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Austria allocates funding for helicopter fleet upgrade

Austria’s government has committed funding for the acquisition of a total of 15 new helicopters in the coming years as it renews its rotorcraft capabilities. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News...

France orders 28 Rafale aircraft for $2.3 billion

The French government signed a $2,3 billion (2 billion euro) contract with Dassault Aviation for 28 upgraded Rafale aircraft and gave the go-ahead for development of the aircraft’s F4 standard which should be validated...

France orders Rafale F4

Dassualt received the green light to develop the F4-standard for the Rafale fighter when Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces, paid a visit to its Mérignac plant on Jan. 14. Photo: Dassault...

Ukraine to buy six Turkish Bayraktar TB2 armed UAVs

Ukraine will purchase Bayraktar TB2 armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the Ukrainian Army, President Petro Poroshenko announced on Twitter on 12 January. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the deal on 13 January....

Update: Laos receives Yak-130s from Russia

The Laos People’s Liberation Army Air Force (LPLAAF) has received four Yakovlev Yak-130 ‘Mitten’ advanced jet trainer/light-attack aircraft from Russia as part of a deal signed in 2017, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in...

Japan to develop electronic warfare aircraft

The Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) is looking to develop electronic warfare (EW) aircraft capable of jamming enemy radar and communications at stand-off range. An MoD spokesperson told Jane’s on 15 January that the...

Update: France launches F4 upgrade for Rafale

France has formally launched the development of the F4-standard for the Dassault Rafale combat aircraft, the manufacturer announced on 14 January. Eric Trappier, chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, received the F4-standard development contract...

Russia to test Kornet-D1 SPATGM in 2019

Russia’s newest Kornet-D1 self-propelled anti-tank guided missile (SPATGM) system will enter state trials, which precede the platform’s adoption by the Russian Airborne Troops (Vozdushno-Desantnye Voiska – VDV) later this year, according to a source...

Brazil to resume operations with Heron 1 UAVs

The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) and Federal Police will jointly operate the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron 1 medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), it was announced by the Brazilian Official Gazette on...

U.S. Marines receives final production-era UH-1Y Venom

Bell Helicopter delivered the final production-era UH-1Y Venom to the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC). The Defense Contract Management Agency has reported on 14 January that the final production-era UH-1Y Venom helicopter was delivered to...

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