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  • 25 June 2009

    USAF-Sponsored Engine Programme Receives Key Component

    The US Air Force Research Laboratory-funded adaptive versatile engine technology (ADVENT) research programme has received the fan system component from Rolls-Royce. The air force will now carry out tests on...

  • 24 June 2009

    Digital Map Generator Approved For A400M

    A new digital map generator system (DMGS) has been approved for use in the A400 military aircraft as part of a first flight acceptance review carried out by Airbus. The...

  • 24 June 2009

    US Air Force Awards GBS Transition Contract to Lockheed

    The US Airforce has awarded a global broadcast service (GBS) satellite broadcast management defence enterprise computing centre (DECC) transition contract to Lockheed Martin. The GBS distributes content such as video...

  • 23 June 2009

    USAF TacSat-3 Satellite Completes First Month

    The US Air Force's tactical satellite-3 (TacSat-3) has successfully completed its first month of operations and has exceeded expectations. TacSat-3 programme manager Thomas Cooley said that the spacecraft has set...

  • 22 June 2009

    Canadian Air Force to Train Pilots in US

    The Canadian Air Force will train its fighter pilots in the US at Smoky Hill Air National Guard Bombing Range, Kansas, the Associated Press reports. The force's 425th Tactical Fighter...

  • 22 June 2009

    German Aircrew to Man AWACS in Afghanistan

    Germany has agreed, in principle, to send about 300 military personnel to man Nato's airborne warning and control system (AWACS) missions over Afghanistan. The initiative will support Nato's plan to...

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