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India Selects Eurofighter, Rafale for MMRCA Shortlist

India Selects Eurofighter, Rafale for MMRCA Shortlist

With European fighters surging ahead of the American jets in the hotly-contested race to bag the gigantic $10.4 billion project to supply 126 medium multi-role fighter aircraft (MMRCA), India has now virtually shortlisted or “down-selected” two out of the six […]


Saab: Gripen Not on the Indian MMRCA Shortlist

Saab: Gripen Not on the Indian MMRCA Shortlist

Today defence and security company Saab AB has received information from the Indian Ministry of Defence that Gripen has not been shortlisted for the Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) programme. ”We are offering India a world-class, next-generation fighter aircraft […]


Czech Republic may sell combat jets to Iraq

Czech Republic may sell combat jets to Iraq

The Czech Republic is planning to offer Iraq a number of light attack aircraft and help Baghdad to modernize its helicopter fleet, Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg said. Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas will visit Iraq on May 23-24 to […]


Embraer to Upgrade Additional Brazilian Air Force F-5 Fighters

Embraer to Upgrade Additional Brazilian Air Force F-5 Fighters

Embraer Defense and Security and the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) signed a contract to modernize 11 additional F-5 jet fighters and to supply one more flight simulator for these fighters as continuation of the contract signed in 2000. These additional […]


RAF Typhoon Project ‘Under Control and Back On Track’

RAF Typhoon Project ‘Under Control and Back On Track’

In response to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report into the RAF’s Typhoon aircraft, Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox has described the project as ‘under control and back on track’. The PAC report, published today, claims that problems with the […]


Saab Offers Gripen, Naval Bid to Brazil

Saab Offers Gripen, Naval Bid to Brazil

Saab is in the race for one of the world’s largest procurements within maritime security – the SisGAAz project in Brazil. The ongoing discussions with Brazilian stakeholders and decision makers continue during the LAAD defence and security exhibition in Rio […]


Eurofighter Typhoon joins Tornado in Libya ground attack operations

Eurofighter Typhoon joins Tornado in Libya ground attack operations

Typhoon jets are providing a ground attack capability in addition to Tornado GR4 aircraft as British forces continue to support NATO operations in Libya. Speaking to the media in London, Air Vice-Marshal Phil Osborn, Air Officer Commanding No 2 Group, […]


Norway Intends to Buy Four F-35 Training Aircraft

Norway Intends to Buy Four F-35 Training Aircraft

The Government has decided to submit to Parliament proposals for the procurement of four F-35 training aircraft. The cost outlook for Norway’s total procurement of F-35 fighter jets is little changed. The acquisition of the four trainers is in line […]


JSF Restructuring Places Program on Firmer Footing, but Progress Still Lags

JSF Restructuring Places Program on Firmer Footing, but Progress Still Lags

DOD continues to substantially restructure the JSF program, taking positive actions that should lead to more achievable and predictable outcomes. Restructuring has consequences—higher up-front development costs, fewer aircraft in the near term, training delays, and extended times for testing and […]


 
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