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US approves CH-47F Chinook sale to UAE

Khalem Chapman

US approves possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the acquisition of ten Boeing CH-47F Chinooks.

Khalem Chapman

Norway declares IOC for F-35A

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) has officially declared initial operational capability (IOC) on the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II multi-role stealth fighter, becoming the third European air arm to do so. 

Khalem Chapman

Roulettes fly first PC-21 display

Thomas Newdick

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.

Thomas Newdick

Aussie Hornets return

Thomas Newdick

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

Thomas Newdick

HH-60W production approved

Jamie Hunter

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.

Jamie Hunter

South Korea unveils its KF-X mock-up

Gordon Arthur

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.

Gordon Arthur

Latest Norwegian Lightning IIs

Thomas Newdick

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

Thomas Newdick

USAF considers new role for C-5M

Thomas Newdick

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

Thomas Newdick

Going Dutch: First RNLAF F-35A arrives at Leeuwarden

Stephan de Bruijn

The first operational F-35A Lightning II for the Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu, Royal Netherlands Air Force) has arrived at Leeuwarden AB (The Netherlands) on 31 October 2019.

Stephan de Bruijn

Indonesia seeks F-16V acquisition

Khalem Chapman

The Indonesian Air Force has announced plans to acquire at least two squadrons worth of US-made Lockheed Martin F-16V (Block 70/72) Fighting Falcons and Russian-manufactured Sukhoi Su-35s under its 2020-2024 strategic plan, according to local media sources.

Khalem Chapman