Nigeria placed order for Mi-171Sh and Mi-35 helicopters

Posted in Industry on September 14th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Rosoboronexport deputy general director Sergei Goreslavsky told reporters that Nigeria recently signed a contract for Mi-171Sh and Mi-35 helicopters.
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First QF-16 to be shot down

Posted in Air Force, Industry on September 14th, 2014 Be the first to comment

The first unmanned QF-16 aerial target to be shot down had occurred over the Gulf of Mexico on Sept. 5.

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U.S. rushing arms to Lebanese Army to help fight against ISIS

Posted in Air Force on September 14th, 2014 Be the first to comment

The United States has delivered fresh supplies of Hellfire missiles to Lebanon to help the latter counter the ISIS.
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RMAF has new chief

Posted in Air Force on September 13th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Malaysia’s air force chief Gen. Rodzali Daud, has retired and he was replaced by Lt. Gen. Roslan Saad.

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Turkish F-16 pilot assaulted by Kuwaiti diplomats

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A Turkish F-16 was beaten up by three Kuwaiti Embassy officials on Sept. 10.
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Uganda L-39 crashed

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A Uganda L-39, flown by a student pilot, crashed in Gulu District recently. The trainee ejected safely.

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Vigilant Eagle 2014 canceled

Posted in Air Defense, Air Force on September 13th, 2014 Be the first to comment

This year’s Vigilant Eagle – an air defense exercise involving U.S., Canada and Russia has been canceled.
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USAF, IAF complete historic joint training at JBER

Posted in Air Force on September 13th, 2014 Be the first to comment

C-130J pilots from the Indian Air Force had the opportunity to train with C-17 crew from the U.S. Air Force at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson this month.
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Mabus: UCLASS more than just for surveillance

Posted in Navy, Research, UAV on September 12th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Speaking at the Reuters Aerospace and Defense Summit, U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance Strike (UCLASS) program is envisaged to perform additional tasks besides surveillance for the carrier strike group.

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Thales to test Cerberus airborne early warning system soon

Posted in Air Defense, Industry, Navy, Research on September 12th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Thales UK’s Cerberus airborne early warning system will soon be airborne as it competes with Lockheed Martin to secure the contract for Royal Navy’s Crowsnest competition.
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