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Russian Air Force Unveils Arms Procurement Plan

Russian Air Force Unveils Arms Procurement Plan

Russia’s Air Force is set to receive new aircraft and anti-missile defense systems, as well as to stage large-scale drills by the end of 2014, a Russian Defense Ministry’s Air Force spokesman said. “By the end of the year, the […]


Thai Coup Not Affecting Swedish Gripen Deal

Thai Coup Not Affecting Swedish Gripen Deal

The military coup in Thailand has not had an impact on the planned delivery of Swedish Gripen fighter jets with supplies and support, with the Thais now in possession of 12 of the aircraft. “It needs continuous deliveries for maintenance […]


Message to the US Air Force: It Is Better to Be Feared Than Loved

Message to the US Air Force: It Is Better to Be Feared Than Loved

According to Air Force sources, the service is suffering from an inferiority complex. It doesn’t get enough respect and recognition for the things it likes to do – flying fighters and dropping ordnance – and receives too many demands for […]


F-35 Lightning II Helmet Mounted Display System to Make CANSEC Debut

F-35 Lightning II Helmet Mounted Display System to Make CANSEC Debut

The F-35 Lightning II Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) will make its CANSEC debut this year in the Rockwell Collins exhibit (Booth 1103). The HMDS, manufactured by Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems, provides F-35 pilots with unprecedented situational awareness for […]


RAF Typhoons In Lithuania Retasked to Investigate Unidentified Aircraft

RAF Typhoons In Lithuania Retasked to Investigate Unidentified Aircraft

RAF Typhoons have had their first encounter with Russian forces as part of their mission to protect Baltic airspace. The British fighters were already airborne on a training sortie when they were re-tasked to intercept an unidentified aircraft close to […]


Swiss Voters Reject $3.5 Billion Gripen Purchase

Swiss Voters Reject $3.5 Billion Gripen Purchase

Swiss voters rejected a 3.1 billion- franc ($3.5 billion) order for Gripen fighter jets, a setback to Swedish defense company Saab AB. The 22-plane contract, which Switzerland awarded 2 1/2 years ago, was opposed by 53.4 percent of voters, the […]


Exercise Eager Tiger 2014 off to a roaring start

Exercise Eager Tiger 2014 off to a roaring start

Exercise Eager Tiger 2014 officially kicked off May 11, 2014 at an air base in northern Jordan, bringing together U.S. and Jordanian military forces and giving them the chance to participate in friendly competitions while expressing their commitment to regional […]


Romania Welcomed Into The F-16 Family

Romania Welcomed Into The F-16 Family

Romania was officially welcomed into the Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] F-16 family at a reception preceding the Black Sea Defense Aerospace tradeshow here today. The Romanian Air Force is the 28th customer of the most widely used 4th generation multi-role fighter […]


Belgium Requests F-16A/B Block 15 Aircraft Mid-Life Upgrade

Belgium Requests F-16A/B Block 15 Aircraft Mid-Life Upgrade

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Belgium to upgrade its F-16A/B Block 15 Aircraft Mid Life Upgrade (MLU) aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of […]


 
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