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RAF Typhoons arrive for Red Flag test

​A squadron-strength detachment of Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons has arrived at Nellis AFB in Nevada, ahead of their participation in a three-week Red Flag-series exercise to be conducted from late this month. …read...

Japan defence budget calls for 20 P-1s, 5 V-22s

Japan’s parliament has approved a Y4.98 trillion ($42 billion) defence budget for FY2015, with a strong emphasis on new airpower capabilities. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

US Air Force Develops Interoperability with UAE

The Air Force’s ability to continue building partnerships to meet challenges of future warfare directly involves Airmen and Soldiers who are focused on building partnership capacity throughout the region. As the result of a...

Russia, India Agree FGFA Preliminary Design

Russian and Indian engineers have completed the preliminary design for the export version of the fifth generation fighter jet – the PAK-FA, announced Andrey Marshankin, Regional Director for International Cooperation of the United Aircraft...

Single Reaper passes flight hour milestone

​Following a 17-hour combat sortie in support of the US military’s operations in Afghanistan, a single US Air Force General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicle surpassed a record 20,000 flight hours...

USAF C-17 damaged by engine fire

A C-17 was starting up its third engine on Jan. 7 when its tailpipe caught fire and caused $300,000 in damage. Hit the source for the photo of the fire. The jet was getting...

Harder to detect North Korea’s missile launches

North Korea has made great strides in improving the quality of its fuel for ballistic missiles. This allows the nation to keep missiles loaded with fuel on standby for weeks to several years. South...

Raytheon wants to add infrared seeker onto Tomahawk

Raytheon is working on an infrared seeker for the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile and hopes to have it retrofitted to the weapon during the first mid-life recertification overhaul coming up in 2019. …read...

USN to replace C-2A with V-22

The U.S. Navy will start buying V-22s in 2018 to replace the C-2A. The aircraft will be designated HV-22. The first 12 aircraft for the Navy will be redirected from the Marine Corps planned...

Switzerland grounds F-5Es after cracks found

Switzerland has grounded its fleet of Northrop F-5E Tiger II combat aircraft after cracks were discovered during a routine inspection, the government announced on 13 January. All 30 single-seat F-5Es that conduct regular flight...

PLAN ships call at Portsmouth

Three of the most modern ships from the China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) South Sea Fleet arrived in Portsmouth, UK, on 11 January for a visit aimed at enhancing understanding between the PLAN...

Modi sacks DRDO chief

Key Points The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the departure of the head of India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation Modi has previously criticised the organisation for a ‘casual’ attitude that...

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