Military

Royal Thai Navy selects CAMCOPTER S-100 for ISR role

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has selected Schiebel Group's CAMCOPTER S-100 to provide an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) role across land and sea environments.

US approves Croatian UH-60M purchase

The US State Department has approved the possible sale of two Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk medium-lift battlefield utility helicopters to Croatia.

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

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.

RAF takes ownership of first Poseidon MRA1

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has officially taken delivery of its first Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft, following a handover ceremony at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington.

Indonesia seeks F-16V acquisition

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.

F-35s set for price drop with new production contract

The Pentagon's F-35 Joint Program Office has contracted Lockheed Martin to produce and deliver Lots 12, 13 and 14 of the F-35A/B/C Lightning II for the US military, international partners and other foreign military sales. The contract will also see the F-35 become cheaper.

US Navy receives final two C-40A Clippers

The US Navy has received its final two Boeing C-40A Clipper logistical support aircraft. Delivery of these aircraft – a military derivative of the Boeing 737-700C – took place on September 26.

Initial Standard II NH90 for Spanish Army

THE FIRST series-produced Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra (FAMET, Spanish Army Airmobile Forces) NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter (TTH) in Standard II configuration at Albacete on September 17.

Test centre Aviojet

WEARING A special scheme to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Centro Logístico de Armamento y Experimentación (CLAEX, Spain’s armament and experimental logistics centre), C-101 E.25-35 ‘54- 20’ is one of a few Aviojets in service with the unit.

Russian Helicopters seeks Mi-35P exports in Africa

Russian Helicopters (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is seeking to export its modernised Mil Mi-35P "Hind-F" attack helicopters to African nations with a showcase at the Russia-Africa Economic Forum.