Archive for January 6th, 2017

Talks on selling Kfir to Argentina will restart

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Flight Global says a third round of discussions to sell the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Kfir fighter to Argentina will soon resume.

Colombian Kfir at Nellis Air Force Base (4)
By United States Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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DRDO AEW&CS to be inducted into service next month

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The Indian Air Force will induct the country’s first indigenous airborne early warning aircraft – DRDO Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEWACS) – later this month.

DRDO AEW&C Embraer ERJ 145
By Pritishp333 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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E-2Ds assigned to VAW-125 to bed down in Japan

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The U.S. Navy has decided to relocate VAW-125 from its current location in Norfolk to MCAS Iwakuni next month. Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW 5) will therefore have a squadron of E-2Ds.

USS Theodore Roosevelt operations 141009-N-ZF498-008
By VAW (https://www.dvidshub.net/image/1610879) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Delivery of C-27J to Slovakia delayed

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Leonardo has not been able to deliver the first of two C-27Js ordered by Slovakia on time, TASR newswire reported on Jan. 4. The plan was to have it delivered by end of 2016.

Alenia C-27J Spartan, Mexico - Air Force JP7692541
By André Du-pont (Mexico Air Spotters) [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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Nigeria paid $15 million for 3 JF-17s

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Nigeria’s 2016 Defense Budget disclosed that the country paid $15 million to buy three JF-17 fighters from PAC.

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