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Italy's Guardia di Finanza orders more ATR 72MPs

Khalem Chapman

Italy's Guardia di Finanza has ordered a further three ATR 72MP maritime patrol aircraft for dedicated surveillance duties.

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Rostec eyes South Korean Ka-32 revamp

Khalem Chapman

The Rostec State Corporation has announced its intention to offer South Korea a modernisation package for its fleet of Kamov Ka-32 coaxial rotor helicopters at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2019 (ADEX) 2019.

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XQ-58A damaged following third flight

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The Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie experimental unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) completed its third flight as part of the Low Cost Attritable Strike Demonstration (LCASD) programme, but a landing mishap has damaged the aircraft.

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Italian Air Force F-35s secure the skies over Iceland

GIOVANNI COLLA

The Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare, AM) has deployed its Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning operationally for the first time.

GIOVANNI COLLA

Indian Air Force receives first Dassault Rafale

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has officially received its first Dassault Rafale multi-role fighters, which were handed over during a ceremony held on October 8, a date that neatly coincided with the 87th anniversary of the air arm's formation.

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RAF receives final Eurofighter Typhoon

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of its final Eurofighter Typhoon, with the last aircraft being handed over during a ceremony on September 27.

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UK Lightning Force departs for HMS Queen Elizabeth

Jamie Hunter

THE FIRST UK F-35B Lightnings have departed their home base of RAF Marham, Norfolk, to return to the US for operational testing with the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08).

Jamie Hunter

V-22 Osprey surpasses 500,000 flight hours

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The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey family has surpassed a major operational milestone, having logged more than 500,000 flight hours.

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Airbus A400M reaches new paratrooper deployment milestones

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The Airbus A400M heavy-lift tactical transport has reached a new milestone in its development, completing a certification flight test for the deployment of paratroopers using both of the aircraft's side doors during a single pass.

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CAMCOPTER S-100 completes flight trials in Norway

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Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned air vehicle has successfully completed search and rescue (SAR) flight trials with the Norwegian Coast Guard.

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