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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...

Air Force: Second Phase of Light Attack Experiment Underway

Pilots are flying the Sierra Nevada/Embraer A-29 Super Tucano and the Textron Aviation AT-6B Wolverine during a three-month, live-fly experiment to gather additional information about aircraft capabilities, as well as partner nation interoperability, prior to a potential light attack...

Lockheed Martin to propose stealthy hybrid of F-22 and F-35 for Japan

TOKYO - U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp plans to offer Japan a stealth fighter design based on its export-banned F-22 Raptor and advanced F-35 Lightning II aircraft (stealthy hybrid), two sources said. Lockheed has discussed the idea with Japanese...

Delivery of C-27J Spartan Battlefield Aircraft Completed

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) today welcomed the 10th and final C-27J Spartan into service during a ceremony at RAAF Base Richmond. Minister for Defense, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and Minister for Defense Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne...

Saab: Gripen E Simulator with Wide Area Display

  Saab will be attending the Defexpo exhibition in India, 11-14 April 2018. On the show for the first time is a Gripen E simulator equipped with a Wide Area Display (WAD). The Wide Area Display in Gripen E is a...

Boeing, Airbus rivalry for Iran’s market

TEHRAN, Jun. 05 – An aviation official has outlined the intense competition between Boeing and Airbus as a barrier to purchase of aircraft from the European company. Touching upon the problems mentioned by Airbus for aircraft sales to Iran, Secretary...

Thales to deliver unmanned air service capability with its Fulmar Solution to the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)

Thales reinforces its commitment to supporting Malaysian maritime security by securing a contract to deliver the Fulmar UAS system to the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency. Fulmar, a small, high performance, fixed wing UAS, is to be installed on six New...

NATO program develops tactical leaders

By Capt. Sybil Taunton ALBACETE, Spain (AFNS) - Fighter pilots from seven allied countries, including the U.S., U.K., Spain, Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, and Italy completed the NATO Tactical Leadership Program here Oct. 9. Six F-15C Eagles and more than 100 personnel...

Record Defense Budget Eyed to Counter China’s Growing Naval Presence

The Defense Ministry will request a record 5.091 trillion yen ($41 billion) for fiscal 2016 to counter Chinese maritime advances, sources said. Tilt-rotor transport aircraft and amphibious vehicles are on the menu to strengthen surveillance capabilities by the Self-Defense Forces...

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...
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Naval Group launches ARA Contraalmirante Cordero, the fourth and last Argentine Offshore Patrol Vessel

The last of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered to Naval Group by the Argentinean Navy,...
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