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June 24, 2022, 5:42 AM

Spain Buys More Typhoons to Begin Hornet Replacement

The new fighter aircraft for Spain will be fitted with ECRS Mk1 E-Scan radar, and will be based in the Canary Islands.

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Typhoon Spain
Jun 24, 2022 - 5:42 AM
The new fighter aircraft for Spain will be fitted with ECRS Mk1 E-Scan radar, and will be based in the Canary Islands.
F-16D Block 70
Jun 19, 2022 - 4:34 AM
The delivery of F-16 Block 70s will significantly improve the RJAF’s capability, although the numbers are half of what was originally expected.
KC-390 Czech Republic
Jun 17, 2022 - 5:09 AM
The Dutch choice of the C-390M over the C-130J Super Hercules is a significant boost for Embraer’s military transport program.
Marine One
Jun 13, 2022 - 9:54 PM
Pentagon rotorcraft programs beset by technical, supply chain problems, GAO finds.
F-35 Aggressor in aircraft hangar next to stage during the unit re-establishment ceremony
Jun 10, 2022 - 11:32 AM
The U.S. Air Force is harnessing the capabilities of the F-35A to help train combat units that may encounter fifth-gen opponents in future air wars.
NH90 helicopter under night sky illuminated by aurora borealis
Jun 10, 2022 - 10:50 AM
Norway cancels orders, cites 20 years of frustration with NH90 helicopter program.
Maintenance technician at work on aircraft components at Collins Aerospace MRO facility in Monroe, North Carolina
Jun 10, 2022 - 9:58 AM
The new additive manufacturing center opened in Monroe, North Carolina with two 3D printers and plans to add more in the future.
Jun 9, 2022 - 11:29 AM
Converting a pair of existing 747-8 airliners to presidential duty presents a host of expensive problems.
F-35A fighter aircraft Netherlands air force
Jun 3, 2022 - 5:51 AM
Like many European countries, the Netherlands is increasing its defense spending as a result of increased tensions caused by Russian aggression.
CH-47F Germany
Jun 2, 2022 - 5:27 AM
After many years of deliberation, Germany has selected the CH-47 over the CH-53K, citing greater interoperability with NATO allies.