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KAI wins KF-X bid

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has been selected by South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) to develop the KF-X fighter. Photos: KAI …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

Peruvian air force receives first C-27J Spartan

​Peru has received its first of four C-27J Spartans from Alenia Aermacchi, with the type to undertake tasks including passenger and cargo transport, humanitarian relief flights, search and rescue missions and fire-fighting, the European...

First winglet-equipped C295W heads for Mexico

​Airbus has delivered the first production example of its winglet-equipped C295 medium transport, which it says will benefit from extended-range performance and also give operators a 4% increase in fuel efficiency. …read more Read...

A330 selected for AWACS India project

​New Delhi will proceed with the Airbus A330 as the platform for its ambitious Airborne Warning and Control System India (AWACS India) programme. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

SpyLite claims new range record

​A SpyLite mini unmanned air vehicle with a launch weight of 9kg (19.8lb) has achieved a communication range of 65nm (120km), which its manufacturer claims is a new world record for this category of...

​KAI tapped as preferred bidder for KFX

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has been selected as the preferred bidder in South Korea’s proposed KFX fighter programme to build an indigenous fighter. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

MilSatCom Asia-Pacific Conference

We are delighted to present the 5th Annual MilSatCom Asia-Pacific. The event boasts a tailored programme based on current issues across MilSatCom covered by a series of regional and international speakers. In addition to...

Italian Army, Navy eying AW609

In the time it took Boeing and the US Marines to develop and put into service the Osprey tilt-rotor helicopter, Italy’s AgustaWestland has lingered over development of its own, smaller tilt-rotor, prompting questions about...

Mass production of T-50 fighters to start in 2016

Russia may start mass production of fifth-generation T-50 fighter (PAK FA) jets in 2016, Russian Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov said Monday. “We have plans to deliver the first series of fifth-generation fighter jets...

U.S. Navy TH-57C hard landing

A U.S. Navy TH-57C landed hard at Navy Outlying Landing Field Site 8 in Florida on Mar. 27 and the helicopter subsequently rolled on its right side. Photos of the scene is in the...

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