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Saudi Arabian warplanes bomb Houthi rebels in Yemen
27 March, 2015
Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies have launched a series of airstrikes against the Shi'ite Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital city of...
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Indian Air Force receives first two Mirage 2000 I/TI fighters from Dassault
Friday, March 27, 2015 Dassault Aviation has handed over the first two upgraded Mirage 2000 I/TI fighter aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF) at its Flight Test Centre in Istres,...

RCAF to equip Chinook Fleet with Northrop’s latest generation DIRCM system
Friday, March 27, 2015 Northrop Grumman has been selected to supply infrared missile protection systems to the Royal Canadian Air Force...

SunPower starts construction of new solar power plant at Nellis Air Force Base
Friday, March 27, 2015 SunPower has began construction of a new 15MW solar project at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB) in Nevada, US, in an effort to enable the base to run exclusively on renewable energy during daylight...

USAF contracts GE to define future generations of radar processor
Thursday, March 26, 2015 GE has secured a contract to define high-performance embedded computing architectures of the future generations of radar processor installed onboard the US Air Force (USAF)...

MacB and WSRI to supply sensing and sensor exploitation systems to AFRL
Thursday, March 26, 2015 MacAulay-Brown (MacB) and Wright State Research Institute (WSRI) have been awarded a contract to supply sensing and sensor exploitation systems to the US Air Force Laboratory...

USAF launches GPS IIF-9 satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Thursday, March 26, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has successfully launched the ninth global positioning system (GPS) IIF (GPS IIF-9) satellite from Space Launch Complex 37B of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida,...

US clears CH-47F Chinook helicopters sale to Netherlands
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of CH-47F Chinook helicopters and associated equipment to the...

USAF’s 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron receives first production QF-16 target
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has received the Lot 1 production QF-16 full scale aerial target (FSAT) drone at Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB) in Florida,...

USAF’s A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft train at RAF Lakenheath
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has deployed a theatre security package (TSP) comprising A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft and airmen from the 355th Fighter Wing (355th FW) to the Royal Air Force...

Afghan Air Force receives first six armed MD 530F helicopters
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 MD Helicopters (MDHI) has handed over the first batch of six weaponised MD 530F Cayuse Warrior scout attack helicopters to the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in Kabul,...

USAF releases requirements for T-X trainer programme
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has issued requirements for the T-X trainer aircraft programme that is scheduled to replace the service's ageing T-38 Talon aircraft...

Rockwell and DRS partner to develop air combat training capability
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Rockwell Collins and DRS Technologies' training and control systems business have collaborated to develop secure air combat training capabilities for the US and international air...

USAF test launches re-entry vehicle equipped Minuteman III missile
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 The US Air Force Global Strike Command has launched an unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) equipped with a test re-entry vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force...

USAF upgrades Control and Reporting Center Operations Module
Monday, March 23, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has upgraded the Control and Reporting Center (CRC) Operations Module (OM) in an effort to reduce its...

US troops evacuate al-Annad air base amid escalating violence in Yemen
Monday, March 23, 2015 The US has withdrawn its last military contingent from the al-Annad air base near the southern Yemeni city of al-Houta, citing security...

Nato evaluates DARS capabilities during Exercise Ramstein Dust I 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015 Nato is evaluating the operational capabilities of the Deployable Air Control Centre, Recognised Air Picture Production Centre and Sensor Fusion Post (DARs) during the ongoing Exercise...

SMEA to supply additional Hawk AJT pylons to BAE
Monday, March 23, 2015 BAE Systems has awarded a contract to SME Aerospace (SMEA) for the production of additional pylons for the Hawk advanced jet trainer (AJT)...

RTAF to deploy IFS applications for F-5E/F engines maintenance management
Friday, March 20, 2015 The Royal Thai Air Force's (RTAF) Directorate of Aeronautical Engineering (DAE) has selected IFS to manage the maintenance of jet engines of the service's fleet of 25 F-5E/F fighter...

Cascade test flights first upgraded Mexican Air Force’s C-130K aircraft
Friday, March 20, 2015 Cascade Aerospace has completed a first test flight of the Mexican Air Force's (FAM) upgraded C-130K Hercules aircraft from its base in Abbotsford, British Columbia,...

Lockheed orders F-35 preflight EW system tester from Textron
Friday, March 20, 2015 Textron Systems Electronic Systems has been awarded a contract to supply advanced, handheld radar simulators for electronic warfare (EW) preflight testing on all variants of the F-35 Lightning...


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