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June 24, 2022, 5:42 AM

Spain Buys More Typhoons to Begin Hornet Replacement

The new fighter aircraft for Spain will be fitted with ECRS Mk1 E-Scan radar, and will be based in the Canary Islands.

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Jun 9, 2022 - 11:29 AM
Converting a pair of existing 747-8 airliners to presidential duty presents a host of expensive problems.
F-35A fighter aircraft Netherlands air force
Jun 3, 2022 - 5:51 AM
Like many European countries, the Netherlands is increasing its defense spending as a result of increased tensions caused by Russian aggression.
CH-47F Germany
Jun 2, 2022 - 5:27 AM
After many years of deliberation, Germany has selected the CH-47 over the CH-53K, citing greater interoperability with NATO allies.
CAE’s use of virtual and mixed reality environments for pilot training is part of a massive investment the company made last year in the development of innovative technologies.
Jun 1, 2022 - 10:11 AM
CAE's virtual and mixed reality training systems provide more efficient and realistic simulator scenarios.
FlightSafety’s T-6B trainer combines real controls with a simulated outside view in the headset .
Jun 1, 2022 - 8:31 AM
FlightSafety International is putting virtual, mixed, and augmented reality technology to use for modern training programs.
MiG-21 LanceR
May 28, 2022 - 4:42 AM
Delays in acquiring Norwegian F-16 fighters have led to Romania rescinding its decision to ground the MiG-21 LanceR fleet.
Astronautics electromechanical aircraft instruments
May 25, 2022 - 3:15 AM
Astronautics is selling its legacy electromechanical instrument product line to support specialist Extant Aerospace.
Bell 505 helicopter in flight over sand dunes
May 17, 2022 - 9:22 AM
The Bell 505 will be the new military training helicopter for the South Korean Army and Navy.
F-35A Germany
May 12, 2022 - 6:23 AM
Since the beginning of Russia's attack on Ukraine NATO has taken measures to shield its member states along the eastern flank from potential aggression.
MQ-9B STOL SeaGuardian
May 11, 2022 - 12:17 PM
Equipped with a STOL wing kit, the MQ-9B SkyGuardian/SeaGuardian will be capable of operating from assault carriers and regular aircraft carriers.