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HAL awards Hawk Mk132 trainer support contract to BAE

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has awarded a contract to BAE Systems to provide support services for the Indian Military's Hawk Mk132 advanced jet trainer...

HAL awards Hawk Mk132 trainer support contract to BAE

Cope North 15 multilateral air defence exercise begins in US

Military personnel from the US, Australian, Japanese, South Korean, New Zealand and the Philippines Air Forces have started a multilateral air defence exercise at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam,...

Cope North 15 multilateral air defence exercise begins in US

Airbus’ A400M tanker simultaneously refuels two F/A-18 jet fighters

Airbus Defence and Space's A400M military transport aircraft has successfully demonstrated its capability to conduct simultaneous air-to-air refuelling (AAR) of two F/A-18 fighters during a...

Airbus’ A400M tanker simultaneously refuels two F/A-18 jet fighters

UK MoD awards RAF Chinook in-service support contract to Boeing

Boeing has received a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to continue the provision of in-service support for the Royal Air Force's (RAF) CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift...

UK MoD awards RAF Chinook in-service support contract to Boeing

StandardAero authorised to provide QEC services for C-130J aircraft

StandardAero has been designated as an authorised quick engine change (QEC) service centre by Lockheed Martin to provide Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) maintenance services for the C130J...

StandardAero authorised to provide QEC services for C-130J aircraft

Indian Air Force may raise six new Akash squadrons

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is reportedly set to stand up six new squadrons of the domestically manufactured Akash mid-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system in the near...

Indian Air Force may raise six new Akash squadrons

USAF needs additional $10bn to meet capabilities’ demand in 2016

The US Air Force (USAF) is seeking $10bn more than what is provided by sequestration-level funding in 2016 to meet the demand for capabilities across all three of its warfighting domains,...

USAF needs additional $10bn to meet capabilities’ demand in 2016

New Zealand MoD assesses C-17 Globemaster III aircraft

The New Zealand Ministry of Defence (MoD) has assessed the capabilities of the C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft as part of its long-term review of the country’s airlift...

New Zealand MoD assesses C-17 Globemaster III aircraft

USAF and Raytheon complete live fire testing of small diameter bomb II

The US Air Force (USAF) has demonstrated the Raytheon-built small diameter bomb’s II (SDB II) ability to detect, track and destroy moving targets during two all-up round live fire test flights...

USAF and Raytheon complete live fire testing of small diameter bomb II

FMV awards Gripen E development support contract to Saab

The Swedish Defence Material Organisation (FMV) has awarded a contract to Saab to support the production of JAS 39 Gripen E multi-role combat...

FMV awards Gripen E development support contract to Saab

Irkut to complete Su-30MKI kits deliveries to HAL this year

Russia’s Irkut is set to complete deliveries of the Su-30MKI multi-role fighter jet assembly kits to India-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) this...

Irkut to complete Su-30MKI kits deliveries to HAL this year

Nigerian Air Force tests new systems and ammunition

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reportedly received new systems and ammunition designed to support the fight against insurgency in north-eastern parts of the...

Nigerian Air Force tests new systems and ammunition

Royal Australian Air Force completes participation in Exercise Red Flag 15-1

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has completed participation in the multi-national air-to-air combat training exercise, code-named Red Flag 15-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada,...

Royal Australian Air Force completes participation in Exercise Red Flag 15-1

Dassault to export Rafale fighters to Egyptian Air Force

Dassault Aviation has been selected by the Egyptian Government to supply Rafale multi-role combat aircraft to the national air...

Dassault to export Rafale fighters to Egyptian Air Force

Egyptian Air Force bombs Islamic State militants in Libya

Egypt has launched a series of airstrikes on the Islamic State (IS) militants in Libya, in an apparent retaliation of execution of its nationals by the terrorist...

Egyptian Air Force bombs Islamic State militants in Libya

Belarusian Air Force looks to replace L-39 aircraft with Yak-130 trainer

The Belarusian Air Force and Air Defense Command is reportedly close to completing the procurement of Yak-130 advanced jet trainers for replacement of its fleet of L-39 Albatros...

Belarusian Air Force looks to replace L-39 aircraft with Yak-130 trainer

BAE and TAE selected to perform F-35 MRO&U duties in Pacific region

BAE Systems Australia and TAE have been selected to undertake regional maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade (MRO&U) for the airframe and engine of F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter in...

BAE and TAE selected to perform F-35 MRO&U duties in Pacific region

GA-ASI tests pre-production due regard radar onboard Predator B system

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has evaluated its pre-production due regard radar (DRR) onboard a Predator B remotely-piloted aircraft (RPA), marking a major technological...

GA-ASI tests pre-production due regard radar onboard Predator B system

USAF deploys A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft in Europe

The US Air Force (USAF) has deployed 12 A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to improve interoperability with its Nato...

USAF deploys A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft in Europe

GE tests ceramic material based F414 turbofan demonstrator engine

GE Aviation has successfully tested F414 turbofan demonstrator engine's rotating low-pressure turbine blades that were made up of light-weight, ceramic matrix composite (CMC)...

GE tests ceramic material based F414 turbofan demonstrator engine

MBDA supplies first PCP and IMCP systems to undisclosed customer

MBDA has handed over the first platoon command post (PCP) and improved missile control post (IMCP) air defence command and control (C2) systems to an undisclosed export...

MBDA supplies first PCP and IMCP systems to undisclosed customer