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Lopamudra Roy

USAF’s combat metals team repairs and refits C-130 Hercules landing gear door

The 386th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron of the US Air Force (USAF) has refitted a repaired landing gear door of C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft during a maintenance operation in Southwest Asia.

Philippines Air Force’s C-130 conducts replenishment mission and acquires US weapons

The Philippines Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has confirmed the acquisition of rockets and munitions from the US.

Embraer delivers first Phenom 100 jet for UK MFTS programme

Brazilian manufacturer Embraer has delivered the first Phenom 100 business aircraft to offer multi-engine pilot training to the UK Armed Forces.

USAF selects Fairchild air force base for additional KC-135 Stratotankers

The US Air Force (USAF) has chosen Fairchild Air Force Base (AFB) in Washington, US, as the preferred location to base a squadron of KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft.

Saudi Arabia requests $750m air force blanket order training programme from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale (FMS) to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a blanket order training programme for the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) and other Saudi forces.

BAE to develop new technology to enable UASs conduct multiple functions

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded two new contracts to BAE Systems for developing new technology that would enable unmanned aerial systems (UASs) to conduct multiple functions.

Australian Department of Defence extends satellite contract with Optus

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has extended its C1 satellite partnership with Optus for another ten years with a $40m contract.

MHI unveils first Japan-assembled F-35A joint strike fighter

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has unveiled the first indigenously assembled F-35A joint strike fighter at its Komaki South Final Assembly and Check-Out (FACO) facility in Nagoya, Japan.

USAF’s E-3 Sentry aircraft to participate in BALTOPS 2017 for first time

The US Air Force’s (USAF) E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft is set to participate in this years’ Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise for the first time in 20 years.

CSRA secures $61m contract to support USAF’s ISR mission

The US Air Force (USAF) will support CSRA’s global intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) mission through a $61m contract.