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Ireland orders two Airbus C295 MPA aircraft

Ireland’s Department of Defence (DoD) announced 13 December the acquisition of two Airbus C295 medium airlifters in a maritime surveillance configuration for service with the Irish Air Corps. Alberto...
E-7 Wedgetail

UK signs deal to purchase five E-7 early warning radar aircraft

In a statement released by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) 22 March, UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has signed a $1.98Bn deal to purchase five E-7 airborne early warning and control...
Land 2097 Phase 4

Airbus confirms H145M bid for Australian special forces

Airbus Helicopters has confirmed that it will offer the H145M military multi-role helicopter to Australia for Land 2097 Phase 4 requirement for a special operations helicopter. The Airbus H145M...
su-35 fighter jet

Russia reportedly secures Su-35 fighter jet contract with Egypt

Russian business newspaper Kommersant reported 18 March that Russia has signed a $2 billion contract for the supply of Su-35 fighter jets to Egypt. Citing two senior defence...
Romanian F-16

Romania to buy additional F-16 fighter jets

Speaking on national television 6 March Romanian Defence Minister Gabriel Leş announced that Romania has launched the procedure for the acquisition of an additional 36 F-16 fighter aircraft to replace its obsolete...
Russia China Helicopter

China-Russia jointly developed heavy-lift helicopter to be delivered by 2032

Chinese newspaper Global Times reported 10 March that a joint China-Russia developed 40-tonne heavy-lift helicopter is expected to be delivered by 2032. Speaking at a press conference, Wu Ximing,...
T-X trainer

U.S. Air Force Selects Saab and Boeing T-X Trainer

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing USD 9.2 billion for the development of a new advanced pilot training system that will help train fighter and bomber pilots for generations to come. Boeing is...

Eurofighter will be Natural Bridge to European FCA

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH CEO, Volker Paltzo, confirmed that an enhanced Eurofighter Typhoon would form a core part of any European future combat air system (FCAS), working hand in hand with any future European fighter...

First UK F-35 Lightning aircraft land at RAF Marham

The first of the UK’s F-35 Lightning aircraft have landed at RAF Marham and been welcomed by our business which has played a central role in its arrival. The first of the UK’s F-35b Lightning...
Defence Aviation Safety

UK Government reaffirms commitment to Eurofighter as technology driver for future programmes

The UK Government has 16 July restated its commitment to the future development of Eurofighter following the unveiling of a national Combat Air Strategy. The strategy was revealed publicly today at Farnborough International Airshow by...