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Rolls-Royce unveils Tempest engine technology details

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

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Leonardo wins US Navy next-gen training helicopter contract

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The US Navy has selected Leonardo Helicopters’ TH-119 – now TH-73A – as the winner of its Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) contest – replacing its ageing fleet of Bell TH-57B/C Sea Rangers as the service’s next-generation training helicopters.

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Northrop Grumman contracted for Joint STARS sustainment work

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The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted Northrop Grumman to continue sustainment and modification work for its E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet.

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US approves F-35B sale to Singapore

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The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of up to 12 Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) multi-role stealth fighters to Singapore.

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Finland kicks off HX Challenge at Pirkkala

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Finland has commenced its HX Challenge, the latest phase in its search for a new fighter to replace its fleet of F/A-18C/D Hornets. The five candidates are being evaluated individually at Pirkkala AB near Tampere.

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Malaysia grounds S-61 Nuri helicopters indefinitely

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The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) has announced it has grounded its 12 remaining Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri heavy-lift transport helicopters indefinitely.

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RNZAF send NH90s to assist Australian bushfire crisis

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The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has deployed three NHIndustries NH90 TTH medium-lift tactical transport helicopters and roughly 80 additional New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel to Australia to provide support in the fight against the country’s ongoing bushfires.

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USAF deploy B-52s to Diego Garcia amid Iran tensions

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USAF sends six Boeing B-52H Stratofortress heavy bombers to the island of Diego Garcia – a militarised atoll in the British Indian Ocean Territory.

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Marshalls contracted to support Kuwaiti Hercules

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The US government has signed a multi-year contract with UK-based Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group to support the Kuwait Air Force’s (KAF’s) fleet of KC-130J extended-range tanker-transport aircraft.

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US personnel killed, aircraft destroyed in Camp Simba attack

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Somali-based terrorist organisation and Al Qaeda affiliate, Al Shabaab, attacked Manda Bay airfield (also known as Camp Simba) – a joint Kenyan Defence Force/US Africa Command military outpost in Manda Bay, Kenya, on January 5.

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