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USAF takes delivery of final F-22 Raptor from Lockheed
Thursday, May 03, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) has formally taken delivery of the 195th and final F-22 Raptor fighter jet from Lockheed Martin at its Marietta facility in Georgia,...

Canadian MHLH programme reaches major milestone
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Terma has successfully completed the first major Aircraft Survivability Suite (ASE) software update modification for Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopters, marking a significant milestone in...

USAF orders new C-130J training devices from Lockheed
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract for the delivery of training devices to the US Air Force (USAF) to facilitate the training of new C-130J Hercules transport aircraft aircrews...

US, Bangladesh Air Forces conclude exercise Cope South 2012
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 The US and Bangladesh Air Forces have recently concluded the bilateral tactical airlift exercise, Cope South 2012, at Kurmitola Air Base,...

IAF to induct Tejas LCA later this year
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 India will induct the indigenous Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) into Indian Air Force (IAF) later this year, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V K Saraswat has...

USAF receives last AMP C-5 Galaxy from Lockheed
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) has taken delivery of the 79th and final C-5 Galaxy aircraft from Lockheed Martin at Travis Air Force Base in California, US, following completion of the...

USAF to develop nano-UAVs to collect ISR data
Monday, April 30, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) is considering the development of nano-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to conduct penetrating reconnaissance missions inside heavily defended...

US, Bulgarian Air Forces conduct Thracian Star 2012 drill
Monday, April 30, 2012 The US and Bulgarian Air Forces are jointly conducting the exercise Thracian Star 2012, aimed to strengthen the bilateral relationship and to increase interoperability between Nato allies at...

USAF deploys F-22 Raptors to Southwest Asia
Monday, April 30, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) has announced the deployment of several Lockheed Martin built- F-22 Raptors stealth fighter jets to an allied air base in Southwest Asia, in the wake of upcoming...

AAI to provide C-17 maintenance training for UAE
Friday, April 27, 2012 AAI Logistics & Technical Services has been awarded a contract by the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Advanced Military Maintenance Repair Overhaul Centre (AMMROC) to provide C-17...

BAE to support RSAF F-15S fighters upgrade programme
Friday, April 27, 2012 BAE Systems has been awarded a $367m contract to support and upgrade the Royal Saudi Air Force’s F-15S fighter jets with a superior electronic...

Afghan pilots train on new MI-17V5 simulator
Thursday, April 26, 2012 Afghanistan Air Force (AAF) pilots have begun using a new MI-17V5 No-Motion Level 5 simulator to enhance their aviation skills in a safe environment....

Turkish Air Force receives first upgraded T38M aircraft
Thursday, April 26, 2012 Turkish Air Force (TurAF) has received the first prototype of the T38 jet trainer aircraft with an avionics upgrade from Turkish Aerospace Industries...

US HASC to keep USAF Global Hawk drones in the air
Thursday, April 26, 2012 The US House Armed Services Committee (HASC) has proposed the provision of $260m to the US Air Force (USAF) to continue operation of its 18 Northrop Grumman-built Block 30 high-altitude RQ-4...

Israel to equip its Patriot system with new eyes
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 The Israel Air Force (IAF) is planning to upgrade its Patriot missile defence system with new cameras to assist the batteries in providing a more exact aerial image of targets including...

USAF plans to extend Huey aircraft service
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) is planning to extend the operational life of the UH-1N Twin Huey for another 30 years, taking the overall service of some aircraft up to 70...

USAF’s F-35A completes first in-flight refuelling mission
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 The US Air Force’s (USAF) F-35A Lightning II conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft has successfully completed its first in-flight refuelling mission while configured with external...

Embraer threatens to backoff on USAF LAS contract
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Embraer has warned the US Air Force (USAF) that it may not participate in the retendering of the Light Support Aircraft (LAS) contract if product requirements are...

Northrop’s CLIP system readies for deployment
Friday, April 20, 2012 Northrop Grumman’s Common Link Integration Processing (CLIP) system has received Milestone C acquisition approval from the US Air Force (USAF), resulting in the fielding of the...

USAF orders AeroVironment Puma AE UAS
Friday, April 20, 2012 AeroVironment has been awarded a firm fixed-price contract for the delivery of its family of digital Puma All Environment (AE) Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) to the US Air Force...

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