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First EC135 T2i Training Helicopter to Japan Maritime Force

First EC135 T2i Training Helicopter to Japan Maritime Force

MARIGNANE, France: Eurocopter Japan handed over today the first EC135T2i training helicopter to the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (MSDF). The delivery ceremony took place at the Tokyo heliport in the presence of the Japan Ministry of Defense and MSDF […]


Light and Medium Utility Helicopters for Iraq

Light and Medium Utility Helicopters for Iraq

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Nov. 18 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of 15 helicopters with associated parts, equipment, training and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $1.2 billion. The Government of […]


C-17 Heavy Airlifter Simulator Delivered

C-17 Heavy Airlifter Simulator Delivered

Greg Combet, the Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, and Shayne Neumann, the Federal Member for Blair, announced today that the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will benefit from the achievement of a major training milestone for Australia’s C-17 […]


UAE Selects Pilatus PC-21 Training System

UAE Selects Pilatus PC-21 Training System

STANS: Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is proud to announce that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force & Air Defense (AF&AD) has entered into a contract in excess of 500 Million Swiss Francs to procure a fleet of 25 PC-21 turboprop […]


First H-72A Training Helicopter to the US Navy

First H-72A Training Helicopter to the US Navy

ARLINGTON, VA: EADS North America has delivered the first of five H-72A training helicopters for the U.S. Navy today, marking a new milestone in the company’s production of multi-role helicopters for U.S. military services. The H-72A fleet will be based […]


Air Force Officials Unveil New Strategic Basing Process

Air Force Officials Unveil New Strategic Basing Process

WASHINGTON: Senior Air Force officials have applied a new basing process to more than 200 sites for training and operational basing of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft. In fall 2008, Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. […]


RAF Merlin Helicopter Crews Ready for Afghanistan

RAF Merlin Helicopter Crews Ready for Afghanistan

The first Merlin helicopter crews are ready to deploy to Afghanistan following pre-deployment training in the United States. The Merlins, from RAF Benson in Oxfordshire, will deploy soon and will provide vital support to ground operations and increase the capacity […]


US Navy Accepts Final T-45C Delivery

US Navy Accepts Final T-45C Delivery

ST LOUIS: The last T-45C Goshawk was delivered to the U.S. Navy During a ceremony at the Boeing production facilities in St. Louis Oct. 20. The aircraft was the 221st T-45 training jet delivered by Boeing to the Navy. “The […]


Bilateral exercise strengthens bonds between Indian, U.S. Soldiers

Bilateral exercise strengthens bonds between Indian, U.S. Soldiers

CAMP BABINA, India: Despite a diversity of equipment and missions, Indian and U.S. Army Soldiers found common ground while training together during Exercise Yudh Abhyas 09, an annual bilateral multi-echelon battalion-level exercise with a focus on peacekeeping operations. This year’s […]


 
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