Author: DFNS

US prepares to deploy aircraft to Al-Anbar province

The US Defense Logistics Agency is looking for a contractor that can deliver 48,000 US gallons of jet fuel to Iraq’s Al-Asad Air Base, suggesting the US military will forward deploy aircraft to Al-Anbar...

Alenia offers M-346 Master to Thailand

Alenia Aermacchi is offering its M-346 Master advanced jet trainer aircraft to Thailand as a replacement for its ageing Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros platforms, the company told IHS Jane’s on 19 December. No further...

AF Delivers Iraqi F-16s for Training in US

For more than 65 years the Air Force has embraced the concept of flexibility being the key to airpower. Now Airmen from the Arizona Air National Guard are sharing that capacity to find creative...

Germany receives first A400M airlifter

​Germany has taken delivery of its first A400M tactical transport, with its air force becoming the fourth to introduce the type. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

Dutch F-35As to arrive home in 2019

The Dutch government announced that the country’s first F-35A fighter will arrive home in 2019. The first jets will go to the air base at Leeuwarden. …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

NASA funds study on SR-72 concept

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $892,292 contract by NASA to study the feasibility of the turbine-based combined cycle (TBCC) propulsion system that the former proposed for its SR-72 concept. …read more Read more...

USAF T-38 lost rear canopy during take-off

A T-38 assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing lost its rear canopy while taking off from Langley Air Force Base on Dec. 16. The jet made an emergency landing at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport....

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