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IDEX ends on a high as UAE orders more C-17s

Posted 26 February 2015

The UAE armed forces decision to order two additional Boeing C-17 transporter aircraft left the organising committee of IDEX – the Abu Dhabi defence show – on a high.

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Etihad opens arms to military training

Posted 26 February 2015

Etihad Airways is to begin providing commercial aviation training to a number of pilots, cabin attendants, loadmasters and flight despatchers in the UAE Armed Forces.

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IDEX: Abu Dhabi unveils new air defence vehicle

Posted 26 February 2015

Abu Dhabi-based light-medium weight military vehicle manufacturer NIMR Automotive, teamed up with defence manufacturer MBDA to unveil a mobile air defence vehicle called Hafeet.

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IDEX: Focus turns to unmanned systems

Posted 24 February 2015

Unmanned technology was the central focus of the third day of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) as a flying demonstration by many of the world's most sophisticated unmanned vehicles took to the skies in Tarif in the Western

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IDEX: Selex describes role on Hammerhead prototype success

Posted 24 February 2015

Finmeccanica – Selex ES spoke at IDEX today about its involvement in the successful maiden flight of the prototype 001 Piaggio Aerospace P.1HH HammerHead, following an extensive flight campaign carried out with the P.1HH demo

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IDEX: Paramount prepares for production of AHRLAC and targets Middle East

Posted 24 February 2015

Paramount Group is preparing for the industrialisation of its AHRLAC (Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft) including the construction of a state-of-the-art factory and a new runway,

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IDEX: Finmeccanica announces successful first flight for Mirach

Posted 23 February 2015

Finmeccanica – Selex ES has conducted successful flight tests of its new low through-life-cycle-cost aerial target drone known as the Mirach 40, the company said at IDEX today.

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IDEX: Rockwell Collins expands its Middle East operations into Saudi Arabia

Posted 23 February 2015

Rockwell Collins has opened a new business office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a key growth market for the company. The announcement was made at IDEX 2015 today.

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IDEX:helicopter missile on display from Roketsan

Posted 23 February 2015

Turkish missile manufacturer Roketsan is giving Emirati delegates to see up close, the latest laser guided missile to be selected by the Gulf state'sdefence forces.

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IDEX: Spectacular start for show's official opening

Posted 22 February 2015

The official grand opening ceremony of the International Defence Exhibition, “IDEX”, provided a spectacular start to the 12th edition of the exhibition at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

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IDEX: Northrop Grumman demonstrates latest systems

Posted 22 February 2015

Northrop Grumman is showcasing a range of systems including airborne early warning and control, C4ISR, radars, defence electronics, cyber security and an upgraded helicopter cockpit at the International Defence Exhibition and

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IDEX: Turkey's stand off missiles set for fighters work

Posted 22 February 2015

Turkish manufacturer Roketsan will be at IDEX which opens in Abu Dhabi today to demonstrate its next generation weapon system, Stand-Off Missile (SOM) system.

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Saudi's PC-21 trainer is a milestone model for Pilatus

Posted 20 February 2015

The 100th PC-21 rolled off the final assembly line at Pilatus Aircraft Ltd today. Destined for the Royal Saudi Air Force training fleet, this PC-21 also happens to be the 1000th turboprop trainer to be produced at Pilatus.

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UAE focused on L-3 Wescam turrets

Posted 20 February 2015

L-3 Wescam announced today that it has received an order from Iomax USA for 28 MX-15D electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) imaging and designating turrets for the UAE.

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Blighter selected by Unlimited Technology to secure Middle Eastern air base perimeter

Posted 20 February 2015

Blighter Surveillance Systems - a British electronic-scanning (e-scan) radar and sensor solution provider - has been selected to supply its Blighter B400 Series e-scan radars to secure the

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IDEX: Airbus Helicopters demonstrates 30 years of Middle East service

Posted 19 February 2015

With hundreds of its rotorcraft operated by Middle East military services, Airbus Helicopters is further reinforcing the company's regional presence to support these aircraft – which are used on missions that

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IDEX: Embraer Defense & Security to promote portfolio of integrated solutions

Posted 19 February 2015

Embraer Defense & Security will attend the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX 2015), which takes place February 22-26 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

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South Africa's Denel comes to IDEX with an eye on the MENA market

Posted 18 February 2015

Denel will use its presence at the Abu Dhabi Defence Exhibition next week to market its technology and products to defence decision-makers in the Middle East and North Africa.

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French celebrations as Egypt confirms Rafale order

Posted 16 February 2015

France's defence minister arrived in Cairo today to sign the formal documents with the Egyptian government for the purchase of 24 Dassault Rafale fighter jets.

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Middle East Military Space Symposium launching at Milsatcom Middle East Conference

Posted 5 February 2015

Military and industry leaders from the global space and defence industries will come together in Abu Dhabi this month at the 4th Milsatcom Middle East Conference, to discuss the key issues affecting

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Live unmanned demos for IDEX

Posted 2 February 2015

IDEX will feature live UAV demonstrations thanks to the renewal of a sponsorship agreement with Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments (ADASI) which is the principal sponsor of the UMEX - the unmanned exhibition - segment of the major defence event.

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CAE to acquire Bombardier's Military Aviation Training

Posted 27 January 2015

CAE and Bombardier announced yesterday that they have signed an agreement for CAE's acquisition of Bombardier's Military Aviation Training business for approximately C$19.8 million.

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Qatar makes RIAT debut

Posted 23 January 2015

Qatar's Emiri Air Force will make its UK airshow debut this summer when it takes part in the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) at RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds.

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Oman joins Jordan in operating Robinson helicopters

Posted 1 January 2015

The Royal Air Force of Oman is believed to have ordered Robinson R44 helicopters to fulfil training needs with its air force. The Omanis follow the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) who ordered eight Robinson R44 Raven II helicopters,

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AMMROC selects AAR for its Al Ain MRO facililty

Posted 23 December 2014

AAR has been selected by AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center) - the Abu Dhabi-based joint venture between Mubadala, Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, to support in the design, outfitting and integration of key

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Tunisia's Jolly Green Giants make way for new Black Hawks

Posted 12 December 2014

The Tunisian Air Force's HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicoptersare set to be replaced by 12 Sikorsky S70 Black Hawks – but it remains unclear whether these will be donated or sold to Tunisia by the USA.

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Airbus Defence and Space to build UAE's Falcon Eye sat system

Posted 9 December 2014

Airbus Defence and Space, has signed as the leader of the industrial team - including Thales Alenia Space as co-prime contractor - a contract with the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAEAF) for the development,

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Sukhoi Superjet 100 VNAV certified

Posted 25 November 2014

The Aviation Register of Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC AR) issued a Supplemental Type Certificate for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100), permitting the usage of Vertical Navigation (VNAV) functionality at all stages of flight.

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Russia completes Mi-17V-5 deliveries to Afghanistan

Posted 30 October 2014

Russia has completed the delivery of Mi-17V-5 military-transport helicopters to the Afghan National Army

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Turkey's Rocketsan signs partnership deal with Lockheed for Cruise missile development for F-35

Posted 26 October 2014

Roketsan and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control signed a teaming agreement today for collaboration on the SOM-J, a new generation air-to-surface standoff cruise missile for

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Thales to supply military sat comms to Qatar

Posted 20 October 2014

Thales has been awarded a contract to supply the Qatar Armed Forces with a military satellite communications system.

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MDH to support Afghan MD 530Fs

Posted 3 October 2014

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDH) has been awarded a contract for the integration, testing, procurement, modification and installation of a weapon system onto Afghanistan's 17 MD 530F helicopters.

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KSA requests Patriot Air Defence System with PAC-3 enhancement

Posted 3 October 2014

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has requested a Patriot Air Defence System with PAC-3 enhancement and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.750 billion, consisting of 202

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Thales wins Saudi National Guard ATC contract

Posted 29 September 2014

Thales has been awarded a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide the Saudi Arabia National Guard with navigation aids (navaids) and air traffic control tower equipment.

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Turkey receives third Peace Eagle aircraft

Posted 16 September 2014

Turkey has taken delivery of its third Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft tfrom Boeing.

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Airbus to sell off non-core defence and space businesses

Posted 16 September 2014

Airbus Defence and Space is to sell off a number of its business divisions in order to focus on Space (launchers & satellites), military aircraft, missiles and the related systems and services.

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SDT appoint Mark Kane as CEO

Posted 3 September 2014

Saudi Development & Training Company (SDT) has appointed Mark Kane as CEO and he will join the company on 8th September.

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Turkish Aerospace Industries delivers last of four F16s to Pakistan Air Force

Posted 2 September 2014

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has delivered the last four F-16 aircraft to Pakistan Air Force (PAF) under Pakistan F-16 Modernization Program, at a ceremony held at TAI's facilities in Ankara,

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UK's RAF delivers military support to Iraq

Posted 1 September 2014

C-130 aircraft from the UK's Royal Air Force have helped deliver much-needed military equipment to Iraq to assist those in the north of the country combating ISIL extremists.

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Airbus A400M successfully demonstrates tanker capability

Posted 1 September 2014

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has performed successfully air-to-air refuelling tests with a F/A-18 Hornet fighter.

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DAE's StandardAero approved by Rolls-Royce for T56 support in Europe

Posted 27 August 2014

Dubai Aerospace's MRO business, StandardAero has seen its European Service Center (ESC), located in Tilburg, Netherlands, approved by Rolls-Royce to become a T56/501D Branch Location under the company's

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Saudi Arabia set for $2bn AWACS modernisation

Posted 14 August 2014

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia for an AWACS modernisation programme and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2 billion.

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Tunisia requests 12 Black Hawk helicopters

Posted 29 July 2014

The US State Department has approved the sale of 12 Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to Tunisia.

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Hammerhead reaches autonomous milestone

Posted 17 July 2014

The Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) P.1HH HammerHead demo aircraft has reached a major milestone and successfully validated its autonomous flight modes.

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Farnborough: Egypt becomes world's largest C295 operator with new order

Posted 16 July 2014

Egypt has become the largest customer for the tactical airlifter, the Airbus C295. It has ordered eight more of the type, taking its total fleet to 20.

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Turkish Aerospace to display T129 ATAK and ANKA at Farnborough Airshow

Posted 11 July 2014

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will be participating to the Farnborough Air Show 2014 (FIA 2014) and displaying T129 ATAK and ANKA at the static area. TAI's stand can also be visited at Hall 4 H1.

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Turkey's Yepsan implements IFS Applications

Posted 23 June 2014

IFS announced today that one of Turkey's leading sheet metal producers, Yepsan Defense and Aviation, has chosen to implement IFS Applications to support business-critical processes such as manufacturing, quality management, distribution

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Jordan signs for C295 gunship partnership

Posted 17 June 2014

King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB), ATK and Airbus Defence and Space have signed an agreement to cooperatively work together on a C295 gunship version.

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Turkey's air defence given a $16.5m radar upgrade

Posted 16 June 2014

Turkey's air defence radar system has been given a $16.25million technology boost following a new contract with Finmeccanica - Selex ES

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Iraq receives its first F-16 Block 52 fighter

Posted 7 June 2014

The Iraq Air Force has received its first F-16 Block 52 aircraft from Lockheed Martin.

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Harris International agrees to be prime sponsor for IDEX 2015

Posted 26 May 2014

The region's largest defence event – IDEX – has a new sponsor. The Abu Dhabi-based ADNEC company has announced a sponsorship deal with Harris International for the 2015 show.

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ILA: Rockwell Collins launches new mission computers

Posted 21 May 2014

Rockwell Collins launched its FMC-4000 series of flight and mission computers at the ILA Berlin Air Show today,offering advanced capabilities with unprecedented levels of performance and flexibility across a large variety of

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Rolls-Royce and Aselsan to collaborate on engine control systems

Posted 21 May 2014

Rolls-Royce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aselsan A.S, one of Turkey's leading electronics companies, to explore potential collaboration opportunities in the area of engine control systems.

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US Government paves the way for Texan trainers to Iraq

Posted 15 May 2014

The US State Department has given the go-ahead for a potential sale of 24 AT-6C Texan II aircraft to Iraq.

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First of 36 Iraqi F-16s completes inaugural flight

Posted 9 May 2014

Lockheed Martin successfully completed the first flight of the inaugural F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Iraq Air Force.

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Selex ES to work up Falco UAS development plan with Jordan

Posted 8 May 2014

Selex ES has been highlighting its extensive work with Jordan while also promoting key technologies for surveillance and situational awareness during the SOFEX 2014 show being held in Amman.

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Jordan orders BAE Systems' APKWS rocket

Posted 7 May 2014

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the US Navy have formally signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the first international sale of BAE Systems' Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rocket.

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Fully configured MC-27J completes first flight

Posted 25 April 2014

Alenia Aermacchi, and ATK announced today that the demonstrator of a fully configured MC-27J multi-mission tactical transport aircraft completed its first flight from the company's Turin test flight centre.

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Morocco takes on the Cubic for F-16 Top Gun training

Posted 11 April 2014

Cubic Defense Systems has been awarded a contract valued at more than $5 million from the U.S. Air Force to supply its P5 Combat Training System (P5CTS) to the Moroccan Air Force.

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Selex ES consolidates presence in Saudi Arabia

Posted 10 April 2014

Fabrizio Giulianini, CEO of Selex ESofficially opened the new Riyadh offices of Selex ES Saudi Arabia yesterday, in the presence of VIPs from the Saudi Arabian government and national agencies.

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Turkish Air Force receives first of 10 A400Ms

Posted 9 April 2014

Airbus Defence and Space has handed over the first of 10 A400M new generation airlifters ordered by the Turkish Air Force.

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Oman accepts first F-16 from second order

Posted 8 April 2014

The Sultanate of Oman has accepted the first of its second order of F-16 Fighting Falcons in a ceremony at Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth facility.

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Boeing adjusts timing for production line ending for C-17 III

Posted 8 April 2014

Boeing has slightly adjusted the timing for ending C-17 Globemaster III production and closing its Long Beach, California C-17 final assembly facility after a successful two-decade production run of the world's premier

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Mubadala, Tawazun and EAI to explore joint defence opportunities

Posted 4 April 2014

Mubadala Development Company, Tawazun Holding and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) expressing their intent to explore the synergy opportunities that could be

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Qatar in $23bn arms order including Apache and NH90 helicopters

Posted 28 March 2014

Qatar has added to its defence spending with the agreement to buy herlicopters from Boeing and the joint venture NH Industries as well as missiles from Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.

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Thales to work with Qatar to develop optionally piloted aircraft

Posted 27 March 2014

Thales has today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Qatar Armed Forces to assist in the development of an Optionally Piloted Vehicle – Aircraft (OPV-A), a high performance Intelligence, Surveillance,

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Qatar to buy Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport

Posted 27 March 2014

Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by Qatar to supply two A330 MRTT new generation air-to-air refuelling aircraft for the Qatar Emiri Air Force.

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DIMDEX 2014: Airbus Helicopters highlights 30 years of Middle East military support

Posted 25 March 2014

The capabilities of Airbus Helicopters' rotorcraft to meet land- and sea-based mission requirements of Middle East military forces will be underscored in the company's presence at the Doha

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Oman C-130s to get integrated avionics upgrade

Posted 13 March 2014

The LynxOS-178 real-time operating system (RTOS) will be used in the Rockwell Collins Flight2 avionics management system, for the Royal Air Force of Oman's C-130 upgrade programme.

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Airbus introduces the Orlik MPT trainer

Posted 11 March 2014

Airbus Defence and Space today rolled out the PZL 130 Orlik MPT (Multi Purpose Trainer), a new version of the twin-seat aircraft with glass cockpit.

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Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft demonstrator completes 1st flight

Posted 5 March 2014

Boeing's Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) demonstrator recently completed its first flight to verify airworthiness, an important milestone toward providing a low-risk and cost-effective maritime

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RSAF to receive training support from Cobham

Posted 5 March 2014

Cobham has been awarded a 30 month contract by BAE Systems to provide air support to operational readiness training for the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF).

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Turkey signs long-delayed T-70 Black Hawk deal

Posted 24 February 2014

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed his government and US helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft have signed a long dormant contract to co-produce an initial batch of 109 utility helicopters.

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KSA and UK agree Typhoon price escalation

Posted 20 February 2014

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has now agreed price escalation terms with the UK relating to the Typhoon aircraft under the Salam programme.

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Kuwait receives first C17 to enhance disaster relief missions

Posted 14 February 2014

Kuwait has received its first C-17 Globemaster III airlifter from Boeing with the new delivery set to expand the Kuwait Air Force's capabilities in military and civilian operations, including humanitarian aid and

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Algerian transporter crashes - 103 dead

Posted 11 February 2014

An Algerian Hercules C130 military transporter has crashed in the mountainous area of Oum al-Bouaghi close to the Tunisian border. All 103 on board were killed according to local media.

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Saudia signs wide-ranging agreement with Boeing to kickstart civil and defence partnerships

Posted 6 February 2014

Saudi Arabian Airlines(Saudia) has signed a collaboration agreement with American manufacturer Boeing that could see it developing partnership activities in the field of defence as

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Dates set for MEMAD 2014

Posted 5 February 2014

Senior defence personnel from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, and the GCC Secretariat, as well as from international partners such as the United States, France, Sweden, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, and NATO are set to make the 4th edition of Middle

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Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference to take place in May

Posted 22 January 2014

The 2014 INEGMA is pleased to announce that the 7th Edition of the Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC 2014) will be held on May 5, 2014, at the Le Royal Hotel in Amman, Jordan.

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Bahrain Airshow: Skyranger UAS offers lightweight surveillance solution

Posted 22 January 2014

The Janada stand at the Bahrain Air Show featured the lightweight Datron Aeryon Skyranger UAS.

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Bahrain Airshow: Saudi Hawks demo at show

Posted 17 January 2014

The Royal Saudi Air Force's (RSAF) official demonstration team, the Saudi Hawks, is at the show, revisiting the scene of its first appearance outside Saudi Arabia in February 2000.

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Bahrain Airshow: Lockheed bullish over F-16 upgrade plans

Posted 17 January 2014 · 1 Comment

Rick Groesch, Lockheed Martin's regional director for the Middle East, was in bullish form at the show describing the company's F-16 upgrade plans.

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Turkish missile company makes Bahrain debut

Posted 16 January 2014

Turkish missile manufacturer Rocketsan is making its debut at the Bahrain airshow, showcasing its family of missiles.

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Bahrain Airshow: Turkey's TAI T-129 ATAK attack helicopter makes debut

Posted 16 January 2014 · 1 Comment

Turkey's TAI T-129 ATAK attack helicopter is making its international debut at the Bahrain International Airshow.

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Bahrain Airshow: Bahrain a key target for Selex ES

Posted 16 January 2014

Selex ES said it aims to expand its already strong position in Bahrain and the Arabian Gulf and is promoting a range of intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR), air defence, naval and homeland

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TAI to display T129 ATAK at BIAS 2014

Posted 14 January 2014

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) will display the T-129 ATAK - the final evolution of the Agusta A-129 light combat helicopter - at the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS), being held later this week (16-18 January) at the Sakhir Airbase.

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Turkish foreign minister checks on Roketsan missile development

Posted 10 January 2014

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu paid a visit to the Roketsan manufacturing facilities in Ankara yesterday.

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RAF Typhoon Team to perform at Bahrain Airshow

Posted 9 January 2014

The Royal Air Force Typhoon Display Team will display daily at the show, with Flight Lieutenant Jamie Norris taking Eurofighter Typhoon to the skies once again following a fun-packed season showcasing its performance throughout 2013, with

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Libyan prime minister takes a close look at TAI's ATAK

Posted 3 January 2014 · 1 Comment

The Prime Minister of Libya Ali Zidan visited the facilities of Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) in Ankara today.

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UAE drops plans for Eurofighter Typhoon order

Posted 20 December 2013 · 1 Comment

The UAE has withdrawn from discussions with BAE Systems over the purchase of 60 Typhoon fighter jets.

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Royal Air Force joins major exercise with UAE Air Force

Posted 18 December 2013

Advanced Typhoon fighter aircraft from the Royal Air Force were put through their paces in a major exercise in the United Arab Emirates.

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Iraq orders 24 T-50s from KAI

Posted 13 December 2013

Iraq has signed a contract with Korea Aerospace Industries, Ltd. for 24 of its T-50 aircraft, worth (with pilot training) over $1.1 billion.

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Northrop Grumman to integrate advanced aircraft into Saudi Arabia's MNG

Posted 13 December 2013

Northrop Grumman Corporation is bringing together leading industry partners in aviation sustainment, training and operations to offer innovative solutions for Saudi Arabia's Ministry of National Guard

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TAI delivers first F-35 centre fuselage to Northrop Grumman

Posted 11 December 2013 · 1 Comment

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has delivered its first F-35 Lightning II centre fuselage to Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin at a ceremony held at TAI's facilities in Ankara, Turkey today.

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Airbus Military reveals details of C295 firefighter programme

Posted 11 December 2013

Airbus Military has completed a second round of tests of its prototype C295 firefighting aircraft which will provide detailed data on the performance of its water dropping system.

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Al Raha secures RSAF F-15 maintenance extension

Posted 3 December 2013

Riyadh-based Al Raha Group for Technical Services has been awarded an estimated $45m extension of an existing contract for third party logistics, repair and return management services on Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) F-15s.

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Flight tests with Storm Shadow missile take place

Posted 29 November 2013

Eurofighter partner company Alenia Aermacchi has confirmed that the first in a major series of flight tests to integrate the MBDA Storm Shadow missile onto Eurofighter Typhoon has now taken place.

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Dubai Airshow: A brand new trainer with a very long pedigree

Posted 19 November 2013 · 1 Comment

The Pakistan Aeronautical Complex MFI-395 Super Mushshak is being marketed across the region to meet 21st Century training requirements. And, with its innovative glass cockpit, unobscured bubble canopy and

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Dubai Airshow: AMMROC and Eurocopter deliver Panther to the UAE

Posted 19 November 2013 · 1 Comment

AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center) and Eurocopter have completed the overhaul, modification, and delivery of the first Eurocopter AS565 (PANTHER) aircraft to the UAE Joint Aviation

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VIDEO: Mubadala Piaggio Hammerhead first flight

Posted 18 November 2013

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