'

Category: Air

Oman to get Lanza surveillance radar system

Oman has ordered a new air defence surveillance system for its air force based on the Lanza 3D radar. The Spanish company Indra announced on 30 September that it will “integrate its most advanced...

65th AGRS deactivated

The 65th Aggressor Squadron was officially deactivated at Nellis Air Force Base on Sept. 26. …read more Source:: Alert5 (Air)

Russian Navy receives first Ka-52KM naval helicopter

The Russian Navy has received its first series-produced Ka-52KM helicopter from Russian Helicopters, it has been announced. The helicopter has been built under the national defence procurement order for 32 Ka-52KM naval strike helicopters...

BAE Australia wins LHD support contract

Australia’s military procurement agency, the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO), has awarded BAE Systems Australia a contract to provide support for the Royal Australian Navy’s Canberra-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) vessels. A statement by the...

Sri Lanka outlines 12% defence budget increase

The Sri Lankan government proposed on 26 September a 2015 defence budget of LKR285 billion (USD2.18 billion), a 12% increase over military spending in 2014. The allocation – contained in the government’s 2015 appropriation...

USAF to roll out automatic recovery system for F-16s

The US Air Force (USAF) will field an automatic terrain avoidance system on its Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon combat aircraft in the coming weeks, the service announced in late September. The Automatic Ground...

Afghanistan orders additional MD 530F helos

The Afghan Air Force (AAF) has exercised an option for additional MD 530F Little Bird helicopters, according to a US Department of Defense (DoD) contract modification announced on 26 September. The service will acquire...

Japan puts helicopter carrier Izumo on sea trials

The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) has begun sea trials of its helicopter carrier JS Izumo (DDH 183), a JMSDF official confirmed to IHS Jane’s on 29 September. The 248 m-long vessel, which displaces...

Kongsberg plans to flight test JSM next year

Kongsberg is reportedly set to start flight testing of its new joint strike missile (JSM) aboard a Lockheed Martin-built F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in 2015. …read more Source:: Air Force technologie (Air)

RAF Tornado jets ready to strike IS targets in Iraq

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado GR4 fighters are set to launch air strikes against Islamic State (IS) targets after carrying out armed reconnaissance operations over the IS-held territory of Iraq. …read more...

Armed British Warplanes Flying 'Daily' Over Iraq

Armed British warplanes are flying daily missions over Iraq and would launch air strikes if called in by local forces on the ground, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said Sunday. …read more Source:: Defense News...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close