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Israel Receives First C-130J Super Hercules: ‘Shimshon’

Israel Receives First C-130J Super Hercules: ‘Shimshon’

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the State of Israel’s first C-130J Super Hercules airlifter during a ceremony today at its Aeronautics Company’s production facility here. This is first of three C-130Js currently on order for the Israeli Air Force (IAF), […]


Airbus shows off new military transport plane

Airbus shows off new military transport plane

The new Airbus military transport plane, much delayed and much needed by European defence forces, flew in to the Paris Air Show on Friday with the French President on board. The plane, offering an exceptional range of capabilities, was a […]


First Thales A400M Full Flight Simulator Ready for Training

First Thales A400M Full Flight Simulator Ready for Training

The first A400M Full Flight Simulator (FFS) designed and built by Thales for Airbus Military received European Aviation Safety Agency’s qualification for training on the 7 June at Airbus Military International Training Centre in Seville. This qualification is a key […]


Boeing Transfers 1st C-17 to Indian Air Force

Boeing Transfers 1st C-17 to Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew its first Boeing C-17 Globemaster III to India today, becoming the newest operator of the leading airlifter. “The C-17 will equip the Indian Air Force with amongst the world’s most advanced humanitarian and strategic […]


Libya to Buy Two C-130Js for $588M

Libya to Buy Two C-130Js for $588M

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress June 7 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Libya of 2 C-130J-30 aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $588 million. The Government of Libya […]


Team Offers C-27J for Canada’s Fixed-Wing SAR

Team Offers C-27J for Canada’s Fixed-Wing SAR

Alenia Aermacchi, General Dynamics Canada, and DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. (TCL) have signed a comprehensive teaming agreement to compete for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) upcoming Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Replacement Program. The team will offer a market variant […]


C-5M undergoes ‘super’ upgrade at Edwards AFB

C-5M undergoes ‘super’ upgrade at Edwards AFB

In 2006, the C-5 Galaxy underwent a “super” upgrade to further strengthen the airframe’s worldwide airlift capabilities. Test teams here and at Dover Air Force Base, Del., are showing why the recent software upgrade to the largest aircraft in the […]


Edwards Completes Tests to Extend KC-135

Edwards Completes Tests to Extend KC-135

Known as “The Mighty War Wagon” of the Air Force, the KC-135 Stratotanker has proven to be the core aerial refueling capability for the Air Force for more than 50 years. With the help of the 418th Flight Test Squadron […]


Rockwell Collins Selected for Oman C-130 Upgrade

Rockwell Collins Selected for Oman C-130 Upgrade

Rockwell Collins’ Flight2 avionics system has been selected for the Royal Air Force of Oman’s C-130 upgrade program. The equipment will be installed on three aircraft with work scheduled to begin in 2013. “Royal Air Force of Oman pilots will […]


 
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