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US to assist Israel with $225m additional funds for Iron Dome components
24 July, 2014
The US Department of Defense has asked the Senate to approve $225m additional funds to accelerate the production of Iron Dome missile system components for...
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Raytheon plans to offer SDB II bomb for UK’s Spear Capability 3 project
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Raytheon is planning to compete with MBDA for the UK’s Spear Capability 3 programme for the Eurofighter Typhoon and F-35B Lightning II...

Ukraine says ‘missiles from inside Russia’ downed two Su-25 jets
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Two Ukrainian Su-25 fighter jets were shot down in the disputed region of Donetsk by missiles suspected to have been fired from inside Russia....

USAF selects SSL for hosted payload solutions programme
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has been selected as one of the prime contractors to compete for work on the US Air Force’s (USAF) hosted payload solutions (HoPS)...

French Air Force receives first upgraded E-3F AWACS aircraft from Boeing
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Boeing has handed over the first upgraded E-3F Sentry airborne warning and control systems (AWACS) aircraft to the French Air...

UK MoD awards aeronautical contract to 1Spatial
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a long-term contract to 1Spatial to support the digital aeronautical flight information file (DAFIF) upgrade...

Saab will not compete for Denmark’s $5bn fighter jet contract
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Swedish manufacturer Saab has decided against bidding for the Royal Danish Air Force’s (RDAF) fighter replacement programme...

CAE to upgrade Canada’s CC-130J Hercules aircrew training systems
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 The Canadian Department of National Defence has extended CAE’s contract to upgrade the CC-130J Hercules training environment at the Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Trenton in Ontario....

Two killed in Nigerian Air Force's Mi-35 Hind helicopter crash
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Two Nigerian Air Force personnel have been killed after their Mi-35 Hind multi-role combat helicopter crashed in the north-eastern state of...

Australian releases F-35A environmental impact statement
Monday, July 21, 2014 The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has released the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed flying operations of the F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter...

India’s Tejas aircraft likely to witness further delays
Monday, July 21, 2014 The Indian Air Force’s (IAF) domestically manufactured Mark-I Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) is likely to miss its final operational clearance (FOC) scheduled for the end of this...

India approves foreign investment in defence aircraft project
Monday, July 21, 2014 The Indian Government has paved the way for foreign private investments in defence sector with the clearance to build a military transport aircraft that would replace the air force's Avro...

USAF test flights first RMP modified F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft
Friday, July 18, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) has successfully completed the first flight of the F-15E Strike Eagle fighter aircraft upgraded with the new APG-82(V)1 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar...

Eurofighter wins contract to arm Typhoon with Storm Shadow missile
Friday, July 18, 2014 The Nato Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (Netma) has awarded a contract to Eurofighter for integration of the Storm Shadow long-range attack missile into the Typhoon combat...

Pratt & Whitney, AIM Norway sign F135 depot activation contract
Friday, July 18, 2014 Pratt & Whitney and Aerospace Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Norway have signed a contract for establishment of a maintenance, repair, overhaul, & upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the F135...

Selex to supply Raven AESA radar for Saab Gripen NG fighters
Thursday, July 17, 2014 Saab has awarded a multi-million Euro contract to Selex for the supply of the Raven ES-05 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, at the Farnborough International Airshow in the...

MBDA begins Brimstone 2 air-to-surface missile production
Thursday, July 17, 2014 European missile manufacturer MBDA has started production of Brimstone 2 air-to-surface missile at its manufacturing facilities in Lostock and Henlow,...

Italy’s MC-27J aircraft completes first phase of ground and flight testing
Thursday, July 17, 2014 The Italian Air Force’s (ITAF) fully configured multi-mission MC-27J Praetorian tactical transport aircraft has successfully completed the first phase of ground and flight testing...

Israel intensifies airstrikes after Hamas rejects ceasefire deal
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Israel continued airstrikes on the Gaza Strip after a ceasefire truce attempted by Egypt was rejected by...

UK awards Typhoon E-Scan assessment phase contract to BAE
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 BAE Systems has received a contract to de-risk E-Scan active electronically scanned-array (AESA) radar development for integration into the UK Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Typhoon combat aircraft...

UK and France agree to begin future combat air system feasibility study
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 The British and French Governments have signed an agreement to work on the feasibility phase of a new unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) currently planned to be jointly developed by the two...


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