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  • Typhoon tries Brimstone 2 missiles for size

    News | 16 Dec 2014 13:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​BAE Systems has for the first time installed MBDA Brimstone air-to-surface missiles beneath the wing of a Eurofighter, providing a glimpse of the Typhoon’s future multi-role fit for the UK Royal Air Force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Typhoon-tries-Brimstone-2-missiles-for-size-407154/
  • Berlin signs for A400M support as first delivery looms

    News | 16 Dec 2014 11:42 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Germany has signed a pair of contracts to support its operation of the A400M tactical transport until December 2018, just days before its air force is expected to receive its first example from Airbus Defence & Space.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Berlin-signs-for-A400M-support-as-first-delivery-looms-407150/
  • Polish air force to acquire new VIP transports

    News | 16 Dec 2014 11:24 | Bartosz Glowacki

    Polish defence minister Tomasz Siemoniak has announced plans to purchase two VIP transport aircraft, each to be capable of carrying a maximum of 12-14 passengers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Polish-air-force-to-acquire-new-VIP-transports-407145/
  • Poland seals $250 million JASSM deal

    News | 16 Dec 2014 11:02 | Bartosz Glowacki

    Poland's defence ministry has signed a $250 million contract to purchase Lockheed Martin AGM-158A JASSM weapons for the nation's air force. Completed at Krzesiny air base on 11 December, the deal will equip the service's Lockheed F-16C/D aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Poland-seals-250-million-JASSM-deal-407141/
  • Delhi police force to deploy mini UAV for night surveillance

    News | 15 Dec 2014 18:02 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Delhi police officers will deploy a mini unmanned air vehicle capable of flying night-time surveillance operations, in response to recent crimes that have been committed in the north of the city, Indian media has reported.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delhi-police-force-to-deploy-mini-UAV-for-night-surveillance-407125/
  • Saab gets funds for Czech Gripen upgrade

    News | 15 Dec 2014 17:09 | Craig Hoyle

    Saab has received a contract worth around SKr576 million ($76 million) from Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the support and upgrade of 14 Gripen C/Ds operated by the Czech air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-gets-funds-for-Czech-Gripen-upgrade-407124/
  • Israel scrambles fighters as Hamas parades Ababil UAV

    News | 15 Dec 2014 16:14 | Arie Egozi

    Israel's air force scrambled fighters from one of its bases on 14 December, after Hamas militants launched an unmanned air vehicle to fly over a parade in Gaza to mark the 27th anniversary of the organisation's establishment. Israel was concerned that the aircraft might be sent into Israeli airspace, either to conduct a terror attack or to perform reconnaissance. However, the UAV was not shot down, as it did not veer towards Israeli territory.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-scrambles-fighters-as-Hamas-parades-Ababil-UAV-407115/
  • IAI targets training market with new EHUD model

    News | 15 Dec 2014 14:08 | Arie Egozi

    ​Israel Aerospace Industries is promoting the fifth-generation version of its EHUD autonomous air combat maneuvering instrumentation training system, as it looks to build on the delivery of 1,000 units in earlier versions to 17 customers worldwide.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IAI-targets-training-market-with-new-EHUD-model-407104/
  • FAA awards further UAV exemptions

    News | 15 Dec 2014 10:45 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded five exemptions to allow unmanned air vehicles to fly a variety of civil operations in national airspace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-awards-further-UAV-exemptions-407082/
  • ​Japan looks to obtain AIM-120C7 air-to-air missiles

    News | 15 Dec 2014 06:25 | Greg Waldron

    The US Defense Security Cooperation agency has notified congress about a possible sale of 17 Raytheon AIM-120C7 AMRAAM missiles to Japan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japan-looks-to-obtain-AIM-120C7-air-to-air-missiles-407085/
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