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Denel Delivers Final Cheetah Planes to Ecuador

Denel Delivers Final Cheetah Planes to Ecuador

All 12 of the South African Cheetah supersonic fighters sold to Ecuador have successfully completed their test flights and are now ready for deployment by the Ecuadorian air force. Riaz Saloojee, the Group Chief Executive of Denel, says the sale […]


Northrop Grumman Awarded ICBM Cryptography Air Force Contract

Northrop Grumman Awarded ICBM Cryptography Air Force Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a three-year, $108 million contract to develop and implement cryptography upgrades as part of the intercontinental ballistic missile cryptography upgrade II engineering and manufacturing development program. This work will occur in Clearfield, […]


Unified Vision Promotes NATO Intel Advances

Unified Vision Promotes NATO Intel Advances

The NATO intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance community kicked off a first-of-its-kind technical trial today in Norway to help in preserving gains made during the past decade of conflict and to build on them for the future. U.S. Air Force and […]


BAE to Convert 2 Bae146 Aircraft for Royal Air Force

BAE to Convert 2 Bae146 Aircraft for Royal Air Force

BAE Systems has been awarded a £15.5 million contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the conversion of two BAe 146-200QC (Quick Change) aircraft from commercial to military configuration for use by the Royal Air Force. The two […]


More Rooivalk Helicopters Added to SAAF Arsenal

More Rooivalk Helicopters Added to SAAF Arsenal

Two more Rooivalk helicopters have recently been handed over to the South African Air Force. This brings the total of upgraded combat support helicopters that can be operationally deployed to eight – with the final three to be ready in […]


Raytheon to Link Navy Multiband Terminal to USAF Polar Satellite

Raytheon to Link Navy Multiband Terminal to USAF Polar Satellite

Raytheon Company has received a $19 million contract to modify the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) to link it with the Air Force’s Enhanced Polar Satellite (EPS). The link will allow U.S. Navy and Air Force warfighters to overcome communications gaps […]


Air Force launches first special tactics wing

Air Force launches first special tactics wing

U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command stood up the 24th Special Operations Wing in a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 12 to meet the growing demand for the unique capabilities special tactics Air Commandos provide. AFSOC commander Lt. Gen. […]


Norway to Buy 2 C-130J-30 Aircraft

Norway to Buy 2 C-130J-30 Aircraft

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Norway for 2 C-130J-30 United States Air Force (USAF) baseline aircraft and associated parts, equipment, logistical support and training for an estimated […]


Wedgetail Aircraft Arrives in Alaska for Exercise Red Flag

Wedgetail Aircraft Arrives in Alaska for Exercise Red Flag

The Royal Australian Air Force’s Wedgetail aircraft is participating in the most advanced international air combat training activity, Exercise Red Flag in Alaska. Red Flag Alaska, led by the United States Pacific Air Forces Command is a large force employment […]


 
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