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Royal Air Force’s Typhoons complete Baltic air policing mission
28 August, 2015
The UK Royal Air Force's Typhoon detachment deployed to Amari air base in Estonia has concluded its four months operation as part of Nato's Baltic Air Policing...
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USAF prepares to accommodate C-5 colour weather radar updates
Friday, August 28, 2015 The C-5 System Integration Lab at US Robins Air Force Base is set to accommodate new changes to the weapon system's colour weather radar...

Amec Foster Wheeler selected for $5bn US AFCAP IV programme
Friday, August 28, 2015 The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA) has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler's joint venture with a position on the US Air Force contract augmentation programme IV (AFCAP IV) for six...

Northrop delivers 150th KC-10 Extender aircraft to US
Friday, August 28, 2015 Northrop Grumman has delivered the 150th KC-10 Extender air-to-air refuelling tanker aircraft to the US after providing major...

ULA and USAF perform off-site vertical integration for Atlas V launch vehicle
Thursday, August 27, 2015 United Launch Alliance (ULA) and the US Air Force (USAF) have performed off-site vertical integration (OVI) of several structural elements and the Centaur upper stage for the Atlas V launch...

Brazil and Sweden sign financial agreement for Gripen NG acquisition
Thursday, August 27, 2015 Brazil and Sweden have signed the financing agreement for the acquisition of Gripen NG fighters for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), allowing Saab to start the production of...

USAF selects Raytheon for $20.9bn training system acquisition III contract
Thursday, August 27, 2015 The US Air Force has selected Raytheon as one of the prime contractors on the $20.9bn training systems acquisition III (TSA III)...

Airbus delivers four EC725 helicopters to Royal Thai Air Force
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first batch of four EC725 helicopters to the Royal Thai Air Force, enhancing the country's search and rescue as well as troop transport...

USAF reserve pilots drop JDAMs from upgraded F-22 Raptor
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 The US Air Force's reserve pilots from the 302nd fighter squadron have successfully dropped joint direct attack munitions (JDAMs) from the F-22 Raptor tactical fighter...

nEUROn UCAV completes operational tests in Italy
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 nEUROn, the European full-scale technological demonstrator for an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), has successfully completed a series of important operational tests at the Italian...

US and Turkey finalise technical details for air campaign against ISIL
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 The US and Turkey have finalised technical details for the latter's participation in the air campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria, Pentagon press...

Israeli Air Force receives another C-130J aircraft from US
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has received an additional C-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft from the...

USAF to deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The US Air Force is reportedly set to deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe in a bid to support and train with other Nato forces involved in Operation Atlantic...

Denmark to withdraw its fighter jets from Operation Inherent Resolve
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Denmark is reportedly planning to temporarily withdraw its Kuwait-based fighter jets supporting international coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group...

UN should impose arms embargo on Syria, says Human Rights Watch
Monday, August 24, 2015 The United Nations Security Council needs to impose an arms embargo on Syria as the government repeats air attacks on Douma's popular markets and residential areas, Human Rights Watch (HRW)...

F-35A fires 181 rounds from its Gatling gun during ground test
Monday, August 24, 2015 The US Air Force's (USAF) Edwards Base in California has successfully conducted a ground test that demonstrated an F-35A Lightning II joint fighter aircraft (JSF) firing 181 rounds from...

Philippine Air Force to receive AW-109E helicopters by end of 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015 Philippine Air Force (PAF) is set to receive all units of AgustaWestland AW-109E 'Power' attack helicopters before the end of this year, PAF commander lieutenant general Jeffrey Delgado has...

Belarus and Russia to develop new short-range air defence system
Monday, August 24, 2015 Belarus and Russia are set to jointly develop a new short-range air defence system, Belarusian Deputy Defence Minister major general Igor Lotenkov has...

Israeli Air Force equips F-16I jets with advanced small diameter bombs
Friday, August 21, 2015 The Israeli Air Force's (IAF) 107 Squadron has equipped its F-16I Sufa fighter jets with advanced small diameter bombs (SDB), achieving the capability a decade after the arrival of the...

BAE Systems to continue supporting USAF’s solid state phased radar system
Friday, August 21, 2015 BAE Systems has received a contract modification from the US Air Force (USAF) to continue delivering its operations and maintenance support services for the Solid State Phased Radar System...

Cubic selected for $20.9bn USAF training system acquisition III contract
Friday, August 21, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Training Systems Product Group has selected Cubic Global Defense (CGD) to compete for the USAF Training System Acquisition (TSA)...


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