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26 September 2014 | USAF News

A-29 Super Tucano arrives at Moody AFB

The first of 20 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft arrived here Sept. 26, in preparation for the Afghanistan pilot and maintenance training mission.

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26 September 2014 | RCAF

Snowbirds Year End Show : CT-114 Tutor 50th anniversary

15 Wing Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, invites all past and present Tutor instructors, technicians, students and demonstration pilots, honoured guests, and the general public to attend the 50th anniversary of the CT-114 Tutor on October 3-4, 2014.

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24 September 2014 |

GAO Questions F-35 Sustainment Estimates

Sustainment estimates for the F-35 joint strike fighter may not be realistic and require further study before a plan is finalized, the government's watchdog wrote in a new report.

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24 September 2014 | Flight Global

Tornado could fly on into 2030s, partners say

Europe’s Panavia Tornado will remain in use as a relevant frontline asset for more than another 10 years, according to its programme partners, even though one of its main operators does not plan to retain the type beyond the end of this decade.

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24 September 2014 | Flight Global

Nigerian AW101 makes debut flight

​AgustaWestland on 19 September performed the maiden flight of the first of two VIP transport-roled AW101 helicopters for the Nigerian air force from its Yeovil manufacturing facility in Somerset.

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24 September 2014 | Flight Global

Syrian air strikes mark combat debut for F-22 Raptor

The US military-led air launched over Syria on 22 September against Islamic insurgents marked the debut for US Air Force Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptors in a strike role.

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23 September 2014 | IHS Jane's

South Korea agrees to buy F-35s

South Korea has approved a deal to acquire 40 Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters for about KRW7.3 trillion (USD7.1 billion). The Defense Acquisition Program Executive Committee headed by Minister of National Defense Han Min-gu approved the signing of a letter of offer and acceptance at a

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23 September 2014 | Flight Global

Israeli Patriot downs Syrian Su-24

​A Syrian air force Sukhoi Su-24 was shot down on 23 September by an Israeli Raytheon Patriot surface-to-air missile. The Syrian fighter had approached the Israeli border on the Golan heights before it was brought down.

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21 September 2014 | IHS Jane's

Lebanon to receive additional Huey II helicopters

The sale of 18 Bell UH-1H 'Huey' II helicopters to Lebanon has been approved by the US State Department, it was disclosed on 19 September. Valued at USD180 million, including parts, support, and training, the sale was cleared two days before the announcement by the US Defense Security and

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20 September 2014 |

Hollande: France Carries Out First Air Strike in Iraq

French jets carried out their first air strike against Islamic State militants in Iraq Friday, successfully destroying their target, President Francois Hollande announced, vowing that more operations would follow.

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