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The latest news from the world of military aviation

Boeing given contract to upgrade Japan’s four E-767s

Boeing has been awarded a $402 million contract to upgrade Japan’s four E-767 aircraft and three ground support facilities. Work will be performed at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and is expected to be complete by Jun....

Photo of new Harbin Z-20 China medium lift helicopter

The Harbin Z-20 or Zhi-20 is a medium lift helicopter produced in the Northeast of China. Its first flight was on 23 December 2013. The helicopter has a maximum takeoff weight in the range...

Super Puma helicopter of Hellenic AirForce from the rescue operation of the crew of...

Snapshots from the rescue operation of the crew of the P / C «GOODFAITH» Cyprus flag , which ran aground on the northern coast of Andros Island twenty- two ( 22) crew members of...

The U.S. Air Force will reintroduce the A-10 attack jet back to Europe

The U.S. Air Force will deploy 12 A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft and about 300 airmen from the States to Spangdahlem Air Base for six months, a move intended to bolster regional security as fighting...

IAI delivers first T-38 replacement wing to USAF

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) delivered the first replacement wing for the United States Air Force (USAF) T-38 aircraft. In a ceremony held at IAI's main campus, the T-38 wing was presented to the DCMA (Defense...

Nicaragua plans to buy MiG-29 fighters

Nicaraguan army spokesman General Adolfo Zepeda said his government plans to buy MiG-29 fighters to fight drug trafficking in coastal areas. Zepeda added that the fighters will be used for defensive purposes such as patrolling...

Indian Army Dhruv helicopter crashed, killing two

Two officers were killed when an army Dhruv helicopter crashed in a forest area in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Wednesday evening, the army said. According to an army spokesperson based in Srinagar both officers...

Second heavy transport helicopter Mi-26T2 built for the Algerian Air Force began flight tests

Second heavy transport helicopter Mi-26T2 built for the Algerian Air Force began flight tests. The helicopter Mi-26T2 has new glass cockpit, airborne radio-electronic equipment and navigation system. Cockpit lighting equipment will be adjusted for...