Cubic Defense Systems announced today it received contracts valued at more than $12 million to supply additional rangeless Air Combat Training System (ACTS) equipment to the Japan Air Self Defense Forces (JASDF). Cubics ACTS is a leading-edge system used for training fighter pilots in air-to-air and air-to-ground combat tactics
Boeing has started fabrication of the fourth and final KC-46A test aircraft for the US Air Force's (USAF) next-generation aerial refuelling tanker programme. The move keeps the company on track to deliver the initial 18 combat-ready aircraft to the air force by 2017
China has commenced its second aircraft carrier in the ship-building port of Dalian. The carrier will be the second of four aircraft carriers planned by the Chinese navy, unconfirmed media reports say
Israel has ordered six Bell Boeing V-22 tiltrotor worth more than $1 billion, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 13 January. The government of Israel's request includes six aircraft in a "V-22B Block C" configuration, with these to be optimised for search and rescue and special operations duties, the DSCA says
The US Air Force received the first five of 24 F-22 Raptors, which are now a part of the 95th Fighter Squadron, reactivated in October 2013. "We have been talking about the arrival of this mission for a few years," said Lt
Boeing has won a $617 million modification contract for remanufacture of twenty-two CH-47F helicopters, six new CH-47F helicopters, and long lead funding for remanufacturing thirteen CH-47F helicopters. Estimated completion date is Dec
The Russian Air Force is planning to order an additional batch of new Yak-130 combat trainers because demand for the aircraft is growing, according to RIA Novosti. The current contract with Russias Irkut aircraft corporation stipulates the delivery of 55 Yak-130s to the air force
Norway has requested technical, engineering, and software support for C-130J aircraft for an estimated cost of $107 million. The Government of Norway has requested a possible sale of C-130J technical, engineering and software support; software updates and patches; familiarization training for the Portable Flight Planning System (PFPS) and Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS); spare and repair parts; U
Black Eagles, the South Korean Air Force special squadron, will part in the Singapore Air Show with T-50B aircraft. On December 4, DAPA (Defense Acquisition Program Administration) said that the Singapore Air Show, one of three international air shows, would be held from February 11-16, and the Black Eagles would participate in the show to promote exporting Korean aircraft, specifically the T-50
General Atomics has won a $110 million contract for continuing logistic services to the Warrior unmanned aircraft system. Estimated completion date is Dec
Sikorsky Aircraft and Aurora Flight has won contracts worth $28 million to develop high-speed vertical takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft with the hover capability of a helicopter that can fly nearly 50 percent faster than the Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. In November, Sikorsky won a $14
Tejas, Indias first indigenously designed 4th generation plus Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) proved successful by launching an infrared seeking air to air missile that hit the target in a direct hit with precision and destroyed the target. The test, demonstrating required parameters was conducted off the coast of Goa in Arabian Sea, and has taken the aircraft closer to its induction in the Indian Air Force
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