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Indonesian Sukhois Arrive at Darwin for Pitch Black 2012

Four Flanker type fighters from Indonesia are participating for the first time in the annual Pitch Black exercise in Australia opening today. Arriving at Darwin, in Northern Australia the Indonesian fighters two Su-30 and two Su-27 were escorted by to Australian No. 77 Squadron F/A-18 Hornet Aircraft.

Middle East Defense Update – Nov. 18, 2011

Disagreements on Commercial Terms Reverses UAE’s Choice of Rafale | Egypt to Renew M-1A1 Tanks Production | IDF is Fielding a new Tactical Intelligence Collection Vehicle | Talon Guided Rockets Complete Qualification Tests | UAE Considers APG-80 AESA Radar Upgrades | Oman to Receive Mica VL Naval & Land Based Air Defense Systems | Kuwait - Technical/Logistics Support for F/A-18 Aircraft | Israel Tests a New Ballistic Missile

Boeing EA-18G Growlers Deployed by US Navy

The Boeing EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft has entered operational servcie with the U.S. Navy. The EA-18G is the only air combat platform currenlty in servcie that delivers full-spectrum Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) capabilities along with the targeting and self-defense capabilities derived from the F/A-18E/F Block II Super Hornet.

Raytheon Conducts Free-Flight Demonstration of JSOW-C From F-16IN

Raytheon Company completed a series of free-flight demonstrations of the Joint Standoff Weapon(JSOW) AGM-154-C from an F-16IN fighter aircraft. The tests were part of...

Pentagon Cuts to Fund New Unmanned Aircraft Developments for the Air...

As part of the Pentagon's wide scale budget cuts reducing military spending by over $100 billion over five years, the Air Force expects to...

Raytheon to Modernize F-15E Radar with AESA Technology

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have launched a Radar Modernization Program (RMP) for radar installed in the F-15E Strike Eagle. Backed by a...

F-15E Platform Integration Marks the First Air/Ground Application for the Joint...

Following the installation of the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) in the US Navy's F/A-18F, Vision Systems International (VSI) has been awarded an...

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Block II

The latest version of the F/A-18 – the F model (Super Hornet). Two versions are currently in production - the single-seat E model and...

Super Hornet Stings Back – at Farnborough 2008

Boeing is pitching future enhancements of its 'Super Hornet' in case JSF encounters cost overrun forcing significant cuts in the program. For the more...

Fighter Aircraft at the 2007 Paris Airshow

If you thought Le Bourget will excite you with brand new fighters, you will have wasted your time. All we have seen here were...

Fighter Aircraft Programs at Aero India 2007

The most prominent program that dominated the recent air-show is the long expected US$6–11 billion plan to replace aging MiG-21s, 27 and Jaguars with...

Australia Launch A$6 Billion Super Hornet Acquisition

Australia decided to acquire 24 F/A-18F Block II Super Hornet multi role aircraft to close a potential air combat capability gap that could have...

Shared Reconnaissance Pod (SHARP)

The US Navy Shared Reconnaissance Pod (SHARP) system is the primary tactical reconnaissance system deployed by US Navy carrier Air Groups. SHARP replaces the...

EA-18G Growler – Electronic Attack Aircraft

A derivative of the two-seat F/A-18F Super Hornet, the EA-18G's highly flexible design enables warfighters to perform an array of AEA missions, operating from...
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