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  • 18 May 2010

    USAF to Launch GPS Satellite on 20 May

    The US Air Force will launch the first global positioning system block IIF satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV vehicle on 20 May 2010. The satellite is scheduled...

  • 18 May 2010

    Russia to Develop Fifth-Generation Helicopter

    The Russian Air Force is to receive a fifth-generation stealth combat helicopter capable of attacking fighter jets. Russian Helicopter Holdings CEO Andrei Shibitov told the Voice of Russia that the...

  • 17 May 2010

    RAAF to Reduce JSF Use of Weapons Range

    The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will reduce the projected use of its Salt Ash Air Weapons range to decrease the impact of aircraft noise on the local community. Air...

  • 17 May 2010

    Israeli Air Force Deploys Upgraded PAC Missile

    The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has deployed a Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-2) guided enhanced missile (GEM) defence system following an upgrade. The IAF, which operates about ten batteries of the...

  • 16 May 2010

    USAF to Expand C-130 Hercules Training Fleet

    The US Air Force will expand its C-130 Hercules training fleet with additional planes from the air national guard and air force reserve squadrons. USAF secretary Michael Bruce Donley said...

  • 16 May 2010

    BAE Wins New Contract for Typhoon Avionics

    BAE Systems will provide repair and support services for the Typhoon aircraft's avionics equipment, under a £150m ($221m) contract from Eurofighter. The contract will cover the Typhoon fleet serving in...

  • 16 May 2010

    IAF to Begin Apache Helicopter Evaluation Tests

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) will begin evaluation tests of the Boeing AH-64D Apache attack helicopter this summer before purchasing 22 helicopters as part of its modernisation plan. Boeing responded...

  • 16 May 2010

    South Korea Takes Delivery of Final T-50 Training Jet

    The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has taken delivery of the 50th and final advanced T-50 Golden Eagle supersonic training jet from Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI). Each $25m single-engine...

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