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Belgium issues RFI for F-16 fighter replacement Monday, June 09, 2014 The Belgian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a request for information (RFI) to five foreign government agencies regarding various aircraft that could replace the national Air Force’s...

Northrop hands over 150th F-35 centre fuselage to Lockheed Monday, June 09, 2014 Northrop Grumman has handed over the 150th centre fuselage for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) to the aircraft’s prime contractor, Lockheed...

Iraq receives first F-16 aircraft from Lockheed Friday, June 06, 2014 The Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) has taken delivery of the first F-16 Block 52 Fighting Falcon aircraft from Lockheed Martin during a ceremony at the latter’s facility in Fort Worth, Texas,...

Marvin delivers A-10/C Thunderbolt ll PATS-70 test sets to USAF Thursday, June 05, 2014 Marvin Test Solutions has handed over the last Portable Armament Test Set-70 (PATS-70) flightline test set to the US Air Force (USAF) in support of the latter’s upgraded A-10/C Thunderbolt...

USAF awards $9.9bn B-2 modernisation and sustainment contract to Northrop Wednesday, June 04, 2014 Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has been awarded a $9.9bn contract to support the modernisation and sustainment of the US Air Force’s (USAF) B-2 Spirit stealth bomber...

Lockheed delivers additional C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to ROKAF Tuesday, June 03, 2014 Lockheed Martin has handed over an additional two C-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) at its facility in Marietta, Georgia,...

Airbus, Provincial Aerospace join forces for Canadian FWSAR project Tuesday, June 03, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Provincial Aerospace (PAL) to compete for the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) fixed-wing search-and-rescue...

Royal Air Force receives ninth Voyager aircraft from AirTanker Monday, June 02, 2014 The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of the ninth Voyager aircraft under the future strategic tanker aircraft (FSTA) programme from AirTanker at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire,...

RQ-4 Global Hawk UAS conducts first flight in UK Monday, June 02, 2014 The US Air Force’s (USAF) has RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed its first operational flight in the UK...

Ukroboronservice to upgrade additional Ukrainian S-300PS air defence system Friday, May 30, 2014 Ukraine's state enterprise Ukroboronservice is in talks to upgrade an additional S-300PS surface-to-air missile (SAM) defence system of the Ukrainian Armed...

Peruvian Air Force to receive first Mi-171Sh helicopter batch in late 2014 Friday, May 30, 2014 The Peruvian Air Force is set to take delivery of the first batch of new Mi-171Sh multi-purpose helicopters from Russia in November 2014, the country’s Defence Minister Pedro Cateriano has...

RAF conducts first test flight of RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft Wednesday, May 28, 2014 The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has successfully carried out the first test flight of the RC-135 Rivet Joint signals intelligence (SIGINT) aircraft from RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire,...

Diehl, Elbit partner to install new self-protection system on German A400M aircraft Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Diehl Defence has signed an agreement with Elbit Systems to install a self-protection system onboard the German Air Force’s (Luftwaffe) A400M military transport...

Russian Air Force likely to get PAK-DA bombers in 2023 Friday, May 23, 2014 The Russian Air Force is likely to take delivery of the first perspective aviation complex for long-range aviation (PAK-DA) next generation bomber aircraft in...

Eurofighter launches new Typhoon enhancement package at ILA 2014 Thursday, May 22, 2014 Eurofighter has rolled out a major capability enhancement package for its Typhoon swing-role/multi-role combat aircraft at the ongoing 2014 ILA Berlin Air Show in...

Embraer, Brazilian Air Force sign KC-390 series production contract Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Embraer has signed a BRL7.2bn ($3.25bn) contract with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for series production and delivery of the KC-390 military transport...

Indian companies request extension of PC-7 RFP submission date Wednesday, May 21, 2014 The Indian defence companies have requested the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to extend the date of submission to a request for information (RFP) for the production of an additional 106 Pilatus PC-7...

Russia, China to partner to develop new Mi-26 variant Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Russia and China are set to sign an agreement for joint production of the Mil Mi-26 heavy transport helicopter variant for use by the Chinese armed...

Airbus, Dassault and Alenia advance European MALE UAS development Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space, Dassault Aviation and Alenia Aermacchi have streamlined their efforts to develop a next-generation European unmanned aerial system (UAS) capable of performing...

Swiss voters reject Gripen E fighters purchase from Saab Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Swiss voters have rejected the federal government’s proposal to buy Gripen E multi-role combat aircraft from Saab, in a major setback to its plans to modernise the air...

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