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USAF to develop nano-UAVs to collect ISR data
Monday, April 30, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) is considering the development of nano-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to conduct penetrating reconnaissance missions inside heavily defended...

US, Bulgarian Air Forces conduct Thracian Star 2012 drill
Monday, April 30, 2012 The US and Bulgarian Air Forces are jointly conducting the exercise Thracian Star 2012, aimed to strengthen the bilateral relationship and to increase interoperability between Nato allies at...

USAF deploys F-22 Raptors to Southwest Asia
Monday, April 30, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) has announced the deployment of several Lockheed Martin built- F-22 Raptors stealth fighter jets to an allied air base in Southwest Asia, in the wake of upcoming...

AAI to provide C-17 maintenance training for UAE
Friday, April 27, 2012 AAI Logistics & Technical Services has been awarded a contract by the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Advanced Military Maintenance Repair Overhaul Centre (AMMROC) to provide C-17...

BAE to support RSAF F-15S fighters upgrade programme
Friday, April 27, 2012 BAE Systems has been awarded a $367m contract to support and upgrade the Royal Saudi Air Force’s F-15S fighter jets with a superior electronic...

Turkish Air Force receives first upgraded T38M aircraft
Thursday, April 26, 2012 Turkish Air Force (TurAF) has received the first prototype of the T38 jet trainer aircraft with an avionics upgrade from Turkish Aerospace Industries...

Afghan pilots train on new MI-17V5 simulator
Thursday, April 26, 2012 Afghanistan Air Force (AAF) pilots have begun using a new MI-17V5 No-Motion Level 5 simulator to enhance their aviation skills in a safe environment....

US HASC to keep USAF Global Hawk drones in the air
Thursday, April 26, 2012 The US House Armed Services Committee (HASC) has proposed the provision of $260m to the US Air Force (USAF) to continue operation of its 18 Northrop Grumman-built Block 30 high-altitude RQ-4...

Israel to equip its Patriot system with new eyes
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 The Israel Air Force (IAF) is planning to upgrade its Patriot missile defence system with new cameras to assist the batteries in providing a more exact aerial image of targets including...

USAF’s F-35A completes first in-flight refuelling mission
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 The US Air Force’s (USAF) F-35A Lightning II conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft has successfully completed its first in-flight refuelling mission while configured with external...

USAF plans to extend Huey aircraft service
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 The US Air Force (USAF) is planning to extend the operational life of the UH-1N Twin Huey for another 30 years, taking the overall service of some aircraft up to 70...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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