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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 […]


US military to fly African Union troops to Central Africa: officials

US military to fly African Union troops to Central Africa: officials

The US military will help fly African Union peacekeeping troops to the Central African Republic as part of a French-led effort to restore security there, US officials said Monday. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, in Qatar on a tour of the […]


Additional Airbus Military C295 Aircraft for Kazakhstan

Additional Airbus Military C295 Aircraft for Kazakhstan

Airbus Military has signed a contract with Kazspecexport, a State Company belonging to the Ministry of Defence of Kazakhstan, to supply two C295 military transport aircraft plus the related service support package for spare parts and ground support equipment. This […]


Saudi Arabia Orders 2 KC-130J Refueling Tankers

Saudi Arabia Orders 2 KC-130J Refueling Tankers

Lockheed Martin has entered into an agreement — known as an Undefinitized Contract Action — with the U.S. Government for the Foreign Military Sale of the first two of 25 potential C-130J Super Hercules airlifters for the Kingdom of Saudi […]


Boeing to Complete Production of C-17 Globemaster III in 2015

Boeing to Complete Production of C-17 Globemaster III in 2015

Support and maintenance of global C-17 fleet continues through Boeing’s Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program Production continues at 10 C-17s per year for 22 additional new aircraft Boeing’s 2013 financial guidance unchanged Boeing will complete production of the C-17 Globemaster […]


Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 3rd C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 3rd C-17 Globemaster III

The third Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter for the Indian Air Force (IAF) departed for India Aug. 20 from the company’s Long Beach facility. It joins the first and second India C-17 airlifters, which arrived in June and July, respectively. […]


Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Martin celebrated the delivery of 22 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps under the JLTV program’s Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract. JLTV team members marked the milestone during a ceremony at the Lockheed […]


Riggers push supplies out to troops with sling load operations

Riggers push supplies out to troops with sling load operations

Intense, excitement and fun are some of the words that begin to describe the way two parachute riggers from the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Task Force Lifeliner,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), feel as they prepare for sling load operations. Spc. […]


Airbus Military A400M Achieves First Military Standard Acceptance

Airbus Military A400M Achieves First Military Standard Acceptance

Today the Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has received its Type Acceptance at the contractual Initial Operating Clearance (IOC) Standard from OCCAR, the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation, on behalf of the Launch Nations (Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, […]


 
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