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V-22 Program Eyes Mid-Life Upgrade

The Defense Department’s V-22 Osprey program is exploring a potential “mid-life upgrade” effort that could begin in the late 2020s, a key official said April 14. The possible refurbishment of the Bell Helicopter Textron...

AF Announces KC-46A Candidate Bases

Air Force officials announced April 14 that Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma; Seymour-Johnson AFB, North Carolina; Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts; and Grissom ARB, Indiana are candidate bases for the first Air Force Reserve-led...

Dat-Con-Aircraft Systems Integration and Modification

Founded in 1992, Dat-Con offers aircraft systems integration and modification, as well as electronic applications, special measuring and multimedia equipment. …read more Read more here:: Air Force technologie (Air)

Video of Su-35S firing AA-11

H/T Missilito. Video footage from 1 TV showing Su-35S pilot training at Primorsky Krai, Eastern Military District. …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

India signals end of talks on larger French Rafale deal

India’s future purchase of Rafale fighter jets will only come through direct talks with the French government, the defence minister has said, effectively killing talks on a massive deal. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Rockwell Collins Announces Latest Progress on Embraer KC-390

Rockwell Collins today announced its latest progress on the Brazilian Air Force’s KC-390 program, which includes new deliveries of flight test software and transitioning of product manufacturing for the aircraft to Brazil. Rockwell Collins...

India to Acquire 36 Rafale Fighter Aircraft

Dassault Aviation, which is the Indian Air Force supplier for more than 60 years, is honored of the repeated trust of the Indian Government and welcomes its intention to finalize the acquisition of 36...

Sweetman: High-energy laser weapons are around the corner

Bill Sweetman postulates that high-energy laser weapons will soon be in widespread service by the end of the decade. By Шмелёв Артемий Геннадьевич [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons …read more Read more here::...

Boeing to auction off C-17 equipment

An auction company is helping Boeing to offload equipment used in the manufacturing and assembly of the C-17. By U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Nimmo Sr. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Interested parties...

Russia lifts ban to sell S-300 to Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin has lifted a ban to supply Iran with the S-300 air defense system. By Archlinux (Day of WWII victory) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons Moscow ended the ban citing...

KONGSBERG to upgrade Norway’s NASAMS

KONGSBERG has signed a contract to upgrade Norway’s NASAMS air defense system with new communications equipment. “Nasams“. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

AIM-9X Block II achieves IOC

The new AIM-9X Block II dogfight missile has achieved initial operational capability (IOC) on Mar. 31. By Camera Operator: TSgt. Michael Ammons, USAF [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons This was revealed by Capt. James...

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