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RNLAF NH90 to get Terma MASE pod

Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has awarded Terma a contract to install the latter’s Modular Aircraft Survivability (MASE) pod onto its NH-90 helicopters. …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

RAF Voyager struck hangar in Canada

A Royal Air Force Voyager aerial refueling tanker, ZZ331, struck a hangar while taxiing to its parking bay at St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada on Dec. 19. The wing suffered minor damage and the case...

Germany to continue using Uzbek air base

Germany will continue to use an air base in Uzbekistan to resupply its troops in Afghanistan. Germany has been using Termez air base since its troops were stationed in Afghanistan. …read more Read more...

Air Force Halts 3DELRR Corrective Action

The Air Force agreed not to take corrective action on its Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long Range Radar (3DELRR), pending a court ruling, though it is unclear whether the service formally told competition winner Raytheon [RTN]...

F-35 Tested in Extreme Weather Conditions

The Pentagon’s F-35 Lightning II has been test-flying in extreme heat, artic cold, rain, humidity, ice and desert winds in a specially engineered climactic laboratory hangar at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida — as...

Sikorsky’s Raider days away from spinning rotors

​Sikorsky is days away from firing the engines of its S-97 Raider, marking the first time the prototype’s coaxial rigid rotor blades will spin in preparation for first flight. …read more Read more here::...

RAF investigates Voyager wing strike incident

​The UK Royal Air Force is conducting an occurrence safety investigation after one of its Airbus A330 Voyager tanker-transports received minor damage during a ground manoeuvring incident in Canada last month. The mishap followed...

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