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Airbus completes P-3 Orion aircraft upgrades for Brazil
30 July, 2014
Airbus Defence and Space has completed the delivery of nine P-3 Orion anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft to Brazil, even as it obtained a contract from the country for the supply of three...
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Elbit supplies upgraded F-16 avionics systems to Lockheed
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Elbit Systems of America has delivered the first avionics to Lockheed Martin as part of the F-16 fighter jet upgrade...

Delta IV launches three US Air Force surveillance satellites
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 The Delta IV rocket of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully launched three satellites for the US Air Force (USAF) under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle...

OSCE to deploy drones to monitor situation in Ukraine
Monday, July 28, 2014 The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is likely to deploy drones to support its special monitoring mission (SMM) in the disputed region of south-east...

Pilot killed as MiG-29 fighter jet crashes in Russia
Monday, July 28, 2014 The pilot of a Russian MiG-29 has been killed after the fighter jet crashed near Astrakhan in the southern part of the...

UN Security Council calls for ‘immediate’ ceasefire as strikes resume in Gaza
Monday, July 28, 2014 Israel and Hamas have begun renewed attacks on each other after a 24-hour ceasefire, despite the UN Security Council calling for an immediate peace...

Strikes on UN refugee shelter kill 16 in Gaza
Friday, July 25, 2014 At least 16 people have been killed and more than 200 were injured in air strikes on UN-run school, which was being used as a refugee shelter in...

Singapore’s F-15SG fighter jets participate in Exercise Red Flag – Nellis
Friday, July 25, 2014 The Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) F-15SG multirole fighter aircraft are participating in the Red Flag - Nellis multi-national training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, US,...

Lockheed rolls out first two F-35 JSF aircraft for Australia
Friday, July 25, 2014 Lockheed Martin has rolled out the first two F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), in Texas,...

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...

US to assist Israel with $225m additional funds for Iron Dome components
Thursday, July 24, 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...

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....

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...

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)...

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...

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....

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...

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...


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