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Alenia to provide components and support services for Oman's Typhoons
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Alenia Aermacchi has received a contract from Eurocopter to supply components and support services for the Royal Air Force of Oman's (RAFO) Typhoon multi-role combat...

USAF set to decommission MC-130E Combat Talon fleet
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 The US Air Force (USAF) is set to decommission its MC-130E Combat Talon I aircraft fleet during an official ceremony at Duke Field in Okaloosa County, Florida, US, on 25...

Hagel confirms multi-billion dollar weapons sale with Israel
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 The US has signed a multi-billion dollar deal with Israel to supply a package of new defence capabilities that will enable the country to maintain air superiority in the future, US...

USAF awards F-22 displays sustainment contract to Rockwell Collins
Friday, April 19, 2013 Rockwell Collins has secured a contract to provide sustainment services for F-22 Raptor cockpit displays to the US Air Force (USAF) and Lockheed...

Kuwait seeks second C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from US
Friday, April 19, 2013 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to...

Czech Air Force seeks to acquire two new transport aircraft
Thursday, April 18, 2013 The Czech Republic Ministry of Defence (MoD) is set to submit a concept of the transport and helicopter to the government for the air force with an aim to procure two bigger transport aircraft...

AEL Sistemas to supply avionics for Gripen aircraft
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Saab has selected AEL Sistemas as avionics supplier for the JAS 39 Gripen multirole combat aircraft, if the latter is selected for the Brazilian Air Force's (FAB) FX-2...

Cascade wins RCAF's CC-130H avionics system maintenance contract
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Cascade Aerospace has secured a contract to provide maintenance services for the avionics system of the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) CC-130H Hercules transport aircraft...

RAF's first Mk6 Chinook helicopter conducts initial flight test
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 The UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) newest CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter has completed its initial test flight at Boeing's helicopter facility near Philadelphia,...

Senegalese Air Force selects Embraer A-29 Super Tucano aircraft
Monday, April 15, 2013 Embraer Defense & Security has been awarded a contract for delivery of its A-29 Super Tucano light attack and advanced training aircraft to the Senegalese Air...

RTI to supply Connext DDS for KC-390 mission computer system
Thursday, April 11, 2013 Embraer Defense and Security has chosen Real-Time Innovations' (RTI) Connext Data Distribution Service (DDS) to enhance software development for mission critical avionics of the Brazilian...

RAF Tranche 2 Typhoon fires first Paveway II laser guided bombs
Thursday, April 11, 2013 The UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) Tranche 2 Typhoon multirole combat aircraft have conducted firing of the inert Paveway II bombs for the first-time during a series of training sorties over...

South Korea to restart MUAV development programme
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 The Republic of Korea (ROK) military is planning to restart its medium-altitude unmanned aerial vehicle (MUAV) development programme in an effort to enhance surveillance of North Korean missile...

USAF's F-22 Raptor fleet returns to normal flight operations
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 The US Air Force's (USAF) troubled F-22 Raptor supersonic fighter jet fleet has resumed normal flight operations following the successful completion of eight near-term actions identified by the...

Lockheed tests F-35B JSF’s night-time STOVL capability
Monday, April 08, 2013 Lockheed Martin has completed the first night-time short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) of the first operational F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft, during a test...

South Korea seeks F-35A and F-15 aircraft sale from US
Friday, April 05, 2013 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of two potential sales of F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) and F-15 Silent Eagle aircraft along with...

Tunisian Air Force receives first C-130J Super Hercules aircraft
Friday, April 05, 2013 The Tunisian Air Force has received its first C-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft under contract from Lockheed Martin, which also represents the aircraft’s first delivery to...

USAF's A-10 aircraft conducts first test firing of APKWS II rockets
Thursday, April 04, 2013 The US Air Force (USAF) has conducted the first test firing of BAE Systems' Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II (APKWS II) rocket from its A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from Eglin Air...

USAF's KC-10 pilots conduct Emissions Control 3 mission
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 The US Air Force's (USAF) student pilots from the 305th Operation Group's KC-10 Flying Training Unit have carried out an Emissions Control 3 (EMCON III) large-formation operation at an...

UK's third F-35B aircraft conducts first operational flight
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Lockheed Martin has conducted the first operational flight of the UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD) third F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) at the Naval Air Station Fort Worth...

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