Archive for April 27th, 2017

Israel wants to equip its F-16s with Auto-AGCAS

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The life-saving Automatic Ground-Collision Avoidance System (Auto-GCAS) could be installed on Israel’s fleet of F-16 fighters, Flight Global reports.

Israeli F-16C takes off from Ovda Airport in November 2013
By U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Lee Osberry [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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122nd EFS deployed to Bulgaria

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Twelve F-15s from the 122nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron have been deployed to Graf Ignatievo, Bulgaria, as part of a Theater Security Package (TSP) in Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

A Louisiana Air National Guard 159th Fighter Wing F-15C Eagle takes off from Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands during Frisian Flag, which is an exercise, similar to Red Flag, led by the Royal Netherlands Air Force. The LA ANG is deployed to Europe as a part of the Theater Security Package. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Phuong Au)

A Louisiana Air National Guard 159th Fighter Wing F-15C Eagle takes off from Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands during Frisian Flag, which is an exercise, similar to Red Flag, led by the Royal Netherlands Air Force. The LA ANG is deployed to Europe as a part of the Theater Security Package. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Phuong Au)


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Saab secures order for third GlobalEye

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During a first-quarter earnings call on Apr. 26, Saab disclosed that it had secured an order to deliver a third GlobalEye airborne early warning aircraft.

Saab SRSS
Photo: Saab
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Lockheed Martin to upgrade JGSDF AH-64DJP sensors

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Lockheed Martin has been given a contract to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M‑TADS/PNVS) system for Japan’s fleet of AH-64DJP Apaches.

JGSDF AH-64D 20120108-06

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Watch South Korea AH-64Es in joint live-firing exercise with U.S. forces

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