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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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1 April 2015 |

President: Sudan Launches Strikes in Yemen

Sudanese Air Force precision bombers have participated in coalition operations in Yemen, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir told crowds in a rally in the western city of Zalingey, Sudan, on Wednesday.        

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1 April 2015 | RUaviation

KnAAPO to deliver more than 20 combat aircraft to Russian air forces this year

In 2015 Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aviation Plant (branch of Sukhoi Holding Company) should deliver 14 Su-35 multi-role fighters, five Su-30SM2 jets and four T-50 test aircraft (intended for flight testing) to Russian Ministry of Defense, Interfax reports with reference to Deputy Minister of Defense Yuri Borisov.

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1 April 2015 | RUaviation

The first MiG-29UPG upgraded in India started performing flights

According to RAC MiG CEO Sergey Korotkov, the first MiG-29UPG fighter upgraded by India performed its maiden flight in February 2015.

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30 March 2015 | Flight Global

Peruvian air force receives first C-27J Spartan

​Peru has received its first of four C-27J Spartans from Alenia Aermacchi, with the type to undertake tasks including passenger and cargo transport, humanitarian relief flights, search and rescue missions and fire-fighting, the European manufacturer says.

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30 March 2015 | RUaviation

Russian air force to take delivery of 10 upgraded Tu-95 bombers by end 2016

By the end of 2016 Russia will upgrade over 10 Tu-95MS strategic bombers, reports with reference to press-service of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). In particular, the aircraft will be fitted with new avionics; navigation system will be upgraded as well as landing system. The upgrade is being carried out at the site of Gromov Flight Research Institute (Zhukovsky, Moscow Region). In 2014 its specialists upgraded eight Tu-95MS bombers.

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30 March 2015 | Airbus Defence and Space

Mexico becomes launch customer for new Airbus C295W

The Mexican Navy (Semar) has become the launch customer of the latest version of the market-leading Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft - the new C295W equipped with winglets.

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30 March 2015 | RCAF

Canada’s fifth CC-177 Globemaster III touches down at 8 Wing Trenton

On March 30, 2015, the Royal Canadian Air Force accepted delivery of its fifth CC-177 Globemaster III aircraft.

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27 March 2015 | RAF

29 Sqn Tail Art

29 (R) Squadron based at Royal Air Force Coningsby, Lincolnshire, revealed a striking new paint scheme to mark the 100th anniversary of its formation.

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26 March 2015 |

Saudi Warplanes Strike Yemeni Rebels

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed Huthi Shiite rebels Thursday in support of Yemen's embattled president, who headed to an Arab summit to garner support as Iran warned the intervention was "dangerous."        

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26 March 2015 | RAF

The RAF Chinook Force Is Coming Home From Afghanistan

After thirteen years supporting operations in Afghanistan, the first of the three remaining Royal Air Force Chinooks left Kabul this morning to begin the journey home.

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