News archive June 2012

29th June 2012

Dresden reacts to Bomber Command statue

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Queen unveils memorial to Bomber Command

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German Eurofighter Typhoons in ‘Red Flag – Alaska 2012?

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Su-27 Fighter Jet Crashes in Karelia

Norway Growing Impatient With NH90 Delays
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28th June 2012

Search and Rescue service valued by all

RAF protecting Camp Bastion

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Boeing set to deliver six QF-16 target drones before year’s end

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Eurocopter continues NH90 talks with cash-strapped nations

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Eurocopter pledging Aberdeen ‘centre of excellence’ if it clinches UK SAR contract

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MoD accused of wasting billions by hoarding supplies

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Lockheed Provides Italian MoD with ISR Aircraft

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Northrop’s F-35 DAS and Radar Demonstrate Ability to Detect, Track, Target Ballistic Missiles

Russia May Fly Military Cargo to Syria: Report
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27th June 2012

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HMS Illustrious & French work alongside

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Australia’s Tiger attack helicopters grounded again for cockpit fumes

Boeing awarded $1.84 billion contract to develop Saudi F-15 upgrade kit

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MBDA completes Meteor test campaign, launches production

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Denmark Orders Northrop’s LITENING G4 Targeting Systems

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Boeing joins KC-390 programme

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26th June 2012

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PICTURES: Wind tunnel tests for F-15 Silent Eagle CWB completed

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RCAF confirms search for new jet trainer

Lockheed, Union Working on F-35 Reach Tentative Deal
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25th June 2012

RAF Leuchars celebrates Olympic Torch Relay RAF units to remain at Scampton

Boscombe Down Aviation Collection – News Release
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

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Cobham air tanker work moves to Spain, 320 jobs to go

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Silver bowl given to ‘pyjama VC’ airman expected to fetch £12,000

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RAF Bomber Command deserves to be remembered – with honesty

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Navy Glider Pilots Flying High

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Northrop to Supply F-16 Airborne Fire Control Radars to Thailand, Iraq and Oman

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Dutch Defence Ministry Plans to Sell F-16s

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Sweden to Pay for New JAS Gripen Jets

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Boeing Delivers 6th C-17 Airlifter to UAE Air Force

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South Korea ‘could delay $6.9 bln fighter deal’

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Denel Delivers Final Cheetah Planes to Ecuador

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BAE to Convert 2 Bae146 Aircraft for Royal Air Force

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Sierra Nevada Files Action to Reinstate Light Air Support Contract

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US, Japanese Defense Officials to Meet to Discuss Osprey Issues

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Kaman Confirms SH-2G(I) Negotiations with New Zealand

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A400M demonstrates helicopter loading

Italian Air Force Flying Leased SIGINT Gulfstream

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Missteps Plague South Korean Fighter Jet Contest

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11th June 2012

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RAF helicopters in floods rescue mission

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USMC hopes new method for tracking fatigue life will help extend Harrier to 2030

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F-22 Raptor damaged during training flight

Qantas Defence completes last A330 MRTT conversion

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First new-build Bell OH-58 wartime replacement delivered

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A400M enters reliability testing phase

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PICTURES: Italy’s last F-16s returned to USA

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Lockheed Martin hopes to make Vigilant Watch sale within 15 months

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Prince William qualifies as rescue captain

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Culdrose Fliers Save Yachtsman As Storms Lash The Channel

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RAF High Wycombe In Freedom Parade

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Father Sees Son Fly For First Time

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Norway to Buy 2 C-130J-30 Aircraft

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Wedgetail Aircraft Arrives in Alaska for Exercise Red Flag

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New Flight Restrictions Haven’t Curbed F-22 Operations

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Bell Helicopter To Open First Flight Training School In China

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Rogozin Doubts Need to Develop New Strategic Bomber

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Cameroon Air Force orders CN235

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Combat Aircraft flies with German F-4s

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International Gripen

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Picture: Five Grizzlys together

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Phantom Eye’s first autonomous flight

Indian Carrier Begins Sea Trials