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Iraq plans to buy 40 Mi-24 helicopters from Czech Republic Monday, June 23, 2014 The Iraqi Government is reportedly in talks with Czech Republic to acquire Russian-built Mi-24 attack...

UK selects BAE to study Brimstone 2-Typhoon integration Friday, June 20, 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract to BAE Systems to support the integration of the Brimstone 2 air-to-surface missiles onto the Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role combat...

Canada signs contract with Sikorsky for CH-148 Cyclone helicopters Friday, June 20, 2014 The Canadian Government has signed contract amendments with Sikorsky Aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) long-delayed Maritime Helicopter Project...

Airbus and ATK to develop C295 gunship version for Jordan Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has signed an agreement with King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) and ATK for conversion of a C295 tactical transport aircraft into a gunship version...

UK MoD unveils first RAF CH-47 Mark 6 Chinook helicopter Tuesday, June 17, 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has unveiled the first CH-47 Mark 6 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Odiham in Hampshire,...

Pilatus begins PC-21 aircraft deliveries to Royal Saudi Air Force Thursday, June 12, 2014 The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) will soon take delivery of the PC-21 expanded envelope trainer aircraft under contract from Pilatus...

Russian Air Force receives additional Su-34 bombers Thursday, June 12, 2014 The Russian Air Force has taken delivery of the first batch of serial Su-34 front-line bombers from the subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation, Sukhoi, as part of the 2014 State Defense...

US House Appropriations Committee votes to retire A-10 fleet to save $4bn Wednesday, June 11, 2014 The US House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has favoured the retirement of the US Air Force’s A-10 Thunderbolt II close-combat support aircraft...

Ecuador orders Airbus C295 military aircraft Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded a contract to deliver C-295 military tactical transport aircraft for the Ecuadorian Air...

US sends two B-2 stealth bombers to Europe for exercises Wednesday, June 11, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) has deployed two B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft to the US European Command (USEUCOM) area of operations for military...

Spanish Air Force pilot killed in Eurofighter Typhoon crash Tuesday, June 10, 2014 A Spanish Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role combat aircraft has crashed at a military base in south-western Spain, during a routine training flight, killing the onboard...

Russia selects Kuznetsov Design Bureau for PAK-DA engines development Tuesday, June 10, 2014 The Russian Defence Ministry has selected Kuznetsov Design Bureau to manufacture engines for the national air force’s new bomber...

Belgium issues RFI for F-16 fighter replacement Monday, June 09, 2014 The Belgian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a request for information (RFI) to five foreign government agencies regarding various aircraft that could replace the national Air Force’s...

Northrop hands over 150th F-35 centre fuselage to Lockheed Monday, June 09, 2014 Northrop Grumman has handed over the 150th centre fuselage for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) to the aircraft’s prime contractor, Lockheed...

F-35 JSF fighter flies in formation with Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Monday, June 09, 2014 A Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft has successfully flown in formation with two UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoons over the ranges at Edwards Air...

Iraq receives first F-16 aircraft from Lockheed Friday, June 06, 2014 The Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) has taken delivery of the first F-16 Block 52 Fighting Falcon aircraft from Lockheed Martin during a ceremony at the latter’s facility in Fort Worth, Texas,...

Marvin delivers A-10/C Thunderbolt ll PATS-70 test sets to USAF Thursday, June 05, 2014 Marvin Test Solutions has handed over the last Portable Armament Test Set-70 (PATS-70) flightline test set to the US Air Force (USAF) in support of the latter’s upgraded A-10/C Thunderbolt...

USAF awards $9.9bn B-2 modernisation and sustainment contract to Northrop Wednesday, June 04, 2014 Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has been awarded a $9.9bn contract to support the modernisation and sustainment of the US Air Force’s (USAF) B-2 Spirit stealth bomber...

Airbus, Provincial Aerospace join forces for Canadian FWSAR project Tuesday, June 03, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Provincial Aerospace (PAL) to compete for the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) fixed-wing search-and-rescue...

Lockheed delivers additional C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to ROKAF Tuesday, June 03, 2014 Lockheed Martin has handed over an additional two C-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) at its facility in Marietta, Georgia,...

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