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  • One-week study re-affirms A-10 retirement decision: USAF


    ​After a week of concentrated study of its close air support (CAS) role, the US Air Force essentially has decided to stick with plans to gradually retire the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II and hand the CAS mission to the Lockheed Martin F-35.


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  • Raytheon completes final reviews of SDB II ahead of USAF LRIP decision


    ​Raytheon has announced that it has carried out three final programme reviews of its Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) II ahead...


  • PICTURE: Swedish air force receives its last Gripen C


    ​Saab has delivered its final Gripen C ordered for the Swedish air force, with the fighter having been flown from its...


  • One-week study re-affirms A-10 retirement decision: USAF


    ​After a week of concentrated study of its close air support (CAS) role, the US Air Force essentially has decided to...


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  • Raytheon completes final reviews of SDB II ahead of USAF LRIP decision

    News | 14 Apr 2015 09:36 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Raytheon has announced that it has carried out three final programme reviews of its Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) II ahead of a “milestone C” decision on production that the US Air Force is expected to make in May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Raytheon-completes-final-reviews-of-SDB-II-ahead-of-USAF-LRIP-decision-411154/
  • PICTURE: Swedish air force receives its last Gripen C

    News | 25 Mar 2015 10:17 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Saab has delivered its final Gripen C ordered for the Swedish air force, with the fighter having been flown from its Linköping final assembly site to Kallinge air base near Ronneby on 19 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Swedish-air-force-receives-its-last-Gripen-C-410525/
  • One-week study re-affirms A-10 retirement decision: USAF

    News | 06 Mar 2015 23:23 | Dan Parsons

    ​After a week of concentrated study of its close air support (CAS) role, the US Air Force essentially has decided to stick with plans to gradually retire the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II and hand the CAS mission to the Lockheed Martin F-35.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/One-week-study-re-affirms-A-10-retirement-decision-USAF-409888/
  • Wing kit gives JDAM triple the range, Australian air force shows

    News | 24 Feb 2015 20:59 | Dan Parsons

    ​The Royal Australian Air Force has demonstrated a wing kit for the Boeing joint direct attack munition (JDAM) that tripled the effective range of the weapon when launched from a n F/A-18 Hornet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Wing-kit-gives-JDAM-triple-the-range-Australian-air-force-shows-409398/
  • SDB II undergoes live fire testing on F-15E

    News | 19 Feb 2015 13:21 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Air Force and Raytheon have conducted live fire flight tests of the Small Diameter Bomb II precision-guided weapon onboard the Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SDB-II-undergoes-live-fire-testing-on-F-15E-409236/
  • US army seeks upgrades for Hellfire missile guidance system

    News | 06 Feb 2015 21:44 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US army has called on industry to propose replacements for its Lockheed Martin AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles, relaunching a programme that has been in the works for over a decade without identifying a suitable upgrade for the missile’s guidance system.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-army-seeks-upgrades-for-Hellfire-missile-guidance-system-408705/