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AC-130Ws demonstrate ASuW role in the Middle East

Khalem Chapman

In a first-of-its-kind joint exercise with the US Navy, Lockheed AC-130W Stinger IIs from the US Air Force have practiced supporting maritime security operations in the Arabian Gulf, demonstrating the type’s anti-surface warfare (ASuW) role.

Khalem Chapman

Black Sea Fleet naval pilots begin Ka-31R flight training

Khalem Chapman

The Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet has started training crews to fly its new Kamov Ka-31R airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) helicopter.

Khalem Chapman

USAF purchases two AT-6C Wolverines

Khalem Chapman

Textron Aviation Defense has announced that the US Air Force (USAF) has now officially purchased two AT-6C Wolverine light attack aircraft.

Khalem Chapman

RNLAF renews PC-7 maintenance contract with RUAG

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has renewed a contract with RUAG MRO Switzerland to provide propeller maintenance to its Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer fleet.

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Second RAF Poseidon arrives in the UK

Khalem Chapman

The second Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft for the Royal Air Force (RAF) has arrived in the UK.

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USAF B-2s return to Europe

Khalem Chapman

Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bombers have arrived in Europe as part of a Bomber Task Force deployment.

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Exercises Frisian Flag, Cold Response cancelled due to COVID-19

Khalem Chapman

The Dutch Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cancelled Exercise Frisian Flag – which was due to be hosted at Leeuwarden Air Base from March 23 to April 3 – in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Khalem Chapman

First Alaskan F-35A takes flight

Khalem Chapman

The first Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II destined to operate from Eielson Air Force Base (AFB), Alaska, has flown for the first time.

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WESCAM MX-20 successfully integrated onto MQ-9

Khalem Chapman

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc (GA-ASI) and L3Harris Technologies have successfully integrated the WESCAM MX-20 electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) system onto an MQ-9 unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV).

Khalem Chapman

Boeing contracted to support for British AH-64Es

Khalem Chapman

The US Department of Defense has announced it has contracted Boeing to provide support services for the UK’s future AH-64E attack helicopter fleet.

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