Iraq Requests Helicopter Sustainment Support Iraq Requests Helicopter Sustainment Support
US plans largest ever sale of Hellfire missiles to Iraq US plans largest ever sale of Hellfire missiles to Iraq
Airbus Completes P-3 Orion Modernisation for Brazilian Air Force Airbus Completes P-3 Orion Modernisation for Brazilian Air Force
GMLRS Alternative Warhead Completes Operational Flight Tests GMLRS Alternative Warhead Completes Operational Flight Tests

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Iraq Requests Helicopter Sustainment Support

Iraq Requests Helicopter Sustainment Support

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for aviation sustainment support, on-the-job maintenance training and maintenance advice and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $500 million. […]


US plans largest ever sale of Hellfire missiles to Iraq

US plans largest ever sale of Hellfire missiles to Iraq

The United States plans to sell 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq in a $700 million deal, officials said Tuesday, as Washington tries to help Baghdad retake ground captured by Sunni militants. The US government, which has been reluctant so far […]


Airbus Completes P-3 Orion Modernisation for Brazilian Air Force

Airbus Completes P-3 Orion Modernisation for Brazilian Air Force

Airbus Defence and Space has delivered the last of nine P-3 Orion anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft modernized with new systems and avionics for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The aircraft has been ferried from Seville, Spain to Salvador de Bahía, […]


GMLRS Alternative Warhead Completes Operational Flight Tests

GMLRS Alternative Warhead Completes Operational Flight Tests

Lockheed Martin successfully completed all Developmental Test/Operational Test (DT/OT) flight tests for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The DT/OT tests included rockets fired at both mid and long […]


Brazil Orders Airbus C295 Search And Rescue Aircraft

Brazil Orders Airbus C295 Search And Rescue Aircraft

Brazil has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the acquisition of three Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft. The three aircraft will progressively be delivered to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) from the end of this […]


US Efforts to Stand-up Afghan Air Force Still Falling Down

US Efforts to Stand-up Afghan Air Force Still Falling Down

Recently, POGO reported on the failed attempt to provide C-27A Spartan aircraft to the Afghans in order to fulfill their medium airlift requirements. Now, the successor effort to replace the C-27As with C-130Hs is also experiencing turbulence. Fortunately, after the […]


China’s aircraft carrier puts naval ambitions on show

China’s aircraft carrier puts naval ambitions on show

At a northern quayside China’s first aircraft carrier dwarfs nearby vessels, its take-off ramp rising higher than the top deck of the cruise ship at the next berth, symbolizing the country’s naval ambitions. Dalian, where the Liaoning was refitted and […]


Russian fighter jet crashes, killing pilot

Russian fighter jet crashes, killing pilot

A fighter jet crashed in southern Russia on Sunday, killing the pilot, the head of the air force told Russian news agencies, blaming a technical fault. “An accident took place and the pilot died,” General Viktor Bondarev said, quoted by […]


North Korea defies UN censure to fire missile into sea

North Korea defies UN censure to fire missile into sea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un guided the military’s latest rocket-firing drill, state media said Sunday, confirming the missile launch which was conducted in defiance of UN censure. Saturday’s launch was the first since the UN Security Council on July 17 […]


 
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