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US, Australia and UK begin Exercise Red Flag 16-1

The US Air Force (USAF), the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) are participating in a national air-to-air combat training exercise, code-named Red Flag 16-1, at...

US, Australia and UK begin Exercise Red Flag 16-1

Full-scale production of Light Combat Aircraft Tejas to begin in 2017

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced plans to commence full-scale production of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas in...

Full-scale production of Light Combat Aircraft Tejas to begin in 2017

USAF's MET at Udeid Air Base in Qatar begins operations

The US Air Force's (USAF) first fully funded modernisation enterprise terminal (MET) installed at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, has commenced...

USAF's MET at Udeid Air Base in Qatar begins operations

General Atomics to deliver software support to MQ-9 UAVs

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has secured a contract to provide software support to the US Air Force Special Operations Command's (AFSOC) MQ-9 unmanned aerial systems...

General Atomics to deliver software support to MQ-9 UAVs

US nuclear-armed Minuteman III missile damaged due to human error

The US Air Force (USAF) has revealed that the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) was damaged due to maintenance errors by three airmen in...

US nuclear-armed Minuteman III missile damaged due to human error

France signs deal for sale of 36 Rafale fighters to India

France and India have signed an intergovernmental agreement for the purchase of Rafale combat aircraft manufactured by France's Dassault Aviation. ...

France signs deal for sale of 36 Rafale fighters to India

USAF completes first refuelling flight of Boeing-built KC-46A

The US Air Force (USAF) has successfully completed the first refuelling flight of Boeing-built KC-46A Pegasus tanker (EMD-2) tanker in Washington...

USAF completes first refuelling flight of Boeing-built KC-46A

First Finmeccanica-built F-35A wing set completes maiden flight

The US Air Force's (USAF) 156th F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft produced by Lockheed Martin has completed its maiden flight in Fort Worth, Texas....

First Finmeccanica-built F-35A wing set completes maiden flight

Afghanistan to receive C-208B aircraft from Cessna

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has approved a foreign military sale (FMS) of Cessna C-208B Caravan intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft to support the...

Afghanistan to receive C-208B aircraft from Cessna

USAF stalls plans to retire A-10 thunderbolt

The US Air Force (USAF) has stalled plans to retire A-10 Thunderbolt ground attack aircraft in the wake of the emerging threat from Russian aggression and...

USAF stalls plans to retire A-10 thunderbolt

RAAF deploys 14 aircraft for Exercise Red Flag in US

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has deployed 14 aircraft to the Exercise Red Flag 16-1, at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada,...

RAAF deploys 14 aircraft for Exercise Red Flag in US

USAF's F-16 Fighting Falcon crashes near Arizona

A US Air Force (USAF) operated F-16 Fighting Falcon multirole fighter aircraft, piloted by a Taiwanese trainee, has crashed near Bagdad,...

USAF's F-16 Fighting Falcon crashes near Arizona

Iraq requests $2bn worth of weapons for F-16 from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a $1.95bn potential foreign military sale (FMS) of F-16 weapons and munitions to...

Iraq requests $2bn worth of weapons for F-16 from US

Afghan inducts Mi-25 gunship helicopters offered by India

The Afghan Ministry of Defence (MoD) has inducted three of the four Mi-25 gunship helicopters supplied by India to the Afghan Air Force...

Afghan inducts Mi-25 gunship helicopters offered by India

General Atomics to deliver additional MQ-9 UAVs to France

The US Department of Defence (DoD) has selected General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) as the prime contractor for a foreign military sale (FMS) of additional MQ-9 unmanned aerial...

General Atomics to deliver additional MQ-9 UAVs to France

USAF's cyberspace weapon system achieves operational capability

The US Air Force Space Command's (AFSPC) cyberspace weapon system has achieved a milestone by gaining full operational capability...

USAF's cyberspace weapon system achieves operational capability

Raytheon secures contract to boost capabilities of USAF

Raytheon has secured a contract to research on the development of next-generation, air-launched, tactical missiles for strengthening the defence capabilities of the US Air Force...

Raytheon secures contract to boost capabilities of USAF

Vietnam to divest former US airbase

The Vietnamese Ministry of Defence (MoD) has decided to offload a former US airbase in the Khánh Hòa province on the south central...

Vietnam to divest former US airbase

Australian pilots to begin PC-21 training in Switzerland

The first batch of Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilots have arrived in Switzerland to undergo conversion training on the Pilatus PC-21...

Australian pilots to begin PC-21 training in Switzerland

Pakistan test fires indigenously built Ra'ad cruise missile

The Pakistani Air Force has test-fired the indigenously built Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Ra'ad at an undisclosed...

Pakistan test fires indigenously built Ra'ad cruise missile

Rockwell to upgrade Pakistan's C-130 fleet

The US Department of Defence (DoD) has selected Rockwell Collins as the prime contractor for the C-130 Hercules fleet upgrade and supply of associated equipment to...

Rockwell to upgrade Pakistan's C-130 fleet