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Airbus hands over first A400M aircraft to German Air Force
19 December, 2014
The German Air Force has taken delivery of the first A400M tactical transport aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space at its final assembly line in Seville,...
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Japan and Australia selected for F-35 maintenance in Pacific Region
Friday, December 19, 2014 The US Department of Defence (DoD) has selected Japan and Australia for the maintenance and upgrade of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter based or operating in the Pacific...

USAF orders AN/PLM-4 radar signal simulators from Exelis
Friday, December 19, 2014 Exelis has been awarded a contract for the supply of its AN/PLM-4 radar signal simulators (RSS) to the US Air Force...

Raytheon completes fourth launch exercise of USAF's GPS III OCX system
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Raytheon has completed the fourth planned launch and early orbit exercise of the US Air Force's (USAF) Global Positioning System (GPS) III satellite and operational control system...

CAE receives simulation contracts from multiple armed forces
Thursday, December 18, 2014 CAE has been awarded a series of contracts to provide a range of simulation products and upgrades, as well as professional and long-term support services to several armed...

Lockheed cleared to start full rate production of JASSM-ER missile
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Lockheed Martin has been authorised by the US Air Force (USAF) to start full rate production of its joint air-to-surface standoff missile-extended range...

Kratos evaluates two new unmanned aerial drone and target systems
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has successfully completed a series of test and demonstration flights for two models of its high performance unmanned aerial drone and target...

Raytheon and Bell conduct first Griffin B missile launch from V-22 Osprey
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Raytheon has successfully completed a test launch of the Griffin B missile from a V-22 Osprey multi-mission helicopter at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona,...

Japan requests US for sale of AIM-120C7 air-to-air missiles
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of AIM-120C7 missiles and associated equipment to...

Elbit and Ogden Air Logistic Complex partner to improve support for soldiers
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Elbit Systems of America has signed a public-private partnership (PPP) agreement with Ogden Air Logistic Complex (OO-ALC) to improve support for US...

USAF installs AtHoc interactive warning system for shared situational awareness
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) has installed AtHoc's interactive warning system (IWS) on iPads in its emergency operations and communication centres for shared situational awareness at multiple...

Bolivian Air Force receives second AS332 C1e Super Puma helicopter
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Airbus Helicopters has delivered the second AS332 C1e Super Puma helicopter to the Bolivian Air Force (FAB) during a ceremony in Cochabamba,...

Pentagon selects Italy and Turkey for F-35 maintenance in Europe
Monday, December 15, 2014 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the European locations for heavy engine and air frame maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade (MRO&U) of the F-35 Lightning II joint...

BAE completes first full trial fit of Brimstone missile on Typhoon
Monday, December 15, 2014 BAE Systems has completed the first full trial fit of Brimstone air-to-surface missile onto a Eurofighter Typhoon combat...

Saab contracted for Gripen lease extension in Czech Republic
Monday, December 15, 2014 Saab has been awarded a contract to extend the lease of JAS 39 Gripen C/D multi-role combat aircraft in the Czech...

UK MoD to close Kinloss Aeronautical Rescue and Coordination Centre
Friday, December 12, 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced plans to close the Aeronautical Rescue and Coordination Centre (ARCC) at Kinloss Barracks in Moray, Scotland....

Lockheed orders Northrop’s navigation system for SBIRS GEO-5 satellite
Friday, December 12, 2014 Lockheed Martin has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman to supply a space inertial reference system for the US Air Force's (USAF) fifth space-based infrared system geosynchronous earth...

Alenia completes first Storm Shadow missile release from Typhoon
Friday, December 12, 2014 Alenia Aermacchi has successfully conducted the first release of a Storm Shadow missile from a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft....

DARPA awards adaptive radar countermeasures phase 2 contract to BAE
Thursday, December 11, 2014 BAE Systems has been selected to work on the second phase of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) adaptive radar countermeasures (ARC)...

Airbus authorised to commence work on UAE’s Falcon Eye contact
Thursday, December 11, 2014 The UAE Government has authorised Airbus Defence and Space to manufacture and deliver Falcon Eye Earth-observation satellites to the national armed...

Final Australian Heron detachment returns from Afghanistan
Thursday, December 11, 2014 The Australian Defence Force's (ADF) final Heron remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) detachment returned home from Afghanistan following a five-year...


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