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10 May 2012 | EADS

Kazakhstan to acquire 20 Eurocopter EC725 helicopters

Kazakhstan has signed a letter of intent to acquire 20 Eurocopter EC725 helicopters, marking a major new commitment for this medium-lift rotorcraft. These aircraft, which will be assembled in Kazakhstan, will be used by the country’s Ministry of Defense in a full range of mission applications.

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2014

1 August 2014 | RAF

F-35B Successfully Completes Wet Runway And Crosswind Testing

Fort Worth, Texas, July 30, 2014 – In an important program milestone enabling U.S. Marines Corps Initial Operational Capability (IOC) certification, the Lockheed Martin F-35B

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30 July 2014 | DefenseNews.com

Some F-35 Flight Restrictions Lifted

The Pentagon has lifted some flight restrictions on F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, while inspections will continue for the foreseeable future, according to a Defense Department official.

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30 July 2014 | Flight Global

US Army qualifies AH-64E Apaches for deck landings

​The US Army’s Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter has conducted deck landing qualifications on-board the US Navy’s (USN’s) USS Peleliu amphibious assault ship.

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28 July 2014 | IHS Jane's

Fourth known J-20 prototype makes first flight

The fourth known prototype of the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) J-20 fifth-generation fighter made its first flight on the morning of 26 July, according to Chinese aviation websites. According to online postings by local spotters, the prototype flew for nearly two hours after having undertaken...

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28 July 2014 | Flight Global

Final modernised P-3 Orion delivered to Brazil

​Airbus Defence & Space has delivered the last of nine Lockheed P-3 Orion anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft it has upgraded for the Brazilian air force.

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28 July 2014 | Flight Global

Brazil signs for three SAR-roled C295s

​Brazil has ordered three search and rescue-configured Airbus C295s for operation by the nation’s air force.

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25 July 2014 | RAF

Reds On BBC

Celebrating the Red Arrows’ 50th display season, the hour-long documentary will be shown on BBC2 at 9.00pm on Sunday 27th July

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24 July 2014 | Lockheed Martin

First Two Australian F-35s Roll Out Of Factory

Fort Worth, Texas, July 24, 2014 - A ceremony was held today at Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], commemorating the official roll out of the first two F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

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23 July 2014 | Flight Global

Gripen will not compete in Danish fighter competition

The Swedish government has announced that it will not contend Denmark’s fighter replacement competition with its domestically-built Saab Gripen jet.

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21 July 2014 | ACC

First look at upgraded B-1s

DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- For the first time students from the US Air Force Weapons School got to fly with the newly upgraded Sustainment Block-16 B-1B Lancer during the student's Integration Phase (IT) at Nellis AFB, Nev.

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