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Israel completes CH-53 life extension project
04 August, 2015
The Israeli Air Force has successfully completed the life extension project of Sikorsky-built CH-53 helicopter as the final helicopter left the Aerial Maintenance Unit...
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Pro-Hadi Yemeni forces seize al-Anad air base from Houthi rebels
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 Yemeni forces loyal to exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi have reportedly recaptured the country's largest military air base, al-Anad base, from Houthi...

Brazil and Sweden agree on financial terms for Gripen NG project
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 Brazil and Sweden have agreed on the interest rates of a financial agreement for the former’s Gripen NG acquisition, allowing the contract to follow legal procedures for final approval in the...

US to supply infrared countermeasure systems to UAE
Monday, August 03, 2015 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified the Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of AN/AAQ 24(V) directional infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) systems and...

Selex to deliver radar warning capability for UK’s Puma helicopters
Monday, August 03, 2015 The UK Ministry of Defence has selected Finmeccanica-Selex to deliver an ongoing radar warning capability for the Royal Air Force's Puma helicopter...

USAF’s AEHF system achieves initial operational capability
Monday, August 03, 2015 The US Air Force's (USAF) advanced extremely high-frequency (AEHF) system has reached initial operational capability (IOC), the Air Force Space Command commander general John Hyten has...

USAF Special Operations Command receives first AC-130J aircraft
Monday, August 03, 2015 The US Air Force's Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has received its first AC-130J Ghostrider with advanced capabilities....

Boeing presents Australia’s first EA-18G Growler aircraft
Friday, July 31, 2015 Boeing has unveiled the first EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft built for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), offering advanced airborne electronic attack (AEA) capability to the country....

US delivers eight F-16 Block 52 aircraft to Egypt
Friday, July 31, 2015 The US has delivered eight F-16 Block 52 aircraft to Egypt, providing additional capacity to the country’s existing fleet of F-16...

India scraps multi-billion dollar tender for 126 combat aircraft
Friday, July 31, 2015 The Government of India has withdrawn a multi-billion dollar tender for 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA), according to Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar....

US Air Force upgrades E-3 Sentry with new AN/UPX-40 system
Friday, July 31, 2015 The US Air Force's (USAF) Hanscom Air Force Base (AFB) airborne early warning and control (AWACS) next-generation identification friend or foe (NGIFF) programme office has completed the...

Engility to support US Air Force’s GPS directorate
Thursday, July 30, 2015 Engility subsidiary TASC has secured a contract to deliver systems engineering and integration (SE&I) for the US Air Force Global Positioning Systems (GPS)...

Australia receives seventh C-17A Globemaster III aircraft from Boeing
Thursday, July 30, 2015 The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has received its seventh C-17A Globemaster III aircraft from Boeing, strengthening the country's military, humanitarian and disaster relief support capabilities....

Alenia Aermacchi completes first flight tests of C-27J with new winglets
Thursday, July 30, 2015 Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi has successfully completed first flight-tests of the C-27J battlefield airlifter configuration aircraft with new...

Harris and CPqD to support Brazilian Air Force’s ATC network
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The Brazilian Air Force has awarded a contract to Harris and CPqD, an information and communications technologies provider, to deliver a monitor and control system and on-site operations...

Canada announces new measures to improve SAR capabilties
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The Government of Canada has revealed a series of measures aimed to improve capabilities of the country's search-and-rescue (SAR) system....

UK and Indian Air Forces participate in Exercise Indradanush
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The British Royal Air Force (RAF) and Indian Air Force (IAF) are participating in a two-week bilateral air and ground exercise, Exercise Indradanush, in the...

Indian Air Force asks HAL to halt production of intermediate jet trainers
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The Indian Air Force (IAF) has reportedly asked the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) to halt work on its Intermediate Jet Trainers (IJT) programme....

RAF’s LXX Squadron reformed as first frontline unit to operate Atlas A400M
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The UK Royal Air force's (RAF) Squadron assigned to operate the new fleet of A400M aircraft has been reformed as Number LXX (70) Squadron....

Qatar Armed Forces to receive Kronos radars from Selex
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Qatar's Armed Forces has selected Finmeccanica’s Selex to provide air surveillance and defence system to secure the country’s...

Saudi-led coalition violated laws-of-war in Yemen, says Human Rights Watch
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Saudi Arabia-led coalition airstrikes on two residential compounds in the Yemeni port city of Mokha have violated laws-of-war, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has argued....


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