Lebanon today acquired six A-29 Super Tucano turboprop light attack aircraft from Embraer. The contract includes logistics support for aircraft operation as well as a complete training system for Lebanese Air Force pilots and mechanics, the company announced today at the Dubai Air Show
Embraers certification for the KC-390 tanker-transport has delayed to the second half of 2017. Further, Embraer is planning to deliver the first KC-390 cargo jets in the first half of 2018, extending a deadline originally set for the end of 2016
Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 Thunder fighter might be the beginning of the end of western dominance of the global fighter aircraft market. The JF-17s international flight debut at the Paris Air Show 2015 was further enhanced by the absence of US fighters such as the F-16 and F/A-18
Embraer has sold more than 250 Super Tucano light attack and surveillance aircraft on the back of growing demand for inexpensive, low maintenance fighter aircraft operating in a low threat environment. Several variants of the Super Tucano aircraft are in service with air forces in Angola, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Indonesia
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) Tuesday approved the sale of six Embraer A-29 Super Tucano counter-insurgency aircraft to the Lebanese military for an estimated $462 million. The Super Tucanos are designed for light attack and aerial surveillance aimed at mountain terrains
Embraer Defense & Security announced Tuesday that it has delivered the first modernized AF-1B jet fighter to the Brazilian Navy at the ceremony held at its industrial plant in Sao Paulo. The AF-1 is an intercept and attack airplane operating from an aircraft carrier to provide air defense for the fleet
Saab announced Tuesday that it has signed an agreement to partner with Embraer for joint management of the F-X2 Project for the Brazilian Air Force. Under this agreement, Embraer will have a leading role in the overall program performance of the program
Embraer is showcasing the A-29 Super Tucano light attack airplane and advanced trainer as well as the new KC-390 military airlifter and tanker at IDEX 2015 this week. The A-29 Super Tucano was selected for the US Air Forces Light Air Support program to perform counter insurgency missions in Afghanistan
BAE Systems has won a nine-year contract worth $187.4 million from the US Navy to support radio and communications systems design and integration for 13 surface combatant ships
South Korea is seeking to bid in Perus Fighter purchase program worth US$1 billion with its FA-50 light attack aircraft. "We've been pushing to sell 24 units of the FA-50 to Peru, and are planning to submit a proposal for Lima's fighter purchase project this month," a source Tuesday told Yonhap News Agency
Test pilots flew the Embraer KC-390 military transport and aerial refuelling jet for 1 hour and 25 minutes, marking its first successful flight. "This first flight is a fundamental step toward accomplishing the task with which we were entrusted
Embraer rolled out the first prototype of the KC-390 military transport from the production hangar at the industrial plant of Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil. This milestone rollout will allow the Company to perform important ground tests prior to the aircraft's first flight, planned to take place by the end of this year, the company said in a statement
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