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Israel Requests Additional Weapons from US

Israel has requested the US supply additional weapons to the country due to increasing threats and rising tensions from neighbouring boundaries. Joint direct attack munition (JDAM) bombs for...

Israel Requests Additional Weapons from US

IAF Deploys Fighters for Garuda Exercise

The Indian Air Force's (IAF) fighter jets will participate in the Indo-French air combat exercise, Garuda, this month. During the exercise, to be held between 14 and 25 June 2010 at Istres...

IAF Deploys Fighters for Garuda Exercise

Northrop Bids for Nato Alliance Ground Surveillance Contract

Northrop Grumman has submitted its proposal for the Nato alliance ground surveillance (AGS) system, the alliance's top acquisition programme. Nato is acquiring the AGS system that will enable...

Northrop Bids for Nato Alliance Ground Surveillance Contract

RAAF Pilots Complete Globemaster III Training

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has completed pilot training on its first C-17 Globemaster III Australia. During the pilot initial qualification (PIQ) training, which began on 1...

RAAF Pilots Complete Globemaster III Training

Canada Accepts First C-130J Super Hercules

Canada has taken delivery of the first of 17 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from Lockheed Martin at Canadian Forces Base, Trenton. Designated by Canada as the CC-130J, the new aircraft is...

Canada Accepts First C-130J Super Hercules

Iran Prepares Fighters for Aerial Exercise

The Imperial Iranian Air Force (IIAF) is preparing its aircraft to carry out a massive aerial exercise in the coming months in a bid to display its aircraft strength and capabilities. ...

Iran Prepares Fighters for Aerial Exercise

US Flight Tests Long-Range Missile Defence System

The US Missile Defence Agency (MDA) has completed a successful flight test of the two-stage ground-based interceptor (GBI) of the ground-based midcourse defence (GMD) system. During the...

US Flight Tests Long-Range Missile Defence System

EADS Finds US Partners for Tanker Deal

EADS CEO Louis Gallois has said the company has found US partners to bid for the US Air Force tanker contract worth €29bn ($35bn). Gallois is confident that the Airbus-designed...

EADS Finds US Partners for Tanker Deal

Poland to Buy Lead-In Fighter Trainer Aircraft

The Polish Ministry of Defence will announce a tender in the next few months to acquire 16 lead-in fighter trainer (LIFT) aircraft to replace the air force's aging fleet of trainer planes. ...

Poland to Buy Lead-In Fighter Trainer Aircraft

USAF Takes Control of GPS IIF Satellite

The US Air Force's 2nd and 19th Space Operations Squadron (SOPS) has taken control of the GPS IIF SV-1 satellite, following its launch on May 28. Upgraded with caesium-based atomic clocks,...

USAF Takes Control of GPS IIF Satellite

RAAF Hercules Forced to Make Emergency Landing

A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Hercules aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at Richmond Air Base when one of its engines caught fire. The aircraft, with eight crew,...

RAAF Hercules Forced to Make Emergency Landing

Malaysia Considers Fighter Jet Acquisition

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is considering purchasing several fighter jets to strengthen its air defence. RMAF chief General Datuk Seri Rodzali Daud told Bernama.com that the...

Malaysia Considers Fighter Jet Acquisition

Philippines Signs Polish Helicopter Deal

The Philippine Department of National Defence (DND) has signed a deal with Poland for eight new combat utility helicopters to modernise the country's air force. The proposed helicopter...

Philippines Signs Polish Helicopter Deal

UK and France in Talks to Share Air Tanker Cost

The UK and France are in talks to share the cost of the £10.5bn ($15bn) deal to provide refuelling tankers for the Royal Air Force (RAF). EADS chief executive Louis Gallois told the...

UK and France in Talks to Share Air Tanker Cost

India Test Flies Fourth Production Lot of Tejas

India has carried out initial flight tests on the fourth production version of the light combat helicopter (LCH) Tejas, before it is delivered to the Indian Air Force (IAF). During the test,...

India Test Flies Fourth Production Lot of Tejas

A400M Contracts May Be Finalised Later This Year

Contracts for the ill-fated Airbus A400M military aircraft may be signed with customers later this year, according to EADS CEO Louis Gallois. Gallois said an agreement has to be reached by...

A400M Contracts May Be Finalised Later This Year

Brazil Tests First EC725 Helicopter

The Brazilian Air Force (BAF) has flight tested the first EC725 helicopter before inducting it into the air force's first Squadron of the 8th Aviation Group. As part of the H-XBR Project,...

Brazil Tests First EC725 Helicopter

Airbus Delivers First C295 Airlifter to Mexico

Airbus' military arm, EADS, has delivered the first of five C295 transport aircraft to the Mexican Air Force. Equipped with a palletised loading system and a medical evacuation kit, the C295...

Airbus Delivers First C295 Airlifter to Mexico

Sweden Awards Gripen Operational Support Contract

Sweden has awarded a contract to Saab to provide support for the Gripen Next Generation (NG) fighter's operational capacity. Under the Skr230m ($29m) contract, Saab will provide...

Sweden Awards Gripen Operational Support Contract

Italian Air Force Awards Integrated Networking Solutions Contract

The Italian Air Force, Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI), has awarded a contract to Allied Telesi for the supply of an integrated networking solution for its military campuses. Under...

Italian Air Force Awards Integrated Networking Solutions Contract

Companies Discuss Offsets for Brazilian KC-390 Development

Aircraft manufacturers have been discussing the offsets for Brazil's KC-390 project at a meeting on 25-26 May 2010. KC-390 project technical manager Colonel Adalberto Zavaronis said offsets...

Companies Discuss Offsets for Brazilian KC-390 Development