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ATAC Mirage F1s arrive at Tyndall

The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) has started flying its fleet of Mirage F1 fighters, refurbished with assistance from Paramount Group company Paramount Aerospace,...

US Air Force starts using first certified 3D printed aircraft parts

The United States Air Force’s 60th Maintenance Squadron has become the first field unit in the Air Force to be certified with an industrial-sized...

US Air Force begins operations from new air base in Niger

The United States Air Force (USAF) has started limited flights from newly constructed facilities at Air Base 201 in Niger, which will later be...

Boeing wins contract for new USAF training jet

Boeing was selected to build the US Air Force's next training jet in a contract worth up to $9.2 billion over the...

US conducts UH-1 training for Burkina Faso

The United States Air Force's (USAF's) 811th Operations Support Squadron has provided UH-1 helicopter training to members of the Burkina Faso air...

U.S. sending F-35 fighters to Europe for training

The U.S. Air Force will this weekend deploy a small number of F-35A fighter jets to Europe for several weeks of training...

SpaceX defeats Boeing-Lockheed partnership for GPS launch contract

Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies has won a GPS satellite launch contract over rival United Launch Alliance, a partnership of the top...

US Air Force F-16s in Djibouti

A detachment of US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons is operating out of Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti over concerns of threats to...

New US Air Force B-21 bomber named “Raider”

Northrop Grumman Corp's B-21 long-range bomber will be called "Raider," US Air Force Secretary Deborah James said. The estimated $80 billion programme has...

African Partnership Flight Kenya comes to a close

U.S. Air Force Airmen and defense force members from Kenya and Uganda concluded training for the first-ever African Partnership Flight (APF) in...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...