Archive for January 4th, 2017

FAdeA completes first overhaul, modernization of C-130

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Argentina’s state-owned aircraft manufacturer Fábrica Argentina de Aviones SA (FAdeA) has completed its first overhaul and upgrade of a C-130 for the Argentine Air Force.

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Photo: FAdeA
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Indonesian Air Force chief to be questioned on why AW101 order wasn’t canceled

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The Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) has formed a team to investigate the purchase of a AW101 helicopter by the Indonesian Air Force.

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Photo: Sgt Ray Cooper RAF/MOD [OGL], via Wikimedia Commons
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India’s next fighter competition will be open to single-engine aircraft only

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India’s Defense minister Manohar Parrika has made it very clear that the country’s next fighter competition is for a single-engine aircraft.

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Far-Eastern nation orders RPS-42 radar for its High Energy Laser (HEL) system

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RADA says a “key customer based in the Far-East” has ordered its RPS-42 radar system for the development and testing of the latter’s High Energy Laser (HEL) ground-based tactical weapon system.

Bangladesh test-fired FM-90 (HQ-7A)

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Bangladesh’s air defense forces carried out a live-fire test of its Chinese FM-90, export variant of HQ-7A, at Inani Beach in Cox’s Bazar on Jan. 3.

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