Friday, April 16, 2021

Air Forces

AFSOCs Newest A-29 Light Attack Aircraft Closer To Final Delivery

CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 29, 2021 – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security reached another milestone in production of the second of three A-29 Super Tucano aircraft for the Combat Aviation Advisor (CAA) mission for Air Force Special Operations...

Greece signs agreement with France to acquire 18 Rafale fighters

Greece equips itself with the Rafale in the continuity of a partnership with Dassault Aviation of more than 45 years Athens, January 25th, 2021 – Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, and Theodoros Lagios, Director General of Armament...

Hungary signs contract for acquisition of two multi-mission KC-390 Millennium airlifters

BUDAPEST, Hungary — The Hungarian Government and Embraer signed today a contract for the acquisition of two new-generation multi-mission transport aircraft Embraer C-390 Millennium, in its air-to-air refueling (AAR) configuration, designated KC-390. Additionally, pilots and technicians training as well as...

Embraer delivers six A-29 Super Tucano to the Philippine Air Force

CLARK AFB, The Philippines — All six Super Tucano aircraft ordered by the Philippine Air Force (PAF) have been officially handed over to the Air Force today. The aircraft will be deployed for close air support, light attack, surveillance,...

Modernization of Chile’s F-16 fighters

  WASHINGTON — The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Chile of equipment and related services for F-16 Modernization for an estimated cost of $634.70 million. The Defense Security Cooperation...

First Nigerian Air Force A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft successfully completes inaugural flight

Jacksonville, EUA, April 17, 2020 – Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced the first of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack, combat and reconnaissance aircraft for the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) successfully completed its inaugural...

Raytheon to upgrade air traffic surveillance radars for Brazilian Air Force

DULLES, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is modernizing the Brazilian Air Force's surveillance radars across the Amazon. Raytheon will upgrade seven legacy radars to the next-generation Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar system, Condor Mk3, increasing...

Draken International’s MIRAGE F1 Takes Flight Over Florida

Draken International successfully completed the maiden voyage of its first regenerated Mirage F1 on November 12 at Lakeland Linder International Airport, Lakeland, FL. The supersonic, radar-equipped F1 is one of 24 ex-military fighter aircraft currently being regenerated by Draken...

Portugal signs contract for acquisition of five Multi-Mission Airlift KC-390

ÉVORA, Portugal, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Portuguese Government and Embraer signed today, at a ceremony held at Embraer's facility in Évora, a contract for the acquisition of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390. Additionally, services and support and...

Air2030: Planning decree for the acquisition of new fighter jets

BERN – At its meeting of May 15, 2019, the Federal Council decided to continue the procedure concerning the Air2030 program. It instructed the DDPS to submit by the beginning of September at the latest a draft planning order...
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