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Airbus Delivers A400M to Turkish Air Force

Airbus Delivers A400M to Turkish Air Force

Airbus Defence and Space has today handed over the first of ten A400M new generation airlifters ordered by the Turkish Air Force. The Turkish Air Force formally accepted the aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space at the A400M Final Assembly […]


Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 3rd C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 3rd C-17 Globemaster III

The third Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter for the Indian Air Force (IAF) departed for India Aug. 20 from the company’s Long Beach facility. It joins the first and second India C-17 airlifters, which arrived in June and July, respectively. […]


Airbus Military A400M Completes Critical Flight-Test Phase

Airbus Military A400M Completes Critical Flight-Test Phase

Airbus Military has successfully completed the 300 hours of Function & Reliability (F&R) flight-testing of the A400M new generation airlifter which is a key requirement prior to full certification. Data from the F&R programme, which was performed entirely using the […]


Indian airmen receive C-17 maintenance training

Indian airmen receive C-17 maintenance training

The Indian air force has begun sending about 100 airmen to Joint Base Charleston, S.C., to receive instruction from the 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 5, on how to operate the 10 C-17 Globemaster IIIs they recently purchased. “The Indian air […]


KC-46 enters critical design review phase

KC-46 enters critical design review phase

The Air Force KC-46A program director described the critical development phases of the next-generation refueling aircraft during the 2012 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition in Washington, D.C., Sept. 18. Maj. Gen. John F. Thompson, program […]


The Army Is Ready to Fight But Can DoD Get It There?

The Army Is Ready to Fight But Can DoD Get It There?

Responding to growing questions regarding the relevance of ground forces to future national security requirements, the Army is beginning to make the case for a new operational concept, one tailored to emerging challenges such as anti-access/ area denial (A2/AD) threats […]


Airbus Military Reconfirms A400M Production Output for 2013

Airbus Military Reconfirms A400M Production Output for 2013

Airbus Military has today reconfirmed that it will deliver the first four new generation A400M airlifters to customers in 2013 as planned, following the development of solutions to the recent engine issue, which prevented the A400M from participating in the […]


Unique Formation Flight of Five A400Ms Together

Unique Formation Flight of Five A400Ms Together

At the unique occasion of having the five Airbus Military A400M flight test aircraft in Toulouse all at the same time, the Airbus Military Flight Test team put in place a formation flight including all five aircraft, after which each […]


Boeing Delivers 5th C-17 to UAE Air Force

Boeing Delivers 5th C-17 to UAE Air Force

Boeing delivered a fifth C-17 Globemaster III airlifter to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force and Air Defence earlier this month. The UAE accepted delivery of four C-17s in 2011 and has one more airlifter on order for delivery […]


 
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