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UK MoD delays RAF's Puma Mk2 helicopter deployment
Friday, November 16, 2012 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has postponed the deployment of the Royal Air Force's (RAF) first upgraded Puma HC Mk2 helicopter, British defence procurement and support minister Philip Dunne...

Indian Air Force starts C-17 Globemaster III operational training
Thursday, November 15, 2012 US Air Force's 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 5 instructors have begun training 100 Indian Air Force (IAF) airmen to operate the Boeing-built C-17 Globemaster III heavy-lift transport...

Airbus partners PT DI to launch and offer upgraded C212 aircraft
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Airbus Military has signed an agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PT DI) to jointly manufacture and launch an upgraded variant of the C212-400 medium transport...

Saudi Arabia requests C-130J-30 and KC-130J aircraft from US
Monday, November 12, 2012 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of C-130J-30 Super Hercules and KC-130J tanker aircraft to Saudi...

Terma to support composite component manufacture for F-35 JSF
Friday, November 09, 2012 Northrop Grumman has signed a long-term agreement (LTA) with Terma for the production of composite components for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF)...

AAR partners PEMCO to offer 737-400 jet to Colombian Air Force
Friday, November 09, 2012 AAR has started an aircraft conversion programme with PEMCO World Air Services to offer special mission aircraft to the Colombian Air Force...

ProActive wins USAF's B-52 training system support contract
Thursday, November 08, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contract to ProActive Technologies to provide contractor logistics support (CLS) services for its B-52 Stratofortress bomber's training system...

Northrop starts RAAF's first F-35A fuselage development
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 Northrop Grumman has started development of the centre fuselage of the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) first F-35 Lightning II conventional take-off and landing (CTOL) aircraft at...

Cameron’s Typhoon promotion receives boost from UAE
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 British defence contractor BAE Systems' plans to sell Eurofighter Typhoon jets to the Gulf nations remains on track after the UAE signalled its interest in acquiring the aircraft during the...

ROKAF's F-15K fighters to participate in 2013 Red Flag exercise
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 The Republic of Korea Air Force's (ROKAF) F-15K Slam Eagle fighter aircraft will participate in the US-led multinational aerial combat training exercise Red Flag in 2013, an unidentified...

Swedish FMV contracts Saab for Gripen support services
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a contract option to Saab for providing support services for the national Armed Forces' JAS 39 Gripen fighter...

USAF certifies Lockheed C-130J variants
Monday, November 05, 2012 The US Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center has certified Lockheed Martin's new C-130J Super Hercules variants as "effective, suitable and mission...

Boeing to upgrade additional RSAF F-15 fighter jets
Monday, November 05, 2012 Boeing has been awarded a $4bn foreign military sales (FMS) contract which will see the company upgrade the Royal Saudi Air Force's (RSAF) existing F-15C/D Eagle aircraft fleet to the latest...

RAAF to receive sixth Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Friday, November 02, 2012 The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has received its sixth C-17A Globemaster III military transport aircraft from Boeing....

ROKAF to receive last Peace Eye AEW&C aircraft from Boeing
Thursday, November 01, 2012 The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) is set to receive its fourth and final 737 Peace Eye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft from...

Boeing’s Chinook CH-47F wins $1bn IAF deal
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Boeing’s Chinook CH-47F has been selected for the Indian Air Force (IAF) heavy-lift rotorcraft contract, which is valued at...

Korea Aerospace offers FA-50 fighter jets to the Philippines
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Korea Aerospace Industries has offered 12 FA-50 fighter jets to the Philippines Air Force (PAF) for PHP18bn ($43.8m), Philippines defence undersecretary Fernando Manalo has...

Airbus contracts ATK for A400M wing cover stringer deliveries
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Alliant Tech Systems (ATK) has received a contract from Airbus Military to produce and deliver composite wing cover stringers for use on its A400M military transport...

Bulgaria seeks to purchase eight fighter jets in 2014
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 The Bulgarian ministry of defence (MoD) is considering plans to purchase eight multi-purpose fighter jets for its air force in an estimated $400m (€309m)...

Lockheed to modernise Royal Jordanian Air Force C4 capability
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract to upgrade the Royal Jordanian Air Force's national air command, control and communications infrastructure to help safeguard the country's...

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