RAF Nimrod R1 Retires From Service

After 37 years of operational service the Nimrod R1 was retired from service last month. Following the retirement of the Nimrod MR2 fleet last year,...

Alcoa Expanding Aluminum Lithium Capabilities to Meet Growing Aerospace Demand

Alcoa announced it is expanding its aluminum lithium capacity and capabilities at three locations around the world to meet growing demand in the aerospace...

Major Deals Signed at Moscow’s MAKS-2013 Airshow

An array of large-scale contracts have been signed on the first day of the MAKS-2013 airshow, just outside Moscow. Defense The United Aircraft Corporation and the...

Chinese bombers likely training for US strikes: Pentagon

Chinese bombers are likely training for strikes against US and allied targets in the Pacific, according to a new Pentagon report that also details...

Rise in Cost of F35 Fighters ‘Unknown’ to UK

The Government "doesn't know" how much the price of new aircraft carrier fighter jets will rise because of cancellations abroad. Defence Equipment Minister Peter Luff...

BAE Unveils Taranis Stealthy UCAV

The UK Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) and BAE Systems have revealed that Taranis, the stealthy unmanned combat vehicle demonstrator and the most advanced...

China’s Z-19E Armed Helicopter Completes Firing Tests

China's domestic Z-19E armed helicopter has completed firing flight tests, its developer the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) said Wednesday. "The Z-19E...

The Military Helicopter Market 2012-2022

Military helicopters play a vital role for armed forces throughout the world, aiding ground and naval troops within varying combat and humanitarian scenarios. The...

Officials Recommend Eglin as Preferred Alternative F-35 Base

WASHINGTON: Air Force officials announced July 28 its proposal for basing 59 F-35 Lightning IIs at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The draft supplemental environmental...

First NATO C-17 Strategic Flight In Support of ISAF

On 28 September 2009, the Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) conducted its first mission in support of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan....