German MoD to Convert Airbus A321neoLR into Troop Transport, MedEvac Aircraft

July 9, 2020 @ 07:56 AM

The German Air Force will receive two Airbus A321neoLR aircraft configured to take on troop transport and medical evacuation roles. On July 8, the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) signed a contract with Lufthansa Technik regarding provision of equipment that will go on the brand...

France approved to buy 3 E-2D Hawkeye Aircraft for $2B

July 7, 2020 @ 01:49 AM

The United States state department has approved a possible Sale to the Government of France of three E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today

US Special Operations Command’s C-130J Planes to get Radio Frequency Countermeasures...

July 2, 2020 @ 06:51 AM

Sierra Nevada Corp., has been awarded $700 million to supply Radio Frequency Countermeasure (RFCM) systems to be integrated onto AC/MC-130J aircraft operated by the U

Rwandan Air Force Acquires Textron C-208 EX Aircraft

June 25, 2020 @ 05:20 AM

ATI Engineering Services has won a $10.1 million contract from the Pentagon to provide two Textron C-208 EX utility aircraft for Rwanda

New Zealand to Buy Five C-130J-30 Super Hercules Planes, Simulator for NZ$1.52...

June 5, 2020 @ 07:55 AM

The New Zealand government has confirmed plans to buy five Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Super Hercules transport aircraft for NZ$1.52 billion ($990

India, Australia to use each other’s Military Bases

June 4, 2020 @ 11:50 AM

India and Australia will get to access each others military bases for logistics support, in a new pact signed during a virtual summit held by the leaders of the two countries on Thursday. The Mutual Logistics Support Agreement (MLSA) was inked by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison

USMC Reserve Squadron Receive First Lockheed KC-130J Super Hercules

May 30, 2020 @ 05:36 AM

Lockheed Martin said it has delivered the first KC-130J Super Hercules tanker assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452), the Marine Forces Reserve squadron at Stewart Air National Guard Base, New York. US Marine Corps crew ferried the aircraft from Lockheed Martins facility in Marietta, Ga

Russia's IL-76MD-90A Plane Clears Leak Test

May 28, 2020 @ 11:24 AM

Russia's Aviastar-SP Ulyanovsk plant has completed leak test of Il-76MD-90A military transport aircraft. "The company's specialists performed a test of a new transporter with air under a certain pressure according to the sequence and set time,” production manager Vyacheslav Loginov said

Airbus A400M Transport Plane Certified for Automatic Low Level Flight

May 26, 2020 @ 12:57 PM

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has achieved certification of its Automatic Low Level Flight capability. “Inherent to the fighter aircraft world, and as a unique capability for a military transport aircraft, the Automatic Low Level Flights improves the A400Ms terrain masking and survivability, making the aircraft less detectable in hostile areas and less susceptible to threats when cruising towards key military operations like aerial delivery, air-to-air refuelling, logistic or other specific special operations,” the company said in a

Saab Received $158M Order for Erieye AEW&C

May 18, 2020 @ 09:17 AM

Saab has signed a contract and received an order for the Airborne Early Warning and Control solution Saab 2000 Erieye AEW&C. The order value is 1

Leonardo’s M-345 Trainer Receives Initial Certification as per New European Standard

May 8, 2020 @ 12:08 PM

Leonardo today announced that the DAAA (Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness), the Italian MoDs Certification Authority, has issued the "Initial Certification" for Leonardo's new M-345 training aircraft. The Initial Certification of the M-345 marks the first case of enforcement of the new AER (EP) P 21 rule for a fixed-wing aircraft