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India’s naval Tejas prototype completes carrier milestones

Khalem Chapman

The naval prototype of the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas – also known as the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) – has become the first Indian-made fighter aircraft to land and take-off from an aircraft carrier.

Khalem Chapman

STS completes 5GAT engine run testing

Khalem Chapman

Sierra Technical Services (STS) successfully completed engine-run testing on its 5th Generation Aerial Target (5GAT) for the US Department of Defense (DoD) on January 10.

Khalem Chapman

Lockheed Martin to deliver 50 more C-130Js to US

Khalem Chapman

The US government has contracted Lockheed Martin to deliver 50 more C-130J Super Hercules heavy-lift tactical transport aircraft.

Khalem Chapman
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UAE’s modernisation drive

Alan Warnes

In the face of a perceived increasing Iranian threat, the United Arab Emirates’ military continues to modernise...

Alan Warnes
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Troubled times in the Special Administrative Region

Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur examines the forces of the Hong Kong Garrison...

Gordon Arthur
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Swiss Hornets in the UK

Mick Britton

Mick Britton was at RAF Leeming as the Swiss Air Force undertook advanced flying training in the UK...

Mick Britton
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A century over the Andes

Amaru Tincopa

Last year marked Peru’s centenary of military aviation...

Amaru Tincopa
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Ten years of excellence

Anthony Pecchi

Since the first flight of the Rafale A demonstrator in 1986, the Dassault fighter has become a popular airshow performer.

Anthony Pecchi
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UPDATE: Ukrainian Naval Aviation

Vladimir Trendafilovski

Vladimir Trendafilovski provides an update on the status of the Ukrainian Navy’s single aviation unit...

Vladimir Trendafilovski
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Big ‘Pigs’ of the Pampas

Esteban G Brea

The C-130 Hercules is the workhorse of many air arms...

Esteban G Brea