Of Sparrows and Sidewinders

The global Air-to-Air Missile (AAM) market is a fiercely competitive one, in which long-established players battle to provide the armament for a diminishing number...

The Generation Game

On April 27, 2016 the latest example of Russia’s fifth-generation fighter, the Sukhoi Company T-50-6-2, performed its maiden flight. This test aircraft, described by...

COIN-Operated

In this article Armada focuses on the lighter (and exclusively fixed-wing) end of the light combat and Counterinsurgency (COIN) aircraft market, where the focus...

Hurkus-C Deliveries Expected In 2018

The Turkish Air Force (TAF) is expected to receive the first of ten Turkish Aerospace Industry’s (TAI) Hurkus-C light strike aircraft in 2018. This follows...

RAF ASRAAM Integration Advances

A live firing of MBDA’s Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM) from a Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning-II fighter has taken place; marking the first...

Caravan of Death

Orbital ATK’s AC-208B Combat Caravan-II gunship is expected to commence its first deliveries in 2017, the company has told armadainternational.com The company showcased its new...

Spirits in the Sky

The United States Air Force (USAF) will commence production of the first phase of the Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit strategic bomber Flexible Strike programme...

Super Tucanos To Arrive in Nigeria by March

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is expected to procure three Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano turboprop light strike aircraft from Brazil, following an announcement to...

Preparing for Retirement

The RAF will commence the drawdown of its Panavia Tornado-GR4 fighter force on 31 March, armadainternational.com has learned, when the jet’s training unit will...

FCAS Developments

During Airbus Defence and Space’s June 2016 trade media briefing, the company revealed tantalizing glimpses of a proposed new European/Multi-national Future Combat Air System...

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Royal Marines begin training for Arctic defence

Royal Marines have arrived in the high north for their first test on the UK’s new mission to defend the Arctic. The elite commandos are...

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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...

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