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  • UK's second aircraft carrier will enter service


    UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the Ministry of Defence will bring its second aircraft carrier – HMS Prince Wales – into service, in a reversal of a decision made in 2010.


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  • UK hits halfway mark on defence helicopter upgrades


    With an ongoing upgrade of the UK’s military helicopter fleet around 50% complete, discussions have already begun...


  • First new-build MH-47G delivered to US Special Operations


    ​RIDLEY PARK, Pennsylvania ‑ US Special Operations Command aviators already fly a highly advanced version of the Boeing...


  • Dutch commit F-16s to anti-IS coalition


    On 25 September, the Dutch government announced its decision to deploy eight Lockheed Martin F-16s to the Middle East...


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  • ANALYSIS: Canada's Héroux-Devtek gears up for big time after landing 777X deal

    News | 23 Mar 2015 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    Two years ago, Héroux-Devtek was a distant number three in the civil landing gear market, behind Safran’s Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (MBD) and the former Goodrich business of United Technologies (UTC).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Canadas-Hroux-Devtek-gears-up-for-big-time-after-landing-777X-deal-409975/
  • Dutch Apache crew killed in Mali crash

    News | 18 Mar 2015 11:04 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Both crew members aboard a Netherlands Defence Helicopter Command Boeing AH-64D Apache were killed when their aircraft crashed during a training exercise in Mali on 17 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dutch-Apache-crew-killed-in-Mali-crash-410297/
  • ANALYSIS: UK defence helicopter fleet remains in transition

    News | 13 Mar 2015 17:00 | Dominic Perry

    ​Politicians, particularly those eyeing a rapidly approaching general election, are prone to making the sort of grandiose statements are more concerned with earning political capital rather than delivering an accurate picture of reality.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-UK-defence-helicopter-fleet-remains-in-transition-410147/
  • UK hits halfway mark on defence helicopter upgrades

    News | 12 Mar 2015 17:42 | Dominic Perry

    With an ongoing upgrade of the UK’s military helicopter fleet around 50% complete, discussions have already begun within the defence ministry looking at future rotorcraft requirements beyond the middle of next decade.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-hits-halfway-mark-on-defence-helicopter-upgrades-410098/
  • ANALYSIS: Miltary faces 'perfect storm' of budget vs need

    News | 03 Dec 2014 09:25 | David Learmount

    European defence forces are facing a “perfect storm”, and those in the UK are at its eye. So says Andrew Dorman, Professor of International Security in the defence studies department at Kings College, London, and a lecturer at the UK Joint Services Command and Staff College in Shrivenham.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Miltary-faces-perfect-storm-of-budget-vs-need-406045/
  • First new-build MH-47G delivered to US Special Operations

    News | 30 Sep 2014 15:53 | Dan Parsons

    ​RIDLEY PARK, Pennsylvania ‑ US Special Operations Command aviators already fly a highly advanced version of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook heavy lift helicopter, but not until 29 September did they have one built from scratch.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-new-build-MH-47G-delivered-to-US-Special-Operations-404298/