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9 January 2012 | Defense-Aerospace

A Closer Look at the F-35’s Tailhook Problems

The U.S. Navy F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) known as the F-35C is at serious risk of never being able to land aboard an aircraft carrier. This also poses a risk to the U.K. aircraft carrier program which is supposed to use the F-35C at the end of the decade. Back in 2007, a Lockheed Martin ...

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13 October 2016 | IHS Jane's

South Korea begins receiving Taurus cruise missiles

South Korea has received its first lot of Taurus KEPD 350K cruise missiles during a ceremony at the headquarters of Taurus Systems in Schrobenhausen, Germany, it was announced on 14 October. An undisclosed number of missiles were formally handed over to the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF)

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10 October 2016 | Airbus Defence and Space

Bangladesh To Join The Family Of C295W Operators

Military aircraft Download 99.6 KB Print Bangladesh has become the latest nation to acquire the Airbus C295W medium airlifter with an order for a single aircraft for Bangladesh Army Aviation. The aircraft, in transport configuration, will be delivered in the second half of 2017 under a contract that also includes customer support and training. The C295W is qualified for the transport of troops and bulky/palletized cargo, paratrooping and medical evacuation. It is the first multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft to be operated by Bangladesh Army Aviation

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7 October 2016 | RUaviation

Upgraded Mi-28NM attack helicopter started undergoing flight tests

A prototype of the Mi-28NM upgraded attack helicopter, also known as Product 296, has flown its early test sorties for its controls and engines to be tested and its behavior to be assessed.

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4 October 2016 | Flight Global

​Army will not pursue AH-64F model Apache

As Boeing prepares for a possible F model Apache as a bridge between the legacy helicopter and the Future Vertical Lift aircraft, the US Army says it will not pursue the development of the AH-64F.

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2 October 2016 | RAF

Royal Air Force Typhoons Land in Malaysia for Exercise Bersama Lima 16

Royal Air Force Typhoon Aircraft flown by 1(Fighter) Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth have landed at Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Butterworth in Malaysia for Exercise Bersama Lima 16. [...] The Exercise runs from 4-21 October 2016 and is the first part of Eastern Venture. After Bersama Lima, the RAF Typhoons will then deploy for exercises in Japan and The Republic of Korea.

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30 September 2016 | Defense-Aerospace

Eight French Rafale Carrier Fighters Strike ISIS Targets

ABOARD CHARLES DE GAULLE, At Sea --- French fighter jets took off from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on Friday for an operation against the Islamic State group in its Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, an officer said. Eight jets took off from the carrier in the eastern Mediterranean, an AFP pho...

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30 September 2016 | Defense-Aerospace

Portugal Comments F-16 Delivery to Romania

Portugal handed the first six F-16 Romania, at a ceremony held on 28 September at the Air Base No.5 (BA 5) in Monte Real. These aircraft are the first of 12 sold by the government in 2013, and the contract includes the training of 84 Romanian military personnel in Portugal, of which 9 pilots and ...

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28 September 2016 | IHS Jane's

Russia's Yak-152 trainer completes maiden flight

The Yakovlev Yak-152 trainer aircraft completed its maiden flight on 29 September, the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has announced. Russia's newest basic trainer aircraft, the Yak-152 is expected to replace the Russian Aerospace Forces' ageing fleet of Yak-52 trainers. According to UAC the

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23 September 2016 | Lockheed Martin

Roll Out of Japan Air Self Defense Force’s First F-35A

Mr. Kenji Wakamiya, Japan’s State Minister of Defense, address the ceremony audience as Japan’s first F-35A aircraft is revealed at the Lockheed Martin’s production facility in Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 23.

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23 September 2016 | Flight Global

India signs 36-unit Rafale contract

India has concluded a deal to acquire 36 Dassault Rafale fighters, with a contract signed in New Delhi by the nation s defence minister, Manohar Parrikar, and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian on 23 September.

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