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SAAB's new Electronic Attack Jammer Pod takes flight

SAAB has successfully carried out the first flight tests with its Electronic Attack Jammer Pod (EAJP), marking an important milestone in the system's development.

Roulettes fly first PC-21 display

THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN Air Force’s (RAAF’s) Roulettes aerobatic display team conducted its first public display since transitioning from the Pilatus PC-9/A to the more capable PC-21 at RAAF Base Point Cook in Melbourne on October 3.

HH-60W production approved

THE DEPARTMENT OF Defense (DoD) gave its approval for the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) to enter low-rate initial production (LRIP) on September 24.

New versions of P-1 planned

KAWASAKI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (KHI) plans to develop an electronic warfare version of its jet-powered P-1 maritime patrol aircraft.

Canadian SAR aircraft rolled out

AIRBUS MILITARY ROLLED out the first CC-295 Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) from the paint hangar at its facility in Seville, Spain, on October 8.

USAF considers new role for C-5M

THE USAF IS considering modifications for its C-5M fleet that would allow the Super Galaxy to support large-scale aeromedical evacuation missions.

Advanced Hawkeyes for France

FRANCE’S MINISTER OF defense has confirmed plans to acquire three E-2D airborne early warning and control aircraft for the French Navy at a cost of around $1.09 billion.

South Korea unveils its KF-X mock-up

NEARLY FOUR YEARS after South Korea’s KF-X project officially kicked off, a mock-up of the new fighter was unveiled at Seoul ADEX 2019, which was held from October 15-20.

'Wolfhound' replacement considered

US AIR FORCE Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has reportedly shown interest in acquiring a replacement aircraft for its fleet of non-standard Fairchild Dornier 328 turboprops.

Aussie Hornets return

SIX ROYAL AUSTRALIAN Air Force F/A-18As returned to RAAF Base Williamtown, Australia, after completing the first air combat exercise on Japanese soil.

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