The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3m...
- Agents of SHiELD – the US Air Force’s new aircraft-mounted laser weapon
- Elbit to set up simulators for IAF’s C-130H and C-130J aircraft
- Indra develops new simulator for Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft
- RSAF participates in joint military training with IAF
- Lockheed Martin wins C-130J Super Hercules training contracts
Iraqi forward air controllers conduct first coalition live-fire exercise
The Iraqi forward air controllers (IFAC) have successfully completed the first coalition live-fire exercise for the IFAC course.
Slovakian Air Force firefighters train in UK to tackle aircraft fires
The Slovakian Air Force firefighters have undergone training at the Defence Fire Training and Development Centre in Manston, Kent, UK, to learn the skills required to manage serious aircraft fires.
USAF’s AGE flight implements new aircraft training programme
The US Air Force’s (USAF) 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) flight has implemented a new 32-day programme to boost the training for three-level airmen on the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-35A Lightning II aircraft.
Agents of SHiELD – the US Air Force’s new aircraft-mounted laser weapon
The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3m contract to design, develop and produce an aircraft-mounted high-power fibre laser. It forms one part of the Self-protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD) programme, which aims to demonstrate the ability of an airborne protective laser system by 2021. Berenice Baker speaks to Lockheed Martin about the significance of the programme.
USAFCENT establishes new Coalition Aviation Advisory and Training team in Iraq
The US Air Forces Central Command (USAFCENT), in collaboration with the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, has set up a new Coalition Aviation Advisory and Training Team (CAATT) in Iraq.
Elbit to set up simulators for IAF’s C-130H and C-130J aircraft
Elbit Systems has secured a contract from the Israeli Ministry of Defense to provide and operate simulators for the Israeli Air Force (IAF) aircraft fleet.
Indra develops new simulator for Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft
Indra is developing a new simulator for Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role combat aircraft, under an agreement signed between the German and Spanish defence ministries.
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