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January 26, 2021, 8:43 AM

Greece Finalizes Rafale Fighter Purchase

The Greek government has now signed the anticipated contract for the urgent acquisition of 18 Dassault Rafale fighters.

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Dassault Rafale C
Jan 26, 2021 - 8:43 AM
The Greek government has now signed the anticipated contract for the urgent acquisition of 18 Dassault Rafale fighters.
Jan 25, 2021 - 11:51 AM
Sikorsky and Boeing unveiled a slicker version of their SB-1 “Defiant” for the U.S. Army's $40 billion future long range assault aircraft competition.
Jan 22, 2021 - 12:41 PM
A fatal crash of a USAF-operated Global Express was caused by the crew's error in identifying the failed powerplant and shutting down the operating engine.
F-16V Greece
Jan 21, 2021 - 6:53 AM
Greece is upgrading 84 of its F-16s with AESA radar as part of a major overhaul of its fighter force.
MQ-9A anti-submarine warfare
Jan 20, 2021 - 6:53 AM
The SeaGuardian is the maritime surveillance version of the MQ-9B, capable of anti-submarine warfare.
H145
Jan 19, 2021 - 2:23 PM
New five-bladed Airbus H145s will suport Germany's Federal Armed Services training program.
Apache Guardian Australia
Jan 15, 2021 - 7:02 AM
Slaying Vipers and culling Tigers, the Apache has been selected to answer the Australian Army Aviation Corps attack helicopter requirement.
HAL LCA Tejas Mk1
Jan 15, 2021 - 6:37 AM
The approval covers 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Mk1A aircraft to join the 40 Mk1s already in service or delivery, plus 56 Airbus C295 transports.
Mirage 2000D MLU
Jan 9, 2021 - 7:00 AM
The first of 55 modified Mirage 2000D multi-role fighters will now undergo tests, working towards a service entry in 2022.
Leonardo M-346 Israel
Jan 8, 2021 - 12:29 PM
The 20-year deal also includes the supply of 10 Leonardo M-346 advanced trainers.