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  • IAI strives to finalise Brazilian tanker deal

    News | 21 Jan 2015 15:45 | Arie Egozi

    The Brazilian air force and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have renewed contract negotiations over Brazil's acquisition of three Boeing 767-300ERs that will be converted into tankers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IAI-strives-to-finalise-Brazilian-tanker-deal-408166/
  • US Army continues to face financial challenge of rotary fleet maintenance

    News | 21 Jan 2015 15:33 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Army has warned that its rotary fleet will continue to be streamlined as US budget sequestration increases pressure to reduce costs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Army-continues-to-face-financial-challenge-of-rotary-fleet-maintenance-408160/
  • Asian deal is sweet Music for Elbit Systems

    News | 21 Jan 2015 15:15 | Arie Egozi

    ​Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract from an undisclosed Asian nation to provide mini-Music directional infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) systems for its army fleet of Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Asian-deal-is-sweet-Music-for-Elbit-Systems-408163/
  • Rafael's Litening pod to gain air-to-air capability

    News | 21 Jan 2015 14:58 | Arie Egozi

    ​The next generation of Rafael’s Litening targeting pod will be able to operate in an air-to-air mode, helping to identify targets that have been previously detected by a fighter’s radar.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rafaels-Litening-pod-to-gain-air-to-air-capability-408161/
  • Airbus touts Tanan UAV's UK potential

    News | 21 Jan 2015 11:55 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Airbus Defence & Space is working towards the certification of its Tanan rotary unmanned air vehicle demonstrator, which could be a consideration for the Royal Navy as the force assesses it maritime surveillance options.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-touts-Tanan-UAVs-UK-potential-408126/
  • Slovakia eyes Sikorsky Black Hawk buy

    News | 20 Jan 2015 17:21 | Dominic Perry

    ​Slovakia is leaning towards the purchase of Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters after receiving promises from the US government over support for the acquisition.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Slovakia-eyes-Sikorsky-Black-Hawk-buy-408122/
  • Israel to upgrade F-15Is with new radar

    News | 20 Jan 2015 16:32 | Arie Egozi

    ​The Israeli air force is upgrading the capabilities of its Boeing F-15I strike aircraft, with the work to include installing a new radar.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-to-upgrade-F-15Is-with-new-radar-408113/
  • AESA upgrade battle heats up for F/A-18 Hornets

    News | 19 Jan 2015 20:46 | Stephen Trimble

    A new competition has emerged to upgrade the radars for potentially hundreds of the original Boeing F/A-18 Hornet fighters operated by US and foreign militaries.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AESA-upgrade-battle-heats-up-for-FA-18-Hornets-408074/
  • ANALYSIS: We check out Eurofighter's P1E upgrade in simulator

    News | 19 Jan 2015 10:54 | Peter Collins

    ​In mid-November 2014, Flight International was given the opportunity to visit BAE Systems’ facility at Warton in Lancashire, to be briefed by its Eurofighter Typhoon chief test pilot Mark Bowman and project manager Luke Dickson about the successful introduction and first deliveries to the Royal Air Force under the Phase 1 Enhancement (P1E) programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-We-check-out-Eurofighters-P1E-upgrade-in-simulator-407816/
  • USMC's F-35B can fire missiles when it comes online

    News | 16 Jan 2015 19:17 | Dan Parsons

    ​It is still up in the air whether the US Marine Corps will have combat-ready Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning IIs by its July 1 deadline for initial operational capability (IOC), but when its first 10 jets are ready for deployment, they will be able to fire weapons.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USMCs-F-35B-can-fire-missiles-when-it-comes-online-408018/
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