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Australia to Buy 2-4 More C-17s

Australia to Buy 2-4 More C-17s

The Australian Government has begun the process of purchasing two additional C-17A Globemaster strategic airlift aircraft, Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston announced today. Senator Johnston said should the Government elect to exercise this option the two extra Globemasters would […]


Joint Effort Validates Ability to Move Stryker Vehicles Via Air

Joint Effort Validates Ability to Move Stryker Vehicles Via Air

Four Stryker combat vehicles were successfully loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III Aug. 13,2014, on the flightline here, marking the Army’s first use of the Stryker Marshalling Pad and Hot Cargo Pad since their construction. According to Glen Bailey, the […]


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 […]


Qatar Selects Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport

Qatar Selects Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport

Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by Qatar to supply two A330 MRTT new generation air-to-air refuelling aircraft for the Qatar Emiri Air Force. Qatar’s choice of the A330 MRTT makes it the seventh nation to select the type […]


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 […]


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 […]


 
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