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Saab receives order for Gripen C/D upgrade

Saab has received an additional order worth SEK 579 million from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to ensure the continued operation and capability enhancement of Gripen C/D fighter jets. The order aims to...

Lockheed Martin to deliver eight MH-60R Seahawk helicopters to Spanish Navy

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for the production of eight Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters that will be delivered to the Spanish Navy (Armada). These helicopters are equipped with advanced...

Enhanced AH-64E Apache completes first flight

The most recent iteration of the AH-64E Apache has successfully conducted a flight test with an upgraded suite of capabilities, as Boeing continues its efforts to modernize the platform. “We saw our hard work...

Rheinmetall to supply HUSAR drones to the Bundeswehr

The German Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall a contract to provide the new LUNA NG air-supported reconnaissance drone. An amendment contract was signed on 28 September by Annette Lehnigk-Emden, President of Germany’s Federal Office for...

French Air Force takes delivery of final MRTT aircraft

The 31st Strategic Airlift and Air Refueling Wing of the French Air Force took delivery of its 12th Airbus A330 Phénix Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft on 20 September. This A330 Phénix MRTT is...

Spain to acquire 25 additional Typhoons

The Spanish government has made the decision to procure an additional batch of 25 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter aircraft through the Halcon II programme. With a dedicated budget spanning from 2023 to 2035, amounting to...

Croatia takes delivery of first Rafale fighter aircraft

The Croatian Air Force took delivery of the first of 12 second-hand Dassault Rafale B multi-role fighter aircraft from France on 2 October at the French Air Force Base Mont-de-Marsan. The ceremony was attended by...

Nigeria to receive 12 MD 530F helicopters

MD Helicopters has signed a contract with the Nigerian federal government to provide 12 MD 530F Cayuse Warrior Plus Scout/Attack helicopters. These helicopters will be utilized by the Nigerian Army Aviation to address security...