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  • 6 May 2010

    USAF Activates New MC-12 Unit in Afghanistan

    A new MC-12 Liberty aircraft squadron has been activated by the US Air Force at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. The 80-member MC-12 unit will be operated by the 361st Expeditionary...

  • 6 May 2010

    RAAF Receives Wedgetail AEW&C Aircraft

    The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has received the first of two Wedgetail airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) surveillance aircraft at Base Williamtown in Newcastle. With the delivery of...

  • 6 May 2010

    USAF Issues Global Combat Support System Request

    The US Air Force has issued a request to find a new contractor for its Global Combat Support System (GCSS-AF) programme, worth about $800m. Under the seven-year contract, expected to...

  • 6 May 2010

    India to Receive Final AWACS by December

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) is expected to receive the third and final airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft from Israel by December 2010. Indian Defence Minister AK Antony...

  • 5 May 2010

    Iranian Air Force Receives Indigenous Helicopters

    The Imperial Iranian Air Force (IIAF) has received ten domestically built helicopters to boost its defensive capabilities. Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said the Iranian Armed Forces had received ten Toufan...

  • 5 May 2010

    USAF to Receive Simulation Training Toolkit from AEgis

    The US Air Force will receive an air force modelling and simulation training toolkit (AFMSTT) from AEgis Technologies under an estimated $74m contract. A non-commercial, government-owned simulation system, the AFMSTT...

  • 4 May 2010

    USAF to Select Bases for UAV Training

    The US Air Force has selected four potential bases to begin the training of five new squadrons of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota, Langley...

  • 4 May 2010

    IAF to Begin Airfield Modernisation

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) will begin modernising its airfields at a cost of $260m to handle take-off and landing of its new aircraft fitted with sophisticated avionics. The IAF...

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