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Rolls-Royce Wins Canadian CC-130J Engine Support Contract

Rolls-Royce has received a contract to provide in-service support for the engines on CC-130J military transport aircraft operated by the Canadian Air Force. Under the $70m contract,...

Rolls-Royce Wins Canadian CC-130J Engine Support Contract

Airbus Hopes to Sign A400M Final Contract by Year-End

Airbus Military hopes to sign the final agreement with its seven Nato customers for A400M military transport aircraft by the end of 2010. Airbus Military chief executive Domingo Urena-Raso...

Airbus Hopes to Sign A400M Final Contract by Year-End

USAF Receives Final C-130 AMP Aircraft

Boeing has delivered the final test aircraft to the US Air Force as part of the C-130 avionics modernisation programme (AMP) system design and development contract. The test aircraft, flown...

USAF Receives Final C-130 AMP Aircraft

Raytheon Wins US Air Force HMIT Contract at Farnborough

Raytheon has received a contract at Farnborough Air Show in the UK to provide helmet-mounted integrated targeting (HMIT) systems for the US Air Force,. The $12.6m contract will include phase...

Raytheon Wins US Air Force HMIT Contract at Farnborough

Rockwell Wins E-3 AWACS Upgrade Contract at Farnborough

Rockwell Collins has received a contract at Farnborough Air Show to provide an avionics upgrade solution for 33 USAF E-3B/C and 17 Nato E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft. ...

Rockwell Wins E-3 AWACS Upgrade Contract at Farnborough

Rolls-Royce Opens New F-35 JSF Equipment Plant

Rolls-Royce has opened a new manufacturing cell at its Bristol facility to produce a key element of the lift system for the F-35 joint strike fighter aircraft. The company will manufacture...

Rolls-Royce Opens New F-35 JSF Equipment Plant

Ultra Electronics Launches Crack Detection System at Farnborough

Ultra Electronics has launched an aircraft structural integrity system, ASIS, at Farnborough Air Show to enable early detection of cracks within the metal structures of all types of...

Ultra Electronics Launches Crack Detection System at Farnborough

Netherlands Receives Final C-130 Hercules Aircraft

The Netherlands has taken delivery of the final two C-130 Hercules transport planes at Eindhoven Airport, increasing their fleet of C-130s to four. The Hercules will be assigned to 336...

Netherlands Receives Final C-130 Hercules Aircraft

Pakistani JF-17 to Debut at Farnborough

The Pakistani JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft will make its maiden appearance at Farnborough Air Show 2010, being held in the UK between 19 July and 25 July 2010. To take part in the air...

Pakistani JF-17 to Debut at Farnborough

Gripen NG Demonstrator to Make International Debut

The Gripen NG demonstrator will be displayed for the first time to international public outside Sweden during the UK's Farnborough International Air Show. The demonstrator will be on...

Gripen NG Demonstrator to Make International Debut

India to Award MMRCA Contract Within a Year

India will award an $11bn contract to acquire 126 medium multirole combat aircraft (MMRCA) for the Indian Air Force within a year. Chief of air staff Air Chief Marshal P V Naik said the...

India to Award MMRCA Contract Within a Year

RAAF Begins Pitch Black Exercise

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has begun multinational air combat exercise Pitch Black 2010 in Northern Australia, which will run from 16 July to 6 August 2010. The exercise will...

RAAF Begins Pitch Black Exercise

Sikorsky and Lockheed Join Forces to Compete for USAF Helicopter Programme

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and Lockheed Martin have signed an agreement to jointly compete for the US Air Force's contract to replace the existing fleet of combat search and rescue helicopters....

Sikorsky and Lockheed Join Forces to Compete for USAF Helicopter Programme

South Korea and Indonesia Agree to Develop Fighter Jet

South Korea and Indonesia have signed an agreement to jointly develop a 4.5-generation fighter to act as an improved version the KF-16 combat aircraft. Indonesia will pay 20% of the...

South Korea and Indonesia Agree to Develop Fighter Jet

Italian Air Force Receives Eurofighter Typhoon

The Italian Air Force's X Gruppo has become the fourth Italian Squadron to receive the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The X Gruppo squadron will use the Eurofighters for policing and...

Italian Air Force Receives Eurofighter Typhoon

US Air Force Orders Oshkosh Snow Removal Vehicle

The US Air Force has awarded a contract to Oshkosh Airport Products Group for 28 snow removal vehicles. Under the $12.3m contract, Oshkosh will supply 10 H-Series runway plow and...

US Air Force Orders Oshkosh Snow Removal Vehicle

Indian Mi-17 Helicopter Contingent Leaves for Congo

The fifth rotation of the Indian Air Force's Mi-17 helicopter contingent has left for the Democratic Republic of Congo, as part of a UN peace-keeping mission. Comprising 285 air warriors,...

Indian Mi-17 Helicopter Contingent Leaves for Congo

Italian C-27J Spartan Achieves 10,000 Flight Hours

The Italian Air Force's C-27J Spartan Aircraft in service with 46th Air Wing at Pisa achieved 10,000 flight hours in July 2010. The air force has acquired 12 C-27J tactical transport...

Italian C-27J Spartan Achieves 10,000 Flight Hours

Final MC-12 Deployed to US Central Command Area

The 30th and final MC-12 Liberty aircraft was deployed to the US Central Command area of responsibility on 9 July 2010. USAF Lt Gen David A Deptula said the MC-12W is the fastest weapons...

Final MC-12 Deployed to US Central Command Area

US to Maintain Indonesian C-130 Transport Aircraft

The Indonesian Air Force will send one of its Hercules C-130 transport planes to Oklahoma City in the US for a maintenance programme. The air force will send two more Hercules planes...

US to Maintain Indonesian C-130 Transport Aircraft

USAF Deploys F-22 Raptor in Hawaii

The US Air Force handed over a fifth-generation F-22 Raptor aircraft to the 199th Fighter Squadron (FS), 154th Wing, Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) on 9 July 2010. The 199th FS will be...

USAF Deploys F-22 Raptor in Hawaii