The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3m...
India’s indigenous aircraft Saras completes second flight test
India’s indigenously built light transport aircraft Saras has successfully conducted a test flight for the second time from Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) airport in Bengaluru.
Indonesia finalises deal for 11 Su-35S with Russia
Indonesia has finalised a $1.14bn deal with Russia for 11 Sukhoi Su-35S multi-role fighter jets, of which two units will be delivered in August.
Sikorsky starts final assembly of USAF’s HH-60W combat rescue helicopter
Sikorsky has begun final assembly of the first HH-60W combat rescue helicopter to upgrade the US Air Force (USAF) rescue mission capabilities.
UK MoD signs £260m FMS deal with US to support RAF’s C-17 aircraft
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a £260m foreign military sale (FMS) agreement to support the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) fleet of C-17 Globemaster III heavy-lift transport 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.
Belgium joins multinational effort to acquire Airbus MRTT aircraft
Belgium has joined the European multinational fleet arrangement to acquire a fleet of Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft.
DCMA Boeing Seattle delivers sixth P-8A aircraft to RAAF
Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Boeing Seattle has delivered the sixth P-8A Poseidon military aircraft to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
UK submits final offer for 34 Eurofighter Typhoon to Belgium
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has submitted its final proposal to Belgium for the delivery of 34 units of the Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role aircraft to replace the country’s existing F-16 fleet.
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