Swedish aerospace and defence manufacturer Saab has withdrawn its fifth-generation Gripen E fighter...
US and Australia sign cross-servicing agreement for C-17A Globemaster
The US has entered a cross-servicing arrangement with Australia for the repair and maintenance of C-17A Globemaster transport aircraft.
Airbus adds new products to SmartForce digital services suite
Airbus has expanded its digital support services offering SmartForce with the launch of seven products for military customers to enhance aircraft operational readiness.
Terma delivers MWS and 3D-Audio upgrades for BD and RNLAF F-16 jets
Terma has completed the deliveries of missile warning system (MWS) and 3D-Audio upgrades for the F-16 aircraft of Belgian Defence (BD) and the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF).
Saab pulls Gripen E fighter jet out of Swiss Air Force flight tests
Swedish aerospace and defence manufacturer Saab has withdrawn its fifth-generation Gripen E fighter jet from flight tests with the Swiss Air Force, stating that the aircraft’s development plan does not match up with Swiss defence procurement agency Armasuisse’s plan to have operationally-ready jets this year.
Exploring the air bases of the South African Air Force
The South African Air Force owns a number of air force bases across the country, which provide key aerial services including military transport, maritime exercises, search and rescue, and combat training.
New Zealand military picks C-130 Super Hercules for transport needs
The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has selected the Lockheed Martin-built C-130J-30 Super Hercules as the preferred option for its military transport replacement programme.
US plots Turkey’s F-35 exit over Russian S-400 row
The US Department of Defence (DoD) has outlined plans to make Turkey's F-35 programme exit as smooth and orderly as possible, should the Eurasian nation buy Russia's S-400 air defence system.
USAF redesigns equipment to better fit its female pilots
At the Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia on Tuesday, US Air Force (USAF) and US Navy female pilots participated in the Female Fitment event, where they had their body measurements taken in preparation for the delivery of tailored flight equipment.
HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH)
The HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) is being developed by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in co-operation with Lockheed Martin for the US Air Force’s (USAF) CRH programme.
Thule Air Base: inside the US’s northernmost military base in Greenland
The US’s northernmost military base is the Thule Air Base in Greenland, which was strategically, yet illicitly, established to offer the Danish colonies protection from Germany in the Second World War. Today, the base is used for monitoring space for defence purposes.
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