Norway Receives First C-130J-30 Super Hercules with Block 8.1 Upgrade

February 22, 2024 @ 07:30 AM

Lockheed Martin has completed the delivery of the first of four C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical airlifters, featuring the Block 8.1 upgrade, to the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF)

Leonardo Tests New Technologies for Sustainable Flight on C-27J Aircraft

February 20, 2024 @ 10:56 AM

Leonardo has conducted the debut flight of a European technological demonstrator integrated into its C-27J aircraft at Turin's Caselle airport. The Regional Integrated Aircraft Demonstration Platform (REG IADP) campaign, part of the European Clean Sky 2 programme, was concluded

Argentina Receives Second Embraer ERJ 140 LR Military Transport Aircraft

February 20, 2024 @ 09:43 AM

Argentina has taken delivery of the second Embraer ERJ 140 LR (Long Range) military transport aircraft at the Aeroparque Military Air Station (AMA) in Buenos Aires. The unveiling ceremony was presided over by the Minister of Defense, Luis Petri, who emphasized the government's commitment to revitalizing and equipping the Argentine Armed...

Philippine Air Force Expands Fleet with Second U.S.-donated C-130H "Hercules" Aircraft...

February 19, 2024 @ 09:32 AM

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has added another Lockheed C-130H "Hercules" cargo transport aircraft to its fleet, courtesy of the United States. The new aircraft, with tail number 5157, touched down at Clark Air Base in Mabalacat City, Pampanga on Feb

First Flight of Embraer KC-390 Aircraft for Hungary

February 10, 2024 @ 07:33 AM

Hungary's first Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft completed its inaugural flight in Brazil on February 8. The aircraft is scheduled to be delivered to Hungary later this year

Embraer, Mahindra Sign MoU to Offer C-390 Transport Aircraft to India

February 9, 2024 @ 09:27 AM

Embraer Defense & Security and Mahindra have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the acquisition of the C-390 Millennium multi-mission aircraft by the Indian Air Force (IAF). The MoU was formalized at the Embassy of Brazil in New Delhi as part of the Medium Transport Aircraft (MTA) procurement project

Lockheed Martin, MilDef Collaborate to Strengthen C-130J Hercules Bid in Sweden

February 7, 2024 @ 07:47 AM

Lockheed Martin and MilDef have formalized their collaboration through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on February 6. The partnership aims to bolster Lockheed Martin's bid to sell the C-130J Hercules tactical airlifter to the Swedish Air Force (SwAF), putting it in direct competition with Embraer's KC-390

Argentine Air Force Receives Embraer ERJ 140 LR Aircraft

February 6, 2024 @ 07:13 AM

In a ceremony held at the El Palomar air base on Monday, Minister of Defense Luis Petri unveiled the latest addition to the Argentine Air Force's fleet - the Embraer ERJ 140 LR (Long Range) aircraft. The presentation was attended by Minister of Defense Luis Petri, who

Russia to Present its IL-76MD-90A Heavy Transport Aircraft at Saudi Defense Show...

February 1, 2024 @ 06:13 AM

Shrugging off threats of sanctions against buyers of big-ticket military equipment, Russia's Rostec is set to showcase its IL-76MD-90A Heavy Transport Aircraft at the World Defense Show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia later this week. Anticipating a robust market for heavy military cargo transporters, Rostec aims to capitalize on the sustained demand, as the order books for aircraft such as the A-400M and C-130 have been consistently full for years

Royal Brunei Air Force Welcomes Two Airbus C295MW Transport Aircraft

January 25, 2024 @ 02:38 PM

The Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) marked the arrival of the first two Airbus C295MW transport aircraft at Rimba Air Base's Air Movement Centre on 24 January, 2024. The acquisition, part of a four-aircraft deal with Airbus Defence and Space SAU, Spain, was formalized through a contract signed on 2 December 2022, as announced by the Brunei Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)

4th C-130J Super Hercules Arrives in Indonesia, Last Aircraft Expected in April...

January 23, 2024 @ 07:06 AM

The fourth Indonesian Air Force C-130J-30 Super Hercules aircraft (tail number A-1344) landed at Halim Perdanakusuma Air Base in Jakarta on Monday, with the fifth and final one expected to arrive in April. The military transport aircraft, manufactured by Lockheed Martin in the United States, was greeted by Deputy Chief of Staff of the Air Force (Wakasau) Air Marshal TNI Andyawan Martono Putra

Tanzania Acquires Leonardo C-27J Spartan Aircraft

January 11, 2024 @ 12:39 PM

Tanzania has secured two Leonardo C-27J Spartan tactical transport aircraft for civil support missions, including firefighting operations on Mount Kilimanjaro and across the East African region. As per Italian media, the deal was officially announced by the Italian government on January 9