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December 3, 2021, 12:09 PM

France Lands Large Emirati Rafale and Caracal Order

While the UAE awaits the outcome of its intended purchase of F-35s from the U.S., the air force has ordered 80 Rafales.

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Rafale F4 UAE
Dec 3, 2021 - 12:09 PM
While the UAE awaits the outcome of its intended purchase of F-35s from the U.S., the air force has ordered 80 Rafales.
Super Hoenet Canada
Dec 2, 2021 - 12:34 PM
The announcement leaves the Lockheed Martin F-35 and Saab Gripen as the last remaining contenders for Canada's Future Fighter Capability Project.
Hoirnet Australia
Nov 30, 2021 - 6:40 AM
After over 35 years the Boeing F/A-18A/B fighter has bowed out of RAAF service, leaving the F/A-18F Super Hornet and F-35A to provide Australia’s airpower.
F-39 Gripen E
Nov 26, 2021 - 4:46 AM
Deliveries of the second-generation of the Swedish multi-role fighter will begin shortly to the Brazilian and Swedish air forces.
H225M Exocet Brazil
Nov 25, 2021 - 5:03 AM
The Exocet-armed AH-15B version of the H225M helicopter provides the Brazilian navy with a powerful anti-ship capability.
A400M Indonesia
Nov 18, 2021 - 12:44 PM
Having discussed the issue for some time, the Indonesian air force has ordered the A400M, and holds an option to come back for more.
Honeywell
Nov 15, 2021 - 11:21 PM
In partnership with InfiniDome, Honeywell is further developing more comprehensive layers of GPS anti-jamming protection.
CH-53K King Stallion
Nov 15, 2021 - 10:20 PM
Sikorsky’s mighty CH-53K King Stallion is gearing up for operational service as the replacement for the U.S. Marine Corps’ long-serving Super Stallions.
Nov 15, 2021 - 10:00 PM
Kuwait is the first operator in the region of the Airbus H225M Caracal, the most recent development of the evergreen Puma/Super Puma/Cougar family.
Nov 15, 2021 - 10:00 AM
Also known as the Swing-Role Surveillance System, the Saab GlobalEye serves as an operational asset of the UAE Air Force.