USA

US green lights MQ-9B SeaGuardian sale to Taiwan

The US State Department announced on November 3 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of four General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SeaGuardians to Taiwan

US approves $23bn F-35A, MQ-9B and munition sale to UAE

The US State Department announced on November 10 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of F-35A Lightning IIs, MQ-9Bs and munitions to the UAE

Romanian F-16 upgrade approved by US

The US State Department announced on November 3 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of upgrade equipment to Romania, which seeks to modernise its Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon fleet

USAF receives first two HH-60W combat helicopters

The first two operational Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II combat rescue helicopters were delivered to the US Air Force at Moody AFB, Georgia, on November 5

FAA restricts airspace over Biden’s hometown

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a temporary ‘no-fly zone’ over Wilmington, Delaware – the hometown of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden as he moves closer to securing the election victory

US approves Bell 412EPi, 429 helicopter sale to Guyana

The US State Department announced on October 30 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale of two Bell 412EPi and two 429 GlobalRanger light utility helicopters to Guyana

Sikorsky to produce six more King Stallions

The US Department of Defense announced on October 26 that it had awarded Sikorsky a US$550m contract modification to produce and deliver six CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift transport helicopters

Boeing, US Navy to demonstrate ramjet missile technology

Boeing revealed on October 20 that it has been contracted by the US Navy to co-develop the Supersonic Propulsion Enabled Advanced Ramjet (SPEAR) flight demonstrator with the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division

Boeing selects APG-82(V)1 AESA radar for F-15EX

Raytheon Intelligence and Space announced on October 1 that Boeing has selected its APG-82(V)1 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar for use aboard the F-15EX multi-role fighter

Meta Aerospace acquires Singaporean KC-135Rs

US-based defence contractor, Meta Aerospace, confirmed on September 30 that it has acquired the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF’s) recently retired fleet of four Boeing KC-135R Stratotankers