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First Air National Guard theater security package deploys to Europe

The U.S. Air Force deployed 12 F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft and approximately 200 Airmen as the first Air National Guard theater security package in Europe to support Operation Atlantic Resolve this week. The aircraft and...

First of upgraded AS532 Cougars participated in Mali as part of Operation Serval

In March 2015, Airbus Helicopters delivered two upgraded Cougar helicopters to the French Army. Part of a group of 15 Cougars to be modernized by the company from 2013 to 2015 (the first eight...

Indian Navy to Upgrade Kamov 28 Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters

India will undertake mid-life upgrade of six Russian-made Kamov 28 anti-submarine warfare helicopters besides overhaul of another four. Of the ten Kamov 28...

PHOTO: Russian Airforce Sukhoi Su-35S spotted at Bolshoye Savino

PHOTO: Russian Airforce Sukhoi Su-35S spotted at Bolshoye Savino ©Kirill M

The First Three Z-10 Helicopters Have Been Delivered to Pakistan

Pakistan bought Chinese Z-10 attack helicopter and the first three helicopters have been delivered to Pakistan (unconfirmed information). Early Pakistan showed interest in purchasing Z-10 helicopters. The helicopter is capable of targeting the...

Nigerian Air Force to receive two second hand Alpha Jet trainer and light attack...

The Nigerian Air Force has acquired at least two second hand Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet trainer and light attack aircraft as it continues to expand its aerial fleet, reports today, March 26, Africa-focused website defenceWeb. One...

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...

Northrop Grumman Delivers Center/Aft ‘Shipset’ for First RAAF EA-18G Growler

Northrop Grumman mechanics perform final quality inspections on the center/aft fuselage shipset produced by the company for the first Australian EA-18G Growler. The subassembly will be delivered to The Boeing Company for final integration...