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September 23, 2022, 5:25 AM

French Navy Receives First Airbus H160 for SAR Duties

Six civilian-standard helicopters are being taken into service by the Marine Nationale in advance of the first deliveries of militarized H160Ms.

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Korea KF-21 Boramae fighter jet
Jul 19, 2022 - 11:28 AM
When the KF-21 is cleared for service, South Korea will become the eighth country to have successfully developed an advanced jet fighter.
Turkish Aerospace TF-X fighter jet mockup
Jul 19, 2022 - 11:05 AM
Turkey TF-X stealth fighter showed up at the Farnborough Airshow in full-scale mockup form.
Jackson Schneider, president and CEO of Embraer Defense & Security,  and an Muldowney, COO for the BAE Systems Air sector in Eve eVTOL (Photo: Kerry Lynch/AIN)
Jul 19, 2022 - 10:06 AM
Embraer and BAE have agreed to pursue possibiities for the C-390 in Saudi Arabia and are furthering their collaboration on eVTOL defense applications.
Raytheon high-energy laser
Jul 19, 2022 - 9:34 AM
The technology giant is creating a European hub to satisfy the growing demand for laser weapons, especially in the fields of C-UAS and C-RAM defense.
Jul 19, 2022 - 9:01 AM
Moroccan Forces Royales Air has placed an order for a fleet of H135 helicopters for military primary training.
Jul 19, 2022 - 7:32 AM
GAMI aims to localize more than 50 percent of national expenditure on defense equipment by 2030.
A330 MRTT refueling aircraft Singapore
Jul 19, 2022 - 7:09 AM
Airbus achieved its first automated air-to-air refueling in 2018, and now the capability has been approved for daytime use with the boom.
Beechcraft Avenger T
Jul 19, 2022 - 4:50 AM
Ascent Flight Training
 RAF E-7 Wedgetail AEW&C aircraft
Jul 19, 2022 - 4:44 AM
The conversion of three Boeing 737 airframes for the AEW&C role is proceeding at the UK facility of STS Aviation Services.
Mosquito Protector UAV
Jul 19, 2022 - 3:07 AM
The service has terminated Project Mosquito in favor of alternative approaches that could advance uncrewed aircraft more quickly.