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Manufacturing defects discovered on Eurofighter

Germany has decided to cut the flying hours for its Eurofighter fleet after a manufacturing default was discover on the aircraft’s fuselage. A large number of holes found in the rear fuselage has limit...

Germany: Eurofighter Has Manufacturing Fault

A manufacturing fault has been discovered in the Eurofighter Typhoon warplanes, Germany said Tuesday, announcing it was suspending deliveries of the sophisticated jets. …read more Source:: Defense News (Air)

US Army chooses teams for DVE mitigation ground testing

Key Points The army has selected nine participants for ground testing of DVE mitigation sensors DVEs are a leading contributor to rotorcraft accidents and reduced operational effectiveness The US Army has selected nine participants...

ITAR reforms begin to show uptick in trade

The long-term impact of the United States’ recently reformed arms export licensing rules on Europe’s defence industrial base is still unclear, although US officials say the year-old reform’s trade benefits are already flowing to...

USMC stands up Middle East response force

The US Marine Corps (USMC) has established a new special purpose task force for US Central Command (CENTCOM) that includes 2,300 marines and aircraft based throughout the region, Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby...

Australia’s 1st F-35A Takes to the Skies

Australia’s first F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, known as AU-1, has made its inaugural flight, marking another significant milestone for the Australian F-35 program, Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston announced today. The...

FN HERSTAL-Helicopter and Aircraft Weapon Systems

FN Herstal provides airborne systems with unprecedented and unequalled firing capabilities for multi-role helicopters and subsonic aircraft while maintaining simplicity of use and crew safety. …read more Source:: Air Force technologie (Air)

AMA-Fuel Handling Equipment and Installation Services

AMA is a privately owned Italian company specializing in the design and manufacturing of fuel and water handling systems. Our products range from bulk fuel and water installations for rapid deploymen… …read more Source::...

UK conducts first airstrikes against IS in Iraq

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado GR4 fighters have carried out the first airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq. …read more Source:: Air Force technologie (Air)

RAF Tornados strike first Islamic State targets

​A pair of Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado GR4s engaged their first Islamic State targets in Iraq on 30 September, the UK Ministry of Defence has announced. …read more Source:: Flight Global Military News...

Boeing to move 2,000 defence jobs from Seattle, Washington

​Boeing will shutter defence services facilities in Washington state and consolidate the work elsewhere in the United States to save cost, the company announced on 29 September. …read more Source:: Flight Global Military News...

RAF Conducts 1st Air Strikes of Iraq Mission

This action is part of the international coalition’s operations to support the democratic Iraqi government. In the course of an armed reconnaissance mission from RAF Akrotiri, 2 Tornados were tasked to assist Kurdish troops...

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