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Israeli MoD signs M-346 trainer contract with Alenia
Monday, July 23, 2012 The Israeli Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract to Alenia Aermacchi for the supply of its M-346 Master as the new advanced combat trainer to the Israeli Air Force...

Philippine Air Force to acquire ten attack helicopters by 2013
Friday, July 20, 2012 The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is planning to acquire ten attack helicopters by the end of 2012, in an effort to upgrade its combat...

UK MoD takes delivery of first Lockheed F-35B JSF
Friday, July 20, 2012 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has taken delivery of the first F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) from Lockheed Martin on 19 July 2012, becoming the first international customer...

USAF orders additional tablet computers from Intelligent Decisions
Thursday, July 19, 2012 Intelligent Decisions (ID) has been awarded a contract to deliver its rugged slate tablet computers for installation in US Air Force (USAF) bases worldwide, as part of its e-Tools...

Irkut to upgrade Yak-130 trainer sensors
Thursday, July 19, 2012 Irkut Corporation is planning a sensor-package upgrade programme for the Yak-130 advanced jet trainer aircraft, a senior company official has...

AAI begins French Rafale upgrade programme
Thursday, July 19, 2012 The French Air Force's (ALA) first Rafale fighter aircraft has arrived at AAI's Clermont Ferrand facility in Auvergne, France, to undergo an extensive modernisation...

Poland requests GCA radars from US
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of ground controlled approach radar systems and associated support services...

Thrane & Thrane to provide communication upgrades for USAF’s C-130J
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 Thrane & Thrane has received a contract from Lockheed Martin to supply satellite communications components for the US Air Force's (USAF) C-130J Super Hercules aircraft's Block 8.1 upgrade...

Boeing orders KC-46A mission control systems from GE Aviation
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Boeing has awarded a contract to GE Aviation for the supply of mission control systems for the US Air Force's (USAF) KC-46A tanker aircraft...

Lockheed orders AN/ALQ-213A DAC from Terma
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Terma North America has received a contract from Lockheed Martin to provide the AN/ALQ-213A Defensive Aids Controller (DAC) system to support integration of a missile warning system on the...

UK MoD contracts Thales to improve aircraft survivability
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Thales UK has signed a new research contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the development of new equipment designed to protect aircraft and aircrew against a wide range of...

RCAF's CH-147F Chinook completes first test flight
Monday, July 16, 2012 The Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) first CH-147F Chinook medium-to-heavy-lift helicopter has successfully completed its inaugural test flight at Boeing's facility in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania,...

Lockheed receives F-35 embedded training system
Monday, July 16, 2012 Dutch Space has delivered an Embedded Combat Aircraft Training System (E-CATS) to Lockheed Martin, for use on the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)...

Embraer to supply additional Super Tucanos to Indonesia
Friday, July 13, 2012 Embraer Defense and Security has signed a commercial contract with the Indonesian Air Force (TNI–AU) for the delivery of a second batch of eight A-29 Super Tucano aircraft at the 2012...

Airbus begins A400M assembly for Turkish Air Force
Friday, July 13, 2012 Airbus Military has started work on the Turkish Air Force's (TuAF) first A400M military transport aircraft, at its A400M final assembly line (FAL) in Seville,...

Alenia unveils new MC-27J Spartan at Farnborough 2012
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Alenia Aermacchi has unveiled a new, armed version of its combat-proven C-27J Spartan battlefield airlifter, at the ongoing 2012 Farnborough International Air Show, in the...

RAF's Puma Mk2 helicopter upgrade programme moves ahead
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Eurocopter has completed the first internal qualification of the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) Puma HC Mk2 helicopter, marking a significant step forward in the Puma Life Extension Programme...

Germany receives first ASSTA 3.0 Tornados from Cassidian
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 The German Air Force has taken delivery of the first two Avionics Software System Tornado Ada (ASSTA) 3.0 upgraded Tornado combat aircraft from...

Russia will not deliver Yak-130 fighter jets to Syria
Monday, July 09, 2012 Russia will not deliver a previously agreed order of 40 Yak-130 fighter planes to Syria, according to a senior Russian official....

Russia to test Aviastar’s first Il-76MD-90A transport aircraft
Monday, July 09, 2012 Russia is preparing to test the first flying prototype of the Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A transport aircraft, Aviastar aircraft plant general director Sergei Dementyev has...

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