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The U.S. Trains F-35 Pilots on Maintenance
Air

The U.S. Trains F-35 Pilots on Maintenance

The U.S. will train its F-35 fighter pilots on basic level aircraft maintenance to enhance the deployability of the fighters.

The U.S. Presents Stealth Tanker Aircraft Concept
Air

The U.S. Presents Stealth Tanker Aircraft Concept

Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works has revealed a concept for stealthy tanker aircraft to solve the issue of survivable tankers in the future.

U.S. SOCOM Wants an Amphibious Cargo Aircraft
Navy / Maritime Air

U.S. SOCOM Wants an Amphibious Cargo Aircraft

During the SOF WEEK 2024 conference, the U.S. Special Operations Command presented a concept for amphibious MC-130J cargo aircraft.

Greece Reportedly to Acquire Ten F4 Standard Rafale Fighters
Air

Greece Reportedly to Acquire Ten F4 Standard Rafale Fighters

Greece is reportedly planning to order ten F4 standard Rafale fighter jets. Greek authorities hold negotiations with the French manufacturer Dassault Aviation.

Germany Prefers the U.S. F-35A Production Line to Italian One
Air Bilateral Relations

Germany Prefers the U.S. F-35A Production Line to Italian One

Germany has announced that the F-35A Lightning II jets it will acquire will be manufactured at the U.S. production line, not from the Italian production line.

Portugal Receives the first upgraded C-130H Hercules
Air Modernisation

Portugal Receives the first upgraded C-130H Hercules

The Portuguese Air Force has announced receiving the first of four upgraded C-130H Hercules transport aircraft.

AKSUNGUR UCAV Proves MAM-T Capacity
Navy / Maritime Air Ammunition Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Unmanned Systems Sensors

AKSUNGUR UCAV Proves MAM-T Capacity

TUSAŞ’s AKSUNGUR UCAV unveiled ROKETSAN MAM-T munition capacity at the DENİZKURDU-II/2024 exercise, according to footage shared by the Turkish MoD.

Boeing F-15EX, the third competitor in Saudi Arabia
Air

Boeing F-15EX, the third competitor in Saudi Arabia

Boeing offers F-15EX to Saudi Arabia, competing with Rafale from France and Typhoon from the Eurofighter consortium.

Altınay Defence to Join Stock Market
Air Investment Unmanned Systems

Altınay Defence to Join Stock Market

Altınay Defence Technologies is preparing to become the newest member of Borsa Istanbul after its approval from the Capital Markets Board (SPK).

Turkiye's KAAN Performs its Second Flight
Air

Turkiye's KAAN Performs its Second Flight

Turkish Aerospace’s indigenous fighter aircraft KAAN performed its second flight today, 75 days after its maiden flight.

KAI to Develop Single-Seater Variant of FA-50 LCA
Air

KAI to Develop Single-Seater Variant of FA-50 LCA

ROK-based Hankyung reports that a single-seater variant of FA-50 light combat aircraft (LCA) will be developed.

Turkiye and Pakistan Cooperate on EW Aircraft
Air E/W

Turkiye and Pakistan Cooperate on EW Aircraft

Pakistani Air Force (PAF) will convert a Bombardier Global 6000 jet aircraft into a stand-off jammer in cooperation with Turkish TUSAŞ.

Northrop Grumman Set to Sustain B-2 Spirit Bombers
Air Logistics

Northrop Grumman Set to Sustain B-2 Spirit Bombers

A deal worth $7 billion was inked by Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force for B-2 Spirit bombers’ maintenance, upgrades, and logistic services.

KAAN Fighter Jet’s Second Prototype to Fly in 2025
Air

KAAN Fighter Jet’s Second Prototype to Fly in 2025

TUSAŞ announced in its monthly magazine that the KAAN fighter jet’s second prototype, P1, will make its maiden flight in 2025.