Category: Air

Kongsberg plans JSM flight tests in 2015

​Kongsberg will next year begin flight testing its new Joint Strike Missile (JSM) aboard a Lockheed Martin F-16 as it aims to complete the development of the munition by 2017. …read more Source:: Flight...

Blooding the Raptor

With a detachment of Lockheed Martin F-22s having been deployed in the Middle East region for quite a while now, it’s not that surprising to see that the Raptor has finally been given the...

DHL to test supply delivery using UAVs

​German postal service DHL Parcel is to begin testing the delivery of supplies using its Parcelcopter unmanned air vehicle, marking the first operation of a UAV in European airspace beyond line of sight. …read...

​KFX to benefit from F-35 offsets

In return for obtaining 40 Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters, South Korea will receive technologies related to its long-planned KFX indigenous fighter programme. …read more Source:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

Airbus's Southwell To Step Down

The boss of Airbus UK Robin Southwell is leaving the company after nearly a decade at the controls. …read more Source:: Defense News (Air)

RoK Approves Procurement Of LM F-35A Lightning II

The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program, announcing its intent to sign the Letter of Offer and...

Iran unveils new missile-equipped drone

Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new missile-equipped drone to boost its military arsenal, as part of events marking the end of its 1980-1988 war against Iraq. Iranian engineers working for the armed forces have...

Russia employing MiG-31 for offensive air ops

A Jane’s analysis on how the recent appearance of two MiG-31s off the coast of North America signals the intention of Russia to employ the MiG-31 in offensive operations. …read more Source:: Alert5 (Air)

Kazakhstan Su-27 crashed

A Kazakhstan Su-27 from Taldykorgan airbase has crashed on Sept. 23. The fate of both crew members are unknown. …read more Source:: Alert5 (Air)

Israel shoots down Syrian Su-24

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) shot down a Syrian Sukhoi Su-24 jet that was probably attacking rebel positions in the Al-Qunaytirah area, but which strayed into Israeli-controlled airspace on 23 September. IAF sources said...

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