Qatar orders secure, high-data-rate satellite communications from Thales

Posted in Industry, Space on October 21st, 2014 Be the first to comment

Qatar Armed Forces has place an order for a secure, high-data-rate satellite communication system with Thales.
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RoCAF Thunder Tiger crash

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

Two RoCAF Thunder Tiger AT-3s had a mid-air accident this morning over Ziguan District near Kaohsiung city.
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ZA006 is first 787 to enter service with military operator

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

The Mexican Air Force is the first military operator of the Boeing 787. ZA006, the final flight-test example of the 787-8, will join the service as a VIP aircraft with registration TP-01/XC-MEX.

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Boeing to revise schedule for KC-46

Posted in Air Force, Industry, KC-X on October 21st, 2014 Be the first to comment

Bloomberg is reporting that Boeing will submit a revised schedule for developing the KC-46 tanker to the Pentagon.
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Six Su-34s delivered to Russian Air Force

Posted in Air Force, Industry on October 20th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Six new Su-34 fighter bombers were delivered to Russia’s Southern Military District (SMD) aviation regiment recently.
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Commander AFGSC hopes to have new engines for B-52

Posted in Air Force on October 20th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, head of U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command, told reporters he hopes the service could consider installing new engines on its B-52 fleet.
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Internal U.S. Navy report casts doubt on safety of MH-53

Posted in Navy on October 20th, 2014 Be the first to comment

An internal U.S. Navy safety investigation report into the crash of a MH-53 has recommended that the service carry out a full risk analysis of the rotorcraft in order to certify it fit to continue flying for another decade.

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Amercian C-130s made multiple drops of arms and supplies over Kobani

Posted in Air Force on October 20th, 2014 Be the first to comment

The U.S. military has step up its campaign to save the Syrian town of Kobani from being overran by ISIL forces by air dropping arms and supplies using C-130s over the weekend.
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PLANAF to have political commissar on board AEW aircraft

Posted in Navy on October 20th, 2014 Be the first to comment

The People’s Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF) has decided that a political commissar must be on board specialized aircraft such as airborne early warning platforms in order to fill the ‘gap’ in ideology training.

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RCAF combat mission in Middle East likely to be more than six months

Posted in Air Force on October 19th, 2014 Be the first to comment

The Royal Canadian Air Force may have to extend its combat mission in the Middle East as Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Tom Lawson admits the goal of defeating ISIL is unlikely to be achievable in six months.

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