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Demonstrator phase launched for European FCAS

Khalem Chapman

The French, German and Spanish governments have awarded the initial framework contracts (Phase 1A) to a consortium of companies, launching the demonstrator phase for the Système de Combat Aérien du Futur (SCAF, or Future Combat Air System – FCAS).

Khalem Chapman

Elbit Systems to provide TF/TA systems for KF-X

Khalem Chapman

Israeli-based Elbit Systems has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Hanwha Systems to provide Terrain Following/Terrain Avoidance (TF/TA) systems for the South Korea's KF-X next generation fighter.

Khalem Chapman

Rolls-Royce unveils Tempest engine technology details

Khalem Chapman

Rolls-Royce, has unveiled the first details of the “world-first technology” that will be incorporated into the Tempest next-generation fighter aircraft.

Khalem Chapman

First Eurofighter in Kuwaiti configuration takes flight

Khalem Chapman

The first Kuwait-standard Eurofighter has taken to the air at Leonardo Aircraft Division’s flight-test centre at Turin-Caselle Airport, Italy.

Khalem Chapman

South Korea declares F-35A IOC

Khalem Chapman

The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has officially declared initial operational capability (IOC) with its Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fighters, according to local media sources.

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

Draken's first renovated Mirage F1 takes flight

Khalem Chapman

Draken International's first regenerated Dassault Mirage F1 performed its maiden flight at Lakeland Linder International Airport, Lakeland, Florida, on November 12.

Khalem Chapman
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UK Carrier Strike: Lightning Force at Sea

Jamie Hunter

The UK Lightning Force has embarked on what is arguably its most important mission to date, taking a meaningful complement of F-35Bs to the HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08).

Jamie Hunter
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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
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Operation Northern Lightning

David Cenciotti

In a first among Joi nt Strike Fighter partner nations, Italy deployed its F-35As to Iceland in October in support of NATO’s Icelandic air policing mission.

David Cenciotti