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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

US to Provide C-17 Logistics Support to UAE

The US will sell logistics support and training for two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft along with associated equipment and parts to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Defense...

US to Provide C-17 Logistics Support to UAE

UK Considers Independent Review into 1994 Chinook Crash

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is considering beginning an independent review into an investigation of a Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter crash that blamed the two pilots for gross negligence....

UK Considers Independent Review into 1994 Chinook Crash

Indian and French Air Forces to Conduct Joint Exercise

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will conduct a joint air combat exercise with the French Air Force in June 2010 to enhance interoperability between the nations aircrews. During the...

Indian and French Air Forces to Conduct Joint Exercise

Saudi F-15s to be Fitted with Goodrich Flight Control Components

The Royal Saudi Air Force's (RSAF) F-15 fighter jet fleet is to be retrofitted with flight control components from US-based Goodrich Corporation. Under a new contract from Al Raha Group...

Saudi F-15s to be Fitted with Goodrich Flight Control Components

Kuwait Air Force to Receive KC-130J Tanker Aircraft

The Kuwait Air Force (KAF) will take delivery of three KC-130J tanker aircraft from Lockheed Martin under a $245m US foreign military sale contract. The KAF will use the new KC-130Js for...

Kuwait Air Force to Receive KC-130J Tanker Aircraft

Boeing to Begin QF-16 Aerial Drone Development

Boeing has received the first retired F-16 Falcon aircraft that it will convert into a QF-16 aerial drone for the US Air Force. The USAF awarded a $69.7m contract to Boeing in March 2010...

Boeing to Begin QF-16 Aerial Drone Development

Israel to Test Arrow 3 Missile in 2011

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) will carry out the first test of the Arrow 3 missile, currently in development with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), at the beginning of 2011. The Arrow 3 will...

Israel to Test Arrow 3 Missile in 2011

Egypt Receives Final K-8E Trainer Aircraft from China

The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) has received the 120th and final K-8E advanced training aircraft from China as part of the Sino-Egyptian co-production programme. In 1999, the Egyptian...

Egypt Receives Final K-8E Trainer Aircraft from China

Sweden Awards Gripen Avionics System Contract

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to develop a new avionics system for the Swedish Armed Forces' Gripen fighter aircraft. Under the...

Sweden Awards Gripen Avionics System Contract

Israeli and Greek Air Forces Conduct Joint Training Exercise

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has begun a joint training exercise with the Greek Air Force (GAF) in the skies above the Aegean Sea. The MINOAS 2010 exercise, which began on 25 May and...

Israeli and Greek Air Forces Conduct Joint Training Exercise

BKS to Provide Advanced Training Management System for Canadian Air Force

Britannica Knowledge Systems (BKS) is to provide its Fox advanced training management system to the Canadian Air Force (CAE) for implementation as part of the integrated information and...

BKS to Provide Advanced Training Management System for Canadian Air Force

USAF Trains Japanese Pilots in Air-to-Air Refuelling

The US Air Force has trained 20 Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) pilots in air refuelling techniques in day and night operations. The trained JASDF F-15 pilots from Naha and Hyakuri...

USAF Trains Japanese Pilots in Air-to-Air Refuelling

Alenia Tests Helmet-Mounted Display System

Alenia Aermacchi has conducted the first flight tests of its new sophisticated helmet-mounted display (HMD) system for the M-346 Master advanced training aircraft. The HMD system,...

Alenia Tests Helmet-Mounted Display System

IAF Conducts Final Gripen Test

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has conducted the final phase of the Indian medium multirole combat aircraft flight testing with a Gripen next-generation (NG) fighter aircraft. During the trial,...

IAF Conducts Final Gripen Test

Lockheed Delivers First USAF Advanced EHF Satellite

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first advanced extremely high-frequency (AEHF) satellite to the USAF's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch on 30 July 2010. The...

Lockheed Delivers First USAF Advanced EHF Satellite

Raytheon Wins Additional USAF Decoys Contract

The US Air Force has awarded a contract to Raytheon for a third production lot of the miniature air-launched decoy (MALD). Under the $96.7m contract, Raytheon will build almost 300...

Raytheon Wins Additional USAF Decoys Contract

Pakistan Signs Chinese Trainer Aircraft Deal

Pakistan has signed a defence deal with China for four trainer aircraft for its armed forces. China will provide the aircraft to the Pakistani Air Force (PAF) for 60m yuan ($8.78m)...

Pakistan Signs Chinese Trainer Aircraft Deal

Finland to Receive Lockheed Airborne Surveillance System

Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with the Finnish Air Force (FAF) to supply airborne surveillance systems and associated ground systems. Under the $100m contract, Lockheed will modify...

Finland to Receive Lockheed Airborne Surveillance System

USAF to Deploy Raptors in Japan and Guam

The US Air Force will deploy its F-22A Raptors at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and Kadena Air Base, Japan, for training by the end of May 2010 . During the four months of training, 12...

USAF to Deploy Raptors in Japan and Guam

Brazil to Put Condition on Fighter Jet Supplier

Brazil may ask the supplier of 36 air force fighter jets to buy 12 cargo jets from Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica as a pre-condition for the fighter deal. Brazilian Defence Minister...

Brazil to Put Condition on Fighter Jet Supplier