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Report details USAF plans for future drones
• Report details USAF plans for future drones
— The U.S. Air Force next month will finally reach the target number of 65 combat air patrols for....>>
 
Super Galaxy - Fleet Complete!
• Super Galaxy - Fleet Complete!
— A U.S. Air Force crew ferried the 18th C-5M Super Galaxy to Dover Air Force Base, Del., yesterd....>>
 
Canada doesn’t need Fighter-capable aircraft
• Canada doesn’t need Fighter-capable aircraft
— Canada does not need to replace the CF-18s with fighter-capable aircraft.....>>
 
T-38 Talon crashes in US, pilots injured
• T-38 Talon crashes in US, pilots injured
— A jet trainer crashed near a US Air Force base runway in the state of Texas Friday, injuring tw....>>
 
Canada Refuses To Accept Sikorsky Helos

• Canada Refuses To Accept Sikorsky Helos

 
 
Turkey and UAE to get CH-47F Chinooks • Turkey and UAE to get CH-47F Chinooks  
 
Russia shortlists An-26 replacement platform
• Russia shortlists An-26 replacement platform
— The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has settled on two potential replacement platforms for it....>>
 
First contract signed to export Russia's newest Mi-28NE 'Night Hunter' helicopters
• First contract signed to export Russia's newest Mi-28NE 'Night Hunter' helicopters
— Rosoboronexport is actively promoting Russia's newest Mi-28NE "Night Hunter" and Ka-52 helicopt....>>
 
Israel leads global drone exports as demand grows
• Israel leads global drone exports as demand grows
— Driven by success in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, analysts see global UAV sales quadrupling ov....>>
 
Budget cuts leave Air Force pilots twisting in the wind
• Budget cuts leave Air Force pilots twisting in the wind
— The “World Famous Rocketeers” were flying high two months ago. The Air Force fighter squadron h....>>
 
  XAIRFORCES NEWS ARCHIVES: News & Headlines
Alleged Counterfeit Parts In Canada’s CC-130J Hercules Aircraft (7.2.2013)
U.S. Air Force wants to replace T-38 jet trainers (3.2.2013)
Whitfield Opposes Scheduled Shipment of F-16 Fighter Planes to Egypt (31.1.2013)
New USCG Aircraft Operating at Air Station Cape Cod (25.1.2013)
U.N. Expert: Terrorists may start using drones (25.1.2013)
End of an era: MH-60R “Romeo” Seahawk (23.1.2013)
Cobham plc Cobham Awarded $31 Million U.S. Navy Contract (7.1.2013)
U.S. Army near decision on holding helicopter competition (30.12.2012)
Boeing to Provide 2 More C-40A Transport Aircraft to US Navy (28.12.2012)
Defense bill spares 3,300 airmen, US Global Hawks (18.12.2012)
Embraer sees sales rebound on U.S. orders, new aircraft (16.12.2012)
Navy, Air Force in Europe retain four-stars (15.12.2012)
Big contractors opt out of U.S. Air Force helicopter competition (11.12.2012)
F-22 Raptor Crashes Near Florida U.S. Air Force Base (23.11.2012)
Boeing Receives $2 Billion C-17 Aircraft Sustainment Contract (9.10.2012)
USAF F-15 test force celebrates 10 years of Eagle improvements (9.10.2012)
Rolls-Royce awarded US$103.3 million engine services contract for US Navy T-45 trainer aircraft (9.10.2012)
U.S. Coast Guard to Acquire Three Additional Lockheed Martin HC-130J Surveillance Aircraft (1.10.2012)
Lockheed Wins $218M for U.S. Coast Guard HC-130J Super Hercules Surveillance Aircraft (28.9.2012)
U.S. Army Issues Draft Solicitation for Future Helo (31.8.2012)
 
Alleged Counterfeit Parts In Canada’s CC-130J Hercules Aircraft (7.2.2013)
U.S. Air Force wants to replace T-38 jet trainers (3.2.2013)
Whitfield Opposes Scheduled Shipment of F-16 Fighter Planes to Egypt (31.1.2013)
New USCG Aircraft Operating at Air Station Cape Cod (25.1.2013)
U.N. Expert: Terrorists may start using drones (25.1.2013)
End of an era: MH-60R “Romeo” Seahawk (23.1.2013)
Cobham plc Cobham Awarded $31 Million U.S. Navy Contract (7.1.2013)
U.S. Army near decision on holding helicopter competition (30.12.2012)
Boeing to Provide 2 More C-40A Transport Aircraft to US Navy (28.12.2012)
Defense bill spares 3,300 airmen, US Global Hawks (18.12.2012)
Embraer sees sales rebound on U.S. orders, new aircraft (16.12.2012)
Navy, Air Force in Europe retain four-stars (15.12.2012)
Big contractors opt out of U.S. Air Force helicopter competition (11.12.2012)
F-22 Raptor Crashes Near Florida U.S. Air Force Base (23.11.2012)
Boeing Receives $2 Billion C-17 Aircraft Sustainment Contract (9.10.2012)
USAF F-15 test force celebrates 10 years of Eagle improvements (9.10.2012)
Rolls-Royce awarded US$103.3 million engine services contract for US Navy T-45 trainer aircraft (9.10.2012)
U.S. Coast Guard to Acquire Three Additional Lockheed Martin HC-130J Surveillance Aircraft (1.10.2012)
Lockheed Wins $218M for U.S. Coast Guard HC-130J Super Hercules Surveillance Aircraft (28.9.2012)
U.S. Army Issues Draft Solicitation for Future Helo (31.8.2012)
 
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• Israel leads global drone exports as demand grows

(6.6.2013)
Driven by success in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, analysts see global UAV sales quadrupling over the next decade....>>

• Budget cuts leave Air Force pilots twisting in the wind

(28.5.2013)
The “World Famous Rocketeers” were flying high two months ago. The Air Force fighter squadron had returned safely with its F-15E Strike Eagles and aircraft crews from a six-month M...>>

• U.S. Air Force Orders Beechcraft T-6 Training Aircraft

(14.5.2013)
Beechcraft Defense Co. has received a $210 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce 35 T-6 training aircraft....>>

• USMC HMLA-467 bids farewell to Hueys, anticipates more Venoms

(2.5.2013)
Just a week after receiving its first UH-1Y Venom, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 476 inducted three UH-1N Hueys into the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Grou...>>

• Edwards Completes Tests To Extend KC-135

(28.4.2013)
Block 45 Upgrades Will Extend Airplanes Life 'For Decades' Known as "The Mighty War Wagon" of the Air Force, the KC-135 Stratotanker has proven to be the core aerial refueling capa...>>

• EADS North America delivers 250th UH-72A Lakota to U.S. Army

(26.4.2013)
The U.S. Army has fielded the 250th UH-72A Lakota helicopter delivered to Army and National Guard units by EADS North America since 2006. Every Lakota – including an additional fiv...>>

• Iranian F-5F Crashes in West Iran, 2 Pilots Killed

(22.4.2013)
Iranian US-made fighter jet F-5F has crashed in western Iran, killing two pilots, Mehr news agency reported on Sunday....>>

• CH-47s delivered to Army Guard Flight Facility in Rochester

(22.4.2013)
Five CH-47 Chinook heavy lift helicopters will be delivered to the New York Army National Guard Aviation Support Facility at Rochester International Airport, April 22....>>

• Retired USAF C-27J to Fight Wildland Fires

(17.4.2013)
Delegation Encourages Forest Service to Use Retired C-27J Aircraft to Fight Wildland Fires. The office of Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., issued the following news release: ...>>

 



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