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The Royal Thai Air Force receives four Airbus EC725s

Bangkok, 25 August 2015 – Airbus Helicopters has completed delivery of an initial four EC725s to the Royal Thai Air Force, providing highly-capable rotorcraft for this military service’s search and rescue and troop transport duties. The order of four EC725s...

Video: F-35A Fires 25mm Gun at Full Capacity

EDWARDS AFB --- An F-35A fired 181 rounds from its four-barrel, 25 mm Gatling gun during a ground test at Edwards Air Force Base, California, earlier this month. The gun is embedded in the F-35A’s left wing and will...

First Flight of Boeing’s Military Tanker KC-46A Delayed By A Month

Boeing Co said on Monday that the first flight of its fully equipped military aerial refueling tanker would be delayed by about a month after incorrect chemicals were recently put through the plane's fuel system. "This issue will extend the...

Lockheed Martin: Taiwan Becomes 20th International Customer for Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 13, 2015 – Taiwan’s Air Force recently selected Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) for its F-16 aircraft, becoming the 20th international customer to choose Sniper ATP to fulfill precision attack requirements. In the...

Beechcraft celebrates 900th delivery in T-6 military training program

Beechcraft Defense Company has delivered its 900th Beechcraft T-6 military training aircraft to the U.S. Navy’s Training Air Wing 5. Beechcraft Defense Company, LLC, a Textron Inc. company, has delivered its 900th Beechcraft T-6 military training aircraft. The milestone aircraft...

Japan’s F-2 Marks 8th Platform to Fly with Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 10, 2015 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) received a direct commercial sale contract through Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to integrate the Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) onto the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s (JASDF) F-2 aircraft. This initial contract, awarded...

Lockheed Martin Delivers Latest C-5M Super Galaxy Early

MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 6, 2015 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered another C-5M Super Galaxy to the U. S. Air Force on Aug. 5. A Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) aircrew ferried the aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility here...

U.S. Marines Corps declares the F-35B operational

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II aircraft reached initial operational capability July 31, 2015 with a squadron of 10 F-35Bs ready for world-wide deployment. Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA-121), based in Yuma, Arizona, is the first...

A-10s create nostalgic feeling during media day

by Senior Airman Nigel Sandridge ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — A Theater Security Package of A-10C Thunderbolt IIs and Airmen from the 355th Fighter Wing, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, participated in flying operations at Royal Air Force Lakenheath...

Dassault Aviation delivers first Rafales to the Arab Republic of Egypt

St-Cloud, France, 20 July 2015 – The official ceremony marking the acceptance by the Arab Republic of Egypt of its first three Rafales was held today at the Dassault Aviation flight test center in Istres, under the patronage of...
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Embraer and L3 Harris to Develop New Agile Tanker via KC-390 to Support U.S. Air Force Operational Imperatives

New tactical tanking solution focused on contested logistics and agile combat employment Includes advanced boom and resilient, open...
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