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Spain selects PC-21 to fulfil training requirements

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Spain has opted to replace its ageing fleet of CASA C-101 Aviojet jet trainers with the Pilatus PC-21 single-engined turboprop.

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Rolls-Royce secures five-year 'MissionCare' V-22 contract

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Rolls-Royce announces a five-year ‘MissionCare' contract, worth US$1.2bn, to maintain AE 1107C turboshaft engines on the US Air Force (USAF), Marine Corps (USMC) and Navy V-22 Osprey tiltrotor fleet.

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More Cayuse Warriors for Afghanistan

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MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) has delivered its final five new-build MD 530F Cayuse Warrior light attack/training/scout helicopters to the Afghan Air Force. Further helicopters have also been sought for the air arm.

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NATO initiates AWACS Life Extension Programme

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has announced a Life Extension Programme (LEP) for its Boeing E-3A Sentry airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) fleet, which aims to keep the aircraft operational until 2035.

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Hungary receives first H145Ms from Airbus

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Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two of 20 H145M multi-role battlefield utility helicopters to the Hungarian Defence Forces. 

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US approves New Zealand C-130J purchase

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The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of five Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules to New Zealand.

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Small Glide Munitions demonstrated on Gray Eagle ER

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has performed a flight demonstration employing Small Glide Munitions (SGMs) on a US Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (ER) unmanned aerial system (UAS).

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MBDA to integrate Meteor onto KF-X

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European missile manufacturer, MBDA, has been contracted to integrate its Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) onto South Korea's future KF-X multirole fighter.

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NATO's first RQ-4D arrives at Sigonella

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The first of five Northrop Grumman RQ-4D Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for NATO has arrived at Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella, Italy.

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Calidus scores first B-250 light attack aircraft order

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has placed an order for 24 Calidus B-250 light attack aircraft – becoming the aerospace company's first customer for the type.

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