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17 Jan 2019

Lockheed Martin secures US$172m contract for LRASM

The US Navy and US Air Force have awarded Lockheed Martin a US$172 million contract to produce the second lot of the Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRA...
air commodore mike kitcher am dsm air combat group commander
16 Jan 2019
Industry critical to 5th-gen delivery: AIRCDRE Kitcher
Defence industry has played a key role in delivering air combat capabilities for the Royal Australian Air Force and, with the transition to a fifth-ge...
uk defence secretary gavin williamson f   ioc
14 Jan 2019
UK air combat capabilities reach new heights with IOC for F-35
UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has marked a major step-change in the air combat capabilities of the Royal Air Force, with the nation’s growin...
10 Jan 2019
Avalon ’19 releases innovation awards shortlist
Twenty-three Australian SMEs, research institutions and individuals from across the country have made the shortlist for the $60,000 Avalon 2019 Innova...
10 Jan 2019
Deal finalised for Canada’s purchase of Australian fighter jets
Canada has committed to the purchase of 25 F-18 aircraft from Australia, with the first fighter expected to be operating within the next six months....
8 Jan 2019
Boeing and Lockheed partner to develop IRST systems for Super Hornets
The US Navy has engaged Boeing and Lockheed Martin to develop infrared search and track (IRST) sensors for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft...
7 Jan 2019
Northrop Grumman receives US$3.6bn for infrared countermeasure systems
Northrop Grumman has secured US$3.6 billion in indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) funding to roll out Large Aircraft Infrared Countermea...
4 Jan 2019
Looking beyond the F-35: Penetrating Counter Air
The US is looking beyond the fifth-generation F-35 with plans already underway for the sixth-generation 'Penetrating Counter Air' concept, which will ...
4 Jan 2019
US Air Force demonstrates F-35 capacity to hit two UAVs at once
The US Air Force has highlighted the growing capability of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and its ability to engage in and dominate the battlespace fol...
4 Jan 2019
Raytheon secures US$434m order to supply air-to-air missiles
Raytheon will provide 766 AIM-9X Block II missiles and 160 AIM-9X Block II+ missiles for role out with key US, Australian and allied platforms, includ...

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