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Airbus A400M Successfully Demonstrates Tanker Capability

Airbus A400M Successfully Demonstrates Tanker Capability

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has performed successfully air-to-air refueling tests with a F/A-18 Hornet fighter. The tanker test campaign was developed in five flights in which the A400M performed 33 dry contacts and dispensed 18.6 tonnes of fuel […]


Brazil Orders Airbus C295 Search And Rescue Aircraft

Brazil Orders Airbus C295 Search And Rescue Aircraft

Brazil has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the acquisition of three Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft. The three aircraft will progressively be delivered to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) from the end of this […]


Egypt Orders Eight More Airbus C295 Tactical Transports

Egypt Orders Eight More Airbus C295 Tactical Transports

Egypt has ordered eight more Airbus C295 transports in a deal which will take its fleet to 20 and makes it the biggest customer for the market-leading tactical airlifter. The new batch of aircraft will be delivered to the Egyptian […]


Airbus Delivers A400M to Turkish Air Force

Airbus Delivers A400M to Turkish Air Force

Airbus Defence and Space has today handed over the first of ten A400M new generation airlifters ordered by the Turkish Air Force. The Turkish Air Force formally accepted the aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space at the A400M Final Assembly […]


South Korean Air Force Accepts First C-130J Super Hercules

South Korean Air Force Accepts First C-130J Super Hercules

The Republic of Korea ushered in a new era in air mobility today with the delivery of the country’s first two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at the Lockheed Martin facility here. With today’s delivery, South Korea became the 14th country […]


China’s Y-20 Prototype Aircraft Can Take Off with Maximum Weight

China’s Y-20 Prototype Aircraft Can Take Off with Maximum Weight

Research and development on China’s Y-20 large transport aircraft, which ranks as a large aircraft by international standards, is going smoothly, and the level of technology is maturing in various aspects. The Y-20 prototype aircraft can now achieve maximum take-off […]


Pakistan to Upgrade C-130 Aircraft Fleet

Pakistan to Upgrade C-130 Aircraft Fleet

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan for a C-130 Fleet Upgrade Program and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $100 million. The Government […]


Boeing Delivers Kuwait Air Force’s 1st C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing Delivers Kuwait Air Force’s 1st C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing today delivered Kuwait’s first C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, an aircraft that will expand the Kuwait Air Force’s capabilities in military and civilian operations, including humanitarian aid and disaster relief. “The C-17 meets the unique airlift requirements of the Kuwait […]


New AC-130J completes first test flight

New AC-130J completes first test flight

After more than a year of modification maintenance, the newly created AC-130J Ghostrider took to the sky for the first time as a gunship here Jan. 31. In early January 2013, the Air Force Special Operations Command MC-130J Commando II […]


 
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