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Colombian Air Force grounds IAI-built Kfir aircraft fleet
23 January, 2015
The Colombian Air Force (FAC) has reportedly grounded its entire fleet of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)-built Kfir C-10 all-weather, multirole combat...
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New DARPA software will help unnamed aircraft operate in teams
Friday, January 23, 2015 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a special notice inviting interested companies to participate in the select Phase I of its collaborative operations in...

Oshkosh to supply Striker ARFF vehicles to USAF
Friday, January 23, 2015 Oshkosh Airport Products has received a contract to supply Striker aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicles to the US Air Force...

USAF confirms plan to re-evaluate bids for 3DELRR contract
Friday, January 23, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has confirmed its plans to re-evaluate bids submitted for its next-generation 3D expeditionary long-range radar (3DELRR)...

EDA advances to second phase of European air transport fleet programme
Thursday, January 22, 2015 The European Defence Agency (EDA) has entered into the second phase of its strategy to address the airlift shortfall in the European...

UK MoD awards Typhoon support contract extension to BAE
Thursday, January 22, 2015 BAE Systems has secured a contract to extend the Typhoon Availability Service (TAS) for the in-service support of the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon...

Israeli Air Force to install new radar in F-15I fighters
Thursday, January 22, 2015 The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is reportedly planning to install a new advanced radar system in its fleet of Boeing-built F-15I Strike Eagle aircraft in the coming...

UAE likely to supply Mirage 2000-9 fighters to Iraqi Air Force
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 The UAE Government is reportedly planning to transfer up to ten of its Mirage 2000-9 multi-role combat aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) in March this...

Indra wins contract to develop new radar for Eurofighter Typhoon
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Spanish company Indra has secured a €90m contract to develop the new radar system Captor-E for Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role combat...

Classified F-35 data remains secure despite hacking, says Pentagon
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has claimed that all classified data about the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) programme remains secure despite the alleged hacking attempts by...

Israel deploys Iron Dome batteries in north to counter retaliatory attacks
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) has reportedly deployed several Iron Dome anti-missile defence systems to the North in anticipation of possible retaliation by Hezbollah and...

Japan selects Northrop's Global Hawk and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye for ISR missions
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 The Japanese Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected two Northrop Grumman-built aircraft systems to enhance the country's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)...

UK MoD awards Falkland Islands SAR support helicopter services contract to AAR
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract to AAR to provide search and rescue (SAR) and support helicopter services in the Falkland...

USAF orders additional combat survivor evader locator radios from Boeing
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Boeing has been awarded contracts for the delivery of additional combat survivor evader locator (CSEL) radios to the US Air Force...

Indian Air Force receives first series production Tejas light combat aircraft
Monday, January 19, 2015 The Indian Air Force (IAF) has taken delivery of the first series production of Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) facility in Bangalore,...

Fokker signs F-35 wing component production agreement with Lockheed
Monday, January 19, 2015 Fokker has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin for the production of additional wing components for the next batches of F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter...

USAF to start ICBM nuclear satellite terminal upgrade testing this month
Monday, January 19, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) is set to begin operational testing of the upgraded nuclear satellite communication terminals that connect US leaders to Minuteman combat crews in the event of a...

Peruvian Air Force orders two more C-27J Spartans from Alenia
Monday, January 19, 2015 The Peruvian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a contract with Alenia Aermacchi for the supply of additional C-27J Spartan tactical...

USAF and Boeing prepare for latest B-52 bomb bay upgrade testing
Friday, January 16, 2015 US Air Force (USAF) personnel and Boeing are set to start developmental testing on the latest upgrade of the former's B-52 Stratofortress strategic...

Northrop wins $963.5m USAF Minuteman III ground subsystems support contract
Friday, January 16, 2015 Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract to provide support for the US Air Force's (USAF) LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) ground...

Strat Aero signs agreement to establish first UAV pilot base in Netherlands
Friday, January 16, 2015 Strat Aero has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the Netherlands Government to establish an unmanned air vehicle (UAV) training facility in the...


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