Israeli Drones

Russia has acquired 12 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) from Israel as part of a military cooperation agreement. Israel has delivered two Bird Eye 400 systems worth $4m, eight I View...

Russia Acquires Israeli Drones

USAF C-17 Completes Flight Test with Biofuel

The US Air Force has conducted a flight test of the C-17 Globemaster III using JP-8 biofuel, jet fuel blended with a combination of traditional petroleum-based fuel. The flight test...

USAF C-17 Completes Flight Test with Biofuel

Vigilare Enters RAAF Service

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has inducted Vigilare, the network-centric command and control system (NC3S). The RAAF is now using the Vigilare Northern Regional Operations Centre...

Vigilare Enters RAAF Service

Indian Air Force to Begin AFNET Operation

The Indian Air Force will begin operation of its network-centric warfare capability, Air Force Net (AFNET) on 14 September 2010. AFNET is a fibre optic-based network on which the integrated...

Indian Air Force to Begin AFNET Operation

Turkish Air Force to Receive First KT-1T Trainer Aircraft

The Turkish Air Force will receive the first KT-1T basic trainer, jointly produced by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), in October 2010. KAI was awarded...

Turkish Air Force to Receive First KT-1T Trainer Aircraft

Indonesia to Receive Final Su Fighter this Month

Indonesia will receive the last of six Su fighter jets from Russia on 17 and 19 September 2010 as part of a $300m contract signed in 2007. Russia will deliver three Su-30MK2 and three...

Indonesia to Receive Final Su Fighter this Month

IAI Tests Refuelling Aircraft for Colombia

Israel Aerospace Industries has completed tests on a Boeing 767 tanker for the Colombian Air Force. IAI has converted the aircraft for air-to-air refuelling for Colombian Air Force Kfir...

IAI Tests Refuelling Aircraft for Colombia

IAF to Begin Basic Trainer Aircraft Trial

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will begin trials of six basic trainer aircraft for training new pilots at Jamnagar, Gujarat, later this month. The IAF will test the German GROB 120 TP, Embraer...

IAF to Begin Basic Trainer Aircraft Trial