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January 15, 2021, 7:02 AM

Australia Selects Apache Guardian for Recon Requirement

Slaying Vipers and culling Tigers, the Apache has been selected to answer the Australian Army Aviation Corps attack helicopter requirement.

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Apache Guardian Australia
Jan 15, 2021 - 7:02 AM
Slaying Vipers and culling Tigers, the Apache has been selected to answer the Australian Army Aviation Corps attack helicopter requirement.
HAL LCA Tejas Mk1
Jan 15, 2021 - 6:37 AM
The approval covers 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Mk1A aircraft to join the 40 Mk1s already in service or delivery, plus 56 Airbus C295 transports.
Mirage 2000D MLU
Jan 9, 2021 - 7:00 AM
The first of 55 modified Mirage 2000D multi-role fighters will now undergo tests, working towards a service entry in 2022.
Leonardo M-346 Israel
Jan 8, 2021 - 12:29 PM
The 20-year deal also includes the supply of 10 Leonardo M-346 advanced trainers.
PANG
Dec 31, 2020 - 7:01 AM
France's new aircraft carrier program is moving into the detailed design phase as it aims for a 2038 entry-into-service date.
F-35A Australia
Dec 29, 2020 - 7:52 AM
Australia has become the seventh nation to declare initial operational capability for its Lockheed Martin F-35s.
Super Hornet ski jump
Dec 22, 2020 - 4:31 AM
Tests have been undertaken to validate the F/A-18E/F’s ability to launch from the Indian Navy’s aircraft carriers.
Bell V280
Dec 17, 2020 - 11:39 AM
The Bell V-280 tiltrotor was recently flown with a new tactical common datalink (TCDL) and completed external sling load sorties.
Gulfstream E-550A
Dec 16, 2020 - 1:15 PM
The two reconnaissance Gulfstreams are believed to be the first of a fleet that could number as many as eight aircraft.
F-22A F-35A
Dec 15, 2020 - 6:17 AM
For the first time the F-22 and F-35 fifth-generation fighters “talked” to each other securely via datalink.