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Typhoons and Su-30MKI Joined for Training in the UK

Indian Air Force Su-30MKI and RAF Typhoon aircraft are operating in mixed formations as part of the fourth Indradhanush exercise, a 10 day deployment demonstrating trans continental air power projection. This year the deployment includes 190 personnel operating Su-30 fighters, IL-78 tankers, C-17 strategic and C-130J tactical airlift aircraft

Elbit Systems Introduces SuperVision – Another Step Toward the Cockpit ...

At the Paris Air Show 2015, Elbit Systems is launching 'SuperVision' - an innovative man-machine interface that could narrow the gap that F-35 helmet and displays have opened over current generation aircraft.

New ‘Samson’ C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft Lands in Israel

In a ceremony held today at the Nevatim Israel Air Force base, the new C-130J Super Hercules military aircraft landed in Israel. The new...

Israel Receives the First C-130J Shimshon

Lockheed Martin delivered today the first C-130J Super Hercules airlifter to the State of Israel during a ceremony at Lockheed Martin's Marietta, Ga., production...

First Flight for the Israeli C-130J Samson

The first C-130J destined for the Israel Air Force (IAF Tail number 661) made its first flight this week at Lockheed Martin's Marietta plant in GA. After flight inspection the aircraft will be equipped with additional mission systems to meet IAF specifications; it is scheduled to arrive in Israel in 2014.

Parallel to the Acquisition of C-130J, the IAF is Upgrading Part...

Part of the IAF C-130H upgrade will include the integration of an advanced glass cockpit which has already been implemented in other transport aircraft. Photo: Elbit Systems
While the first of three C-130J 'Shimshon' Super Hercules transport aircraft destined for Israel is shaping up at Lockheed Martin's assembly line at Marietta, GA, the IAF is also embarking on the modernization of its existing C-130Hs through a comprehensive modernization program. Elbit Systems announced today that it has been selected to upgrade C-130H Hercules transport aircraft for the IAF.

Military Transports to Safely Fly Low-Level IFR with new Terrain Following...

Elbit Systems and Northrop Grumman Collaborate in Developing Terrain Following and Terrain Avoidance (TF/TA) System to Improve Tactical Low-Level Flight Safety for Military Transport Planes. Photo: Elbit Systems
By opening the night and enabling safe, low-level flight under limited-visibility conditions, the TF/TA system enables tactical transport aircraft to fly in low-level, limited visibility flight conditions using ‘terrain following and avoidance’ profiles

Sukhoi T-50 PAKFA Public Debut Planned for MAKS 2011 in August

Russia’s Sukhoi T-50 fifth-generation fighter, also known as PAK-FA, will make its public debut at the upcoming MAKS 2011 airshow near Moscow in August,...

Lockheed Martin Ups its Forecast for 2011

Lockheed martin released today its financial report for the second quarter of 2011, reporting net sales of $11.6 billion and earning of $742 million,...

Israel Acquires Two Additional C-130J ‘Samson’ Multi-Mission Transport Aircraft

Israel is ordering additional two C-130Js from Lockheed Martin, funded by U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS). Israel has ordered the first C-130J in April 2010 and will receive that aircraft in spring 2013. The next two aircraft will be delivered in late 2013 and late 2014 respectively.

First Quarter Financial Reports Testify on Defense Market Fluidity

While the three U.S. aerospace majors reiterated their forecasts for 2011, the recent quarterly reports highlight the intensive activities ensuring their financial stability, to cross the troubled water expected in the coming months.

Aero India 2011 Photo Review

Aero India 2011 Photo Gallery, All Photos Credit: Indian MoD

Samson – the New Name for the Israel Air Force C-130J

Although the first C-130J is not expected to arrive in Israel before 2013, the IAF has already named the new transporter - Samson. Providing...

Video: New Indian C-130J expected at Bangalore for Aero-India 2011

The first C-130J arriving in New Delhi this week is planned to deploy to Bangalore for  Aero-India 2011 show. These planes will support India's...

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