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StandardAero to maintain RAAF AP-3C Orion propulsion systems
21 August, 2014
StandardAero has been awarded a contract to maintain the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion aircraft fleet’s propulsion...
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USAF grounds 82 F-16D aircraft
Thursday, August 21, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) has temporarily grounded 82 of its F-16D Fighting Falcon aircraft following the discovery of longeron cracks between the aircraft’s front and rear pilot...

Pro-Russian rebels shoot down three Ukrainian aircraft amid heavy fighting
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Pro-Russian rebels have shot down another Ukrainian Air Force’s Su-25 Frogfoot fighter aircraft in the Luhansk region on 20...

UK to deploy Tornado fighters to search kidnapped Nigerian girls
Thursday, August 21, 2014 The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) is reportedly deploying three GR4 Tornado fighters to Nigeria, to assist the local government in the search of schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram militants in...

Renewed Israeli airstrikes in Gaza kill nine civilians
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 At least nine Palestinians have been killed in a latest round of Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian Health Ministry officials have...

CAE to supply aeromedical evacuation trainer to USAF
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 CAE has received a contract from ADS to supply a comprehensive aeromedical evacuation training system to the US Air Force...

Indonesian Air Force to receive MSSR 2000 I radars from Airbus
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 SBL Star Technology has awarded a contract to Airbus Defence and Space to supply advanced aircraft identification and air surveillance equipment to the Indonesian Air Force...

552nd ACW’s upgraded E-3G AWACS achieves initial operational capability
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 The US Air Combat Command (ACC) has declared initial operational capability (IOC) for the US Air Force’s 552nd Air Control Wing’s first upgraded E-3G Sentry Block 40/45 airborne warning and...

GD to develop ground structures for USAF Space Fence programme
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Lockheed Martin has awarded a contract to General Dynamics (GD) C4 Systems SATCOM Technologies to design and build the ground structures for the US Air Force’s (USAF) Space Fence...

Northrop to continue support for US Air Force Weather
Monday, August 18, 2014 Northrop Grumman has secured a contract to support the US Air Force Weather (AFW) in its mission to deliver a full range of terrestrial and space environmental information, products and services...

US conducts additional airstrikes to help Kurdish fighters recapture Mosul Dam
Monday, August 18, 2014 The US fighter and attack aircraft have conducted additional airstrikes in Iraq to help Kurdish forces regain control of Mosul Dam from Islamic State (IS)...

Pro-Russia rebels shoot down Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter
Monday, August 18, 2014 A Ukrainian Air Force's MiG-29 multirole fighter aircraft was reportedly shot down by pro-Russian rebels in the Luhansk region on 17...

US to deliver AN/AAQ-24(V) LAIRCM Systems to Canada
Friday, August 15, 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of AN/AAQ-24(V) large aircraft infrared countermeasures (LAIRCM) systems to...

BAE to lead USAF’s Minuteman III ICBM contract
Friday, August 15, 2014 BAE Systems has taken the lead to work on the US Air Force (USAF) Minuteman III Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Integration Support Contract...

USAF, Creare develop new cooling technology for space-based infrared detectors
Friday, August 15, 2014 The US Air Force (UAF) has developed new technology to help enhance operation of the space-based infrared...

Turkey seeks AIM-120C-7 missile sale from US
Thursday, August 14, 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of AIM-120C-7 advanced medium range air-to-air missiles (AMRAAM) and...

INL contracts Cubic for SUAS common data link development
Thursday, August 14, 2014 The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has awarded a contract to Cubic for the development of a common data link (CDL) for unmanned...

Paramount conducts AHRLAC’s maiden test flight
Thursday, August 14, 2014 Paramount Group has conducted the maiden flight test of its first advanced high-performance reconnaissance light aircraft (AHRLAC) prototype at Wonderboom airport in Pretoria, South...

US to support Saudi Arabian E-3 AWACS upgrade programme
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of airborne warning and control system (AWACS) upgrade programme and...

Indian Air Force conducts Akash missile’s user trial
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 The Indian Air Force (IAF) has fired Akash nuclear capable supersonic missile from the launch complex III of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odhisa,...

Kratos RT Logic receives GPS OCX contract modification from USAF
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has been awarded a contract extension to continue the provision of ground system components for the US Air Force’s (USAF) next-generation GPS operational...


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