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August 2016 Air Force Military Aviation Defence Industry News
 
 

Croatia takes delivery of its first five OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters

Croatia takes delivery of its first five OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters
 
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The Croatian armed forces took delivery of the first five OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters on Saturday 30 July 2016. The choppers were delivered at the 93rd Air Force Base of the Croatian Air Force ( CAF) in Zemunik, the Croatian MoD announced on its website. 
 

Russia's Il-112V airlifter model undergoes first wind tunnel tests

Russia's Il-112V airlifter model undergoes first wind tunnel tests
 
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A dynamic model of the Ilyushin Il-112V military transport plane has undergone the first stage of subsonic wind tunnel flutter tests at Russia’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI), the TsAGI press office told TASS. The flutter trials are being carried out on order of the Ilyushin Aviation Complex, the press office added.
 

Russia could equip its Su-34 strike fighters with UKR-RT ELINT pod

Russia could equip its Su-34 strike fighters with UKR-RT ELINT pod
 
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The Su-34 tactical bomber fleet may be equipped with UKR-RT electronic intelligence (ELINT) pods in the future, according to the Izvestia daily. The Su-34s will get ELINT pods enabling them to both acquire and attack enemy headquarters, communications and data transmission systems and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) control centers in real time. The UKR-RT system is carried in a special pod under the fuselage.
 

Raytheon to support Swiss Air Force F/A-18 fighters radar warning receiver

Raytheon to support Swiss Air Force F/A-18 fighters radar warning receiver
 
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Raytheon Company has signed its first commercial performance based logistics contract with RUAG Switzerland Ltd., a five-year agreement to service the ALR-67(V)3, an advanced digital radar warning receiver, for the Swiss government. The ALR-67(V)3 warns F-18 pilots of potentially hostile activities, offering real-time situational awareness.
 

USAF to deploy B-1B bombers to Guam for the first time since 2006

USAF to deploy B-1B bombers to Guam for the first time since 2006
 
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The U.S. Air Force’s B-1B Lancers are scheduled to deploy to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug.6 for the first time since April 2006 in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission, the Pacific Air Forces announced on July 28, 2016.
 

KRET develops new Okhotnik target detection system for Russia's PAK FA fighter jet

KRET develops new Okhotnik target detection system for Russia's PAK FA fighter jet
 
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The Radio-Electronic Technologies Concern - KRET, a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation- is developing the Okhotnik (Hunter) video data processing system to increase the target detection range of the Sukhoi PAK FA (T-50) fifth-generation multirole fighter jet by 50-100%, according to the KRET`s press department.
 

HAL successfully flies first Final Operational Configuration upgraded Mirage 2000

HAL successfully flies first Final Operational Configuration upgraded Mirage 2000
 
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Continuing its success on various recent projects, HAL has now flown the first FOC upgraded Mirage-2000 aircraft on July 28, 2016 adhering to the scheduled date of today, the India-based company announced the same day through its website.
 

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