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Kongsberg receives orders to support F-35 joint strike fighter
22 May, 2015
Kongsberg Defence Systems has secured two orders worth NOK135m ($17.85m) to deliver structural components for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter...
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Boeing successfully returns USAF’s E-4B aircraft into operational service
Friday, May 22, 2015 The US Air Force's (USAF) E-4B advanced airborne command post has successfully returned to operational service following the completion of its maintenance at Boeing's San Antonio...

Upgraded French AWACS fleet achieves initial operating capability
Friday, May 22, 2015 Boeing has achieved initial operating capability (IOC) of the modernised French Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS)...

RAAF equips C-17A Globemaster with new Satcom and imagery display system
Friday, May 22, 2015 The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has equipped its C-17A Globemaster III strategic transport aircraft with a new advanced satellite communication (Satcom) and imagery display system for...

Rockwell Collins performs LVC air combat training flight
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Rockwell Collins has conducted the first successful live, virtual, constructive (LVC) air combat training flight using production joint secure air combat training system (JSAS)...

India successfully test fires Astra missile from Su-30 MKI fighter jet
Thursday, May 21, 2015 The Indian Air Force's (IAF) Astra beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAM) has been successfully test-fired from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur...

USAF’s X-37B successfully launched aboard Atlas V
Thursday, May 21, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has successfully launched the AFSPC-5 mission with support of a United Launch Alliance at Cape Canaveral Air...

Airbus asks operators to perform engine checks on A400M aircraft fleet
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Airbus Defence and Space has sent an alert operator transmission (AOT) to all A400M operators, asking them to perform specific checks on the aircraft...

Three UK companies to develop new anti-UAV defence system
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 British technology firms Blighter Surveillance Systems, Chess Dynamics and Enterprise Control Systems have collaborated to develop a fully integrated anti-UAV defence system...

Elbit Systems to install JHMCS II onboard AC-130W
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Elbit Systems of America has entered into a NAVSEA Crane contract to install the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) II onboard the...

Israel to receive JDAM tail kits from US for $1.87bn
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale (FMS) worth around $1.87bn to Israel for joint direct attack munition (JDAM) tail kits, munitions, and associated...

Germany, France and Italy to conduct definition study of European MALE drone
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Germany, France and Italy have signed a declaration of intent (DoI) to carry out a definition study worth up to €1bn into the European developed medium altitude / long endurance (MALE)...

US Air Force to decommission final MC-130P Combat Shadows
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 The US Air Force's (USAF) final two MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft landed for the last time in Hurlburt Field, Florida, during an MC-130P heritage flight, prior to their...

Raytheon and USAF complete SDB II Milestone C decision
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Raytheon and the US Air Force (USAF) have successfully completed the Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) Milestone C decision briefing, allowing the programme to enter low rate initial...

Raytheon delivers first operational hardware for GPS OCX
Monday, May 18, 2015 Raytheon has delivered the first operational hardware for the Global Positioning System's (GPS) next-generation operational control system, known as GPS...

USAF to announce winner of long-range strike bomber contract within two months
Monday, May 18, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) is expected to award the multi-billion dollar contract to build a new long-range strike bomber (LRS-B) within the next two...

US AFGSC’s bomb wings participate in exercise Constant Vigilance
Monday, May 18, 2015 The US Air Force Global Strike Command's (AFGSC) bomb wings have participated in the annual AFGSC exercise, Constant Vigilance, displaying its tactics, techniques and...

Cubic to support USAF Sustainment Center to improve secure communications
Monday, May 18, 2015 Cubic Global Defense has received a contract to support the US Air Force (USAF) Sustainment Center to enable secure communications between rescue forces and isolated persons during civil and...

USAF’s JSTARS Recap programme enters materiel solution analysis phase
Friday, May 15, 2015 The US Air Force's (USAF) Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) Recapitalization programme has entered into the materiel solution analysis phase, following the signing of a...

Array to modernise USAF’s standard base supply system
Friday, May 15, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has selected Array Information Technology (Array) to carry out the modernisation of the standard base supply system (SBSS), which is a critical system within the USAF...

USAF issues draft RFP for GPS III launch services
Friday, May 15, 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has issued a draft Request for Proposal (RFP) to purchase Global Positioning System III (GPS III) Launch Services....


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