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Embraer threatens to backoff on USAF LAS contract
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Embraer has warned the US Air Force (USAF) that it may not participate in the retendering of the Light Support Aircraft (LAS) contract if product requirements are...

Northrop’s CLIP system readies for deployment
Friday, April 20, 2012 Northrop Grumman’s Common Link Integration Processing (CLIP) system has received Milestone C acquisition approval from the US Air Force (USAF), resulting in the fielding of the...

USAF orders AeroVironment Puma AE UAS
Friday, April 20, 2012 AeroVironment has been awarded a firm fixed-price contract for the delivery of its family of digital Puma All Environment (AE) Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) to the US Air Force...

Boeing supports Turkey’s Peace Eagle AEW&C programme
Thursday, April 19, 2012 Boeing has started an extensive maintenance training programme for the Turkish Air Force's (TurAF) Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) programme at its facility near Seattle,...

Airbus Military proposes C-295 aircraft for SAAF
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Airbus Military is offering its C-295 transport aircraft to the South African Air Force (SAAF) as its new light transport and maritime surveillance aircraft, to help support national...

RSAF's G550-AEW aircraft achieves FOC
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 The Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) Gulfstream 550 Airborne Early Warning (G550-AEW) aircraft has achieved full operational capability (FOC)...

Airbus to deliver first A400M to RMAF in 2015
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is expected to take delivery of its first Airbus A400M military transport aircraft under contract from Airbus Military in January 2015, RMAF commander...

RNZAF’s new NH-90 aircraft has flaws, says report
Monday, April 16, 2012 The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s (RNZAF) new NH Industries-built NH90 aircraft is facing claims that it is flawed and may not fly in snowy conditions even after they have been...

DynCorp wins KAF AH-64D Apaches support contract
Monday, April 16, 2012 The US Army Contracting Command (ACC) has awarded a contract to DynCorp International to provide a Maintenance Augmentation Team (MAT) for the Kuwait Air Force’s (KAF) AH-64D Apache...

UK’s first F-35 makes inaugural flight
Monday, April 16, 2012 The UK’s first Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Lightining II production aircraft has flown its inaugural flight from Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth facility in Texas,...

Lockheed displays F-35 JSF cockpit demonstrator
Friday, April 13, 2012 Lockheed Martin has displayed its F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft mobile cockpit demonstrator at the Northrop Grumman facility in California,...

Egyptian Air Force receives two AW139 helicopters
Thursday, April 12, 2012 The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) has taken delivery of two AW139 advanced helicopters from AgustaWestland North America (ANWA) as part of the US Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programme...

RAF’s A330 MRTT makes first flight
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 The UK Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Airbus Military A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) future strategic transport aircraft (FSTA) has completed its first flight in service at RAF Brize Norton...

IAF seeks purchase of precision rockets for its helicopters
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is planning to purchase precision rockets for its fleet of helicopters, which are used frequently for airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, in a bid to improve its accuracy...

Eurocopter to supply six EC725 helicopters to Indonesia
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 PT Dirgantara Indonesia/Indonesian Aerospace has signed a contract with Eurocopter for the supply of six EC725 helicopters to the Indonesian Air Force....

Boeing to upgrade USAF B-1 Lancer’s navigation system
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Boeing has been awarded a contract for production and supply of a new Ring Laser Gyroscope (RLG) system to upgrade the original navigation hardware of the US Air Force’s (USAF) B-1 Lancer...

Boeing completes delivery of F-15K fighter jets to South Korea
Thursday, April 05, 2012 The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has taken delivery of the final two F-15K Slam Eagles jet fighters from Boeing at Daegu Air Base in South...

ITT Exelis to supply additional ALQ-211(V)9 pods to Pakistan
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 ITT Exelis has received a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract from the US Robins Air Force Base for the supply of additional pod-mounted ALQ-211(V)9 Advanced Integrated Defensive...

USAF fails to determine cause of F-22 Raptor pilot episodes
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 The US Air Force’s (USAF) Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) team has failed to determine the root cause of physiological events that were experienced by the pilots while piloting the...

USAF orders additional AAI JSECST systems
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 AAI Test & Training, Textron Systems subsidiary, has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to supply multiple new Joint Service Electronic Combat Systems...

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