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Russian Air Force to Acquire Ka Class Helicopters for Mistral

The Russian Air Force will acquire Ka Class helicopters once Russia buys a Mistral Class helicopter carrier from France. Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise deputy director...

Russian Air Force to Acquire Ka Class Helicopters for Mistral

Philippines to Carry Out $150m Air Force Upgrade

The Philippines is to carry out a PHP7bn ($150m) air force modernisation programme to acquire new aircraft and surveillance systems to fight against Muslim separatists and Maoist rebels. ...

Philippines to Carry Out $150m Air Force Upgrade

New Zealand Air Force Lacking Aircraft

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has been unable to participate in two overseas exercises this year due to lack of aircraft. New Zealand Defence Minister Wayne Mapp said that the...

New Zealand Air Force Lacking Aircraft

US to Assist Support SH-60F Helicopter Upgrade

Tunisia will receive upgrade support and equipment from the US to refurbish the air force's 12 SH-60F multimission utility helicopters, under a foreign military sale agreement. Under the...

US to Assist Support SH-60F Helicopter Upgrade

Finnish Air Force Receives First PC-12 NG Aircraft

The Finnish Air Force received the first of six PC-12 NG multipurpose liaison aircraft from Pilatus Aircraft on 1 July 2010. The PC-12 NG aircraft will transport the air force's personnel...

Finnish Air Force Receives First PC-12 NG Aircraft

Australia Awards C-130H Maintenance Contract

Australia has awarded a contract for the ongoing maintenance and support of the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) C-130H Hercules fleet to Qantas Defence Services. Under the three-year...

Australia Awards C-130H Maintenance Contract

US Aerospace and Antonov Unite for US Tanker Contract

US Aerospace has teamed up with Antonov to bid for the US Air Force's new-generation aerial tanker competition, which is worth approximately $50bn. US Aerospace requested that the...

US Aerospace and Antonov Unite for US Tanker Contract

Iran to Deploy UAVs Along Borders

The Iranian Air Force will deploy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) along its borders to strengthen its reconnaissance and surveillance capabilities. Deputy lieutenant commander of the army's...

Iran to Deploy UAVs Along Borders

RAAF Receives Final King Air Aircraft

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has taken delivery of its eighth and final King Air interim light transport aircraft at No 38 Squadron Base. The King Air, powered by two turboprop...

RAAF Receives Final King Air Aircraft

USAF and Army to Collaborate on UAV Surveillance

The US Air Force and Navy will collaborate to increase broad area maritime surveillance (BAMS) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and the RQ-4 Global Hawk system. Under the memorandum of...

USAF and Army to Collaborate on UAV Surveillance

BAE Receives Tornado Weapon Upgrade Contract

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded BAE Systems a contract to integrate improved weaponry on the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Tornado GR4 fleet. BAE will upgrade and integrate...

BAE Receives Tornado Weapon Upgrade Contract

Vector Aerospace Wins T56 Engine Overhaul Contract

Vector Aerospace Corporation will provide overhaul and repair services on the Rolls-Royce T56 engine and associated major assemblies, under a contract for the Middle East-North African...

Vector Aerospace Wins T56 Engine Overhaul Contract

Harris Wins Advanced Radio Systems Contract

The US Department of Defense has awarded Harris Corporation a contract to deliver JTRS-approved Falcon III AN/PRC-152(C) multiband handheld radio systems and accessories for the US Air...

Harris Wins Advanced Radio Systems Contract

New Zealand to Retire Iroquois Helicopter Fleet

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has begun the process of retiring its fleet of 13 Iroquois helicopters to replace them with eight new NH90 helicopters. Iroquois helicopters can carry...

New Zealand to Retire Iroquois Helicopter Fleet

RAAF Conducts Final C-130J Hercules Training

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is carrying out Exercise Precision Red in final preparation for the deployment of C-130J Hercules aircrew in the Middle East. The exercise, which began...

RAAF Conducts Final C-130J Hercules Training

Boeing to Upgrade Saudi AWACS Radar Capability

Boeing has received a 273.75m-riyal ($73m) contract to upgrade the radar capabilities of the Royal Saudi Air Force's fleet of five airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft under...

Boeing to Upgrade Saudi AWACS Radar Capability

RAF Jets Denied Permission to Use Gibraltar Airspace

Spain has rejected the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) offer to use its airspace near Gibraltar for fighter jet training exercises. The move adds to tensions between Spanish and UK security over...

RAF Jets Denied Permission to Use Gibraltar Airspace

Australia Completes F/A-18 Hornet Upgrade Programme

Australia has completed a major phase of the F/A-18 Classic Hornet Upgrade programme. Under Phase 3.2 of the programme, L-3 Communications MAS Canada and BAE Systems Australia - under a...

Australia Completes F/A-18 Hornet Upgrade Programme

Royal Air Force of Oman Receives First NH90 Helicopters

The Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) has received the first batch of NH90 multi-purpose helicopters at its Musana base from NH Industries (NHI). The NH90s will be supported by an...

Royal Air Force of Oman Receives First NH90 Helicopters

USAF Conducts Bio-Fuel Fighter Engine Test

The US Air Force has carried out a test run on a F110 bio-fuel engine, which could be used to power the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The fuel comprises a 50/50 blend of JP-8 conventional aviation...

USAF Conducts Bio-Fuel Fighter Engine Test

Norwegian Air Force Receives C-130J Aircraft

The Royal Norwegian Air Force has taken delivery of its fourth and final C-130J Super Hercules as part of a foreign military sales agreement with the US Air Force. Under the $519m...

Norwegian Air Force Receives C-130J Aircraft