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Brazilian Minister Views first P-3 Orion Modernised by Airbus Military

Brazilian Minister Views first P-3 Orion Modernised by Airbus Military

The first P-3 Orion aircraft modified by Airbus Military for the Brazilian Air Force was inspected today by Brazilian Minister of Defence, Nelson Jobim, during his official visit to Spain. The aircraft is the first of a fleet of nine […]


Air Force Officials Continuing Source Selection for New Tanker

Air Force Officials Continuing Source Selection for New Tanker

WASHINGTON: Air Force officials have said the KC-X source selection process will continue despite a mistake in November, where a limited amount of identical source selection information was provided to both KC-X offerors concerning their competitor’s offering. Air Force officials […]


What Russia’s Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America

What Russia’s Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America

Russia’s development of the PAK FA fifth-generation stealth fighter could challenge American air supremacy, especially if Russia sells the PAK FA to its usual buyers of military equipment. In the U.S., closure of the F-22 production line has severely limited […]


Digital close-air support improvements on the way

Digital close-air support improvements on the way

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass.: Airmen on the ground whose mission is to help deliver close-air support will soon receive a set of tools that will help them do their jobs better while lightening the loads they’re required to carry. […]


Global Hawk Flies with Alternative Fuel

Global Hawk Flies with Alternative Fuel

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE: A remotely-piloted aircraft completed a 32-hour flight test using an alternative fuel mixture here Nov. 23. The 412th Test Wing’s Global Vigilance Combined Test Force’s Block 20 RQ-4 Global Hawk took off Nov. 22 and became […]


RAF Tornados Demonstrate Their Capabilities

RAF Tornados Demonstrate Their Capabilities

Since October last year, RAF Tornado GR4 squadrons have been flying over the landscape of Afghanistan providing support to troops on the ground. But it is not just awesome firepower that these fast jets can deliver. RAF Marham, which operates […]


New radar systems unveiled at Lakenheath

New radar systems unveiled at Lakenheath

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England: The 48th Fighter Wing became the first U.S Air Forces in Europe unit to receive new radar systems for air traffic control. The Digital Airport Surveillance Radar and Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System became operational […]


Major AWACS Upgrade Begins

Major AWACS Upgrade Begins

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass.: The next step in the largest block upgrade in the history of the E-3 Sentry, or Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft occurred Nov. 18 at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., when the first aircraft […]


Pratt Engine to Power Egyptian Air Force F-16s

Pratt Engine to Power Egyptian Air Force F-16s

EAST HARTFORD, Conn.: Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, was awarded a contract for $46 million to provide F100-PW-229 Enhanced Engine Package (EEP) engines to power the Egyptian Air Force’s new fleet of 20 F-16 aircraft. This contract […]


 
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