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Author: DFNS

RoKAF to reorganize command structure

The Republic of Korea Air Force will abandon its current geographically arranged command structure and shift to a new one. By 대한민국 국군 Republic of Korea Armed Forces (2015.2 공군 소링 이글 훈련 Soaring...

Analysis: Initial Saudi air strikes lacked intensity

Key Points Saudi Arabia and its allies failed to effectively neutralise Yemen’s Al-Dulaimi Air Base on the first day of Operation ‘Determined Storm’ The nearby ‘Scud’ base was not targeted in the opening strikes...

Airbus appoints new head of A400M programme

Airbus has announced the appointment of a new head of the A400M programme; the latest in a series of changes relating to the airlifter project that have been introduced by the European aerospace and...

UK begins phasing in civilianised search and rescue cover

Bristow Helicopters Limited (BHL) has begun providing the UK’s rotary-winged search-and-rescue (SAR) service, with its first two bases receiving taskings from 1 April. BHL was awarded a GBP1.6 billion (USD2.4 billion) contract by the...

Canada receives fifth and final C-17 airlifter

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has received into service its fifth and final Boeing C-17 (CC-177) Globemaster III strategic transport aircraft, it announced on 30 March. Aircraft serial number 705 touched down at...

IOMAX Archangel® Border Patrol Aircraft

Archangel®, an armed surveillance aircraft manufactured by IOMAX USA, is designed to provide military and special forces with improved precision strike capabilities against fixed and moving targets over land and at sea. …read more...

SEC accuses MD Helicopters owner of fraud

​The US Securities and Exchange Commission has accused the owner of MD Helicopters of committing fraud by hiding information from investors. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

Weapon, sensor upgrades coming for Apache fleet

​As Boeing announced delivering the 100th AH-64E Apache helicopter on 30 March, the US Army is already planning a new round of upgrades. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

Sikorsky outlines goals, timeline for S-97 flight test

​As Sikorsky continues to inch toward first flight of the S-97 Raider demonstrator, company officials have outlined the scope and duration of the flight test programme for the high-speed, compound helicopter. …read more Read...

Bell, Lockheed show off futuristic flightdeck for V-280

​Bell Helicopter and Lockheed Martin unveiled a single-screen glass cockpit concept in the V-280 tiltrotor mock-up displayed at an army aviation conference on 30 March. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News...

IAI pitches Caçador version of Heron to Brazil

Israel Aerospace Industries is transferring unmanned air systems manufacturing capabilities to its Brazilian subsidiary Avionics Services, in an effort to produce a “Caçador” derivative of its Heron medium-altitude, long-endurance type for the local market....

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