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May 12, 2022, 6:23 AM

NATO Airpower Steps Up Response to Ukraine Crisis

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.

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Airbus H225 Super Puma landing onboard a naval ship at sea
Apr 6, 2022 - 6:39 AM
Texas-based Air Center Helicopters has landed a vertical replenishment contract with the U.S. Navy to provide services.
Sikorsky’s FARA Competitive Prototype, RAIDER X®, is seen at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida in March 2022
Apr 6, 2022 - 6:06 AM
Sikorsky Raider and Defiant prototype rotorcraft programs mark milestones.
E-3A AWACS NATO
Apr 4, 2022 - 6:01 AM
In the mid-2030s NATO’s current fleet of aging E-3 AWACS will be retired, to be replaced by a system-of-systems combining aircraft with other assets.
DSA Malaysia
Apr 2, 2022 - 6:55 AM
The first Defence Services Asia (DSA) show for four years was a well-attended event to display and discuss regional requirements.
Hawk T.Mk 1 retirement
Mar 31, 2022 - 4:22 AM
One of the most successful trainer designs, the original Hawk has been retired from UK military duties, and now only flies with the “Red Arrows” team.
Lockheed Martin F-35A
Mar 29, 2022 - 7:45 AM
The selection of the F-35 by Canada is the latest in a flurry of high-profile successes for the Lockheed Martin-led fighter program.
Airbus VSR700 OPV
Mar 25, 2022 - 6:18 AM
The VSR700 demonstrator has undertaken the first at-sea trials of its autonomous take-off and landing capabilities as part of a French navy/DGA program.
F-35A B61-12
Mar 15, 2022 - 7:43 AM
Having earlier discarded the U.S. F-35 fighter, Germany is once again looking to the aircraft to carry out its nuclear commitment to the NATO alliance.
Intra Haboob
Mar 14, 2022 - 7:02 AM
Intra is leading the drive for greater Saudi self-sufficiency in the unmanned air vehicle sector through two major programs.
J-10 Pakistan
Mar 14, 2022 - 6:16 AM
China has delivered six J-10 multirole fighters to Pakistan just eight months after contract signature.