Archive for March 5th, 2017

Airbus, RAAF to develop automated refueling for KC-30A

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Airbus has entered an agreement with the Royal Australian Air Force to develop an automatic air-to-air refueling capability for the latter’s KC-30A tanker.

The Royal Australian Air Force has completes the first fuel transfer with the air refuelling boom from a RAAF KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport to a U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II
By US Air Force from USA (150925-F-ZZ999-412.jpg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Vietnam interested in Israel’s Delilah missile

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Arie Egozi reports for Flight Global that Vietnam is interested in purchasing the Delilah standoff missile from Israel.

Delilah missile side
By KGyST (Own work) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Indonesia plans to upgrade its T-50i

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Indonesian Air Force chief Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto has spoken about the need to upgrade its KAI T-50i advanced jet trainers.

T-50i Indonesian Air force version
By Photo by KAI (2013) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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