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Aero Vodochody, Iraqi MoD close to signing L-159 supply contract
02 September, 2014
Aero Vodochody Aerospace has agreed to the essential terms of a contract covering the sale of 12 L-159 light combat aircraft to the Iraqi Ministry of Defence...
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Lockheed, Warsaw University advance unmanned aircraft partnership
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 A Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) team has successfully demonstrated the first phase of flight test and integration of unmanned aircraft platforms with an autonomous mission control...

Royal Air Force’s first A400M airlifter completes maiden flight test
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed the maiden test flight of the UK Royal Air Force’s (RAF) first A400M military transport...

Israel shoots down Syrian UAV amid escalating tensions in Golan Heights
Monday, September 01, 2014 The Israeli Air Force (IAF) shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that entered Israeli-controlled airspace over the Golan Heights on 31...

Indian MoD secures approval for Chinook and Apache purchase
Monday, September 01, 2014 The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has received approval to acquire Chinook and Apache helicopters under a multi-billion dollar deal with the...

Airbus completes winter testing of Zephyr 7 in Southern Hemisphere
Monday, September 01, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed the long-endurance flight test of its Zephyr 7 high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) system in winter weather...

USAF likely to award 3DELRR contract next week
Friday, August 29, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) is likely to award the long-awaited three dimensional expeditionary long-range radar (3DELRR) contract as early as next...

US hands over first upgraded KC-135 Stratotanker to France
Friday, August 29, 2014 The French Air Force (ALAT) has taken delivery of the first modernised KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelling aircraft from the US at Air Base 125, near Istres,...

UAE military orders TCG’s ground tactical data link system
Friday, August 29, 2014 Tactical Communications Group (TCG) has been awarded a contract to supply its ground tactical data link systems (GTS) hardware and software components to the UAE Armed...

UK announces new humanitarian relief package for Iraqi refugees
Thursday, August 28, 2014 The UK Government has announced an additional £10m emergency humanitarian relief package for the displaced Iraqi civilians, primarily women and...

USAF F-15C fighter crashes in Virginia forest
Thursday, August 28, 2014 A US Air Force’s (USAF) F-15C Eagle all-weather tactical fighter aircraft has crashed during a cross-country mission near Deerfield, Virginia,...

French Rafale fighters participate in Exercise Arctic Thunder
Thursday, August 28, 2014 The French Air Force has deployed several Rafale multi-role combat aircraft for a training exercise at Banak Air Base in...

Israel and Hamas begin indefinite ceasefire in Gaza Strip
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Israel and Hamas have agreed to an indefinite ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, ending seven weeks of intense fighting in the...

Turkey again extends bidding deadline for LORAMIDS tender
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 The Turkish Government has asked companies competing for the country’s long-range air and missile defence systems (LORAMIDS) contract to extend the validity of their...

Lockheed continues F-35 JSF programme flight tests
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Lockheed Martin has demonstrated the maturity of its F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) programme through a series of flight tests in the...

China refutes US claims of dangerous intercept by fighter jet
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 The Chinese Defence Ministry has refuted US allegations that a fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US military aircraft over international waters off...

USAF tests Raytheon’s upgraded high-speed anti-radiation missile
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) has successfully flight tested Raytheon’s upgraded high-speed anti-radiation missile’s (Harm) control section modification (HCSM) version from an undisclosed...

US begins surveillance flights over Syria amid escalating crisis
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 The US military has reportedly started surveillance flights over Syria in an effort to gather intelligence on the Islamic State (IS) militant...

DARPA contracts Northrop for XS-1 spacecraft design development
Friday, August 22, 2014 Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract to develop preliminary design and flight demonstration plan for the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Experimental...

US continues air campaign in Iraq despite IS warnings
Friday, August 22, 2014 The US military is continuing airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Iraq despite threats that the group would kill another US...

GD wins USAF ICBM guidance modernisation contract
Friday, August 22, 2014 General Dynamics (GD) Advanced Information Systems has been awarded a contract to work on the US Air Force’s (USAF) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) guidance modernisation...


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