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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 […]


Kuwait to Buy C-17 Globemaster III

Kuwait to Buy C-17 Globemaster III

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress April 16 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait for 1 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $371 million. The Government […]


Improvements Extend C-5 Life

Improvements Extend C-5 Life

Using Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, Airmen here improved the reliability and life expectancy of the C-5M Super Galaxy. AFSO21 is the Air Force’s dedicated effort to maximize value and minimize waste in all of our processes. […]


Brazilian and Embraer Conclude Critical Design Review of the KC-390 Project

Brazilian and Embraer Conclude Critical Design Review of the KC-390 Project

The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) and Embraer Defense & Security have successfully concluded the Critical Design Review (CDR) of the KC-390 military transport aircraft. The contract event, which is one of the main landmarks of the program, took place at […]


Airbus A400M Wins Full Civil Certification

Airbus A400M Wins Full Civil Certification

Airbus Military has today received full Type Certification for the A400M new generation airlifter, marking a critical step towards delivery of the first aircraft to the French Air Force. Award of the Type Certificate makes the A400M the world’s first […]


First Production Airbus Military A400M Makes Maiden Flight

First Production Airbus Military A400M Makes Maiden Flight

The first production Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has made its maiden flight, marking a key milestone towards its delivery to the French Air Force. The aircraft, known as MSN7, took off from Seville, Spain, at 11:48 local time […]


 
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