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Saab: three ‘really good opportunities’ for Gripen

Fighter manufacturer Saab expects both JAS 39C/D and Gripen E production lines to run concurrently in future. ‘We don’t see any … Read More

Airbus performs first automatic air-to-air refuelling

Airbus Defence and Space has performed the world’s first automatic air-to-air refuelling contact, the company announced on May 9. … Read More

555th FS deploys to Afghanistan

The US Air Force’s 555th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS), based at Aviano Air Base, Italy, has deployed its F-16s and airmen … Read More

Ka-52K undertakes sea trials

The Kamov Ka-52K naval attack helicopter has completed a first phase of testing in marine conditions. Two Ka-52Ks – dedicated maritime … Read More

First two-seat JF-17 flown in China

On April 27, the first prototype of the twin-seat JF-17B Thunder multi-role fighter performed its maiden flight at Chengdu, China. … Read More

Typhoon fires two Meteors

Eurofighter has announced an important milestone on the path to integrating the Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) … Read More

F-35A visits Estonia

Without previous official announcement, a US Air Force F-35A Lightning II detachment visited Ämari air base in Estonia on April 25. … Read More

F-35: Meteor integration under contract

Plans to field the Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) on the F-35 have advanced, with the award of a contract paving … Read More

Production set to slow for Kuwait Eurofighters

Following the recent handover of the 500th Eurofighter at Leonardo’s Turin Caselle facility it emerged that production of the aircraft … Read More

Kazakhstan orders two more C295s

Airbus Defence and Space today announced that Kazakhstan is to acquire two more C295 transport aircraft. The contract signed between … Read More


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