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Category: Air

UK signs E-7 airborne early warning contract

The UK Ministry of Defence has confirmed plans to acquire five Boeing 737-based E-7 airborne early warning and control system aircraft, with the platforms to be modified by Marshall Aerospace & Defence Group. …read...

ANALYSIS: Malaysian air requirements mostly on hold

Setting the stage for the 2019 Langkawi International Maritime and Aviation (LIMA) exhibition to be held from 26-30 March, the Malaysian air force has issued requests for information (RFIs) covering its planned requirements. …read...

Kazakhstan orders additional C295 transport aircraft

The European aerospace giant Airbus has announced that Kazakhstan ordered additional C295 transport aircraft. The aerospace giant reported the Border Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan has signed a firm order for one C295...

Defiant makes maiden flight

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant co-axial compound helicopter made its maiden flight on 21 March. The flight, which took place at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach facility in Florida, came some three months after the aircraft...

UK signs for E-7 AEW&C aircraft

The UK has signed for five Boeing E-7 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft for USD1.98 billion, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 22 March. The E-7 (also known as the E-737)...

Bolivian Air Force to upgrade UH-1H helicopters

The Bolivian government has authorised a budgetary increase of BOB47.7 million (USD6.8 million) to upgrade the air force’s Bell UH-1H ‘Huey’ helicopters for counter-narcotics operations. The funding, which was approved on 19 March, is...

Russian helicopters receive new NVG system

Russia’s military rotary-wing aircraft fleet has been fully refitted with new night vision goggles (NVG), a source from the country’s aerospace industry has told Jane’s . “Following an incident on 12 April 2016, when...

SB>1 Defiant Takes Flight: Can It Catch Bell?

The thing that delayed Defiant, it turns out, is the same thing that makes it really attractive to the Army. …read more Read more here:: 1 Defiant Takes Flight: Can It Catch Bell?” rel=nofollow>Breaking...

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