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Belgium requests US for F-16A/B Block 15 aircraft mid life upgrade Wednesday, May 14, 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of F-16A/B Block 15 aircraft mid life upgrade (MLU) aircraft and...

Peru to order additional two C-27J Spartans by year end Monday, May 12, 2014 The Peruvian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is set to order an additional two C-27J Spartan tactical airlift aircraft from Alenia Aermacchi by the end of...

KAI signs MoU to deliver KC-100 Naraon aircraft for training Monday, May 12, 2014 Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the delivery of primary trainer aircraft, KC-100 Naraon, to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF)...

Ukroboronprom on track to complete Croatian MIG-21 fighters upgrade Friday, May 09, 2014 Ukrainian company Ukroboronprom's Odessa Aircraft Plant is continuing the repair and overhaul of the Croatian Air Force and Air Defence's MIG-21 fighter aircraft in accordance with the...

Turkey set to order two F-35 joint strike fighters Friday, May 09, 2014 The Turkish Under-secretary for Defense Industries (SSM) has been authorised by the Defense Industry Executive Committee (SSIK) to place an order for the first two F-35 Lightning II...

Czech government clears funding for Gripen lease from Sweden Thursday, May 08, 2014 The Czech Republic Government has approved funding for the country's lease of JAS 39 Gripen C/D multi-role combat aircraft from...

Reference Technologies introduces new Hummingbird UAS range Thursday, May 08, 2014 US-based Reference Technologies has launched its new range of Hummingbird vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft systems...

Russia plans initial Yak-130 deliveries to Syria by year end Wednesday, May 07, 2014 Russia is planning to hand over the first batch of Yakovlev Yak-130 advanced jet trainer aircraft to the Syrian Air Force by the end of...

RAAF starts F-35A operations build up at Luke Air Force Base Wednesday, May 07, 2014 The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has started to build-up its F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft operations at Luke Air Force Base (AFB) in Arizona,...

Jordanian Air Force receive first modified CASA-235 light gunship Tuesday, May 06, 2014 The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) has taken delivery of the first modified CASA-235 light gunship aircraft from ATK and the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau...

BAE to continue support for RAF’s Tornado GR4 fleet Friday, May 02, 2014 BAE Systems has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to repair and upgrade the UK Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Tornado GR4 all-weather attack...

UK MoD shortlists five companies for Falkland Islands SAR contract Thursday, May 01, 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has shortlisted five companies to submit proposals for the Falkland Islands search-and-rescue (SAR) support helicopter service...

Alenia, ATK complete maiden test flight of fully configured MC-27J aircraft Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Alenia Aermacchi and ATK have successfully completed the maiden test flight of a fully configured MC-27J multi-mission tactical transport aircraft from the former’s Turin Test Flight Centre in...

UK military’s Lynx Mk9A helicopter crashed in Afghanistan Monday, April 28, 2014 A UK Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) AugustaWestland Lynx Mk9A multi-role helicopter had crashed in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan, on 26 April, killing all five military personnel...

Lockheed orders additional F-35 structural components from Kongsberg Monday, April 28, 2014 Kongsberg Defence Systems has secured a contract to supply additional structural components for the eighth production lot (LRIP 8) of F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF)...

Northrop completes PDR of B-2 bomber’s new software upgrade Friday, April 25, 2014 Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the preliminary design review (PDR) of a new software upgrade for the US Air Force's (USAF) B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft at its B-2 facility...

USAF selects Altus and McConnell AFBs to house KC-46A Pegasus aircraft Friday, April 25, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) has revealed the names of the two air bases selected to house and operate the new KC-46A Pegasus aerial refuelling tanker...

USAF receives first CONECT-upgraded B-52 Stratofortress bomber Thursday, April 24, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) has received the first upgraded B-52 Stratofortress bomber from the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex (OC-ALC) at Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), Louisiana,...

Rolls-Royce secures engines support contract for US military V-22 aircraft Thursday, April 24, 2014 Rolls-Royce has secured a contract to support the AE 1107C Liberty turboshaft engines that power the US Air Force (USAF) and Marine Corps’ V-22 tilt-rotor aircraft...

IAF issues RFP for indigenous production of Pilatus PC-7 Mark-II aircraft Wednesday, April 23, 2014 The Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued a request for information (RFP) seeking participation from domestic companies in the proposed $1.2bn programme to manufacture 106 Pilatus PC-7 Mark-II...

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