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Jackal Vehicle Keeps Proving Its Worth in Afghanistan

Jackal Vehicle Keeps Proving Its Worth in Afghanistan

When purchase of the latest batch of Jackal vehicles was announced at Defence Equipment & Support’s Defence Vehicle Dynamics event in June 2010 it took the number of Jackal vehicles procured for UK forces to more than 500. The announcement, […]


Panama Orders Six AW139 Helicopters

Panama Orders Six AW139 Helicopters

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the signing of a contract by the Government of Panama for six AW139 medium twin engine helicopters. The contract also includes pilot and maintainer conversion to type training. Four aircraft will be […]


Potential Sale Of Ten C-17 Aircraft To Indian Air Force

Potential Sale Of Ten C-17 Aircraft To Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on April 22, 2010 of the possible sale of ten Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to the Indian Air Force. This is an important step forward in the U.S. Foreign […]


India Requests C-17 Globemaster III Aircraft

India Requests C-17 Globemaster III Aircraft

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on April 23 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and associated equipment, parts, and logistical support for an estimated cost of $5.8 billion. […]


Second Airbus Military A400M Completes Maiden Flight

Second Airbus Military A400M Completes Maiden Flight

The second Airbus Military A400M military airlifter has made its maiden flight yesterday 8th April. Known as MSN2, the aircraft took off from Seville, Spain with a take-off weight of 128t at 15.15 local time (GMT +2) and landed back […]


Canada Details C-130J Procurement, Plans

Canada Details C-130J Procurement, Plans

In June 2006, the Government announced its plan to acquire 17 new tactical lift aircraft to revitalize the Canadian Forces’ current tactical airlift capabilities. The Canadian Forces will welcome its first CC-130J Hercules tactical aircraft into service in June 2010, […]


US still weighing extension of tanker deadline: Pentagon

US still weighing extension of tanker deadline: Pentagon

The Pentagon said Tuesday it has yet to decide whether to grant a request from European aerospace giant EADS to extend a deadline to bid on a contract for a new aerial refueling tanker. “We are right now engaged in […]


C-130E completes last combat mission

C-130E completes last combat mission

JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq: After 47 years of service, a C-130E Hercules completed its last combat mission March 6 here. Upon reaching its total aircraft hours of more than 33,220, the Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. aircraft was retired. […]


Nimrod MRA4 Declared Ready to Train

Nimrod MRA4 Declared Ready to Train

The Nimrod MRA4 has made significant steps forward with the UK Ministry of Defence formally accepting the aircraft and declaring it ‘ready to train’. This declaration follows the type acceptance of the MRA4 which allows the delivery of production aircraft […]


 
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