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SNC and Embraer submit final RFP to USAF
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 A team comprising of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer has submitted its final response to the US Air Force’s (USAF) request for proposal (RFP) for the controversial $355m Light...

BAe to convert 146-200QC aircraft for RAF
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 BAe Systems has received a contract for the conversion of two used BAe 146-200 quick change aircraft from commercial to military standard to help enhance the Royal Air Force's (RAF) air...

SAAF receives additional Rooivalk helicopters from Denel
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 The South African Air Force (SAAF) has received two upgraded Rooivalk helicopters from Denel, bringing its fleet of upgraded combat support helicopters to...

Norway orders F-35A JSF worth $10bn
Monday, June 18, 2012 Norway has signed a public procurement project worth NOK60bn ($10bn), the largest in the nation's history, for the F-35A Lightning II aircraft....

Lockheed to begin modernisation of USAF's 13th C-5B Galaxy
Monday, June 18, 2012 Lockheed Martin has received the thirteenth C-5B Galaxy aircraft from the US Air Force (USAF) as part of the reliability enhancement and re-engining programme...

Boeing to begin KC-46A tanker production in late 2012
Friday, June 15, 2012 Boeing is planning to begin production of the US Air Force's (USAF) new KC-46A tanker aircraft by the end of 2012, Boeing has...

Elbit to develop head-up cockpit display for Boeing fighter jets
Friday, June 15, 2012 Elbit Systems has been selected by Boeing for the development of a low-profile head-up display (LPHUD) system as part of the advanced cockpit system for its fighter...

Sierra Nevada sues USAF over cancelled LAS contract
Thursday, June 14, 2012 Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has filed a lawsuit against the US Air Force (USAF) for its new approach over the $355m Light Support Aircraft (LAS) contract, which was cancelled in February...

Oman requests AIM-9X Block II missiles from US
Thursday, June 14, 2012 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder missiles and support services to the Government...

Russia to move ahead with G5 bomber
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 The Russian Air Force's plans for the development of a new, fifth-generation strategic bomber aircraft will move ahead, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has...

Frazer-Nash wins RAF Puma helicopter contract
Monday, June 11, 2012 Frazer-Nash has received a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to continue providing support services for the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Puma HC Mk2 helicopter's life extension...

Saab to support Swedish Erieye radar
Friday, June 08, 2012 The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration has awarded a contract to Saab to provide maintenance services for the Erieye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) radar system present on...

USAF orders F-22 automatic backup oxygen supply systems from Lockheed
Friday, June 08, 2012 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract for the installation of automatic backup oxygen supply systems in the US Air Force's (USAF) troubled fleet of F-22 Raptor supersonic fighter...

Norway requests C-130J-30 aircraft from US
Friday, June 08, 2012 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of two C-130J-30 US Air Force (USAF) baseline aircraft and associated parts to...

Airbus Military to supply CN235 aircraft to Cameroon Air Force
Thursday, June 07, 2012 Airbus Military has been awarded a contract for the delivery of a single CN235 medium transport aircraft to the Cameroon Air Force to help modernise its transport fleet for utility...

Boeing Phantom Eye UAS completes first autonomous flight
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 Boeing's Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system (UAS) has completed its first autonomous flight at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, California,...

Elbit to install F-15 fighter array in IAF's MTC
Thursday, May 31, 2012 Elbit Systems has been awarded a follow-on contract by the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMOD) Procurement Administration, to integrate the F-15 array into the Mission Training Center (MTC),...

HAL wins Multirole Transport Aircraft project
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has signed a tripartite contract with Russia's United Aircraft Corporation -Transport Aircraft (UAC-TA) and their JV-Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTAL) to work on...

L-3 MAS to maintain Canadian Polaris aircraft fleet
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 The Government of Canada has awarded a contract to L-3 Military Aviation Services (MAS) to provide maintenance for the Canadian Forces' fleet of five CC-150 Polaris (Airbus A-310)...

Selex to supply electro optic turrets for RAF Chinooks
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 Selex Galileo has received a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the supply of Titan 385ES-HD electro-optic turrets to equip the Royal Air Force's (RAF) fleet of CH-47 Chinook...

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