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Philippine-CG-H145s

Philippine Coast Guard Commissions Second H145 helicopter

In October the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commissioned the second of two Airbus H145 helicopters ordered in September 2018, just four months after the...
Aviocopter-Z-8L

China’s new Commando Helicopter

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) unveiled its latest type of transport helicopter, the Aviocopter Z-8L. The new 15-ton class helicopter is expected to...
Raaf-C-27J

Logistics Lifters

There is an impressive range of dedicated transport aircraft now carrying military air cargo around the region. In the list of air forces’ priorities, transport/cargo...
TFX

Turkish Future Fighter Unveiled

Another first for Le Bourget was the unveiling of a full-scale mockup of Turkey’s future fighter, TFX. President and CEO of Turkish Aerospace Prof....
Embrear-P600

New Brazilian/Israeli AEW platform

Embraer Defense & Security and ELTA Systems signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement at Le Bourget to introduce the P600 Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft....
L-39NG

Keeping Faith with Light Close Air Support

David Oliver - The appeal of light, close air support aircraft endures in a region increasingly worried by the likelihood of returning Daesh fighters adding...
Raaf-F-35A

Aspiring to Fifth Generation Fighters

David Oliver - The latest generation of fighters is not only coming to Asia-Pacific, but is being also developed within the region. In April 1991...
RAAF

Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) New Trainer

David Oliver - The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is acquiring eight new Diamond DA40NG aircraft to support safer, more advanced training for cadets. Australian...
IAF MiG-21 Bison

India and Pakistan Aerial Battle

David Oliver - For the first time in the 21st Century, the air forces of India and Pakistan are becoming involved in air combat. Following the...
ROCKS-on-F-16

Israel Rocks Aero India

David Oliver - Rafael Advanced Defense Systems unveiled at Aero India its new ‘Rocks’ air-to-surface (ASM) standoff missile. The company stated that the weapon...

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