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V-22B Block C Aircraft and Support Package for Israel

V-22B Block C Aircraft and Support Package for Israel

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress January 13 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Israel for V-22B Block C Aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.13 billion. The Government of […]


C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

All good things don’t necessarily need to come to an end; sometimes they are just replaced by something even better. Such is the case with the venerable C-130H Hercules model aircraft here. The C-130 has been around since the Vietnam […]


C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

The sounds of the C-23 Sherpa are now a thing of the past as the Army National Guard bids farewell to the venerable aircraft after two decades of service. The box shaped aircraft described by many as a “work horse” […]


Boeing, Saab Team Up in Joint Bid for T-X Trainer

Boeing, Saab Team Up in Joint Bid for T-X Trainer

Boeing and Saab AB have signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to jointly develop and build a new advanced, cost-efficient T-X Family of Systems training solution for the upcoming competition to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging T-38 aircrew training […]


P-8A Aircraft Program Achieves Initial Operational Capability

P-8A Aircraft Program Achieves Initial Operational Capability

The Navy’s newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, has achieved initial operational capability (IOC) after the first two P-8A Poseidons departed for deployment Nov. 29. This announcement comes weeks after the completion of the Operational Readiness Evaluation […]


Israel Developing ‘Windbreaker’ for Aircraft Protection

Israel Developing ‘Windbreaker’ for Aircraft Protection

As anti-aircraft shoulder missiles fall into the hands of terrorist organizations and guerrilla groups around the world and threaten a variety of planes, aircraft defense systems are constantly being developed. Until now, what has the solution to this threat been? […]


Software update keeps B-52 at forefront of bomber fleet

Software update keeps B-52 at forefront of bomber fleet

The B-52 Stratofortress will soon receive a software upgrade that will keep the aircraft at the forefront of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet. As new equipment and advanced weapons are added to the B-52 fleet, the B-52 Software Block (BSB) […]


AVX Aircraft Corporation: Taking Down the Defense Establishment

AVX Aircraft Corporation: Taking Down the Defense Establishment

The bid of startup company, AVX Aircraft Corporation, took many by surprise when it announced plans to participate in the Joint Multi-Role (JMR) predecessor to the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program. The newly formed company has sky-high hopes of being […]


P-8A Passes Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

P-8A Passes Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

After an extensive testing period, the U.S. Navy announced July 1 in an Initial Operational Test and Evaluation report that its new patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, P-8A Poseidon, was found “operationally effective, operationally suitable, and ready for fleet introduction.” “This […]


 
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