Leonardo has begun deliveries of its new 'BriteCloud' decoy to the Royal Air Force for combat missions following the Ministry of Defence’s formal go-ahead for the new technology.
According to the company, MBDA will manufacture new Brimstone missiles for Typhoon jets and in future for the RAF's new Protector RPAS and new Apache attack helicopters.
Royal Air Force and Armée de l'Air have worked together on a joint Quick Reaction Alert exercise.
Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln completed fleet carrier qualifications for the F-35C, marking another milestone for the new aircraft say the US Navy.
Options for the future delivery of the UK's Airborne Warning and Control capability are being explored, including upgrades to the current E-3 Sentry fleet, however some industry commentators are arguing for a new aircraft type altogether.
The Leonardo, Top Aces and Inzpire team, named Red Aces, has been down-selected by the Ministry of Defence to compete for a contract to meet the Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) capability.
The Station Commander at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire has visited 3 (Fighter) Squadron that are currently deployed on the large NATO exercise that is being run in Greece, say the MoD.
Recently, A detachment of F-35B jets landed on board the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp, marking the first time the aircraft has deployed on board a US Navy ship.