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USAF launches BATMAN programme

The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has launched a technology demonstration programme, designated as Battlefield Air Targeting Man-Aided Knowledge...

USAF launches BATMAN programme

India approves purchase of two Phalcon Warning System form Israel

The Indian Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has reportedly approved the purchase of two more Phalcon Airborne Early Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) in defence sales, totalling...

India approves purchase of two Phalcon Warning System form Israel

DARPA awards VTOL X-Plane Phase II contract to Aurora

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded the Phase II contract for the vertical take-off and landing experimental aircraft (VTOL X-Plane) to Aurora Flight...

DARPA awards VTOL X-Plane Phase II contract to Aurora

USAF withdraws B-1 Lancers from operations in Iraq and Syria

The US Air Force's (USAF) B-1 Lancer strategic bomber aircraft fleet deployed for the strike operations in Iraq and Syria have returned to their respective home bases in the...

USAF withdraws B-1 Lancers from operations in Iraq and Syria

France and UK to work on £1.54bn future combat air system project

The defence ministries of France and the UK have announced work on the £1.54bn future combat air system project (FCAS) and introduced a new unmanned combat air vehicle...

France and UK to work on £1.54bn future combat air system project

Russian and Syrian government forces deliberately bombing hospitals, Amnesty report

Amnesty International has accused Russia and Syria's Bashar al-Assad-led government of targeting hospitals as a strategy of war in...

Russian and Syrian government forces deliberately bombing hospitals, Amnesty report

USAF completes maiden flight of second Boeing-built KC-46A

The US Air Force (USAF) has successfully completed the first flight of the second Boeing-built KC-46A Pegasus tanker (EMD-4) at Paine Field in Everett,...

USAF completes maiden flight of second Boeing-built KC-46A

Kuwait approves $500m funds to acquire additional Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reportedly approved $500m of funding to purchase Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, as part of efforts to strengthen the country's military...

Kuwait approves $500m funds to acquire additional Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft

L-3 link secures contract to develop USAF's F-16 MTC

L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) has secured a contract to develop the US Air Force's (USAF) F-16 mission training centre (MTC)...

L-3 link secures contract to develop USAF's F-16 MTC

US MDA begins delivery of David's Sling Weapon System to Israeli Air Force

The US MDA has started delivering key components for the David's Sling Weapon System (DSWS) to the Israeli Air...

US MDA begins delivery of David's Sling Weapon System to Israeli Air Force

Russian MoD to develop sixth-generation fighter jet

The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is reportedly working on developing a sixth-generation fighter jet to enhance the air defence capabilities of the...

Russian MoD to develop sixth-generation fighter jet

PAR Government Systems secures research contract from USAF

PAR Government Systems has secured a research and development contract from the US Air Force...

PAR Government Systems secures research contract from USAF

GA-ASI completes maiden flight of Predator B ER with long wings

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has completed the successful maiden flight of Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper extended range (ER) long wing on a test aircraft at its Gray Butte Flight...

GA-ASI completes maiden flight of Predator B ER with long wings

Swedish FMV contracts GKN Aerospace for Gripen’s RM12 engine

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a performance based logistics (PBL) contract to GKN Aerospace to provide support services for the national Armed Forces' JAS 39...

Swedish FMV contracts GKN Aerospace for Gripen’s RM12 engine

Rheinmetall to supply automatic cannon for Swedish and Brazilian Gripen NG

Rheinmetall has received a subcontract from Saab to equip Swedish and Brazilian Gripen Next Generation (NG) aircraft with an automatic...

Rheinmetall to supply automatic cannon for Swedish and Brazilian Gripen NG

USAF selects ULA-Blue origin for rocket engine deal

The US Air Force (USAF) has selected United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Blue Origin to develop a new rocket propulsion system to power the Vulcan next-generation launch...

USAF selects ULA-Blue origin for rocket engine deal

Jordan requests $115.1m sale of F-16 engine repair and sustainment from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of the potential foreign military sale of an F-16 engine and sustainment programme to...

Jordan requests $115.1m sale of F-16 engine repair and sustainment from US

Northrop flight tests SYERS-2 sensor onboard RQ-4 Global Hawk capabilities

Northrop Grumman has successfully flight tested the US Air Force's (USAF) legacy SYERS-2 intelligence gathering sensor onboard RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at its facility...

Northrop flight tests SYERS-2 sensor onboard RQ-4 Global Hawk capabilities

USAF's F-35A JSF deploys laser-guided weapons

The US Air Force's (USAF) F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) has deployed laser-guided weapons for the first time at the Utah Test and Training Range...

USAF's F-35A JSF deploys laser-guided weapons

Italian Air Force inducts first HH-101A helicopter into service

The Italian Air Force has inducted the first AgustaWestland-built HH-101A Caesar special operations helicopter into...

Italian Air Force inducts first HH-101A helicopter into service

Iraq requests $350m sale of King Air 350 sustainment package from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale of King Air 350 sustainment package to the Government of...

Iraq requests $350m sale of King Air 350 sustainment package from US