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Germany receives first H145 for SAR duties

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Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first civil-standard H145 for use by the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) for search and rescue (SAR) duties.

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Chilean C-130 disappears en route to Antartica

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The Fuerza Aérea de Chile (FACh, Chilean Air Force) has reported that one of its Lockheed C-130 Hercules heavy-lift tactical transport aircraft has disappeared en route to Antarctica, with 38 people missing.

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First pre-series L-39NG flies

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Aero Vodochody has flown its second L-39NG (Next-Generation) advanced jet trainer. The aircraft, MSN 7004, is the company's first pre-series example.

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MDHI teams up with Elbit Systems to enhance MD 530G Block II

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MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) has announced a strategic teaming agreement with Elbit Systems to enhance the weapons and mission management systems for its MD 530G Block II light attack/scout helicopter

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USAF seeks industry input for E-4B replacement

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The USAF is looking to industry for support in its programme to replace the Boeing E-4B National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) platform, also known as the ‘Nightwatch’ or the ‘Doomsday plane'.

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Australia selects MQ-9B for Project Air 7003

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The Australian government has announced selection of the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SkyGuardian to provide the next-generation unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) for the Australian Defence Forces (ADF) under Project Air 7003.

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Morocco set for AH-64E Apache Guardian acquisition

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The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of 36 Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters and associated equipment to Morocco.

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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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