WWII bomber crew members awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

US Air Force, WASHINGTON: It was a warm summer morning when the crew of the Flak Man, a B-24 Liberator, joined other bombers and...

Radar for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Achieves Program Milestone

Northrop Grumman, BALTIMORE: Northrop Grumman Corporation's fire control radar for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has passed a key milestone in system integration testing...

New Russian Bomber ‘Will Not be Hypersonic’

Russia's future PAK-DA manned bomber project will not have hypersonic speed capability, Russia's bomber force commander said on Wednesday, in an apparent contradiction of...

Final Czech Gripen Delivered

FMV Swedish defence materiel agency, Today the final deliveries of the Czech Air Force Gripen aircraft were completed   Two (2) dual seat (39 D)...

First Flight of Typhoon In Royal Saudi Air Force Livery

BAE Systems, A Eurofighter Typhoon fighter aircraft in the full two-tone grey livery of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) has flown for the...

E-8C Joint STARS Battle Management Role Recognized

MELBOURNE, Fla: Recent events for Northrop Grumman Corporation’s E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft program reinforce its contribution as the...
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India signs $8.8bn deal to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets

India signed a formal agreement Friday to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France's Dassault for a reported $8.8 billion, one of its biggest...

Airbus hands over first A310 MRTT air-to-air refuelling aircraft

Luchtzak, The first two Airbus aircraft with air-to-air refuelling capabilities, A310 Multi-Role Transport Tanker (MRTT) aircraft, were handed over to the German Air Force...

Flight Trials of E-SCAN Radar Begin On Eurofighter Typhoon Jet

Flight trials of the E-Scan radar have begun following the successful completion of ground tests using a UK Eurofighter Typhoon test aircraft, clearing the...

Gripen Is the Preferred Choice for Switzerland

In a press conference today, Swiss Defence Minister Ueli Maurer reiterated Gripen E/F as the optimal solution for Switzerland. After an initial evaluation document reached...