KAI wants to build airfield in Iraq for T-50s

Posted in Air Force, Industry on July 23rd, 2014 Be the first to comment

Iraq hopes to build an airfield in the southern part of the country so to support the T-50 jets in future, KAI hopes to secure that construction contract.
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Chinook accidentally released howitzer

Posted in Army on July 23rd, 2014 Be the first to comment

No one was injured nor any property damaged when a 155mm howitzer was accidentally dropped about 700 feet from a Chinook helicopter during training at Camp Grayling in northern Michigan.

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Northrop Grumman to modernize Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2

Posted in Air Defense, Navy on July 23rd, 2014 Be the first to comment

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $12 million contract to upgrade the Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2 (SSDS MK2) on board U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious ships.
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French Air Force receives upgraded E-3

Posted in Air Force on July 23rd, 2014 Be the first to comment

The first of four E-3 AWACS upgraded by Boeing for the French Air Force has been delivered back to the customer.
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Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 crashed

Posted in Air Force on July 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

Nigerian Air Force confirmed that one of its Mi-35 attack helicopter crashed on Jul. 21 and the fate of two pilots on board are not known.

India to allow private sector firms to manufacture military transport aircraft

Posted in Air Force, Industry, Research on July 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

The new Indian government has cleared the way for private companies to participate in the manufacturing of 56 military transport aircraft.
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Saab not competing in Denmark’s fighter competition

Posted in Air Force on July 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

Danish daily Politiken reported on Jul. 21 that Saab has decided not to participate in Denmark’s fighter competition.
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PLAAF Su-30MKK arrives in Russia for Aviadarts 2014

Posted in Air Force on July 21st, 2014 Be the first to comment

Three PLAAF Su-30MKK fighters have arrive in Russia’s Lipetsk airport on the evening of Jul. 20 to take part in Aviadarts 2014 competition.
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Su-30MKI fleet suffering from high-rate of engine failures

Posted in Air Force on July 21st, 2014 Be the first to comment

Over the pass two years, the Indian Air Force’s Su-30MKI has been plagued with repeated engine failures in flight.
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Experts say Pentagon unlikely to revive F136

Posted in Air Force, Industry, Marines, Navy on July 21st, 2014 Be the first to comment

Despite the recent engine fire on a F-35A, experts interviewed by Defense News believe the Pentagon is unlikely to bring F136 alternate engine.

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