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  • Meteor firing trials go active with Typhoon

    News | 10 Dec 2014 11:40 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Fresh live firing trials with MBDA’s Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile have been conducted in the UK using a development example of the Eurofighter Typhoon.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Meteor-firing-trials-go-active-with-Typhoon-406948/
  • Automated manufacturing could drive $125 million from cost of F-35 canopies

    News | 09 Dec 2014 19:05 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently received a national manufacturing award for developing a method to build canopies for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II that could save the military $125 million over the life of the programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Automated-manufacturing-could-drive-125-million-from-cost-of-F-35-canopies-406924/
  • Israel to issue request for personal UAS

    News | 09 Dec 2014 15:58 | Arie Egozi

    Israel's military is preparing to issue a request for information (RFI) for a so-called "personal UAS" for use by infantry soldiers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-to-issue-request-for-personal-UAS-406917/
  • Bangladesh receives first K-8 jet trainers

    News | 09 Dec 2014 14:31 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Bangladesh has taken delivery of its first Hongdu K-8 jet trainers, which are replacing aged Cessna T-37s in operational use.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bangladesh-receives-first-K-8-jet-trainers-406906/
  • Airbus lands Anglo-French A400M support deal

    News | 09 Dec 2014 13:09 | Craig Hoyle

    ​With a combined six of the aircraft now being flown by their air forces, the defence ministries of France and the UK have signed a contract covering collaborative in-service support arrangements for the Airbus A400M transport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-lands-Anglo-French-A400M-support-deal-406905/
  • ANALYSIS: World air forces fighting on many fronts

    News | 09 Dec 2014 09:27 | Craig Hoyle

    ​After a more than decade-long ­involvement in Afghanistan, the air wings of multiple nations had ­expected some ­respite from years of combat activity by late 2014, as the NATO-led mission completes its transition of control to the authorities in Kabul.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-World-air-forces-fighting-on-many-fronts-406869/
  • Sikorsky's S-97 Raider will not be airborne until 2015

    News | 08 Dec 2014 19:39 | Dan Parsons

    Sikorsky has chosen prudence over spectacle and delayed the first flight of its S-97 Raider prototype until 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sikorskys-S-97-Raider-will-not-be-airborne-until-2015-406875/
  • Danish army operates Puma UAV in civilian overland exercise

    News | 08 Dec 2014 17:21 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Danish army has flown its combat-proven AeroVironment RQ-20A Puma AE unmanned air vehicle in overland civilian airspace for the first time, during a domestic multinational exercise with the UK and USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Danish-army-operates-Puma-UAV-in-civilian-overland-exercise-406872/
  • Globus upgrade enhances Israeli Hercules

    News | 08 Dec 2014 16:00 | Arie Egozi

    The Israeli air force's fleet of Lockheed Martin C-130 tactical transports is being equipped with a new mission planning and navigation system.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Globus-upgrade-enhances-Israeli-Hercules-406860/
  • Israeli air strikes target Syrian weapons

    News | 08 Dec 2014 12:32 | Arie Egozi

    The Israeli air force hit at least 10 targets in Syria on 7 December, with Syrian television reports indicating that air strikes were conducted near Damascus International airport and in the town of Dimas, near the Syrian-Lebanese border.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israeli-air-strikes-target-Syrian-weapons-406838/
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