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Eurofighter Typhoons Protect Indian President

Eurofighter Typhoons Protect Indian President

As reported in the Times of India on the 6th October, two Eurofighter Typhoons from the Austrian Bundesheer were asked to escort the Indian President’s aircraft – Air India One – as it entered national air space on Tuesday. The […]


India to choose supplier of 126 fighters in October

India to choose supplier of 126 fighters in October

India will choose the winner of the project to supply 126 fighters for country’s air forces this month, Times of India said on Saturday quoting sources in country’s Defense Ministry. The largest tender of arms supplies to India worth $10.4 […]


Egypt Acquires Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod

Egypt Acquires Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod

Egypt is now the 13th international customer for Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP), which provides precision targeting and non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (NTISR) in a single lightweight system. The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) has selected […]


India’s LCA Project Delayed by One Year

India’s LCA Project Delayed by One Year

India’s ambitious project to develop indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) has suffered a setback as the Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) for the aircraft was delayed by another year. “As far as LCA is concerned, there was an initial IOC in […]


F-35B Completes Successful Initial Shipboard Vertical Landing Aboard USS WASP

F-35B Completes Successful Initial Shipboard Vertical Landing Aboard USS WASP

The Navy and Marine Corps Team made more remarkable naval aviation history today as the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) test aircraft BF-2 landed safely on USS Wasp’s (LHD-1) flight deck, the first at sea vertical landing for the Marine […]


Brazil in urgent need of fighter jets: minister

Brazil in urgent need of fighter jets: minister

Brazil’s defense minister has reignited speculation about a multi-billion-dollar fighter jet deal by saying his country is in “urgent” need of new combat aircraft despite this year’s budget cuts. The French Dassault’s Rafale fighter, the US Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet […]


Swiss Approve Army Budget and Jets

Swiss Approve Army Budget and Jets

Parliament has approved an annual budget of SFr5 billion ($5.6 billion) for Switzerland’s armed forces, including the purchase of fighter jets. The Senate on Wednesday followed the House of Representatives in agreeing to pay for the new aircraft, despite opposition […]


Iraq makes first payment for 18 F-16s

Iraq makes first payment for 18 F-16s

The Iraqi government has transferred its first payment for 18 F-16C Fighting Falcons, bringing Iraq closer to independently securing its airspace, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Sept 27. “These aircraft will help provide air sovereignty for Iraq to protect […]


Boeing F-15E Radar Modernization Program to Enter Production

Boeing F-15E Radar Modernization Program to Enter Production

Boeing today announced that the U.S. Air Force has granted the F-15E Radar Modernization Program (RMP) approval to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the APG-82(V)1 radar system. Boeing and radar supplier Raytheon also performed extensive flight tests to validate […]


 
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