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CPI Aerostructures to build lock assemblies for the F-35A CTOL aircraft
03 July, 2015
CPI Aerostructures has secured a multi-year contract from Lockheed Martin to build lock assemblies for the F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant...
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Saab receives order to provide spare parts for Sweden’s Gripen E aircraft
Friday, July 03, 2015 The Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab to deliver spare parts for Gripen E multirole combat...

Australia to purchase two additional KC-30A MRTTs from Airbus
Thursday, July 02, 2015 The Australian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed an update to the existing acquisition contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the two additional KC-30A aircraft and associated...

KRET develops laser guidance system for helicopters
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Rostec's Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET) has developed a multi-channel laser guidance system for the Ka-52, Mi-8MNP, and Mi-28N...

Lockheed completes first flight test of its Legion Pod
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the first flight test of its multi-function sensor system Legion Pod Fort Worth,...

Australia receives first Alenia C-27 J Spartan aircraft
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has received its first Alenia Aermacchi-built C-27 J Spartan battlefield airlift aircraft at RAAF Base...

Indonesian military transport plane crashes, killing 144 people
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Approximately 144 people are feared dead after an Indonesian C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft crashed in a residential area near the city of Medan on the northern island of...

South Korea to purchase four Airbus A330 MRTT for $1.3bn
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 vThe Republic of Korea has agreed to purchase four Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft for $1.3bn, strengthening the country's Air Force...

USAF conducts tests using E-3G AWACS during Exercise Northern Edge 2015
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 The US Air Force's (USAF) 964th and 966th Airborne Air Control Squadron (AACS) have conducted tests using E-3G airborne warning and control system (AWACS) during the Exercise Northern Edge...

UK deploys RAF’s C17 Globemaster aircraft for relief efforts in Tunisia
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has sent a C17 Globemaster aircraft to Tunisia in order to assist with the Government’s response to the terrorist attack in the...

USAF intelligence team develops new web programme to support RPA crews
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 The US Air Force intelligence experts have developed a new Web-based programme, the surveillance intelligence reconnaissance information system (SIRIS), to enhance remotely piloted aircraft...

USAF selects Vectrus and DynCorp for $5bn AFCAP IV programme
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has selected Vectrus' subsidiary Vectrus Systems as a prime contractor for the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP IV) that is valued at up to...

BAE to continue support of RSAF’s AGC Flying Training Institute
Monday, June 29, 2015 The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has awarded a contract extension to BAE Systems to support its Air Grading Centre (AGC) - Flying Training Institute (FTI) from its flight training...

India’s HAL completes hot weather flight trials of new LCH
Monday, June 29, 2015 Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has successfully completed the hot weather flight trials of its light combat helicopter (LCH) at Jodhpur,...

US and Polish Air Forces conduct electronic warfare exercise
Monday, June 29, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) and the Polish Air Force have jointly participated in Ramstein Guard, an electronic warfare Nato exercise in which Poland was the lead...

Israeli Air Force begins absorption process of David's Sling air defence system
Monday, June 29, 2015 The Israeli Air Force's (IAF) Air Defense Division has established a founding team, marking the start of the absorption process of the David's Sling Weapon System (DSWS) also known as 'Magic...

DA Defence’s A-4 Skyhawks support German Air Force training in Italy
Friday, June 26, 2015 Discovery Air Defence Services (DA Defence) has deployed McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawks to offer training support to the German Air Force Eurofighters on deployment in...

USAF failed to fully assess cost savings of A-10 divestment, says GAO report
Friday, June 26, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has not fully assessed the cost savings related with A-10 divestment or its alternatives proposed, according to a new report released by the US Government...

Erickson to train Uruguayan Air Force helicopter pilots
Friday, June 26, 2015 Erickson has received a contract from Chilcott, on behalf of US Southern Command, to deliver flight currency training for the Uruguayan Air Force helicopter pilots (Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya or...

Iraq’s F-16 fighter jet crashed in US during night training mission
Friday, June 26, 2015 An Iraqi Air Force's F-16 fighter jet has reportedly crashed in Arizona near the US-Mexico border during a night training...

Antonov completes first phase of Ukraine's AN-26 modernisation
Thursday, June 25, 2015 Aircraft manufacturing and services firm Antonov, part of the Ukrainian Defense Industry (Ukroboronprom), has successfully completed the first phase of Ukraine's AN−26 transport...


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