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Ireland orders C295 MPA pair

Khalem Chapman

The Irish Department of Defence has announced it has ordered a pair of Airbus C295s, configured for maritime surveillance operations.

Khalem Chapman

USAF seeks industry input for E-4B replacement

Khalem Chapman

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'.

Khalem Chapman

More Cayuse Warriors for Afghanistan

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

NATO initiates AWACS Life Extension Programme

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

Hungary receives first H145Ms from Airbus

Khalem Chapman

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

Khalem Chapman

US approves New Zealand C-130J purchase

Khalem Chapman

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

Khalem Chapman

MBDA to integrate Meteor onto KF-X

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

Progress for planned RAF Chinook buy

Dave Allport

PLANS TO purchase additional Chinooks for the RAF appear to be moving forward.

Dave Allport
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The long arm of the Israeli Air Force

Arie Egozi

While the Israeli Air Force is well equipped with ‘smart’ standoff weapon systems, threats developing close to the country’s borders and further afield require additional, even more capable munitions.

Arie Egozi
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Alpine fighter meet

Remco Stalenhoef

This year, the Franco-Swiss Épervier air defence exercise was held at the Swiss base of Payerne. Remco Stalenhoef witnessed F/A-18s and Mirage 2000-5Fs do battle over the Alps.

Remco Stalenhoef