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Moroccan Air Force to receive AIM-9X missiles from Raytheon
Monday, July 09, 2012 Morocco has signed a letter of offer and acceptance (LOA) with the US government for the purchase of AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder infrared-guided, air-to-air missiles from...

BAE to begin Mantis UAV test flights in 2013
Friday, July 06, 2012 BAE Systems is planning to begin test flights of its long-endurance unmanned air vehicle (UAV), dubbed The Mantis, in UK airspace in early...

Mozambique receives FTB-337G utility aircraft from Portugal
Friday, July 06, 2012 Portugal's defence minister, Jose Pedro Aguiar-Branco, has delivered its second decommissioned FTB-337G Milirole utility aircraft to the Mozambican Air...

Israeli Cabinet approves Alenia M-346 purchase
Thursday, July 05, 2012 The Israeli Air Force's (IAF) acquisition of Alenia Aermacchi's M-346 Master, under a potential $1bn deal, has been approved by the Israeli Minister's Cabinet to serve as its new advanced...

BAE close to signing Oman Eurofighter contract
Thursday, July 05, 2012 BAE Systems is close to signing a government-to-government agreement with Oman for the multi-billion pound Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet sale to the country's Air...

USAF completes alcohol-based fuel tests on A-10C Thunderbolt
Wednesday, July 04, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) conducted the first test flight of a new alcohol-to-jet (ATJ) fuel powered A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft on 28 June 2012, at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida,...

Saab to provide support services for Swedish Gripen fighters
Wednesday, July 04, 2012 The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a series of contracts to Saab for the development, support and maintenance of the JAS 39 Gripen fighter aircraft for the Swedish...

Taiwan accepts US proposal for F-16A/Bs upgrade
Wednesday, July 04, 2012 The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense (MND) has accepted a $3.8bn arms package submitted by the US Government to upgrade its Air Force's ageing fleet of F-16A/B Fighting Falcon jets,...

Two RAF Tornado jets crash in Moray Firth
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 Two Royal Air Force Tornado jets have crashed off the Moray Firth on the north-east coast of...

Kuwait seeks Hellfire missiles and JHMCS from US
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of two potential foreign military sales (FMS) of AGM-114R3 Hellfire II missiles and joint helmet mounted cueing...

RBAF's third S-70i Black Hawk completes factory tests
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 The Royal Brunei Air Force's (RBAF) third S-70i baseline Black Hawk helicopter has completed factory acceptance testing at Sikorsky Aircraft's PZL Mielec facility in...

Airbus Military to deliver additional C295 aircraft to Poland
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 Airbus Military has been awarded a contract to deliver five additional C295 tactical transport aircraft to the Polish Air Force, to help expand its transport capabilities during national...

Airbus Military and TAI to support Turkey’s A400M
Monday, July 02, 2012 Airbus Military and Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a joint company, which will offer in-service support (ISS) services for the...

Qatar requests Seahawk helicopters from US
Monday, July 02, 2012 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of ten MH-60R and 12 MH-60S Seahawk multi-mission helicopters to...

US AFRL addresses C-5 aircraft cracking issues
Friday, June 29, 2012 US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) engineers have developed new structural technologies to solve the cracking and corrosion issues related with the Lockheed Martin-built C-5 Galaxy...

MBDA's Meteor missile completes live firing trials
Friday, June 29, 2012 MBDA has successfully completed live firing of its Meteor active radar-guided beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM), moving a step closer towards the delivery of first production...

USAF to receive six QF-16 drones in 2012
Thursday, June 28, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) is set to take delivery of six QF-16 Full Scale Aerial Target (FSAT) drones from Boeing for additional testing over the Gulf Range, before the end of...

TAI’s first Hurkus aircraft to be unveiled
Thursday, June 28, 2012 The Turkish Air Industry’s (TAI) first military and civilian use aircraft, Hurkus, is expected to roll out on 28 June 2012 with a...

Boeing completes wind tunnel tests on F-15SE CWB
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Boeing has completed wind tunnel testing on the conformal weapons bay (CWB) of the F-15 Silent Eagle (SE) aircraft, in order to evaluate its aerodynamics performance at its facility in St. Louis,...

RCAF to acquire new jet trainer aircraft
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has confirmed plans to acquire a new jet trainer aircraft to replace its existing fleet of BAE Systems-built CT-155 Hawk...

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