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  • Eurofighter gets close-air support boost with P3E deal

    News | 26 Feb 2015 17:26 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The four Eurofighter programme nations have signed a roughly €200 million ($224 million) contract for a Phase 3 capability enhancement (P3E) package, intended to strengthen the type’s multi-role credentials.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Eurofighter-gets-close-air-support-boost-with-P3E-deal-409501/
  • Italian air force orders three Hammerhead UAS

    News | 26 Feb 2015 13:09 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Italian air force has confirmed that it will be the launch customer for the Piaggio Aerospace P.1HH Hammerhead unmanned air vehicle, as it commits to purchasing three systems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Italian-air-force-orders-three-Hammerhead-UAS-409488/
  • AVALON: RAAF A330 MRTT makes strong combat debut

    News | 26 Feb 2015 01:10 | Greg Waldron

    As a Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) continues to support operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the service is placing a major emphasis on getting the type's long-delayed boom refuelling capability on-line.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-RAAF-A330-MRTT-makes-strong-combat-debut-409463/
  • AVALON: Northrop assessing software to boost Triton's sensor performance

    News | 26 Feb 2015 00:59 | Greg Waldron

    Northrop Grumman is assessing software for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial system that could radically improve target acquisition and tracking by the aircraft's electro-optical/infrared sensors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-Northrop-assessing-software-to-boost-Tritons-sensor-performance-409462/
  • Saab picks Brazil's AEL for Gripen avionics displays

    News | 25 Feb 2015 15:40 | Dan Parsons

    ​Saab has tapped Brazil-based AEL System to provide wide-area and heads-up displays for Gripen NG fighters that are being purchased by the Brazilian military.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-picks-Brazils-AEL-for-Gripen-avionics-displays-409440/
  • Lockheed advances credentials of AESA-based Crowsnest bid

    News | 25 Feb 2015 13:24 | Dominic Perry

    ​Lockheed Martin UK has rebuffed claims of costliness and over-complexity levelled at its bid for the UK’s Crowsnest requirement by Thales UK, its rival for the £500 million contest, which is now entering its final stages.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-advances-credentials-of-AESA-based-Crowsnest-bid-409400/
  • AVALON: RAAF upbeat on Wedgetail reliability

    News | 25 Feb 2015 02:46 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force says recent operational experience operating the Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) aircraft has established the platform's effectiveness.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-RAAF-upbeat-on-Wedgetail-reliability-409408/
  • 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/
  • HammerHead UAV prototype makes maiden flight

    News | 24 Feb 2015 17:45 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Piaggio Aerospace has announced that a prototype of its P.1HH HammerHead unmanned air vehicle has carried out its maiden flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HammerHead-UAV-prototype-makes-maiden-flight-409384/
  • AVALON: Global Hawk makes first visit to show

    News | 24 Feb 2015 15:15 | Greg Waldron

    Northrop Grumman has a high-profile presence at this year’s Avalon event near Melbourne, with the highlight being the first public air show appearance of the Global Hawk unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-Global-Hawk-makes-first-visit-to-show-409383/
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