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March 2, 2021, 5:31 AM

Australia’s Loyal Wingman Flies For the First Time

The Airpower Teaming System air vehicle is the first military aircraft to be designed and built in Australia in over five decades.

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Boeing Loyal Wingman
Mar 2, 2021 - 5:31 AM
The Airpower Teaming System air vehicle is the first military aircraft to be designed and built in Australia in over five decades.
Raytheon Sentinel
Mar 1, 2021 - 6:30 AM
After a relatively brief yet busy and productive career, the RAF’s Sentinel radar reconnaissance aircraft have been retired.
TAI T629
Feb 27, 2021 - 8:18 PM
Turkish Aerospace Industries expects to fly the new, electric-powered, unmanned T629 attack helicopter later this year.
CH-53K Israel
Feb 26, 2021 - 4:43 AM
Sikorsky’s latest heavylift helicopter has been chosen over the CH-47 to replace first-generation CH-53s in service with the Israeli Air Force.
KC-46 Israel
Feb 24, 2021 - 10:59 AM
An initial order for two Pegasus tankers begins the replacement process for Israel’s elderly Boeing 707-based refuelers.
Boeing F-15EX
Feb 19, 2021 - 1:04 PM
Indonesia’s air force hopes to acquire a new fleet of multi-role fighters, along with tankers, transports, UAVs, air defense radars and AEW aircraft.
U.S. Army TH-67 receiving water cannon salute
Feb 19, 2021 - 11:47 AM
The Bell 206 derivative served as the U.S. Army's primary training helicopter since 1993.
AT-6E Wolverine
Feb 19, 2021 - 7:28 AM
The Beechcraft AT-6E is being procured to advance the U.S. Air Force’s efforts to improve the counter-terrorism capability of partner air forces.
RQ-4D Phoenix
Feb 16, 2021 - 12:12 PM
Initial operational capability has been reached by the Northrop Grumman RQ-4D fifteen months after the first was delivered.
KC-46 Japan
Feb 9, 2021 - 1:40 PM
Japan’s first new-generation 767-based tanker is in the air and due for delivery to the JASDF later this year.