Latest News

Israel continues air strikes on Gaza in retaliation for Hamas’ rocket attacks

Israel has resorted to yet another air strike on the Gaza Strip early on Thursday, a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to intensify attacks on the Palestinian Islamist...

Israel continues air strikes on Gaza in retaliation for Hamas’ rocket attacks

Iraq receives five used Sukhoi jets from Russia to fight Isis rebels

Iraq has received five used Sukhoi-24 fighters and advisers from Russia even as Isis militants declared an independent caliphate (Islamic state) out of the occupied...

Iraq receives five used Sukhoi jets from Russia to fight Isis rebels

US awards $1.3bn search and rescue helicopter development deal to Sikorsky

The US Air Force has awarded a $1.28bn contract to Sikorsky Aircraft to develop and supply four new CRH-60 combat search and rescue...

US awards $1.3bn search and rescue helicopter development deal to Sikorsky

Iraq PM confirms Syria's assistance in fight against ISIS

Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Maliki has confirmed that Syrian forces have carried out air strikes on Isis militants but said that the attacks took place within...

Iraq PM confirms Syria's assistance in fight against ISIS

Philippine Air Force receives four new UH-1 Huey helicopters

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has taken delivery of four new UH-1 Huey multi-mission helicopters at Clark Air Base in...

Philippine Air Force receives four new UH-1 Huey helicopters

ISIS rebels occupy Joint Base Balad in Iraq

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) rebels have attacked Joint Base Balad in Iraq in the early hours today, and surrounded it on three sides....

ISIS rebels occupy Joint Base Balad in Iraq

US lower house blocks A-10 and KC-10 retirement

The US House of Representatives has blocked the retirement of the air force’s A-10 Thunderbolt II close-combat support aircraft fleet and Boeing KC-10 Extender refuelling...

US lower house blocks A-10 and KC-10 retirement

Israel strikes Syrian military targets after explosion kills teenager in Golan

Israel resorted to air strikes inside Syria after an attack from across the border killed a teenager and left two injured in Golan...

Israel strikes Syrian military targets after explosion kills teenager in Golan

US may sell F-16 Pilot Training equipment and programme to Singapore

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of F-16 Pilot Training and associated equipment to...

US may sell F-16 Pilot Training equipment and programme to Singapore

US AFRL contracts Lockheed to modify WindTracer for cargo airdrops

Lockheed Martin has been contracted by the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to modify its WindTracer wind measurement system for precision cargo...

US AFRL contracts Lockheed to modify WindTracer for cargo airdrops

Malaysian Air Force to upgrade radar systems to bolster security

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is set to upgrade its radar systems to make its defensive mechanism competitive and bolster security systems in the...

Malaysian Air Force to upgrade radar systems to bolster security

US fighter jets intercept Russian nuclear bombers flying close to California coast

The US fighter jets, F-22 and F-15, under the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) intercepted four long-range Russian Tu-95 Bear H bombers near Alaska, Northern California on 9...

US fighter jets intercept Russian nuclear bombers flying close to California coast

Elbit Systems to unveil Long View CR-D system at Eurosatory 2014

Israel-based international defence electronics company Elbit Systems is set to launch its new Long View CR-D (LVCR-D) system at the upcoming Eurosatory 2014 exhibition to be held in Paris...

Elbit Systems to unveil Long View CR-D system at Eurosatory 2014

Russian Air Force receives additional Su-34 bombers

The Russian Air Force has taken delivery of the first batch of serial Su-34 front-line bombers from the subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation, Sukhoi, as part of the 2014 State Defense...

Russian Air Force receives additional Su-34 bombers

UK joins AEHF communications satellite network

The UK has officially joined the US, Canada and the Netherlands in using the Lockheed Martin-produced Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) protected communications satellite...

UK joins AEHF communications satellite network

US tells China to avoid mid-air tensions with Japan

The US told China to avoid creating tensions in international airspace after Japan accused China of ‘dangerous manoeuvres’ above disputed...

US tells China to avoid mid-air tensions with Japan

Norwegian Government submits bill to integrate JSM with F-35 Lightning II

The Norwegian Government has submitted a bill to the Parliament seeking approval for further development of joint strike missile (JSM), which will see its integration with the F-35 Lightning...

Norwegian Government submits bill to integrate JSM with F-35 Lightning II

Esterline CMC to supply flight management system for C-27J Spartan aircraft

Alenia Aermacchi, an Italian aerospace company and subsidiary of Finmeccanica, has selected Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) to supply the flight management system (FMS) for its C-27J Spartan...

Esterline CMC to supply flight management system for C-27J Spartan aircraft

TRS to develop GM400 air defence radars for Kazakh Air Force

ThalesRaytheonSystems (TRS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and supply fully digital 3D air surveillance radars, Ground Master 400 (GM400), for the Kazakh Air...

TRS to develop GM400 air defence radars for Kazakh Air Force

UK MoD contracts Selex for automatic replacement of spare parts

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded Selex a contract worth €12m to provide a new type of availability service contract for its Air Commodity...

UK MoD contracts Selex for automatic replacement of spare parts

French Air Force assumes QRA operations in Poland

The French air force detachment has assumed Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) operations in Poland, following its deployment on request from Nato to protect the territorial integrity of the airspace...

French Air Force assumes QRA operations in Poland