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RAF Testing Threat Awareness and Pilot Safety Enhancements for the Typhoon

The latest enhancements for the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet have been successfully tested by UK Royal Air Force (RAF). The P2Ea package incorporates software and avionics improvements such as upgrades to the radar, defensive aids systems and targeting pods.

UK’s New Rapid Deployment ‘Strike Brigades’ to Deal With Emerging Threats

P-8A Poseidon in flight. Photo: Boeing
The UK is planning a £178 billion investment in defence equipment and support over the next decade, as part of the Government’s five year National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). Among the main items - the establishment of two rapid deployment 'Strike Brigades', procurement of eight P-8A maritime patrol aircarft and life extension for the Typhoon fleet of fighter aircraft.

India Is Set to Re-Compete MMRCA!

India is likely to recompete the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) program, inviting bidders to compete on the production of 90 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force at a cost of around $30 billion. The RFP will likely recompete all the types that have already been evaluated by the IAF

Paris Air Show 2015: Military and Defense Technology Trends to Follow

A superficial look at the 51st Salon la Bourget may give the impression that this year's Air Show is all about civil and commercial aviation. Take a closer look at the aisles and the static park, look under the wings or below some innocent looking planes, and you will realize that military aerospace is still 'in.'

European Air Forces to get AESA radars for their Typhoons

The Eurofighter Typhoon will be equipped with Captor E - a new generation of electronically scanned radar to be produced by a consortium of European electronics companies lead by Selex, Indra and Airbus Defense and Space. The contract worth about 1 billion euro ( £800 million ) covers the development of the new, multi-tasking radar

NATO’s quick reaction alert scrambled to follow Russian bombers over the...

Russian bombers Flying on a 16 hour training mission over the North Sea, two Russian Tu-95 bombers (NATO reporting name: ’Bear’) were intercepted yesterday by British, Dutch and Danish fighter jets. It is not the first time such an event happens, but this one has attracted the media attention due to the heightened tension over Russian military activity in Ukraine.

Taurus KEPD 350 missile Flying on the Typhoon

The Taurus KEPD350 cruise missiles began flight testing on the Airbus Defence and Space (Eurofighter) Typhoon strike fighters yesterday (January 15, 2014). The Taurus...

Boeing F-15SE Fails Seoul`s Final Selection of Next Fighter Jet

South Korea has backed off from selecting the Boeing F-15SE for its next fighter jet, a decision that would wave been seen as a...

Boeing F-15SE Silent Eagle to be Seoul’s Next Generation Fighter

The South Korean defense acquisition program administration (DAPA) has indicated this week that the bidding process for the 8.3 trillion won (US$7.2 billion) program...

Is Seoul Underestimating its Fighter Procurement Costs?

While the South Korean F-X Phase 3 program is out for grabs for about two weeks, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and EADS are not rushing...

South Korea Kicks off Bidding for US$7.3 Billion Fighter Jet Tender

South Korea started the bidding process Tuesday to pick a contractor to provide 60 advanced fighter jets for US$7.3 billion, the Defense Acquisition Program...

Typhoon Expanding into Multi-Role Weapon Stations

RAFAEL is unveiling new missile-carrying variants of the Typhoon marine stabilized weapon system at IMDEX 2013. Two systems - MLS-ER and MLS-NLOS represent two...

Oman Negotiates Buying 12 Eurofighter Typhoon from the UK

Britain's BAE Systems Plc is close to selling 12 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets to equip the Royal Air Force of Oman. According to the Reuters news agency the sale could be worth up to $2 billion.
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