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Lockheed Martin Delivers First HC-130J to Moody Air Force Base

Lockheed Martin Delivers First HC-130J to Moody Air Force Base

The first Lockheed Martin HC-130J Combat King II to be assigned to Air Combat Command’s (ACC) 347th Rescue Group at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., was ferried from the company’s Aeronautics facility located here. Maj. Gen. H. D. Polumbo, Jr., […]


KC-46 Critical Design Review Nearing Completion

KC-46 Critical Design Review Nearing Completion

The Air Force and Boeing successfully conducted the KC-46 critical design review, or CDR, from July 8-10 at the Boeing facility in Mukilteo, Wash. The KC-46 weapon system CDR was the culmination of nine months of component and sub-system design […]


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 […]


 
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