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French DGA contracts Sabena Technics and Thales to supply light aircraft
28 June, 2016
The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has contracted Sabena Technics and Thales to supply light aircraft for surveillance and reconnaissance...
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Brazilian Air Force begins operational testing of KC-390 transport aircraft Tuesday, June 28, 2016 The Brazilian Air Force is conducting operational testing of the KC-390 transport / tanker aircraft at Campo Grande air...

USAF develops new mobile, reconfigurable cockpit Tuesday, June 28, 2016 The US Air Force's (USAF) 772nd Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base have created a mobile, reconfigurable...

US conducts airstrikes against Taliban in southern Afghanistan Monday, June 27, 2016 US forces have reportedly conducted air strikes against Taliban troops in southern Afghanistan, days after President Barack Obama allowed expanded air strikes against the militant...

Sikorsky receives S-70i Black Hawk aircraft prototype from PZL Mielec Monday, June 27, 2016 Sikorsky has received a prototype of the S-70i Black Hawk aircraft from its Polish subsidiary PZL...

India’s HAL flight tests Su-30 MKI aircraft integrated with BrahMos missile Monday, June 27, 2016 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has conducted the first test flight of Sukhoi Su-30 MKI aircraft with BrahMos missile at its airport in Nashik, in the Indian state of...

Deals this week: Honeywell, Raytheon, American Systems Corporation Friday, June 24, 2016 Honeywell has received a $75m contract from the US Air Force for a joint government and industry...

Report: South African defence sector expected to grow over five years Friday, June 24, 2016 South African defence spending is predicted to record a CAGR of 1.83% during 2017-21, according to a report by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI)....

RAF's Typhoon fighter arrives at Kinloss Barracks in Scotland Friday, June 24, 2016 The Royal Air Force's (RAF) Typhoon fighter has landed at Kinloss Barracks in the north of Scotland for the first...

Indra to deliver A330 MRTT full flight simulator to Airbus Friday, June 24, 2016 Spain-based Indra has been contracted by Airbus Defence and Space to supply a full-flight simulator (FFS) to support pilot flight-training on the A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport...

Lockheed starts construction of C-130J and LM-100J pilot training facility in US Thursday, June 23, 2016 Lockheed Martin has started building work on a facility in the US state of Georgia to train air mobility pilots and crews for the C-130J airlifter and LM-100J commercial freighter....

American Systems wins contract to provide fighter test services to US AFOTEC Thursday, June 23, 2016 IT solutions provider American Systems has received an $85m contract to continue fighter test services for the US Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center...

Israeli Air Force's first F-35A Lightning II fighter jet launched Thursday, June 23, 2016 The Israeli Air Force's (IAF) first F-35A Lightning II all-weather, stealth multirole fighter has been launched at Lockheed Martin's production facility in Fort Worth, Texas,...

USAF's 433rd Airlift Wing receives first C-5M Super Galaxy transport aircraft Wednesday, June 22, 2016 The US Air Force's (USAF) Air Reserve Component, 433rd Airlift Wing (AW), has received the first C-5M Super Galaxy...

Serco wins contract to upgrade HEMP radars for USAF Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Serco has been contracted to upgrade the high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) protection of ballistic missile early warning systems for the US Air Force...

Vocality updates satellite communications system for Brazilian Air Force Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Communications products firm Vocality has supported Brazilian air traffic control communications, under a partnership with RSA...

US Air Force develops new ISR payload adapter for RQ-4 Global Hawk Tuesday, June 21, 2016 The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has developed a new intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) payload adapter (IPA) for the Block 30 RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned...

US amends defence funding legislation to pave way for A-10 wing upgrades Tuesday, June 21, 2016 The US Representative Martha McSally has amended defence funding legislation to provide $100m for new A-10 wing...

StandardAero to set up F-35 military engine maintenance depot in Netherlands Tuesday, June 21, 2016 The Netherlands' Ministry of Defence (MOD) and StandardAero have agreed to establish a F-35 military engine maintenance depot at Woensdrecht Logistic Center, a Netherlands Air Force...

Lockheed Martin delivers two C-130J Super Hercules to USAF Monday, June 20, 2016 Lockheed Martin has delivered two C-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft to the US Air Force (USAF) from its facility in Marietta, Georgia,...

IAF's HTT 40 basic trainer aircraft conducts inaugural flight test Monday, June 20, 2016 The Indian Air Force's (IAF) HTT 40 basic trainer aircraft (BTA) has completed its inaugural flight at a facility in...


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