Air Forces & Military Aircraft

The latest on military aviation news and air force requirements from around the globe at Defence IQ’s online defence portal. With exclusive insight into fighter jet programmes, like the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, to transport aircraft, ISR platforms and UAVs, we hope to cover all your needs.

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Contributor: Georg Mader
Posted: 09/18/2017
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Swiss authorities are conducting the first step in relaunching their fighter acquisition programme since the 2014 referendum scuppered the last effort, with the F-35 likely to be under serious consideration. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 09/08/2017
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With fifth-generation fighter aircraft and an array of new transport platforms entering into services worldwide, it goes without saying that advanced military flight training remains a tri-service priority for most armed forces. Defence IQ is surveying the international military flight training community to understand the current and future trends in live, virtual and constructive solutions. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 08/17/2017
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Updated annually, Defence IQ’s World Fighter Aircraft Market Report provides an overview of the key international fighter aircraft developments and nation-by-nation inventories. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 07/31/2017
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Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs division lifts the lid on the secretive, future technology being developed for fighter aircraft behind closed doors. Full Content »
Contributor: Georg Mader
Posted: 07/14/2017
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With new Italian leadership at the controls, the CEO of Czech jet manufacturer Aero Vodochody tells Defence IQ the company will return to the trainer market as a force to be reckoned with. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 07/10/2017
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Major General Frank M. Muth, talks through the process and progress in building a brand new helicopter capability for the Saudi National Guard, from planning to execution. The successful creation of the AH6i brigade has seen additional equipment already procured for two further brigades. Full Content »
Contributor: T. Magill
Posted: 06/29/2017
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Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry has promised to speed up the procurement process for spare parts and maintenance needs to remedy ongoing problems with its fleet of MiG fighters as it begins to explore new fighter options. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 06/20/2017
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Defence IQ spoke with Brigadier General Michel Lalumière, Director Force Development, Royal Canadian Air Force, to explore the RCAF’s future pilot training and simulation strategies. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 06/05/2017
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While commercial aircraft have long been employed to carry out ISR tasks, preference among many governments and militaries is to veer away from conventional large jet airliners or small prop-planes. Instead, a golden mean is being found in the business jet – and Gulfstream Aerospace is at the forefront of the market. Full Content »
Contributor: Georg Mader
Posted: 05/19/2017
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Egypt is in talks with the US for the purchase of up to 12 IOMAX Archangel counterinsurgency aircraft to be used for border patrol runs in the northern Sinai region. Full Content »
Contributor: Oliver Austin
Posted: 04/18/2017
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Boeing has had to reassure Canadian officials over recent complaints from US Navy pilots over apparent oxygen deprivation and cockpit pressure loss during flights of several F/A-18 Super Hornets. Full Content »
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