Qatar and France conclude Rafale deal worth €6.7bn, US approves $1.22bn sale of advanced AIM-120D missiles to Australia, and Japan beefs up aerial defence against Chinese intrusions. Airforce-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from April 2016.
The Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) has unveiled plans to establish a multi-disciplinary Air Force team at the Air Force Research Laboratory to help carry the US Air Force (USAF) to Third Offset by developing the next-generation of operational capabilities.
India-based manufacturer OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT) has entered into a strategic partnership with France’s Sagem for the production of armament air-sol modulaire (AASM) Hammer Bomb Guidance and Glide Kit in India.
BAE Systems has entered into a strategic partnership with Malaysia’s aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre AIROD to upgrade avionic systems on the Royal Malaysia Air Force (RMAF) Hawk aircraft.