‘Gripen for Canada Team’ launched by Saab

Saab has announced that it has teamed up with leading Canadian aerospace companies to offer the Gripen E for Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP).

US approves Wolverine sale to Tunisia

The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of four Textron Aviation AT-6C Wolverine light attack aircraft and related equipment to the Tunisian government.

Royal Thai Air Force orders H135s

Airbus Helicopters has announced that the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has placed an order for six H135s for use as military training helicopters under its pilot training enhancement programme.

USAF seeks BLOS capability for tanker fleet

The US Air Force (USAF) has turned to industry as it seeks information regarding the possibility of integrating beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) technologies onto its air-to-air refuelling aircraft.

IAI set to produce new wings for USAF T-38s

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has contracted Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to produce wings for the Northrop T-38C Talon.

RAAF begins Litening Pod trials on C-130J

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has started flight-trials of the Northrop Grumman AN/AAQ-28(V) Litening sensor pod on a C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical transport.

ANALYSIS: First RAF Poseidon arrives in the UK

The Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) first Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 – serial ZP801 (c/n 64175/7532), named Pride of Moray – has landed on UK soil for the first time.

Poland signs for F-35A procurement

Poland has become the latest nation to go on contract for the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II – the conventional take-off and landing variant of the multirole stealth fighter.

Ireland orders C295 MPA pair

The Irish Department of Defence has announced it has ordered a pair of Airbus C295s, configured for maritime surveillance operations.

USAF seeks industry input for E-4B replacement

The USAF is looking to industry for support in its programme to replace the Boeing E-4B National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) platform, also known as the ‘Nightwatch’ or the ‘Doomsday plane'.

More Cayuse Warriors for Afghanistan

MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) has delivered its final five new-build MD 530F Cayuse Warrior light attack/training/scout helicopters to the Afghan Air Force. Further helicopters have also been sought for the air arm.

NATO initiates AWACS Life Extension Programme

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has announced a Life Extension Programme (LEP) for its Boeing E-3A Sentry airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) fleet, which aims to keep the aircraft operational until 2035.