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New Dutch air force helicopter finally arrives

New Dutch air force helicopter finally arrives

The Dutch air force is finally getting its long-awaited new helicopter today. Acting commander of the air force Hans Wehren is due to receive the first new NH90 helicopter at De Kooy marine airbase, near Den Helder in the north […]


Air Force to Reduce Projected JSF Noise Footprint

Air Force to Reduce Projected JSF Noise Footprint

The Joint Strike Fighter’s projected use of Salt Ash Air Weapons range will be halved in a move to decrease the impact of aircraft noise on local homes, the Deputy Chief of Air Force has announced. Air Vice-Marshal (AVM) Geoff […]


Final C-130J Delivered to Norwegian Air Force

Final C-130J Delivered to Norwegian Air Force

MARIETTA, Ga.: Lockheed Martin completed deliveries of the four C130Js ordered by the Royal Norwegian Air Force at a ceremony here today with U.S. and Norwegian officials. Lockheed Martin received a contract from the U.S. government in November 2007 for […]


Air Force Officials Announce FY 2011 Force Structure Alignments

Air Force Officials Announce FY 2011 Force Structure Alignments

WASHINGTON: Air Force officials announced May 11 the proposed force structure realignment for fiscal 2011. The proposal provides a summary of the civilian and military personnel changes and aircraft assignments at Air Force installations for the upcoming fiscal year. This […]


Raytheon awarded Air Force contract for Stand-In Jammer

Raytheon awarded Air Force contract for Stand-In Jammer

TUCSON, Ariz.: The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company a $48.9 million contract to begin engineering, manufacturing and design (EMD) of its Miniature Air Launched Decoy stand-in jammer variant. MALD™ is a state-of-the-art, low-cost, decoy flight vehicle that is modular, […]


US, Pakistan relations bolstered by F-16 training

US, Pakistan relations bolstered by F-16 training

TUCSON, Ariz: Eight Pakistani air force pilots, each experienced in the F-16 Fighting Falcon’s A and B models, recently learned to fly the newer C- and D-model aircraft at the 162nd Fighter Wing, the international F-16 training unit, and were […]


New MC-12 Unit Activated at Kandahar Airfield

New MC-12 Unit Activated at Kandahar Airfield

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan: Officials activated the Air Force’s newest MC-12 Liberty squadron in a ceremony here May 1. The 361st Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron has been reactivated many times in the squadron’s fairly unique history, said Col. John A. Cherrey, the […]


Thai Airforce Orders Hellas Obstacle-Avoidance Systems

Thai Airforce Orders Hellas Obstacle-Avoidance Systems

EADS Defence & Security (DS) has been ordered to equip three additional helicopters of the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) with its obstacle warning system. This device, which is known as “HELLAS” (Helicopter Laser Radar), ensures the detection of obstacles […]


Taiwan’s military simulates Chinese air attack

Taiwan’s military simulates Chinese air attack

Hualien, Taiwan: Taiwan’s military Tuesday lifted the veil on how it would respond to a massive Chinese air attack, showing that the island still takes the risk of war very seriously despite improving ties. Journalists were invited for the first […]


 
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