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Eurofighter Typhoon Jets to Get Long Range Strike Capability

Eurofighter Typhoon Jets to Get Long Range Strike Capability

Storm Shadow missiles are to be fitted to RAF Typhoon fast jets following a £120 million agreement signed today. Storm Shadow, which provides long-range air to surface capabilities, is 1 of the most advanced missiles of its kind. It is […]


NUSQN 725 Successfully Launches First Mk 54 Torpedo

NUSQN 725 Successfully Launches First Mk 54 Torpedo

In only seven months of operating the MH-60R ‘Romeo’ Maritime Combat Helicopter, NUSQN 725 has achieved successful Mk 54 torpedo firings during the current deployment to the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC). In a Royal Australian Navy first, […]


Eurofighter and NETMA Sign Storm Shadow Integration Contract

Eurofighter and NETMA Sign Storm Shadow Integration Contract

FARNBOROUGH, UK: Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH today (July 17th) confirmed that NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, has placed an order with it to integrate the Storm Shadow long range attack missile onto the Eurofighter Typhoon. Representatives from NETMA, […]


F-35s Return to Limited Flight Operations

F-35s Return to Limited Flight Operations

The 26 Air Force F-35s Lightning II joint strike fighters assigned here returned to limited flight operations July 17 with the approval of commanders and Air Force airworthiness authorities. The decision to return to flight was coordinated between the F-35 […]


Ukrainian Buk battery radar was operational when Malaysian plane downed

Ukrainian Buk battery radar was operational when Malaysian plane downed

On Thursday, when a Malaysian Airlines plane was apparently shot down over Ukraine, a Ukrainian Buk anti-aircraft missile battery was operational in the region, the Russian Defense Ministry said, contradicting Kiev’s statements. The battery was deployed at a site from […]


Japan, Britain to launch joint missile research: report

Japan, Britain to launch joint missile research: report

Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles, a report said Thursday. The plan — which comes months after Japan lifted a self-imposed ban […]


Eurofighter, UK Minister Tout Capability Growth At Farborough Air Show

Eurofighter, UK Minister Tout Capability Growth At Farborough Air Show

FARNBOROUGH, UK: The UK Defence Minister, Philip Dunne MP, gave his support to the Eurofighter Typhoon Program on Wednesday (16th July), when he gave the opening address at a major capability briefing aimed at evidencing exactly why the aircraft will […]


Egypt Orders Eight More Airbus C295 Tactical Transports

Egypt Orders Eight More Airbus C295 Tactical Transports

Egypt has ordered eight more Airbus C295 transports in a deal which will take its fleet to 20 and makes it the biggest customer for the market-leading tactical airlifter. The new batch of aircraft will be delivered to the Egyptian […]


South Korea-US naval drill begins in face of North’s anger

South Korea-US naval drill begins in face of North’s anger

South Korea and the United States on Wednesday launched a five-day joint naval exercise in the face of angry North Korean protests and warnings backed by missile tests. Two separate drills began simultaneously in the East Sea (Sea of Japan) […]


 
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