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  • 21 June 2010

    UK Suspends Search and Rescue Helicopter Programme

    The UK's new government has decided to suspend a search and rescue helicopter (SAR-H) programme to replace the country's Sea King helicopters, which would have cost around £4.6bn ($6bn). The...

  • 20 June 2010

    Korean Air Force Retires Phantom Fighter Jets

    The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has retired its F-4D Phantom fighter jets after 41 years of service. Since 1969, the 151st Fighter Squadron of the ROKAF has operated...

  • 20 June 2010

    US Air Force Test Launches Minuteman Missile

    The US Air Force has carried out a test launch of a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. During the test, the missile's...

  • 17 June 2010

    Turkish Drones Idle in Absence of Israeli Staff

    Turkey's six Heron drones, located at an air base near Turkey's Iraqi and Iranian borders, have stopped flying, after Israeli operators left the base due to Turkish-Israeli tensions. Turkish Defence...

  • 17 June 2010

    IAF Conducts Second Hot Weather Trial on Tejas

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) has carried out the second phase of hot weather trials on the Tejas light combat aircraft, which is due for initial operational clearance (IOC) by...

  • 17 June 2010

    France and UAE Rafale Fighter Talks Underway

    Technical talks over the sale of Rafale fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by France are underway and could soon be finalised according to French Defence minister Hérvé...

  • 16 June 2010

    Finnish Air Force to Receive New Ground Network

    The Finnish Air Force has awarded a contract for a ground systems network to a team including Rockwell Collins, BAE Systems AeI and Insta DefSec Oy. The system will support...

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