The F/A-18 & EA-18G Program Office (PMA-265) commenced the five-year Growler Capability Modification (GCM) program at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, Washington. This kicks off the first major effort to upgrade the capabilities of the EA-18G Growler in the history of the platform.
Defense Minister Klaudia Tanner handed over the first modified S-70 “Black Hawk” helicopter to the Air Force at Brumowski Air Base in Langenlebarn. At the ceremonial handover, the minister was informed by squadron commander Major Franz Reisinger about the new capabilities of the helicopter.
Airbus Helicopters has handed over the seventh and last H145 for the search and rescue (SAR) service of the Bundeswehr to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) on time.
On the 18th of March the Armament Inspectorate spokesman, major Krzysztof Płatek informed that six bidders joined the tender procedure for the RUAS Albatros.
Admiral Pierre Vandier – Chief of Staff of the French Navy, and Air Force General Philippe Lavigne – Chief of Staff of the French Air and Space Force, jointly approved the entry into operational service of the Rafale F3-R fighter jet.
Rostec State Corporation will combine KLA, Sukhoi and MiG into a single corporate center of aircraft engineering, which consolidates the management of aircraft programs and other assets of KLA. The engineering and design functions of the group will be allocated to a separate center, which will be located in Moscow – it will include all aviation design bureaus.
Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Leonardo has successfully delivered the tenth AW101 All-Weather Search and Rescue (AWSAR) helicopter to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security.
The U.S. Army’s new Spike missile completed a demonstration last month here thanks to the 780th Test Squadron. The 96th Test Wing squadron was responsible for planning and executing the maritime (over water) demonstration of the non-line-of-sight, multi-purpose weapon using the Army’s AH-64E Apache helicopter.
Korea Aerospace Industries and Elbit Systems to Cooperate on Next-Gen UAS Solution for ISTAR Missions
The Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) and Elbit Systems Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand cooperation in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
Airbus is teaming with Draken Europe to address the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) requirement for the Second Generation Search and Rescue (UKSAR2G) service.