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US NAVY CARRIER AIR WINGS ARE GROWING

Rick Burgess

READY ROOM: The story behind the US Navy headlines

Rick Burgess
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‘SANDY FLEECE’

Michael Keaveney


The Royal Canadian Air Force’s 401st Tactical Fighter Squadron deployed to Texas this summer...

Michael Keaveney

MV-22 upgrade, maintenance contract awarded to Bell-Boeing

Khalem Chapman

Bell-Boeing awarded a contract to provide upgrades and maintenance on US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22B Osprey tiltrotors.

Khalem Chapman

Airbus unveils secretive LOUT UAV

Khalem Chapman

Airbus Defence and Space has unveiled its Low Observable UAV Testbed (LOUT), a secretive programme which has been in development since 2007.

Khalem Chapman

Japan seeks F-15J 'Super Interceptor' upgrade

Khalem Chapman

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan for the modernisation and upgrade of up to 98 Mitsubishi F-15J Eagle air superiority fighters, under an effort that will produce Japanese Super Interceptors (JSI).

Khalem Chapman

Royal Thai Navy selects CAMCOPTER S-100 for ISR role

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

US approves Croatian UH-60M purchase

Khalem Chapman

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

Khalem Chapman

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

Stephan de Bruijn

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.

Stephan de Bruijn

RAF takes ownership of first Poseidon MRA1

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

Indonesia seeks F-16V acquisition

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman