News archive August 2012

25th August 2012

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Switzerland-Sweden Joint Gripen Purchase to Move Forward

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Remembrance service for American pilots based at Goodwood

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Eglin F-35s fly 200th sortie

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24th August 2012

Red Arrows at Fowey for 2012 Regatta

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French minister calls for limited no-fly zone in Syria

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US Navy to supply Australia with refurbished jammers for EA-18Gs

UK and US carry out air tanking exercise

Local Parts Delivered for First Australian F35-A

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PICTURE: First Tranche 3 Eurofighter takes shape

Poland To Replace Su-22 Fighters with UCAVs
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23rd August 2012

Indonesia Seeks to Buy AGM-65K2 MAVERICK Missiles

Polish Air Force takes Delivery of Last Hercules Transport Aircraft

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Marine Light Attack Hellicopter Squadron 269 transition to new helicopter

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France receives first Cirrus trainer under 23-aircraft deal

Australia To Buy Growler Technology From U.S.

Sir Chris Hoy takes to the skies in an RAF Typhoon

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Canada to Buy 24 Coast Guard Helicopters

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India’s FGFA stealth fighter set for 2014 roll-out

Inquiry details confusion behind 777 airprox with C-17s

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India issues RFP for 56 naval light utility helicopters

Israel may lease up to eight V-22s

HMS Sutherland crew hone pirate take-down skills

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Russian warship heads for Portsmouth

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Forklift truck driver fined £150 for causing £1 million damage to aircraft

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22nd August 2012

RAF Reaper team uncovers Afghan drugs haul

First non-pilot unmanned aircraft operators graduate from USAF’s MQ-9 Reaper course

RNLAF waits on Chinook delivery

Holland prepares for delivery of first fully-operational NH90s

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Iraq to get first US F-16s in Sept 2014: officials

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Sukhoi T-50 Stealth Fighter Completes Tanker Plug Trial

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Fifth Gen Fighter Aircraft to Be Unveiled In India by 2014

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LHD 01 Departs Spain, Australia Bound

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Swiss Fighter Jet Purchase to Go Ahead Despite Criticism

India, U.S. Expected To Sign $1B Apache Deal
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21st August 2012

Royal Navy makes epic rescue in perilous seas

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RAF veteran defies health and safety to take to the skies

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Saudi Arabia Requests data link and ISR Suites for $257M

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20th August 2012

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First Dutch F-35 flies around Fort Worth

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Hypersonic vehicle fails flight test: US Air Force

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Oman C-130J Super Hercules conducts Test Flight

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Poland to Replace Su-22 Bombers with UCAV

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F-35 Completes First Airborne Weapons Separation

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The Navy Enters the Age of Drone Warfare

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Stars and Bars over Duxford

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Lightning – scramble!

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Olympic and Battle of Britain hero remembered

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First AC-130J Gunship in production

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Boeing delivers second production P-8A Poseidon

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First F-35B for UK handed over

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Second Boeing P-8I for India flies

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2nd August 2012

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Airmen honour No 2 Squadron in Kandahar

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Verdict on Tornado near miss in Scotland

RAF bomb disposal team ‘makes safe’ Yorkshire beach RAF Kinloss becomes Kinloss Barracks

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UK Tornado fleet to retire in 2019, says BAE

Norway threatens to cancel NH90 helicopter order

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BAE edges towards Eurofighter contract with Oman

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BAE submits quotes for new Indian Hawk deal

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N FOCUS: Tokyo casts wary eye on Chinese airpower developments

Hawaii Raptor makes emergency landing, hypoxia not a factor

US Navy details recent MQ-8B crashes

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Northrop Grumman X-47B flies at Navy base, anticipating 2014 shipboard trials

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Seoul names BAE Systems for F-16 avionics upgrade

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USAF reiterates that Combat Edge vest is the cause of Raptor’s maladies

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PM Visits RAF Northolt

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F-22 Raptors Deploy To Kadena

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Innovative Simulator Solution Enhances Training

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Air Force assures F-22 readiness following extensive testing

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Australia rules out US nuclear aircraft carrier base

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Syrian helicopter gunships strafe Aleppo rebels

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Army Developing New Aircraft Maintenance Technologies