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US grounds V-22 Osprey fleet following fatal crash

The US military announced on Wednesday that it was grounding all of its Osprey V-22 tiltrotor aircraft, a week after one of the aircraft crashed off the coast of Japan, killing all eight US personnel...

Airbus to equip German Eurofighters for electronic warfare

After receiving approval from the German budget committee, Airbus will be upgrading 15 German Eurofighter Typhoons with electronic combat capabilities. The upgrades will include a transmitter location and self-protection system from Saab, as well...

Embraer’s C-390 Millennium selected by South Korea

South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has announced Embraer's C-390 Millennium as the winner of the Large Transport Aircraft (LTA) II public tender to provide the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) with...

German Navy NH90 Sea Tiger makes first flight

The first NH90 Sea Tiger completed its maiden flight on schedule at Airbus Helicopters' site in Donauwörth, Germany, on 30 November. The German Bundeswehr had placed an order for 31 NH90 Sea Tiger multi-role frigate...

Canada to procure Boeing P-8A Poseidon as its Multi-Mission Aircraft

The Government of Canada has signed a Foreign Military Sales Letter of Offer and Acceptance to procure up to 16 Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft as part of the Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft (CMMA) project. With...

NATO selects Boeing E-7A Wedgetail to replace ageing AWACS aircraft

NATO has selected Boeing's E-7A Wedgetail aircraft for its next-generation command and control aircraft as the current Airborne Warning and Control (AWACS) fleet nears retirement. The E-7A will replace the existing fleet with production...

Australian MQ-4C Triton completes first flight

Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced the successful completion of the first flight of Australia's MQ-4C Triton uncrewed aircraft, which took place on 9 November at the Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center in California. The flight...

British Army’s AH-64E Apache helicopter declared operational

The British Army announced that its new Apache AH-64E attack helicopter has been declared ready for frontline duty after being put through its paces on Exercise Iron Titan. During Exercise Iron Titan, 3 Regiment Army...