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Chinese military plane boosts global reach

Chinese military plane boosts global reach

China’s new heavy-lift transport aircraft and a successful missile interception test are key steps in expanding the strength and reach of its armed forces, analysts and state media said Monday. The Y-20, China’s biggest home-produced military transport jet to date, […]


America Is A Superpower Because It Is An Air Power

America Is A Superpower Because It Is An Air Power

There is no question that the United States has the best military in the world. The United States is unique in its ability to project military power to multiple regions of the world simultaneously, conduct multiple major combined and joint […]


Eurofighter to Secure Airspace During World Economic Forum

Eurofighter to Secure Airspace During World Economic Forum

Eurofighter belonging to the Austrian Armed Forces will be used to secure the airspace during the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos. As part of the airspace surveillance operation “Daedalus 2013,” Eurofighter aircraft will ensure, as in previous years, that […]


Boeing to Provide 2 More C-40A Transport Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing to Provide 2 More C-40A Transport Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing has received a $145 million order from the U.S. Navy for two additional C-40A Clipper transport aircraft, increasing the service’s ability to move military personnel and cargo around the world. The modified Next-Generation 737-700 aircraft will be the 13th […]


Tenders Sought for New Zealand Pilot Training Aircraft

Tenders Sought for New Zealand Pilot Training Aircraft

Tenders are about to be sought for a new military pilot training capability says Defence Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman. “The requirement for a modernized pilot training system with suitable aircraft is clear and Cabinet has agreed to the next step […]


Army Developing Next-Generation Surveillance Aircraft

Army Developing Next-Generation Surveillance Aircraft

Army scientists, engineers and program developers are making substantial progress building and integrating a technically sophisticated battlefield surveillance aircraft called Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System in a laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., service officials said. The initial […]


Brazil Will Require Nearly 1,100 New Aircraft In Next 20 Years

Brazil Will Require Nearly 1,100 New Aircraft In Next 20 Years

According to the latest Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF), Brazil will need 1,060 new aircraft between 2012 and 2031. The 700 single-aisle, 310 twin-aisle and 50 very large aircraft forecasted have an estimated current market value of $160.7 billion and […]


Boeing Delivers 5th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing Delivers 5th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing on Nov. 2 delivered the fifth production P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy. The P-8A is one of 24 low-rate initial production (LRIP) maritime patrol aircraft that Boeing is building for the Navy as part of contracts awarded […]


Military Air Modernization on the Rise

Military Air Modernization on the Rise

Despite austerity measures implemented by most Western countries, the military Support in Service (SIS) market seems to be relatively immune from the effects of the economic recession. Among SIS segments, the modernization sector is one of the most stable and […]


 
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