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F-35 experiences F-135 Engine delivery delays
Air Engine and Transmission

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.

Poland Shows Interest in F-15EX Strike Fighters
Air

Poland Shows Interest in F-15EX Strike Fighters

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

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.

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.

U.S., Australia and Japan to Hold Trilateral F-35 Training
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

U.S., Australia and Japan to Hold Trilateral F-35 Training

Australia, Japan and the U.S. will conduct joint F-35 fighter training trilaterally. The decision was reached at the Trilateral Defence Ministerial meeting.

Portugal to Modernise its Fleet with F-35 Jets
Air

Portugal to Modernise its Fleet with F-35 Jets

The Chief of Staff of the Portuguese Air Force confirmed that Portugal is in the process of replacing F-16Ms with modern F-35 aircraft.

GOA Report: F-35 Sustainment Costs to Reach $2 Trillion
Air Logistics

GOA Report: F-35 Sustainment Costs to Reach $2 Trillion

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GOA) reports that F-35 aircraft sustainment costs to reach $2 trillion while operational availability decreases.

MDA Awards Lockheed Martin $17 Billion Contract
Weapon / Missile

MDA Awards Lockheed Martin $17 Billion Contract

The Missile Defence Agency (MDA) selected Lockheed Martin to deliver the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI), which will intercept long-range ballistic missiles.

U.S. Navy Shoots Four LRASMs at Once
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Navy Shoots Four LRASMs at Once

U..S Navy Announces Successful Test of Simultaneous Engagement of Four AGM-158C LRASM Anti-Ship Missiles.

U.S. Navy Upgrades Aegis after Houthi Attacks at Red Sea
Navy / Maritime

U.S. Navy Upgrades Aegis after Houthi Attacks at Red Sea

The U.S. Navy has proceeded to upgrade the Aegis combat system on its ships, using evidence of Houthi attacks with unmanned and ballistic missiles.

Hellenic Navy Receives Three MH-60R Helicopters
Air

Hellenic Navy Receives Three MH-60R Helicopters

Hellenic Navy deployed three Romeo MH-60R Seahawk helicopters at the Kotroni Air Base in Marathon.

Bahrain Acquires M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams MBT, Paying $2.2 Billion
Land

Bahrain Acquires M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams MBT, Paying $2.2 Billion

DSCA approved Bahrain’s acquisition request to acquire M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams Main Battle Tanks for an estimated cost of $2.2 billion.

Morocco Acquires Javelin ATGM
Weapon / Missile

Morocco Acquires Javelin ATGM

U.S. sells Javelin ATGM to Morocco through the FMS channel. The total cost of the acquisition programme is estimated at $260 million.

U.S. Opens a New Page on Defence Industry with Turkiye
Air Investment Ammunition Modernisation

U.S. Opens a New Page on Defence Industry with Turkiye

After the Turkish veto on Sweden’s NATO membership was lifted, U.S. officials showed interest in deepening U.S.-Turkiye defence industry relations.