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Kongsberg funded to complete JSM development

The Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) has awarded Kongsberg Defence Systems a NOK1.1 billion (USD178 million) contract to complete development of the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) and prepare it for integration with the F-35...

Resort Hotel Also Serves as Military Test Site

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — To the tourists who frolic in the crystal-blue surf of this picturesque, white-sand beach, the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort looks like, well, a Holiday Inn with …...

South Sudan: Rebels Detain Kenyan Plane and Pilot

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 – 14:07 AAFonline On 3 June South Sudan rebels impounded a Kenyan chartered plane and detained its pilot, accusing him of attempted assassination. The aircraft belongs to Air Works Kenya...

AASM in debut firing from F-16

Sagem’s Armement Air-Sol Modulaire (AASM) Hammer SBU-38 precision guided munition (PGM) has been successfully launched from a Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon, the first launch of the PGM from a non-French made aircraft. The...

Iraqi F-16 flies

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Turkish Vipers Hunt in German Skies

Turkish Air Force has sent five F-16s to attend NATO’s JAWTEX-2014 (Joint Air Warfare Tactical Exercise-2014) drills that take place in northern Germany. Exercises include participants from Austria, France, Finland, The Netherlands, Italy, Hungary,...

Helicopter crash off Ghana kills at least 3: military

Friday, May 9, 2014 – 10:29 AFP Three people were killed on Thursday when a helicopter carrying eight passengers crashed off Ghana’s western coast, home to the nation’s offshore oil industry, the military said....

Turkey may scrap Chinese missile deal

Turkey, which had provisionally awarded the US$3.4 billion missile defence system contract to China Precision Machinery Import and Export Corp, may begin seeking other offers. Photo: Reuters Chinese military experts blast Ankara, saying the...

Turkey reveals plans for Space Command

Ankara, Turkey – Turkish Air Force, country’s top scientific and technological research organization, dubbed TUBITAK and a number of industry participants are collaborating for the development of an integrated command and control center exclusively...

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