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Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Exceeds 2011 Flight Test Goals

Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Exceeds 2011 Flight Test Goals

The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 System Development and Demonstration 2011 flight test program resulted in the completion of more test flights and test points than in any year. The 2011 flight test plan called for the accumulation of 872 […]


Indonesia Signs $500 mln Contract to Buy Six Russian Jet Fighter Jets

Indonesia Signs $500 mln Contract to Buy Six Russian Jet Fighter Jets

Indonesia has signed a $470 million contract with Russia to buy six Sukhoi Su-30MK2 jet fighters for the Indonesian Air Force, The Jakarta Post daily has reported. The deal was confirmed by Russian defense-industry and diplomatic sources, but the Sukhoi […]


Britain voices concern over future of F-35 in US

Britain voices concern over future of F-35 in US

British Defence Minister Philip Hammond voiced concern on Thursday about possible cuts or delays in the US F-35 fighter program as London plans to equip a future aircraft carrier with the stealthy aircraft. In a visit to the US capital, […]


Exelis Tests Advanced Electronic Warfare System on International F-16

Exelis Tests Advanced Electronic Warfare System on International F-16

ITT Exelis has successfully installed and tested a pod-mounted, advanced self-defense electronic warfare system on F-16 aircraft operated by an international customer. The Airborne Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare System, or AIDEWS (ALQ-211), completed several F-16 sorties and was tested against […]


India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India has cleared a $1.2 billion deal to buy 500 air-to-air missiles from European firm MBDA as it undergoes a major programme to modernize its military, defence ministry officials said Thursday. The cabinet committee on security, chaired by Prime Minister […]


German Military Will Guard Baltic Airspace For The Fifth Time

German Military Will Guard Baltic Airspace For The Fifth Time

January 4, changeover ceremony of contingents deployed on the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission in the Šiauliai Air Base will be held. Germany’s Air Contingent will replace air assets and personnel of Denmark after four months on guard of the […]


Indian Mirage Aircraft to Have 500 Air-To-Air Missiles

Indian Mirage Aircraft to Have 500 Air-To-Air Missiles

The government on Wednesday cleared a proposal to equip the French Mirage ground attack aircraft with 500 air-to-air missiles that would be procured from a western consortium. The 950-million euro (about Rs. 6,600 crore) deal was cleared by the Cabinet […]


F-15 Sale to Saudi Arabia Part of Broader Effort

F-15 Sale to Saudi Arabia Part of Broader Effort

The recently announced $29.4 billion sale of F-15SA fighter aircraft to Saudi Arabia is just one part of a broader U.S.-Saudi military sales and defense cooperation effort that’s central to regional security, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. U.S. officials […]


Saudi Arabia to purchase 84 F-15SA, upgrade current F-15 fleet

Saudi Arabia to purchase 84 F-15SA, upgrade current F-15 fleet

Air Force officials announced the next chapter in a partnership with the Royal Saudi Air Force as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently signed a $29.4 billion Foreign Military Sales Letter of Offer and Acceptance solidifying their plans to purchase […]


 
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