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US contracts Lockheed Martin for 78 more F-35s

Khalem Chapman

Lockheed Martin has been contracted to produce 78 more F-35s for the US Air Force (USAF), US Marine Corps (USMC) and US Navy, in a contract modification worth roughly US$4.7bn.

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Draken launches Mirage F1M combat training missions

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US-based adversary air (ADAIR) contractor, Draken International, has commenced training operations with the US Air Force (USAF), using its ‘new', second-hand Mirage F1M fighters.

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Joint Helicopter Command steps up COVID-19 support

Khalem Chapman

Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) has stepped up its support in the battle against COVID-19, as part of the UK government’s response to the ongoing pandemic.

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Boeing receives new Poseidon production contract

Khalem Chapman

Boeing has been contracted to produce a further 18 P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft – a deal which includes more aircraft for the US Navy and the first examples for New Zealand and South Korea.

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Production begins on first Gripen F

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Saab has started production of its first Gripen F for the Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB, Brazilian Air Force), marking an important milestone in its development programme.

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Argentine Air Force receives sixth IA-63 Pampa III

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The Argentine defence ministry has announced that the Fuerza Aérea Argentina (FAA, Argentine Air Force) has received its sixth IA-63 Pampa III advanced jet trainer/light attack aircraft.

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Army Wildcats support UK's COVID-19 efforts

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The British Army Air Corps has deployed three Leonardo Helicopters AW159 Wildcat AH1s to support the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bell, Sikorsky progress in FARA competition

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The US Army has selected Bell’s 360 Invictus and Sikorsky’s Raider X to progress through to the second phase of its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) programme.

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'Black Knights' gain Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification

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The USMC’s first Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II squadron, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-314) ‘Black Knights’, has received its Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification (SFFOC).

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Airbus delivers masks to Spain to aid COVID-19 crisis efforts

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An Airbus A400M has delivered critically needed masks to Spain as part of an effort to combat the COVID-19 virus.

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