News archive June 2013

20th June 2013

PARIS: Milestone C295 ready to support Omani training

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PARIS: Pogosyan sees market for 200 Su-35s

PARIS: USMC explores F-35B operating concepts

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PARIS: Saab cuts metal on first Gripen E test aircraft

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PARIS: Lockheed pitches civilian J-model Hercules

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PARIS: Talks continue over first A400M delivery

PARIS: Saab could take pilot out of Gripen, says CEO

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PARIS: Stage set for Eurofighter Meteor integration

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PARIS: Dassault hopes Canada will hold open fighter competition

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PARIS: Italian air force could get M-345 HET

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Marines MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft lands aboard Japanese ship – Washington’s PR campaign?

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These are the first images of the Italian Typhoons providing NATO air defense capability to Iceland

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Rare video shows F-22 Raptor shot down by the French Rafale in mock air-to-air combat

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Ramstein Airmen build capability with Polish air force

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Second French Medal

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Engineering Mission Success

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Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Visits RAF St Mawgan

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Sailor earns US qualification

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19th June 2013

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USAF May Use V-22s for Combat Rescue Mission

Air France Industries Begins Major Upgrade of French AWACS Fleet

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Miniature Decoy-Jammer Completes Flight Testing Under Budget

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RAF Tornado Squadron Prepares for Afghanistan

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Raytheon Awarded Contract for F-15C AESA Radars

Britain prepared to develop ‘killer robots’, minister says

IN FOCUS: NH90 Caiman cuts teeth with French navy

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PARIS: Russia in Ka-52 talks with CIS nations, arms agency reveals

PARIS: USMC works to reduce F-35B operating costs

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PARIS: French developer shows off mock-up of one-seat personal twin-jet

PARIS: Indonesia gears up for T-50

PARIS: BAE targets further F-16 upgrade markets

IN FOCUS: French army glad with Tiger HAD

PARIS: K-Max looks to lift overseas sales

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PARIS: Project Zero tiltrotor makes Paris debut

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PARIS: TP400 partners power up for A400M

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PARIS: Beechcraft AT-6 ready for international win

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US Navy releases requirements for carrier-launched UAV

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B-1B Lancer: More than meets the eye

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Typhoon Weapons Upgrade

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MBE for Merlin Helicopter Pilot

Cadets’ close encounter with Typhoon jet
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17th June 2013

Dornier lifted from Goodwin Sands

Marine Corps to Take Over EA-6B Training

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PARIS: Antonov seeks customers for new-look An-70

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PARIS: Dassault chief hits out at Europe’s ‘Buy American’ attitude

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PARIS: RUAG delivers first Dornier 228 NG to Bangladesh

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PARIS: Iomax reveals Archangel border surveillance aircraft

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PARIS: RUAG-upgraded TH06 ISR Super Puma makes Paris debut

PARIS: Dunlop joins show with new tyre displays

PARIS: Boeing does not rue absence of American fighters at show

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PARIS: AT-6 makes Paris debut

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PARIS: Russia’s Ka-52 Alligator looks to bite into export market

PARIS: Libyans to france for officer training

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Fleet Grows, Training Increases for F-35

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Russia Hopes to Sell Su-35 Fighter Jets at Paris Air Show

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Russia’s UAC at Paris Air Show

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Moving Tribute at Scampton

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Armed Forces Day aerial spectacular

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6th June 2013

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House Panel Kills Proposal To Freeze F-35 Procurement Funds

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Patriots, F-16s May Remain in Jordan After Eager Lion Exercise

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After 3 decades, maintainers keep B-1 on top

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Six arrested after drone protest at RAF Waddington

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UK’s fleet of Merlin helicopters to return home from Afghanistan

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Thales I-Master completes trials on DA42 MPP

EADS aborts on bid to develop speedy rotorcraft for US Army

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US Army selects Bell, Sikorsky/Boeing team for JMR demonstration

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PARIS: Rafale’s starring role over Mali

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Airbus Military boss mulls future medium transport offering

A400M delivery to launch export drive, says Airbus Military

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Canberra shortlists contenders for military helicopter training deal

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NATO ACCS first element delivered to NCI

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Canada’s SAR procurement finally begins

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Radio chatter clip of WWII Lancaster bomber engaged by German plane during a attack mission

Sequestration likely to continue into 2014

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3rd June 2013

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Italian AMXs Pass 200,000-Hour Mark

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Air Force to Consolidate F-22 Depot Maintenance at Hill AFB

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Air Force establishes F-35 IOC target

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Salvage of battle of Britain plane delayed by bad weather

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Battle of Britain plane to be hoisted from its sandy Kent grave

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Spitfire Heritage Trust fights to save WWII airfield

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France confirms order for 34 NH90 troop transports

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Sikorsky awarded $435 million contract for four CH-53K test aircraft

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Syria to buy more MiG-29s from Russia

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PICTURE: First Saudi PC-21 trainer breaks cover

Three bid for Polish military helicopter deal

Lockheed details T-50 offer to Poland

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EMARSS aircraft completes first test flight

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Soviet, giant Antonov 124 cargo plane production line to be resumed

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Spitfire vs Bf 109 and F-14 vs Su-27: the difference is always the pilot

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This is one of the coolest images I’ve seen in years: cockpit view as Marines F-18 fires live missile

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New photo shows that China has really copied the U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel stealth drone

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Communist version of “Planes” features Chinese fighter downing U.S. F-22 Raptor

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RAF Shawbury Host Landowners Event

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WW2 airman finally receives his campaign medals

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Ops Update 31 May 2013