India Gears Up to Order 22 Apache Helicopters

India is getting ready to order 22 heavy-duty Apache helicopters for around $1.4 billion, in what will be yet another big defence deal to...

DOD's Cancellation of the Joint Strike Fighter Alternate Engine Program

US Government Accountability Office (GAO), The Department of Defense (DOD) expects to purchase about 2,400 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft, with potential international sales...

Jordan Set To Buy Used F-16s

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jordan has signed an agreement to buy about 20 used Belgian and Dutch F-16 fighter jets, the Belgian defense ministry said April...

Strategic studies group supports Air Force leaders

US Air Force, WASHINGTON: The Air Force chief of staff announced June 4 the establishment of a new Air Force strategic studies group at...

Successful F135 STOVL Gearbox Test

Pratt & Whitney, EAST HARTFORD, Conn.: Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce successfully completed the first phase and initiated phase two of the F135 short-takeoff/vertical-landing...

Defence Response to "Four Corners"

Australian Department of Defense, Defence rejects claims to be aired tonight by the Four Corners program that suggest Australia is conceding its crucial air...

New Coastguard Helicopter Flies Maiden Mission

UK Ministry of Defence, The first of four brand-new Sikorsky S92 helicopters, configured entirely for search and rescue (SAR), completed its maiden mission today...

Alenia Aermacchi Roll-Out First M-346 for Israel

The first M-346 advanced trainer for the Israeli Air & Space Force was rolled out today in a ceremony held at Alenia Aermacchi’s plant...

Watchkeeper UAS Completes Major Flight Trials Milestone

Thales UK is pleased to announce that the WATCHKEEPER unmanned air system (UAS) successfully completed a key set of inaugural flights in June 2009,...

Air Force Long-Range Radar Program Proceeding with Revised Acquisition Strategy

The Air Force program to provide a new ground-based, long-range radar system is moving forward with a revised acquisition strategy. The program office recently...