Airbus Military has successfully demonstrated the release of decoy flares from the A400M new generation airlifter as part of the development of the aircraft´s self-protection systems. The flares are designed to mislead heat-seeking anti-aircraft missiles, particularly surface-to-air missiles (SAM). They… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman’s F-35 Supplier in Israel Delivers First Advanced Composite Component From Foreign Military Sales Country
Northrop Grumman Corporation’s supplier in Israel – Elbit Systems-Cyclone – delivered its first advanced composite component for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter center fuselage produced by Northrop Grumman. This delivery is a significant milestone for the F-35 program,… Continue reading
The second production Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has made its maiden flight.
Known as MSN8, the aircraft made its first flight from Seville, Spain, the location of the A400M final assembly line on 7 June.
It is scheduled… Continue reading
New series available in 2014 features winglets and uprated engines as standard.
Airbus Military today announces the launch of a new series of its best-selling C295 medium transport and surveillance aircraft – the C295W.
Featuring winglets and uprated engines as… Continue reading
MOSCOW, May 24 (RIA Novosti) – The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract with the Beriev Aircraft Company for the purchase of six Beriev Be-200 amphibious planes, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said on Friday.
“The contract is worth… Continue reading
EUROCONTROL has just released an update of military statistics, covering the size and type of State aircraft fleet in both Europe and the U.S. This update gives the numbers and characteristics of State aircraft GAT (general air traffic) flights in European airspace and their relative impact… Continue reading
Contract represents 19th production lot since JPATS deliveries began in 2000
Beechcraft Defense Company today announced it has signed a contract with the U.S. Air Force for the production of 35 T-6 training aircraft, with an option for two additional… Continue reading
KAI announced on the 6th that the company concluded the contract for mass producing the FA-50, amounting to approximately 1.1 trillion won with The Defense Acquisition Program Administration(“DAPA”). In accordance with the contract, the subsequent to the first mass production… Continue reading
Airbus Military A400M receives full civil type certificate from EASA. Military certification and first delivery to follow soon
Award of the Type Certificate makes the A400M the world’s first… Continue reading
An U.S. military plane assigned to a Washington state Naval Air Station on Whidbey Island crashed on Monday morning during a routine training flight, killing all three crew members on board, Navy officials said.
The plane, a Northrop Grumman… Continue reading
The first production Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has made its maiden flight, marking a key milestone towards its delivery to the French Air Force. The aircraft, known as MSN7, took off from Seville, Spain, at 11:48 local time… Continue reading
Airbus Military and Thales UK have signed an 18-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to supply training services for the A400M Atlas, the Royal Air Force’s next-generation military transport aircraft.
The multi-million pound training services programme will be… Continue reading