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Terma to Upgrade Gripen Reconnaissance Pod System

Terma has received a contract from Saab to upgrade the modular reconnaissance pod system (MRPS) for the Swedish Air Force's Gripen fighter aircraft. Under the contract, Terma will...

Terma to Upgrade Gripen Reconnaissance Pod System

UK MoD Receives Upgraded Chinook Helicopter Engines

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has received the first 28 upgraded T55-L-714A engines and fielding kits for Chinook helicopters from Honeywell. Under a $185m contract, Honeywell has...

UK MoD Receives Upgraded Chinook Helicopter Engines

Rockwell Wins US Next-Gen Military Test Range System Contract

The US Air Force has awarded Rockwell Collins a contract to develop the Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System (CRIIS), a next-generation military test range system. Under the...

Rockwell Wins US Next-Gen Military Test Range System Contract

RAF C-17 to Provide Flood Relief in Pakistan

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has called in a Royal Air Force (RAF) C-17 aircraft to assist with the supply of flood relief in Pakistan. The C-17 will carry tents...

RAF C-17 to Provide Flood Relief in Pakistan

Indian Light Combat Helicopter to Receive IOC in 2011

The Indian Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) will receive final operational clearance (FOC) after it receives initial operational clearance in December 2011. Following the receipt of FOC,...

Indian Light Combat Helicopter to Receive IOC in 2011

Lockheed Conducts First Flight of F-35 EOTS

Lockheed Martin has conducted the first flight of the F-35 Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) on the Cooperative Avionics Test Bed (CATBird) platform. The EOTS flight on the CATBird is...

Lockheed Conducts First Flight of F-35 EOTS

Omani Air Force to Acquire Additional C-130Js

Oman has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin to acquire two additional C-130J Super Hercules aircraft for the country's air force. Lockheed will deliver the two C-130J short...

Omani Air Force to Acquire Additional C-130Js

RAAF Hosts International Strategic Meeting

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has organised a key strategic meeting in Australia with the US Air Force, the Royal Air Force and the Canadian Air Force to discuss capabilities. The...

RAAF Hosts International Strategic Meeting

US Air Force F-16 Falcon Crew Returns from Sweden

The US Air Force's F-16 Fighting Falcon crew has returned home after completing air-to-air and air-to-ground exercises with the Swedish Air Force at Norrbotten Wing in Sweden. The F-16...

US Air Force F-16 Falcon Crew Returns from Sweden

Russian Air Force to Upgrade MiG-31BM

The Russian Air Force will soon complete a programme to upgrade its MiG-31 interceptor aircraft to the MiG-31BM standard. The air force is currently carrying out deep modification of the...

Russian Air Force to Upgrade MiG-31BM

Indonesia to Receive Additional Sukhoi Fighter Jets

Indonesia will receive three additional Sukhoi jet fighters from Russia in September 2010, according to Indonesian Air Force chief Marshal Imam Sufaat. Sufaat said the fighter jets would...

Indonesia to Receive Additional Sukhoi Fighter Jets

US Air Force Launches First AEHF Satellite

The US Air Force has successfully launched the first advanced extremely high-frequency (AEHF) satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral. Developed by Lockheed Martin, the...

US Air Force Launches First AEHF Satellite

Israel Decides on F-35 Purchase

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has approved the purchase of an F-35 joint strike fighter (JSF) from the US for the country's air force. "The F-35 will provide Israel with continued...

Israel Decides on F-35 Purchase

Russian Fifth-Generation Fighter to Exceed Rivals

The Russian fifth-generation T-50 fighter, currently being developed by Sukhoi, will exceed all rivals, according to Russian Air Force commander Colonel General Alexander Zelin. The...

Russian Fifth-Generation Fighter to Exceed Rivals

Russia to Equip Il-76 Aircraft with Firefighting Gear

Russia is to equip its Il-76 military transport planes with firefighting equipment, according to Russian Air Force commander Colonel General Alexander Zelin. Zelin told RIA Novosti that...

Russia to Equip Il-76 Aircraft with Firefighting Gear

Global Observer UAV Completes Wing Load Tests

The Global Observer joint capability technology demonstration (JCTD) programme has successfully completed a series of wing load tests (WLT) for the Global Observer flight test programme. ...

Global Observer UAV Completes Wing Load Tests

Afghan Air Force Increases C-27 Transport Aircraft Fleet

The Afghan Air Force's (AAF) fleet of C-27 Spartan aircraft has increased to six with the arrival of aircraft 4087. The AAF received the C-27 aircraft as part of a three-year $368m contract...

Afghan Air Force Increases C-27 Transport Aircraft Fleet

US Air Force Deploys F-22 Raptors for Global Gem

The US Air Force has deployed 12 F-22 Raptors and 150 airmen to participate in the air force's first joint training exercise, Global Gem. The F-22 Raptors deployed are from the 43rd...

US Air Force Deploys F-22 Raptors for Global Gem

UK RAF to Deploy Additional Tornados in Afghanistan

UK Defence Secretary Liam Fox has said that the Royal Air Force (RAF) will deploy two additional Tornado jets in Afghanistan for three months to support ground forces. Two Tornado GR4...

UK RAF to Deploy Additional Tornados in Afghanistan

Russia Deploys S-300 Air Defence System

The Russian Air Force has deployed high-precision S-300 air defence missiles in Abkhazia to prevent attacks from Georgian rebels. Russian Air Force commander General Alexander Zelin...

Russia Deploys S-300 Air Defence System

First GPS IIF Satellite Reaches Station

The US Air Force Space Command's Global Positioning Systems Wing has announced that the first GPS IIF satellite has arrived on station. It has reached its designated orbital position and is...

First GPS IIF Satellite Reaches Station