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Boeing to upgrade RAAF’s two F/A-18 maintenance trainers
06 May, 2015
Boeing is set to upgrade two maintenance trainers for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in a bid to support the service's F/A-18F super hornet fighter and EA-18G Growler airborne...
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CPI to deliver antenna products for UAV platform
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 Communications and Power Industries (CPI) Malibu Division has received a production contract worth more than $3.5m to deliver advanced antenna...

American Systems receives NetCents-2 contract for USAF
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 IT solutions provider American Systems has received a Network Centric Solutions 2 (NetCents-2) network operations and infrastructure small business contract from the US Air Force...

Boeing continues delivering upgrades to USAF’s B-1B Lancer aircraft fleet
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 Boeing is successfully progressing with delivering upgrades to the US Air Force's (USAF) B-1B Lancer aircraft, transforming the supersonic bomber to better adapt to the digitised and...

Lockheed Martin completes final integration of first GPS III satellite
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 Lockheed Martin has completed final integration of the US Air Force's (USAF) first next-generation Global Positioning System III (GPS III)...

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes used cluster munitions in Yemen
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 The Saudi-led Arab coalition used US-supplied, banned cluster munitions to conduct airstrikes against Shiite Houthi rebel forces in Yemen, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has...

USAF awards APS Project Phase II contract modification to Orbit Logic
Friday, May 01, 2015 The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded a Phase II small business innovation research (SBIR) contract extension to Orbit Logic to continue development of flexible and...

Qatar to acquire 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale jets for $7bn
Friday, May 01, 2015 Qatar is set to sign a $7bn contract with France's Dassault Aviation to acquire 24 Rafale multirole fighter aircraft, amid increasing instability across the Middle...

Alenia unveils M-345 ground based training demonstrator device at ITEC 2015
Friday, May 01, 2015 Alenia Aermacchi has unveiled the M-345 ground-based training demonstrator device (GDD) at the recent International Training and Education Conference (ITEC) in the Czech...

Northrop to deliver navigation system for USAF’s SBIRS GEO-6 satellite
Friday, May 01, 2015 Northrop Grumman has secured a contract to supply a space inertial reference system for the US Air Force's (USAF) sixth Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit...

Raytheon to continue development of hypersonic boost glide systems
Thursday, April 30, 2015 Raytheon has received a contract from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue the development of hypersonic boost glide...

USAF contracts Lockheed to advance C-130J training capabilities
Thursday, April 30, 2015 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a series of contracts to advance C-130j Super Hercules aircrew and maintenance training for the US Air Force (USAF)...

Exelis and L-3 team up to develop EW solution for USAF’s AC/MC-130J aircraft
Thursday, April 30, 2015 Exelis has partnered with L-3 Platform Integration to develop advanced electronic self-protection capabilities for the US Air Force Special Operations Command's (AFSOC) AC/MC-130J Commando...

AFRL gears up to host Hall thruster experiment on X-37B flight vehicle
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has partnered with the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and the Rapid Capabilities Office to conduct a Hall thruster experiment onboard the...

Kopin to supply additional SXGA displays for F-35 programme
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Kopin has been awarded a series of follow-on production orders for high brightness SXGA displays in support of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike aircraft (JSF) programme....

ECS subcontracts CHSi for USAF’s medical training programme
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Comprehensive Health Services (CHSi) has secured a contract to provide medical modelling and simulation training to the US Air Force (USAF)....

Saab and Brazil sign Gripen NG weapon acquisition contract
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Saab has signed a contract with the Brazilian Ministry of Defence (MoD) to supply weapons for the country's Gripen Next Generation (NG)...

India requests for C-130J follow-on support package from US
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of follow-on support of C-130J Super Hercules aircraft and associated equipment...

Kunsan Air Base airmen participate in Exercise Max Thunder 15-1
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Airmen from the Kunsan Air Base (AB), South Korea, participated in a joint training exercise with members of the US Air Force (USAF), Marine Corps and the South Korean Air Force units at...

USAF uses new 3D laser technology to maintain ageing KC-135 Stratotankers
Monday, April 27, 2015 The US Air Force's (USAF) 92nd Maintenance Squadron (92nd MXG) is using a new 3D laser imaging technology to maintain the ageing KC-135 Stratotankers at Fairchild Air Force Base in...

Hezbollah builds airstrip for UAVs in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley
Monday, April 27, 2015 Lebanese Shi'a militant group Hezbollah has built an airstrip to operate its fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Bekaa Valley in north-east of the country, IHS Jane's Defense Weekly...


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