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strike & air combat

4 Feb 2020

US Air Force and Northrop Grumman reveal the B-21 Raider bomber

The US Air Force and industry partner Northrop Grumman have lifted the veil of secrecy on the service’s next-generation long-range strike bomber, th...
3 Feb 2020
Japan’s next-gen fighter progress responds to China’s fifth-gen evolution
It has been a long road. Japan’s Ministry of Defense has revealed that progress was gathering pace on the nation’s next-generation air dominance f...
3 Feb 2020
RUAG Australia delivers RAAF Super Hornet component repairs
RUAG Australia has completed component repairs on the RAAF F-18F Super Hornet’s auxiliary power unit, while the company’s Hydraulic Centre of Exc...
30 Jan 2020
Raytheon secures next phase funding for mid-band Growler jammer
The US Navy has awarded Raytheon a US$403 million ($595 million) System Demonstration Test Articles (SDTA) contract for the company’s participation...
29 Jan 2020
RAAF welcomes first PC-21 trainer aircraft
Taking training to new heights, Air Force Number 4 Squadron based at RAAF Base Williamtown has welcomed its first three Pilatus PC-21 aircraft to thei...
29 Jan 2020
USAF Chief of Staff remains optimistic for future of Air Force
US Air Force Chief of Staff, General David Goldfein, in an address at the Centre for a New American Security, has highlighted the efforts made by the ...
23 Jan 2020
RUAG upgrades Aussie Hydraulic Actuator Centre of Excellence
RUAG Australia has completed a major upgrade to its Hydraulic Actuator Centre of Excellence manufacturing facilities at its Bayswater, Australia, loca...
22 Jan 2020
US successfully completes first flight test for Gremlin UAS
DARPA’s Gremlins program has completed the first flight test of its X-61A vehicle. The test in late November at the US Army’s Dugway Proving Groun...
20 Jan 2020
RAAF Top Guns complete Luke AFB training mission
After achieving all training milestones, the Royal Australian Air Force began to return F-35A Joint Strike Fighter pilots, maintainers and aircraft t...
20 Jan 2020
US Navy completes first Super Hornet ISRT Block II flight
The US Navy has successfully flown an F/A-18 Super Hornet equipped with an Infrared Search & Track (IRST) Block II pod for the first time, paving ...

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