British Skynet satellites reach 50 year milestone

Airbus is celebrating 50 years of providing secure military satellite communications to the UK with the 50th anniversary of the first Skynet satellite.

French soldiers killed in helicopter crash on deployment in Mali

Thirteen French soldiers were killed when two helicopters collided during operations in Mali.

Airbus hoping to combine British Tempest jet project with Franco-German effort

Guillaume Faury, the chief executive of Airbus has called for a single European fighter jet programme, merging British and continental European efforts.

US lose drone over Libyan capital

An unarmed American remotely piloted aircraft was lost over Tripoli, Libya.

NATO to spend $1 billion to upgrade AWACS aircraft fleet

NATO is to upgrade its ageing fleet of E-3 AWACS aircraft at a cost of $1 billion, the Alliance announced on Wednesday.

MBDA to integrate Meteor missile onto the South Korean KF-X future fighter

MBDA has been awarded a contract for the integration of the Meteor missile onto the KF-X future Korean fighter aircraft.

MBDA Mistral 3 missile goes through testing

MBDA say it has demonstrated the increased capabilities of the Mistral 3 missile by successfully intercepting a moving target at a range of over seven kilometres.

European Helicopter Tactics Symposium draws ‘lessons from past operations’

Around 50 helicopter tactics specialists attended the 10th Helicopter Tactics Symposium.

UAE to procure additional GlobalEye from Saab

The UAE will buy two additional GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft from Saab.

Meggitt signs six year $130m contract with the US Defense Logistics Agency

Meggitt PLC has signed a six year $130m requirements contract with the US Defense Logistics Agency for the supply of fuel bladders.

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