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Eurofighter Typhoon Powers Forward with New Enhancement Contract

Eurofighter Typhoon Secure Airspace during the World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos

Eurofighter has today released details of a new capability contract valued at EUROS 200 million delivering a suite of new enhancements to the Eurofighter Typhoon. As well as introducing a number of upgrades to the Eurofighter’s mission and maintenance systems, […]

Airbus A400M Refuels Two F-18 Fighters Simultaneously

A400M‬ refuels two F-18 fighters simultaneously

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has further proved its credentials as a tanker by successfully demonstrating simultaneous air-to-air refueling of two F/A-18 fighters. In the course of four flights, the A400M performed 74 contacts and dispensed 27.2 tonnes of […]

Indian SU-30MKI May Receive Brahmos Capability, AESA

Su-30MKI Fighter Aircraft

According to Sputnik News, India and Russia are to discuss modernizing India’s Su-30MKI Flanker-H fleet at Aero India 2015 in Bangalore. India is in the midst of a massive, military-wide modernization push that includes procurement of new assets as well […]

Egypt Strikes IS Group Targets in Libya

F-16D Egypt

Cairo has carried out air strikes against Islamic State group targets in Libya after the jihadists posted a video showing the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians. Egypt said a “tough intervention” was needed and with France called on the UN […]

Thales Shares In Rafale, FREMM Contracts with Egypt

Thales Shares In Rafale, FREMM Contracts with Egypt

Thales welcomes the selection by Egypt of the Rafale omnirole combat aircraft and the FREMM multi-mission frigate, which will both equip the Egyptian forces. Twenty-four Rafale aircraft and one FREMM frigate have been ordered by the Egyptian authorities. Thales provides […]

Red Flag 15-1 Night Departures – B-2 Spirit, F-22 Raptor

Red Flag 15-1 Night Departures – B-2 Spirit, F-22 Raptor

Plenty of afterburner against the night backdrop of the Las Vegas Strip! This footage features the B-2 Spirit, F-22 Raptor, Eurofighter Typhoon, E-3 Sentry (AWACS), F-18 Hornet, F-15 Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, P-3 Orion, C-130 Hercules, and a few others. […]

Egypt ends US arms ‘monopoly’ with French jet fighter deal

Egypt ends US arms ‘monopoly’ with French jet fighter deal

Egypt’s decision to buy 24 Rafale jet fighters from France underscores its determination to diversify its sources of weapons and reduce its dependence on the United States, experts said. The 5.2-billion-euro ($5.9 billion) deal is a historic first foreign sale […]

France clinches first foreign sale of Rafale jets with Egypt contract

Rafale fighter aircraft

France announced Thursday it will sell 24 Rafale fighters plus a frigate to Egypt in a 5 billion euro ($5.7 billion) deal that marks the first foreign contract for the multi-role combat jet. French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will […]

GE Tests Rotating Ceramic Composite Material for Fighter Jet Engine

GE ceramic-matrix composite (CMC)

GE Aviation successfully tested the world’s first non-static set of light-weight, ceramic matrix composite (CMC) parts by running rotating low-pressure turbine blades in a F414 turbofan demonstrator engine designed to further validate the heat-resistant material for high-stress operation in GE’s […]

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