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USAF completes ISO inspection on C-5M Super Galaxy airlifter
28 July, 2016
The US Air Force (USAF) has completed a major ISO inspection on a C-5M Space Cargo Modified (SCM) Super Galaxy aircraft at Dover Air Force Base (AFB),...
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Second T-50A aircraft completes first test flight for USAF's APT competition Thursday, July 28, 2016 The second upgraded T-50A aircraft, which is intended for use in the US Air Force's (USAF) advanced pilot training (APT) competition, has successfully completed its initial test...

Northrop's Global Hawk UAS achieves 200,000 flight hours Thursday, July 28, 2016 Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has achieved 200,000 flight hours in support of intelligence gathering for military...

Ball and XTAR demonstrate ISR service to support USAF's TENCAP programme Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Ball Aerospace and XTAR have demonstrated high-throughput intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) services for the US Air Force (USAF) on an X-band hatch-mounted flat panel...

US Air National Guard fires Lockheed's laser guided training rounds from F-16 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 A US Air National Guard (ANG) unit has successfully fired eight Lockheed Martin enhanced laser guided training rounds (ELGTR) for the first...

ViaSat to provide in-flight internet services to Air Force One and other aircraft Wednesday, July 27, 2016 ViaSat has received an in-flight broadband and communications services contract from the US Defense Information Systems Agency...

Airbus to provide Heron 1 UAS for German military deployment in Mali Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Airbus Defence and Space has received a contract from the German Defence Procurement Agency (BAAInBw) to provide Heron 1 surveillance drones for use in military missions in...

Raytheon to develop new technologies for airborne communications Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Raytheon is developing new technologies to allow seamless communication between next-generation manned and unmanned flying...

Teledyne wins contract to provide aircrew laser eye protection to USAF Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Teledyne Scientific & Imaging (TS&I) has received a contract to provide laser eye protection to the US Air Force's (USAF)...

Indian Air Force's Antonov An-32 aircraft goes missing Monday, July 25, 2016 The Indian defence authorities are engaged in search operations for the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Antonov An-32 aircraft, which went missing over the Bay of Bengal on...

Australia’s first Pilatus PC-21 aircraft completes initial test flight Monday, July 25, 2016 The Australian Defence Force (ADF) first Pilatus PC-21 aircraft, which is registered as A54, has successfully completed the initial production test...

USAF to study effects of noise exposure on health Monday, July 25, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) is set to begin the Total Exposure Health initiative with the goal of improving warfighters' health by preventing them from being exposed to...

Report: Thailand’s defence budget to rise to $6.9bn by 2021 Friday, July 22, 2016 The Thai defence budget is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.06% to reach $6.9bn by 2021, says a report by Strategic Defence Intelligence...

SAIC wins $86m contract to provide subject matter expertise to USAF Friday, July 22, 2016 Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has received a strategic plans and policy support services task order from the US Air Force (USAF) and the General Services...

Deals this week: SAIC, Grob Aircraft, Technica Corporation Friday, July 22, 2016 Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has won an $86m task order to provide the US Air Force with subject matter...

Astronics to provide F-16 lighting systems for undisclosed international customer Friday, July 22, 2016 Astronics Corporation has received a contract to deliver night vision compatible lighting systems to an undisclosed international customer to support its F-16 aircraft...

Cubic wins follow-on contract for USAF's air adviser training Thursday, July 21, 2016 Cubic Global Defense (CGD) has secured a contract to continue to provide air adviser training at the US Air Force (USAF) Expeditionary...

UAE requests $785m sale of munitions from US Thursday, July 21, 2016 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of the potential $785m foreign military sale of munitions, sustainment, and support to the United Arab Emirates...

USAF deploys airmen and A-10 Thunderbolt for cross-border training in Slovakia Thursday, July 21, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) has deployed more than 140 airmen and eight A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft to participate in cross-border training in Slovakia as part of Operation Atlantic...

Human rights groups ask US-led coalition forces to prevent civilian deaths in Syria Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Several human rights groups are calling on US-led coalition forces to take measures to prevent civilian deaths while conducting military operations in...

India to finalise Rafale combat aircraft deal with France Wednesday, July 20, 2016 The Government of India is set to finalise the purchase of 36 Rafale combat aircraft in fly-away condition from France for the Indian Air Force...


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