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Eclipse submits proposal for USAF's very light jet fleet requirement
Wednesday, January 09, 2013 Eclipse Aerospace has submitted a response to the US Air Force's (USAF) requirement for a very light jets fleet to support its specialised undergraduate pilot training (SUPT) multi-place...

Ghana Air Force inducts four Mi-171Sh helicopters
Tuesday, January 08, 2013 The Ghana Air Force (GAF) has inducted four new Russian Mil Mi-171Sh combat transport helicopters into operational...

Indian Air Force to finalise A330 aircraft for MRTT contract
Monday, January 07, 2013 The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to finalise Airbus Military's A330 MRTT over Russian Ilyushin IL-78 air-to-air refuelling tanker for the potential Rs85bn ($1.56bn) multi-role tanker...

Elbit subcontracts Alenia for IAF's M-346 Master CLS services
Monday, January 07, 2013 Elbit Systems has awarded a subcontract to Alenia Aermacchi for the delivery of contractor logistics support (CLS) services for the Israeli Air Force's (IAF) M-346I Master advanced trainer...

US Air Force to move ahead with CRH programme despite bidding troubles
Monday, January 07, 2013 The US Air Force (USAF) will move ahead with its multi-billion dollar combat rescue helicopter (CRH) programme, irrespective of the number of bidding companies, Air Force spokesman Ed Gulick...

Alenia set to start final assembly of first RAAF C-27J aircraft
Friday, January 04, 2013 Alenia Aermacchi is set to begin final assembly of the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) first C-27J Spartan battlefield airlift aircraft under contract at its facility in Turin,...

Elbit wins contract to provide services for Israeli Air Force
Thursday, January 03, 2013 The Israel Ministry of Defense (MoD) has awarded a contract to Elbit Systems to provide avionics systems and other services to the country's air...

Taiwan aims to modernise 60 IDF aircraft in 2013
Thursday, January 03, 2013 The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defence (MND) is planning to complete the first phase of its CK-1 Ching-Kuo indigenous defence fighter (IDF) aircraft's mid life upgrade (MLU) programme by...

Sukhoi delivers six Su-35S aircraft to Russia
Wednesday, January 02, 2013 Sukhoi has delivered six Su-35S Flanker-E multirole fighter aircraft to the Russian Ministry of Defence at Sukhoi’s Komsomolsk-on-Amur aircraft production association (KnAAPO) in...

USAF to start new F-16 operational flight programme testing in 2014
Friday, December 21, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) is planning to conduct developmental testing for the Block 40 and 50 model F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft's operational flight programme (OFP) at Eglin Air Force Base...

Belarusian MoD orders Yak-130 trainers from Irkut
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 Irkut has signed a contract with the Belarusian Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the production and delivery of the Yakovlev Yak-130 advanced jet trainer...

RAAF's F/A-18F Super Hornet fleet achieves final operational capability
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 The Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft fleet has achieved final operational capability (FOC), Australian defence minister Stephen Smith and defence materiel...

Swiss Air Force completes Gripen F demonstrator test flights
Monday, December 17, 2012 Swiss Air Force and federal defence procurement agency (Armasuisse) pilots have successfully completed flight tests of the new Saab-built Gripen F demonstrator aircraft at the company's facility...

MiG delivers three upgraded MiG-29 aircraft to Indian Air Force
Friday, December 14, 2012 MiG Corporation has handed over the first three upgraded MiG-29 fighter bomber aircraft under contract to the Indian Air Force...

Qatar Emiri Air Force receives fourth C-17 aircraft from Boeing
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Boeing has handed over the fourth C-17A Globemaster III heavy-lift transport aircraft under contract to the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) at its assembly facility in Long Beach, California,...

Rolls-Royce and USAF complete flight testing of upgraded T56 engine
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) and Rolls-Royce have successfully completed test flights of the T56 Series 3.5 engine enhancement on the C-130H test aircraft, designed to lower fuel usage and...

Airbus Military completes F&R flight testing of A400M aircraft
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 The Airbus Military-built A400M military transport aircraft has successfully completed a function and reliability (F&R) flight-testing programme, marking a step forward towards achieving...

Swiss Armasuisse receives Centaur OPA system from Aurora
Monday, December 10, 2012 Aurora Flight Sciences has handed over the first production Centaur optionally-piloted aircraft (OPA) system to the Swiss federal defence procurement agency,...

Royal Malaysian Air Force receives first two EC725 helicopters
Thursday, December 06, 2012 Eurocopter has handed over two EC725 Super Cougar helicopters to the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) in Kuala Lumpur,...

Airbus Military delivers RAAF’s fifth A330 MRTT aircraft
Thursday, December 06, 2012 The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is to take delivery of the fifth and last A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft from Airbus...

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