Akaer-Mosquito

Gripen E and Mosquito designed in Brazil

David Oliver - Akaer, the leading Brazilian Strategic Defence Company, designed and developed a new rear fuselage for Gripen E/F fighter aircraft for the Brazilian...
Brazil-P-3

More Brazilian P-3 Upgrades

David Oliver - Nine P-3 Orion aircraft were acquired by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) from the US Navy in 2006, and were upgraded...
F-15C/E

Winds of change in the Fighter market

Andrew Hunter - Very little stirs the blood in defence quite like a good fighter competition. Fighters are glamorous, eye-catching, and expensive. They are...
Growler

U.S. Government approves release of Boeing EA-18G Growler to Finland

Boeing and the U.S. Navy have received U.S. Department of Defense approval to offer the EA-18G Growler to Finland. Previously only Australia had been...
F-16-Falcon

Aerostar Moves Military MRO from Mig-21 to F-16

David Oliver - Romania’s leading MRO provider Aerostar is planning to transform its military business that in 2017 amounted to only 17 percent of...

Safran and MTU Aero Engines join forces for the next-gen European fighter engine

In the presence of the French and German Ministers of Defense, respectively Florence Parly and Ursula von der Leyen, Safran and MTU Aero Engines officially...
Rafale-F4

Rafale F4 launched

Jon Lake - On 14 January 2019, the French government signed a $2.26 billion (€2 billion) contract with Dassault Aviation for a batch of...

RAF Typhoons Carry Brimstone Over Syria

Jon Lake - The RAF’s Typhoon Force has flown its first operational sortie carrying the new-to-Typhoon MBDA Brimstone 2 precision attack missile. On 30 January, Air...
RAF-Tornado-Force

RAF Tornado Bows Out

Jon Lake - On 31 January 2019, the RAF Tornado Force flew its final operational sortie on Operation Shader - the UK element of the...
A-29-Super-Tucano

Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Contract to Deliver 12 A-29s for the Nigerian...

Embraer Defense & Security and its partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) were awarded a contract to deliver 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft...

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