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Swiss to vote in May on fighter deal

Swiss to vote in May on fighter deal

Switzerland’s plan to buy 22 fighter jets from Sweden will be put to the Swiss public in a referendum on May 18, the Alpine country’s government announced Wednesday. The decision came after opponents submitted more than 65,000 valid signatures to […]


Northrop Grumman Delivers 100th EA-18G Airborne Electronic Attack Kit

Northrop Grumman Delivers 100th EA-18G Airborne Electronic Attack Kit

Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the 100th airborne electronic attack (AEA) kit for the EA-18G Growler aircraft. The AEA kit is a critical component of the aircraft, which allows warfighters to target and attack the most complex enemy communication and […]


South Korea to finalise F-35 jet fighter deal this year

South Korea to finalise F-35 jet fighter deal this year

South Korea plans to finalise the purchase of 40 next-generation F-35 jet fighters from US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin later this year, Seoul’s military procurement agency said. “We will… push to sign the contract in the third quarter… after testing […]


Eurofighter Typhoons Join Red Flag 2014

Eurofighter Typhoons Join Red Flag 2014

Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft from the UK’s Royal Air Force are at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada this month to take part in one of the world’s leading air-to-air combat training exercises which begins this week. Red Flag is the […]


Dassault Aviation: Rafale Further Improves Its Versatility

Dassault Aviation: Rafale Further Improves Its Versatility

The Rafale has successfully completed its first test flights in a new heavily-armed configuration, comprising six air-to-ground precision AASM Hammer missiles, four medium and long range air-to-air missiles from the MICA family, two very long range METEOR missiles, as well […]


World Economic Forum 2014 in Davos: Eurofighter to Secure Airspace

World Economic Forum 2014 in Davos: Eurofighter to Secure Airspace

Eurofighter Typhoons of the Austrian Armed Forces are to secure the airspace of the World Economic Forum 2014 in Davos. As part of what is known as “Operation Daedalus 2014“, Eurofighters will deliver a significant contribution to the security of […]


First Combat Deployable F-22s Arrive At Tyndall Air Force Base

First Combat Deployable F-22s Arrive At Tyndall Air Force Base

Tyndall Air Force Base received the first five-of-24 F-22 Raptors scheduled to transfer from Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 6 as part of their new combat mission. The aircraft are now a part of the 95th Fighter Squadron, which […]


3D Printed Parts Fly for First Time In UK Fighter Jets

3D Printed Parts Fly for First Time In UK Fighter Jets

BAE Systems has revealed that 3D printed components created by its engineers have flown for the first time on-board Tornado fighter jets, paving the way for using 3D printed parts in other military kit. The 3D metal parts were successfully […]


BAE Systems to Perform Upgrades on South Korean F-16s

BAE Systems to Perform Upgrades on South Korean F-16s

The Republic of Korea has finalized an agreement with the U.S. government for BAE Systems to perform upgrades and systems integration for its fleet of more than 130 F-16 aircraft. The company will now begin the first phase of the […]


 
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