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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...

Terma to upgrade EW suite of RDAF's AW101 helicopters
Monday, October 29, 2012 Terma has received a contract from the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) to modernise the electronic warfare (EW) suite on the Royal Danish Air Force's (RDAF) fleet...

Lockheed and DCMA complete C-5M Super Galaxy flight
Thursday, October 25, 2012 Lockheed Martin and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) have completed the first joint acceptance test flight of the US Air Force's (USAF) C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft at...

USAF's F-35A CTOL aircraft fires first AIM-120 AMRAAM
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 The US Air Force's (USAF) F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft has successfully completed the first in-flight weapons release of an AIM-120 advanced medium-range...

USAF issues RFP for combat rescue helicopter programme
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) has floated a request for proposal (RFP) for the combat rescue helicopter (CRH) programme, which is designed to replace its ageing Sikorsky-built HH-60G Pave Hawk...

Mauritania Air Force receives first A-29 Super Tucano aircraft
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 The Mauritanian Air Force has taken delivery of its first A-29 Super Tucano light attack and advanced training aircraft under contract from Embraer Defense and Security at its facility in...

Iraqi Air Force signs contract for second batch of F-16 fighters
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 The Iraqi Government has signed a contract with the US for the acquisition of a second batch of 18 F-16 C/D Block 52 Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter jets, the country's acting defence...

Boeing set to begin USAF's KC-46 refuelling boom production
Friday, October 19, 2012 Boeing is set to commence production of the first refuelling boom for the US Air Force's (USAF) KC-46 aerial refuelling tanker aircraft at its newly opened Boom Assembly Center in Seattle,...

Hawker Pacific leases four King Air B200s to RNZAF
Friday, October 19, 2012 Hawker Pacific New Zealand has been awarded a contract for the lease of four second-hand King Air B200 aircraft to the Royal New Zealand Air Force...

French Air Force's Rafale completes Meteor missile test firing
Thursday, October 18, 2012 The French Air Force's Rafale fighter aircraft has successfully test fired the Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) at the French defence procurement agency's (DGA) Flight...

Ecuador MoD receives first two AS550 C3A Fennec helicopters
Thursday, October 18, 2012 The Ecuadorian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has taken delivery of the first two AS550 C3 Fennec helicopters from Eurocopter at its Marignane facility in southern...

USAF's F-35A completes first in-flight weapon release
Thursday, October 18, 2012 Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the first in-flight weapons test for the F-35A Lightning II conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft at the Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS)...

QinetiQ commissions modified RJ100 aircraft for UK MoD
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 QinetiQ has formally commissioned the modified Avro RJ100 transport aircraft at the UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Boscombe Down facility in Wiltshire,...

HAL and UAC-TA sign MTA preliminary design phase contract
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a preliminary design phase (PDP) contract with United Aircraft Corporation - Transport Aircraft (UAC-TA) and JV-Multirole Transport Aircraft...

Indian Air Force plans to acquire new Cheetal helicopters
Monday, October 15, 2012 The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to purchase new Cheetal helicopters for deployment at the Siachen Glacier in the eastern Karakoram Range of the Himalaya Mountains,...

Boeing, KAL-ASD sign MoU for military aircraft collaboration
Friday, October 12, 2012 Boeing signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Korean Air Aerospace Division (KAL-ASD) earlier this month to further expand their cooperation in the Republic of Korea (ROK) and...

Royal Netherlands Air Force receives new CH-47F Chinooks
Thursday, October 11, 2012 The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has taken delivery of its first two CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters under contract from the country's Defence Materiel Organization (DMO)...

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