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Turkiye Presents KAAN to the Aviation World
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Turkiye Presents KAAN to the Aviation World

Turkiye presented its KAAN 5th generation fighter jet to the FCAS 2024 international summit, where participants worldwide joined to express their views.

RNLAF F-35s to Take Over Nuclear Role from F-16
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RNLAF F-35s to Take Over Nuclear Role from F-16

The Netherlands’ Defence Ministry announced that the F-35 would replace the F-16 in the RNLAF nuclear role within NATO.

HÜRJET to Perform First Foreign Flight in Egypt
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HÜRJET to Perform First Foreign Flight in Egypt

Turkiye's first jet-powered training aircraft, HÜRJET, is preparing to make its first flight abroad in Egypt.

Sale of 36 UH-60M Black Hawk for $ 2 Billion 855 Million
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Sale of 36 UH-60M Black Hawk for $ 2 Billion 855 Million

The U.S. approved 36 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter sales to Sweden, Brazil, and Austria with various configurations valued at $ 2 billion 855 million.

Turkiye to Receive First F-16 Viper in mid-2027 Earliest
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Turkiye to Receive First F-16 Viper in mid-2027 Earliest

Turkish Air Force will receive the first F-16 Viper in mid-2027, provided the contract is signed immediately.

Brazil to Acquire 12 UH-60M Black Hawk
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Brazil to Acquire 12 UH-60M Black Hawk

Brazil wants to acquire 12 UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters for an estimated cost of up to $950 million.

TUSAŞ to Develop Twin-Engine ANKA-3 UCAV Variant
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TUSAŞ to Develop Twin-Engine ANKA-3 UCAV Variant

Kotil stated that a twin-engine configuration of ANKA-3 flying-wing UCAV will be developed to accompany the KAAN fighter jet.

HÜRJET Joins the Spanish Tender for New Trainer Aircraft
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HÜRJET Joins the Spanish Tender for New Trainer Aircraft

TUSAŞ’s HÜRJET Trainer/LCA is among the contenders for Spain’s F-5 trainer aircraft replacement tender.

Philippines Takes Delivery of Two T129 ATAK Helicopters
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Philippines Takes Delivery of Two T129 ATAK Helicopters

Philippines Air Force has taken delivery of the last two T129 ATAK helicopters in the six-helicopter batch.

Turkiye Assigns AKINCI and S&R Helicopter for Iran
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Turkiye Assigns AKINCI and S&R Helicopter for Iran

The Turkish Defence Ministry assigned an AKINCI and S&R helicopter to the Iranian President’s helicopter. AKINCI identified a source of heat as a crash site.

F-35 experiences F-135 Engine delivery delays
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F-35 experiences F-135 Engine delivery delays

GOA states that F-35 experiences delays in the delivery of F135 engines, which endangers the delivery of this aircraft according to the schedule.

Aurora Flight Sciences to Design Liberty Lifter Seaplane
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Aurora Flight Sciences to Design Liberty Lifter Seaplane

DARPA selects Aurora Flight Sciences to design an amphibious heavy cargo plane, edging out the General Atomics proposal.

F-16 ÖZGÜR Drops LGK-82 and LGK-84 Bombs
Air Modernisation

F-16 ÖZGÜR Drops LGK-82 and LGK-84 Bombs

A Turkish F-16 fighter with ÖZGÜR modernisation hit its target with LGK-82 and LGK-84 laser-guided smart bombs.

Poland Shows Interest in F-15EX Strike Fighters
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Poland Shows Interest in F-15EX Strike Fighters

Boeing has offered Poland two squadrons of F-15EX Eagle II strike fighters alongside industrial cooperation.