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January 2014 Air Force Military Aviation Defence Industry News
 
 

Russian Pilots to Train on Enhanced Ilyushin Il-38N Anti-Submarine Aircraft in 2014

Russian Pilots to Train on Enhanced Ilyushin Il-38N Anti-Submarine Aircraft in 2014
 
Pilots from Russia’s Northern Fleet will undergo retraining in 2014 to master the modernized Ilyushin Il-38N anti-submarine aircraft, a military official told journalists Sunday.
Pilots from Russia’s Northern Fleet will undergo retraining in 2014 to master the modernized Ilyushin Il-38N anti-submarine aircraft, a military official told journalists Sunday.
   

Iraq receives first batch of Russian Helicopters Mi-28 NE Nighter Hunter Attack Helicopter

Iraq receives first batch of Russian Helicopters Mi-28 NE Nighter Hunter Attack Helicopter
 
Last year, Iraq signed a $4.3 billion deal with Moscow to buy Russian weapons and military equipment, including around 40 Mi-35 and Mi-28NE attack helicopters. Iraq took collection of the first four Mi-35 helicopter gunships this fall. Iraq received the 13 Mi-28 NE this Friday which will be used in anti-terrorist operations, said Sunday the MP from the Iraqi parliament, Fouad al-Dorki.
Last year, Iraq signed a $4.3 billion deal with Moscow to buy Russian weapons and military equipment, including around 40 Mi-35 and Mi-28NE attack helicopters. Iraq took collection of the first four Mi-35 helicopter gunships this fall. Iraq received the 13 Mi-28 NE this Friday which will be used in anti-terrorist operations, said Sunday the MP from the Iraqi parliament, Fouad al-Dorki.
   

Turkey to open contract negotiations with TAI for the serial production of the Hürkus Trainer Aircraft

Turkey to open contract negotiations with TAI for the serial production of the Hürkus Trainer Aircraft
 
The contract involves the production of 15 Hürkus-Bs, an advanced version with advanced avionics. Turkish military electronics specialist Aselsan will be tasked with producing modern military avionics for the aircraft.
The contract involves the production of 15 Hürkus-Bs, an advanced version with advanced avionics. Turkish military electronics specialist Aselsan will be tasked with producing modern military avionics for the aircraft.
   

Philippines Air Force may spend P4.5 B for KAI T-50 fighter jet munitions

Philippines Air Force may spend P4.5 B for KAI T-50 fighter jet munitions
 
According to Philipine Star The Department of National Defense is planning to spend about P4.5 billion to arm the 12 lead-in fighter trainer jets it is seeking to acquire from South Korea. The purchase of the 12 T-50 from Korean Aerospace Industries does not include any weapon equipment.
According to Philipine Star The Department of National Defense is planning to spend about P4.5 billion to arm the 12 lead-in fighter trainer jets it is seeking to acquire from South Korea. The purchase of the 12 T-50 from Korean Aerospace Industries does not include any weapon equipment.
   

First operational deployement for an A400M Atlas (French Air Force in Mali)

First operational deployement for an A400M Atlas (French Air Force in Mali)
 
Sunday, December 29, 2013, the French Air Force has made between Airbase Number 123 Orleans Bricy and Bamako Airport, Mali, is the first operational mission for the tactical aircraft Airbus Military A400M Atlas.
Sunday, December 29, 2013, the French Air Force has made between Airbase Number 123 Orleans Bricy and Bamako Airport, Mali, is the first operational mission for the tactical aircraft Airbus Military A400M Atlas.
   

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