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  • UK details extent of combat activity over Iraq

    News | 02 Mar 2015 14:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force has conducted 159 air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq with Panavia Tornado GR4s since deploying the type to the region late last year, the Ministry of Defence has revealed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-details-extent-of-combat-activity-over-Iraq-409617/
  • Boom simulator to sharpen Israeli tanker training

    News | 02 Mar 2015 14:03 | Arie Egozi

    ​The Israeli air force is evaluating the purchase of an aerial refuelling simulator to answer its growing demand for this capability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boom-simulator-to-sharpen-Israeli-tanker-training-409613/
  • Safety scares prompt Israeli air force training pause

    News | 02 Mar 2015 13:11 | Arie Egozi

    A series of recent safety incidents prompted Israeli air force commander Major General Amir Eshel on 26 February to order a one-day suspension of all training flights at its bases.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Safety-scares-prompt-Israeli-air-force-training-pause-409611/
  • Engine investments to boost Aeronautics' UAS offering

    News | 02 Mar 2015 13:04 | Arie Egozi

    Israeli unmanned air system manufacturer Aeronautics Defense Systems is working on two new power packs for its products. One is a hybrid engine, while the other will use heavy fuel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Engine-investments-to-boost-Aeronautics-UAS-offering-409609/
  • ​Boeing holds out for more Super Hornet sales

    News | 02 Mar 2015 11:38 | Greg Waldron

    Boeing remains bullish about the prospects for more sales of its F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet overseas, as the end of production in late 2016 starts to loom.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-holds-out-for-more-Super-Hornet-sales-409599/
  • Australia ups interest in Norway's Joint Strike Missile

    News | 01 Mar 2015 20:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Australian and Norwegian defence ministries have strengthened their relationship on the latter’s in-development Kongsberg Joint Strike Missile, boosting the chances of Canberra acquiring the weapon for its future fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-ups-interest-in-Norways-Joint-Strike-Missile-409590/
  • USN officials upbeat about new uses for Tomahawk missile

    News | 27 Feb 2015 16:36 | Dan Parsons

    ​US Navy officials say new uses for existing munitions, as demonstrated with two recent novel deployments of the Raytheon BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missile, should be sought as cost effective alternatives to expensive and time consuming development programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USN-officials-upbeat-about-new-uses-for-Tomahawk-missile-409566/
  • Airborne early wonders: our Top 10 eyes in the sky

    News | 27 Feb 2015 15:05 | Craig Hoyle

    In the week that Royal Australian Air Force officials hailed the performance of the service’s Boeing 737-based Wedgetail aircraft over Iraq – and as the UK draws closer to announcing a successor to its Westland Sea King 7 capability – our Top 10 looks at some of the unusual and rare types delivering the airborne early warning and control mission around the globe. Our listing is derived from data on in-service and on-order aircraft contained within Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets and MiliCAS databases.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airborne-early-wonders-our-Top-10-eyes-in-the-sky-409546/
  • Russia funds tanker conversion for Il-96 freighters

    News | 27 Feb 2015 13:23 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russia’s United Aircraft has approved a plan to produce two aerial refuelling tankers, based on the Ilyushin Il-96, for the country’s armed forces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-funds-tanker-conversion-for-Il-96-freighters-409552/
  • Airbus works to get troubled A400M back on track

    News | 27 Feb 2015 12:00 | Dan Thisdell

    Airbus is heralding mixed fortunes for its troubled A400M military transport programme, with expected deliveries in 2015 of 16 units – double 2014’s total – coming on the back of a €551 million ($620 million) fourth-quarter charge for delays and action needed­ to ramp-up production.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-works-to-get-troubled-A400M-back-on-track-409543/
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