First A330 MRTT for France makes maiden flight

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed the maiden flight of the first A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport for France. The Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) is an aerial refuelling tanker aircraft based on the civilian Airbus A330. The A330 MRTT has also been ordered by the Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Air Force, United Arab Emirates Air Force, Royal Saudi Air Force and Republic of Singapore Air Force.

Eurofighter target Poland with latest sales bid

The Eurofighter consortium declared at MSPO defence exhibition that Poland should consider the Typhoon as it looks at its future combat aircraft requirements.

UK confirms offer of ‘deep security partnership’ with EU post-Brexit

The UK Government has confirmed it has offered to contribute military assets to EU operations, cooperate on sanctions and agree joint positions on foreign policy as part of a 'deep security partnership' with the EU after Brexit.

DSEI 2017: Saab presents a new Gripen ‘Aggressor’ variant

Saab have presented a new variant of Gripen, the 'Aggressor' at DSEI in London this week.

Royal Navy chase off Spanish ship after it cuts across path of US Naval...

The Royal Navy were forced to chase off a Spanish vessel this morning as it cut across the path of a visiting US Naval vessel in Gibraltar.

Leonardo Vixen 500E AESA radar chosen for Romanian IAR-99 aircraft

Leonardo’s Vixen 500E AESA radar has been procured for Romanias new trainer technology demonstrator programme IAR-99 TD.

Romania in $1.25 billion deal for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems

The US State Department has made a determination approving a sale of High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to Romania.

US Army soldiers in Europe test Stryker cannon, Javelin system

As one of the first soldiers to shoot a powerful 30mm cannon from a new Stryker combat vehicle, US Army Staff Sgt. Randall Engler was excited about what the weapon could do for his infantry squad.

American conventional and special forces prepare for European combat operations

Naval Special Warfare operators from US Special Operations Command along with NATO Special Operations Forces from Albania, Bulgaria and Lithuania, partnered with the US Army’s 2nd Cavalry Regiment during Saber Junction 17 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Centre in Germany.

Turkish newspaper claims country could conquer Germany and France in days

Newspaper Yeni Söz, a government mouthpiece, carried the incredibly odd claim that Turkey could conquer France and Germany within days.

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