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  • 4 May 2010

    USAF B-1 Bomber Reaches 25 Years of Operation

    Boeing's B-1 Bomber has been honoured at Dyess US Air Force Base following the successful completion of 25 years of operations. The B-1 has supported US and allied campaigns around...

  • 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...

  • 3 May 2010

    Indian Air Force Lost 28 Pilots in Four Years

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) has lost 61 aircraft and helicopter due to accidents, killing 28 pilots, from 2006 to 2010. Defence Minister AK Antony provided this information in a...

  • 3 May 2010

    Iraq Considers BAE Hawk Jet Purchase

    The Iraqi Government is in initial talks to buy BAE Hawk trainer jets from the UK under a deal worth approximately £1bn ($1.52bn). The order, initially worth £500m ($762m), is...

  • 3 May 2010

    Lockheed to Continue Service for USAF F-15 Programme

    Lockheed Martin will continue to develop system requirements for the USAF's F-15C infrared search and track (IRST) sensor system programme under a deal with Boeing. The IRST sensor system will...

  • 3 May 2010

    Aerial Tankers Inadequate for Major US Operations

    The USAF's current aerial refuelling capacity is 20% below capacity for major operations, according to a US Transportation Command study. Air Force Brigadier General Michelle Johnson said the study found...

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