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UK Lightnings into combat

With yesterday’s announcement that the UK F-35B Lightning fifth-generation fighter has entered combat, the latest issue of AFM looks … Read More

New DIRCM system for Luftwaffe A400M

Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded a contract to integrate and certify the a J-MUSIC directed infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) … Read More

RUAG overhauls Bangladesh Navy Dornier 228

RUAG MRO International, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of the Dornier 228, has accepted the first of two Bangladesh Navy … Read More

SENER and Babcock complete Spanish Navy AB212 life extension

The engineering and technology group SENER and Babcock have completed a life extension programme for the Spanish Navy AB212 helicopter … Read More

Viking plans world demo tour for Guardian 400 

Today during the CANSEC Defence & Security show, Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia announced its plans to hold a … Read More

Spanish Navy Harriers to return to Yeovilton

The sight and sound of the iconic Harrier ‘jump jet’ will once again grace the sky over RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset on Saturday, July … Read More

French MoD advances Joint Light Helicopter programme

The French Ministry of the Armed Forces has brought forward development of the future Joint Light Helicopter to 2021. The announcement … Read More

RAF Typhoon trials BriteCloud decoy

The RAF has commenced trials of the Leonardo BriteCloud missile decoy on its Typhoon fighters. Speaking at the Typhoon Ministerial … Read More

Lightning to Cyprus – first deployment for UK F-35B

The Royal Air Force’s No 617 Squadron is deploying six F-35B Lightnings to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus today for Exercise Lightning Dawn … Read More

First rear crew graduate from DHFS at RAF Shawbury

The first eight rear crew have graduated from the Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS) at RAF Shawbury, Shropshire. The graduation, … Read More


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