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Lockheed receives 100th F-35 centre fuselage from Northrop
Thursday, March 21, 2013 Northrop Grumman has handed over the 100th centre fuselage for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft to Lockheed Martin at its manufacturing centre in Palmdale, California,...

Brazilian Air Force selects IAI for KC-X2 programme
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has been awarded a contract for implementation of the Brazilian Air Force's (FAB) KC-X2 large-scale air refuelling project, to help replace the existing...

Denel delivers last Rooivalk helicopter to SAAF
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 Denel Aviation has handed over the final domestically manufactured Rooivalk combat support helicopter under contract to the South African Air Force...

RAF's Tranche 3A Typhoon to start electromagnetic compatibility testing
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 BAE Systems has started electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing of the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) first Tranche 3A Typhoon multirole combat...

EASA awards full civil type certificate to Airbus Military's A400M aircraft
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Airbus Military's A400M military transport aircraft has received full type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), marking a significant step towards delivery to the...

RSAF's F-15SA fighter jet completes first test flight
Monday, March 18, 2013 Boeing has completed the first test flight of the Royal Saudi Air Force's (RSAF) new F-15 Saudi Advanced (SA) fighter aircraft at its facility in St. Louis, Missouri,...

Ilyushin cancels test flight of Russian Il-476 aircraft
Friday, March 15, 2013 Ilyushin Aviation Complex has postponed the initial test flight of the Russian Air Force's Il-76MD-90A heavy transport aircraft, due to adverse meteorological conditions, a company spokeswoman...

Lockheed completes fit check of Norwegian JSM missile on F-35
Friday, March 15, 2013 Lockheed Martin has conducted the first fit check of Kongsberg's new joint strike missile (JSM) onboard an F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft at its facility in Fort...

NETMA contracts Panavia to upgrade Italian Tornado jets
Thursday, March 14, 2013 The Nato Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) has awarded a MET Annex 27 contract to Panavia Aircraft for modernisation of the Italian Air Force's (ITAF) Tornado strike fighter...

Embraer completes first batch deliveries of F-5EM fighter to Brazil
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Embraer Defense and Security has handed the final upgraded F-5EM Tiger II fighter aircraft to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) at Santa Cruz Air Force Base in Rio de Janeiro,...

BAE to install Drop 2 upgrade on RAF Tranche 1 Typhoon fleet
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 BAE Systems is set to equip the Drop 2 upgrade package on the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) entire Tranche 1 Eurofighter Typhoon multirole combat aircraft...

CAE to support and upgrade flight simulators of multiple militaries
Monday, March 11, 2013 CAE has been awarded a series of contracts for the delivery of support services and upgrade of the simulators of multiple armed...

Taiwan receives upgraded E-2K early warning aircraft from US
Monday, March 11, 2013 Taiwan has taken delivery of the last two upgraded E-2K airborne early warning (EWC) aircraft from the US, at Kaohsiung International Airport Station in southern...

Alenia's M-346 Master completes electrostatic discharge (ESD) testing
Friday, March 08, 2013 Alenia Aermacchi has successfully completed electrostatic discharge (ESD) testing on the M-346 Master advanced trainer aircraft, configured with external tanks at its facility in...

Airbus Military's first production A400M completes maiden test flight
Friday, March 08, 2013 Airbus Military has conducted the maiden test flight for the first production A400M military transport aircraft, designated as MSN7, at its final assembly facility in Seville,...

Australia requests F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler sale from US
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential $3.7bn foreign military sale (FMS) of F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft, along with...

UK MoD contracts Airbus Military and Thales for A400M training services
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 A400M Training Services, a joint venture between Airbus Military and Thales UK, has received a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide training services for the Royal Air...

US DoD clears F-35 JSF fleet to resume flight operations
Monday, March 04, 2013 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has cleared the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) fleet to resume flight operations, following completion of comprehensive...

German Air Force receives 100th Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft
Friday, March 01, 2013 Germany's Air Force (Luftwaffe) has taken delivery of the 100th Eurofighter Typhoon combat fighter aircraft from Cassidian during a formal ceremony at the Military Air Systems Centre in...

RAAF's A330 MRTT aircraft achieves initial operational capability
Friday, March 01, 2013 The Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) A330 multirole tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft has achieved initial operational capability (IOC), the country's defence minister Stephen Smith has...

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