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SpaceX wins contract to launch USAF's GPS III-2 satellite
29 April, 2016
The US Air Force has awarded a contract to Space ExplorationTechnologies (SpaceX) for global positioning system (GPS) III launch...
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US defence officials identify cause of instability in F-35 fighter jets Friday, April 29, 2016 US Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Under Secretary Frank Kendall and Air Force Lieutenant General Christopher C. Bogdan have revealed that the root causes of stability issues...

Deals of the week: Cobham plc, FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Friday, April 29, 2016 Cobham plc is expected to seek rights issue to raise $722.81m in the second quarter of this...

Saab and Atech to produce Gripen NG multirole fighter support systems Friday, April 29, 2016 Saab has joined forces with Brazil's Atech Negocios em Technologia to support Gripen NG programme in the...

Cobham wins orders for electronic warfare components and subsystems Thursday, April 28, 2016 Cobham has been awarded a series of contracts for the supply of electronic warfare components and subsystems for an airborne electronic intelligence (ELINT)...

Textron to supply 12 advanced radar / electronic warfare test stations to USAF Thursday, April 28, 2016 Textron Systems has secured a contract to supply advanced radar / electronic warfare test station (ARTS) automatic test equipment (ATE) systems for the US Air Force...

USAF adopts Israeli battlefield technique in combat operations against ISIS Thursday, April 28, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) has adopted a new battlefield technique, which Israel has used in the past, as part of its fight against...

Japan jet sorties against Chinese intrusions doubled from January to March Wednesday, April 27, 2016 The Japan Ministry of Defence has reportedly revealed that the number of sorties to intercept Chinese military aircraft has more than doubled in the first quarter of this...

US approves $1.22bn sale of advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles to Australia Wednesday, April 27, 2016 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential $1.22bn foreign military sale (FMS) of AIM-120D advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles and...

Boeing completes first flight of fourth KC-46 Pegasus tanker Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Boeing has completed the first flight of the US Air Force's (USAF) KC-46 Pegasus aircraft at Paine Field in Everett,...

Finland issues RFI for Hornet aircraft replacement Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Finland's Defence Forces Logistics Department has issued a request for information (RFI) to industry partners for multi-purpose fighters that could replace the national air force's ageing...

USAF deploys two F-22 Raptors and one KC-135 Stratotanker to Romania Tuesday, April 26, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) has deployed two F-22 Raptors and one KC-135 Stratotanker to Romania in a bid to closely monitor Russian activities in the Black...

Finmeccanica demonstrates air-to-ground capabilities of Mode 5 Reverse-IFF in Italy Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Finmeccanica has demonstrated the air-to-ground capabilities of its Mode 5 Reverse-Identification Friend-Foe (IFF) system integrated with the Italian Air Force Tranche 1 Eurofighter...

Nato and partner air forces conduct exercise over the Baltic region Monday, April 25, 2016 Nato and partner air forces have completed a joint military exercise code-named Exercise Ramstein Alloy at Amari Air Base in...

Mitsubishi completes first flight of X-2 demonstrator jet Monday, April 25, 2016 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has completed the first flight of an advanced technology demonstrator jet, X-2, for the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force...

USAF's B-52 bombers conduct sortie with French Air Force Monday, April 25, 2016 The US Air Force's (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress bombers have conducted a long-range exercise with the French Air...

Lockheed Martin to supply additional JASSM to USAF Friday, April 22, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a $116.8m contract to Lockheed Martin for the production of the joint air-to-surface standoff missile (JASSM) and its extended range (ER)...

AFMC to establish new team to aid Third Offset strategy Friday, April 22, 2016 The Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) has unveiled plans to establish a multi-disciplinary Air Force team at the Air Force Research Laboratory to help carry the US Air Force (USAF) to Third...

DCCA secures contract to upgrade USAF's communication network Friday, April 22, 2016 Information technology services provider Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA) has secured a contract to modernise the main communication system of the US Air Force...

BAE Systems and AIROD partner to upgrade RMAF Hawk Aircraft Thursday, April 21, 2016 BAE Systems has entered into a strategic partnership with Malaysia's aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre AIROD to upgrade avionic systems on the Royal Malaysia Air Force...

India-based OIS Advanced Technology and Sagem partner for AASM production Thursday, April 21, 2016 India-based manufacturer OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT) has entered into a strategic partnership with France's Sagem for the production of armament air-sol modulaire (AASM) Hammer Bomb...


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