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Israel Developing ‘Windbreaker’ for Aircraft Protection

As anti-aircraft shoulder missiles fall into the hands of terrorist organizations and guerrilla groups around the world and threaten a variety of planes, aircraft...

Software update keeps B-52 at forefront of bomber fleet

The B-52 Stratofortress will soon receive a software upgrade that will keep the aircraft at the forefront of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet. As new...

AVX Aircraft Corporation: Taking Down the Defense Establishment

The bid of startup company, AVX Aircraft Corporation, took many by surprise when it announced plans to participate in the Joint Multi-Role (JMR) predecessor...

P-8A Passes Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

After an extensive testing period, the U.S. Navy announced July 1 in an Initial Operational Test and Evaluation report that its new patrol and...

P-8A Poseidon Fires Harpoon, Hits Mark

After approximately six minutes of flight time, one of NAVAIR’s test aircraft successfully launched a Harpoon missile during a live fire event June 24...

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...

Russia’s UAC at Paris Air Show

The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) of Russia will be participating at the 50th Anniversary Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France (17-23 June, 2013),...

Boeing X-48C Blended Wing Body Research Aircraft Completes Flight Testing

The Boeing X-48C research aircraft flew for the 30th and final time April 9, marking the successful completion of an eight-month flight-test program to...

Saab Signs Support Contract for Airborne Surveillance System

Defence and security company Saab has today signed a support contract for airborne surveillance system. The contract amounts to MSEK 1,100 over 2013-2017. The contract...

India to Develop Own AWACS Aircraft

Three Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft are presently operational in the Indian Air Force (IAF). AWACS are meant as force multipliers for...