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Latest Norwegian Lightning IIs

THE ROYAL NORWEGIAN Air Force welcomed three additional F-35As to Ørland Main Air Station on September 12.

Super Hornets and Growlers achieve readiness goal

WHILE THE USAF struggled to meet the October 1 deadline to achieve an 80 per cent mission-capable (MC) readiness rate for its fighter aircraft, on September 24 the Commander Naval Air Forces (CNAF) announced that F/A-18E/F and EA-18G fleets had achieved that goal.

'Little Birds' for Thailand

THE US DEFENSE Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) recently notified the US Congress of the potential sale of eight Boeing AH-6i light attack/reconnaissance helicopters and associated equipment to Thailand in a deal worth around $400 million.

Japanese Pegasus enters production

BOEING BEGAN ASSEMBLING the first KC-46A aerial refueling tanker for Japan at its 767 production facility in Everett, Washington on September 11.

ADVERSARY ‘CHECKERBOARD’

During a recent deployment from MCAS Beaufort, North Carolina, to Tulsa International Airport, Oklahoma, VMFA-312 ‘Checkerboards’ showcased F/A-18C Hornet BuNo 164274.

Orions for Argentina

THE ARGENTINE NAVAL Aviation Command will acquire four retired P-3C maritime patrol aircraft from the US under the terms of an agreement with the US Department of Defense.

MV-22 upgrade, maintenance contract awarded to Bell-Boeing

Bell-Boeing awarded a contract to provide upgrades and maintenance on US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22B Osprey tiltrotors.

Airbus unveils secretive LOUT UAV

Airbus Defence and Space has unveiled its Low Observable UAV Testbed (LOUT), a secretive programme which has been in development since 2007.

Japan seeks F-15J 'Super Interceptor' upgrade

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan for the modernisation and upgrade of up to 98 Mitsubishi F-15J Eagle air superiority fighters, under an effort that will produce Japanese Super Interceptors (JSI).

Royal Thai Navy selects CAMCOPTER S-100 for ISR role

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has selected Schiebel Group's CAMCOPTER S-100 to provide an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) role across land and sea environments.

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