BAE to produce more APKWS II rockets for US and allied nations

BAE Systems has received a $225m order to manufacture additional laser-guided rockets for US military and allied customers.

Announced drone swarm may not be ready by end of 2019

The Royal Air Force’s new squadron of "network-enabled swarm drones" may not be ready by the end of 2019.

Airbus and Dassault launch study into Future Combat Air System

France and Germany have awarded the first-ever contract – a Joint Concept Study – to Dassault Aviation and Airbus for the Future Combat Air System FCAS programme.

Lockheed gets $90m contract to explore F-35 cost reduction measures

Lockheed Martin has received a three-year, $90.3M contract modification from the U.S. Navy to identify and implement measures to reduce the cost of the F-35.

Cobham awarded £50m contract for NATO Electronic Warfare pod systems

Cobham will provide Air and NATO Anti-Ship Missile Defence Evaluation Facility (NASMDEF) Systems to Leonardo for NATO JEWCS.

AIRCOM Chief takes over NATO’s Deployable Command and Control Centre

General Tod D. Wolters, Commander Allied Air Command, entrusted the flag of NATO’s Deployable Air Command and Control Centre in Poggio Renatico, Italy, to Italian Major General Claudio Gabellini, presently the Chief of Staff at Headquarters Allied Air Command.

F-35 dropped from German fighter competition

Germany has ruled out the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter as an option to replace its Tornado fleet.

New training facility opens at RAF Cranwell

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, has opened a new training and test facility at RAF Cranwell.

RAF Tornado jets return from operations for the final time

After almost four decades on operations, Royal Air Force Tornado jets have returned home to RAF Marham from operations in the Middle East. 

Lockheed Martin to develop Cyber/Electronic Warfare pod system for drones

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a Prototype Project Agreement valued at $18 million to design, develop and test a cyber/electronic warfare podded system.



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