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This is Gripen E

At a ceremony, on Wednesday May 18th 2016, with more than 500 guests, the Gripen E was unveiled. Among the guests were Sweden’s Minister of Defence Peter Hultqvist, Sweden’s Air Force Chief of Staff Mats Helgesson, Commander of the Brazilian Air Force, Nivaldo Luiz Rossato, and representing Saab; Chairman of the Board Marcus Wallenberg, CEO […]

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Boeing Retains U.S. Air Force Executive Aircraft Maintenance Role

Boeing [NYSE: BA] will continue maintaining and supporting the U.S. Air Force’s C-32A and C-40BC executive aircraft through a new seven-year, $319 million contract awarded in March. The Air Force uses the C-32A and C-40BC, which are based on the Boeing 757 and 737 passenger planes, to transport the vice president, cabinet members and military […]

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C-130Js Delivered to U.S. Coast Guard and Air Force

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft: one HC-130J long range surveillance/search and rescue aircraft to the U.S. Coast Guard and an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations tanker to the U.S. Air Force. The Coast Guard’s HC-130J was originally delivered in 2015 and received post-production modifications at Lockheed Martin’s Greenville, South […]

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NAVAIR: One KC-130R Hercules refuses to quit

The Tactical Airlift Program (PMA-207) foreign military sales (FMS) team delivered a KC-130R Hercules May 2, from the U.S. Navy fleet to the Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile: FACh). The aircraft was put into service in 1977 as part of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252. Throughout its 30 years of service […]

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Boeing KC-46 Program’s Second 767-2C Aircraft Completes First Flight

With a successful first flight on April 25th, Boeing [NYSE: BA] has added the fourth and final flight test aircraft to the KC-46 Pegasus fleet, a 767-2C. During the 1 hour, 40 minute flight, test pilots performed operational engine checks, flight controls and environmental systems checks and took the 767-2C to a maximum altitude of […]

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Embraer Defense & Security selects Rheinmetall Germany as tranining devices provider for the KC-390 Program

Embraer Defense & Security announced today that it has selected the German company Rheinmetall Defence Electronics Simulation and Training to develop and deliver the Training Media Suite for the KC-390 military transport jet. “We are looking forward to build further on our recent fruitful cooperation and are confident that our partnership with Rheinmetall will result […]