Saudi Arabia's AWACS Aircraft Fleet Gets Radar Upgrade

May 24, 2017 @ 03:38 PM

Boeing has completed a series of upgrades that substantially enhance the technological capabilities of Saudi Arabias E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft. Among the enhancements to improve radar capabilities and reduce repair time for the airborne surveillance fleet are systems that increase the original equipments radar sensitivity and expand...

Boeing Wins $89M Maintenance Support Contract For US Navy Super Hornets, EA-18G...

May 6, 2017 @ 10:25 AM

Boeing has been awarded a US Navy contract worth $89 million to provide additional depot-level maintenance support and sustainment for the F/A-18 Super hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft. “The Boeing Co

Australian Electronic Attack EA-18G Growler Aircraft To Get Anti-Radiation Missile

May 2, 2017 @ 09:02 AM

The US State Department last week approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of Anti-Radiation Missiles for the Australian Electronic Attack EA-18G Growler aircraft, estimated to cost $137.6 million

US$770 Million Maintenance Bill For US Warplanes Worries Japan

April 28, 2017 @ 03:08 PM

Japan may incur an 86 Billion Yen (US$770 Million) maintenance hit on the US warplanes and drones it has bought or is planning to buy such as the F-35, Osprey, Global Hawk and E-2D Hawkeye. The aircraft including the unmanned Global Hawk were purchased under the Pentagons foreign military sales (FMS)...

Ukraine's Antonov AN−2−100 Lifts 3202 kg Cargo Weight

April 12, 2017 @ 12:44 PM

UKraine's Antonovs AN-2-100 light aircraft has achieved a test flight, lifting a cargo weight of 3202 kg to the altitude of 2700m at the companys base. The AN−2−100 light aircraft is up−to−date modification of the world−known AN−2 biplane, the company announced Tuesday...

Boeing Wins $2.1 Billion US Navy Contract For P-8A Aircraft

March 31, 2017 @ 09:33 AM

The US Navy has awarded a contract worth $2.1 billion to Boeing for the delivery of 17 P-8A Poseidon maritime, patrol and reconnaissance aircraft

CAE To Deliver Training Services For NATO E-3A AWACS Aircrews

March 30, 2017 @ 12:45 PM

CAE has signed a contract with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) to provide training services, including instructors, for the NATO E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircrew training program. The training service is required for NATO Airbase Geilenkirchen in Germany, the company announced today

Philippines To Patrol Sea With TC-90 Planes Leased From Japan

March 28, 2017 @ 02:35 PM

Armed Forces of Philippines (AFP) will use its TC-90 aircraft leased from Japan to patrol the West Philippine Sea and Benham Rise, where China has been attempting to incur. The Philippines Navy officially received the first two of five TC-90 patrol planes from Japan yesterday,

India's Tupolev Tu-142M Maritime Reconnaissance, ASW Aircraft To Retire on March 29

March 25, 2017 @ 11:43 AM

The Indian Navy's three Tupolev Tu-142M maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft will be decommissioned on March 29 following its 30 years of service. The aircraft will be converted into a museum in collaboration with an Indian state,

Afghan Air Force Receives Four A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft

March 21, 2017 @ 02:59 PM

The Afghan Air Force has received four more A-29 Super Tucano light-attack aircraft on Monday, bringing the AAF A-29 inventory from eight to 12 aircraft in country. There are still seven A-29s assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Ga

Indian Navy To Decommission Tu-142M Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft This Month

March 8, 2017 @ 12:21 PM

Indian Navy will decommission its Soviet-origin Tupolev-142M turboprop long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft later this month. The ‘Albatross (Tu-142M) are being replaced by 12 Poseidon-8I long-range patrol aircraft India bought from US for $3

Indian Air Force Inaugurates Second C-130J Squadron Complex

March 8, 2017 @ 10:26 AM

A new C-130J squadron complex has been inaugurated in West Bengal state of India to strengthen the operational capabilities of the Indian Air Force. The Squadron complex at Panagarh, which is an operational unit consisting of two or more flights of aircraft, will be inaugurated by Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh, Press Trust of India reported today