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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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2015

6 March 2015 | RAF

Hawk T2 Role Demo Team Launches At RAF Valley

Preparations have begun at RAF Valley to showcase the BAE Hawk T2 advanced fast jet trainer at airshows across the UK in 2015.

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5 March 2015 | IHS Jane's

Russia receives new Mi-8MTPR-1 electronic warfare helicopters

The Russian Air Force (VVS) received three new Mi-8MTPR-1 electronic warfare (EW) helicopters on 4 March. Mi-8MTPR-1 is a standard Mi-8MTV-5-1 with a 'Rychag-AV' active jamming station installed onboard. The helicopters are designed to be able to detect and suppress electronic command-and-control

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5 March 2015 | RAF

Atlas Delivers First Operational Payload

The A400M Atlas, the Royal Air Force’s newest airlift aircraft, delivered a cargo of vital freight into Cyprus this week on its first operational mission as it prepares for initial operational capability later this year.

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4 March 2015 | IHS Jane's

Bulgaria to be offered JF-17 fighter by Pakistan

Bulgaria is to be offered the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex/Chengdu Aircraft Industry Corporation (PAC/CAC) JF-17 Thunder combat aircraft, according to national media reports. The single-seat, single-engined fighter is to be offered by Pakistan as an alternative to the several Western aircraft

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4 March 2015 | Flight Global

Germany finalises order for 18 naval NH90s

​Germany has finally confirmed a deal that will see it order 18 new NH Industries NH90 NFH helicopters for its navy, at the same time trimming commitments for the troop transport variant and Airbus Helicopters Tiger attack rotorcraft.

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4 March 2015 | RAF

XV (Reserve) Sqn 100th Anniversary Tail Takes Off From RAF Lossiemouth

XV(Reserve) Squadron unveiled a special 100th anniversary paint scheme in spectacular style over the snowy peaks of the Scottish highlands.

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3 March 2015 | Flight Global

Second A400M arrives at RAF Brize Norton

​A second Airbus A400M tactical transport has arrived at the Royal Air Force’s Brize Norton base in Oxfordshire, a little over three months after the service’s lead example touched down in the UK.

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3 March 2015 | Flight Global

Dutch parliament approves first F-35 production order

The Dutch parliament has approved an order for the nation’s first production batch of eight Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning IIs, to be delivered in 2019.

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3 March 2015 | RAF

XV(Reserve) Squadron begin their centenary year in style

In a classic case of history repeating itself XV(Reserve) Squadron, the RAF’s premier Tornado training unit celebrated its formation one hundred years ago also in a training role.

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27 February 2015 | ACC

Air Force places 18 A-10 aircraft into 'Backup Status'

The Air Force, with congressional authorization, will convert 18 primary combat-coded A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from active units and place them into Backup-Aircraft Inventory (BAI) status with the possibility to convert another 18 at a later date in fiscal year 2015.

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