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2015

8 January 2015 | IHS Jane's

Iran begins mass production of Saeghe fighter

Iran has begun mass production of the Saeghe (Thunderbolt) indigenously developed combat aircraft, state media announced on 7 January. Quoting an Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) spokesperson, the Fars News Agency reported that the country now has 'several squadrons' of the Northrop F-5E Tiger II-derived aircraft in operational service.

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2014

8 January 2014 | Flight Global

Indonesia eyes F-5E replacement options

Indonesia is assessing fighters to replace its obsolescent Northrop F-5E fighters, with a decision possible before 2015.

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2013

20 September 2013 | Defense-Aerospace

Tunisia Plans $60M Avionics Upgrade for F-5 Fleet

WASHINGTON --- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on September 18 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Tunisia of F-5 avionics upgrades and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $60 million. The Government of Tunisia has req...

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2012

22 August 2012 | Defense-Aerospace

Private Firm Buying Up F-5s for Training

CARSON CITY, Nev. --- Tactical Air Defense Services, Inc. (TADF), an aerospace/defense services contractor that offers tactical aviation services, aircraft maintenance, and other aerospace/defense services to the United States and Foreign militaries, is pleased to announce that it has signed a lette...

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2011

11 April 2011 | Flight Global

Brazil to upgrade more F-5 fighters

AEL Sistemas has received a follow-on contract from Embraer Defense and Security to support the upgrade of 11 more Northrop F-5s for the Brazilian air force ...

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2010

4 May 2010 | Shephard

Northrop Grumman signs teaming agreement With RUAG Aviation for F-5 worldwide sustainment and life cycle logistics

Northrop Grumman Corporation and RUAG Aviation, Emmen, Switzerland, have signed an agreement to provide worldwide sustainment and life cycle logistics as an effort to offer a broad capability to countries flying the F-5 Tiger aircraft.

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2006

19 February 2006 | MILAVIA News

Brazil buys 9 F-5s from Saudi Arabia

The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) will receive nine ex-Royal Saudi Arabia AF Northrop F-5 fighters. The package consists of six F-5E single-seat and three F-5F two-seat versions.

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18 February 2006 | MILAVIA News

Brazil Invests More in the A-Darter AAM

The Brazilian Air Force is investing an additional US$ 100 million for the South African Short-range AAM missile A-Darter.

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2005

23 September 2005 | MILAVIA News

First F-5EM Delivered

On September 21, 2005 the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) received its first upgraded Northrop F-5EM from Embraer.

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17 August 2005 | MILAVIA News

Korea To Sell Retired F-5A/Bs For $100 Each

South Korea is to sell its F-5A/B fleet at a symbolic price of $100 per unit.

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7 March 2005 | MILAVIA News

Venezuelan VF-5A special tail art

This photo taken on 1 March 2005 shows one of the VF-5A Freedom Fighter in service with the Fuerza Aérea Venezolana (FAV) at El Libertador AB.

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Added: 7 August 2017