Military

Embraer unveils the C-390 Millennium

EMBRAER HAS UNVEILED its C-390 Millennium medium-lift multi-mission aircraft at the Dubai Air Show – a new name and designation for the KC-390 platform.

Last batch of Australian PC-21s en-route

THE FINAL THREE Pilatus PC-21s destined for service with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have departed Stans, Switzerland, on a ferry flight to the country.

Contractors compete to develop EW suite for F-16

Northrop Grumman and L3Harris Technologies have been selected to demonstrate a prototype electronic warfare (EW) solution for integration on the US Air Force's (USAF) F-16 Fighting Falcon fleet.

Leonardo invests in Skydweller UAS

Leonardo has announced it has invested in US/Spanish start-up company Skydweller Aero, to develop a new generation of large solar-powered unmanned aerial systems (UAS), capable of perpetual flight and carrying heavy payloads.

US Air Force actively studying options for divesting older platforms

The US Air Force (USAF) wants to save up to $30 billion by retiring expensive-to-maintain older aircraft.

VSR700 prototype takes flight in France

Airbus Helicopters' VSR700 unmanned aerial system (UAS) successfully completed its first flight on November 8.

Airbus unveils Eurofighter ECR concept

For the first time, Airbus has announced details of a new concept for the Eurofighter, which will see the multi-role fighter introduce an electronic combat role (ECR) variant.

Eurofighter Typhoon DA4 on its way to Newark

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) is set to transfer Eurofighter Typhoon DA4 ZH560 to Nottinghamshire’s Newark Air Museum.

US approves CH-47F Chinook sale to UAE

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

Norway declares IOC for F-35A

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.