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Israel halts AH-1 sales talks with Nigeria

The USA has blocked any sale by Israel of surplus American-made weapon systems to Nigeria, and indicated that Israeli-made equipment should be exported to the country only “under strict conditions”. Nigeria had shown interest...

First RAAF F-35 pilot to begin conversion training

The first Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-35A Lightning II pilot is due to commence training in the US, Defence announced on Monday. Squadron Leader Andrew Jackson is about to undergo an intensive training...

Boeing awarded Indonesian Apache contract

​The US government has formally awarded Boeing the contract to build eight AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for Indonesia. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

JF-17 added to PAF Combat Commanders School

The Pakistan Air Force’s Combat Commanders School at PAF Base Mushaf now has a squadron of JF-17 fighters. Five aircraft can be seen arriving at the base. A ceremony was held with Deputy Chief...

VMM-266 refuels from KC-10

VMM-266 conducted aerial refueling training with an Air Force KC-10 on Jan. 15 as it is a requirement for their upcoming deployment. The unit will next month deploy in support of Special Marine Air...

EC135 T2+ for Australia’s HATS conducts first flight

The first EC135 T2+ helicopter for Australian Defence Force’s new Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS), has successfully completed its first flight. “Under the HATS project, a joint training scheme for both Army and Navy...

Boeing MSA ready for customer demonstration flights

Boeing says its Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) is ready for customer demonstration flights. This comes after ground and flight testing of the aircraft mission systems were completed. …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

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