Publication: Air Force Technology

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Armement Air-Sol Modulaire (AASM) HAMMER Air-to-Ground Missile

Armement Air-Sol Modulaire (AASM) HAMMER (Highly Agile Modular Munition Extended Range) is a new generation medium-range modular air-to-ground weapon designed and manufactured by Sagem (Safran group), for the French Air Force and Navy.The AASM family ... [Published Air Force Technology - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

RAAF confirms plans to acquire additional F-35 joint strike fighters

The Australian Government has authorised the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to acquire an additional 58 F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft.To be acquired for $12.4bn, the new fifth-generation fighters will provide the RAAF with a ... [Published Air Force Technology - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

DARPA seeks to develop new automation system to reduce pilot workload

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched a new programme to help reduce pilot workload, as well as improve mission performance and safety of the military aircraft.The aircrew labor in-cockpit automation system (ALIAS) programme ... [Published Air Force Technology - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

IAF issues RFP for indigenous production of Pilatus PC-7 Mark-II aircraft

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued a request for information (RFP) seeking participation from domestic companies in the proposed $1.2bn programme to manufacture 106 Pilatus PC-7 Mark-II trainer aircraft.Claimed to be the first of its kind, the RFP ... [Published Air Force Technology - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Japan boosts surveillance against China with new E-2C Hawkeye squadron

Japan has reportedly enhanced its military surveillance capabilities in Okinawa with the launch of a squadron of four E-2C Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft amid rising territorial tensions with China.Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera was ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Indian and French air forces to conduct Garuda-5 exercise in June

The Indian and French air forces are set to conduct their fifth joint air exercise, Garuda, at Jodhpur airbase in Rajasthan from 3 June, unnamed Indian Air Force (IAF) officials have revealed.Code-named Garuda-5, the ten day exercise aims to expose IAF ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

USAF evaluates Google Glass for potential battlefield use

The US Air Force (USAF) is testing Google Glass and its head-mounted optical see-through display technology for possible use on the battlefield.Jointly conducted by researchers of the 711th Human Performance Wing (711th HPW) and Battlefield Air Targeting, ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

USAF orders SD flight trainers from Aircrew Training Systems

Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (ETC) division Aircrew Training Systems has been awarded a contract to supply spatial disorientation flight simulators to the US Air Force (USAF).Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Air Force orders MiG-29 SMT Fulcrum multirole aircraft

The Russian Defence Ministry has awarded a contract to MiG for the supply of 16 MiG-29 SMT Fulcrum multirole fighter aircraft to the national air force.The ministry said in a statement that the contract, which also covers provision of ground support and ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

TAI continues Hurkus aircraft’s flight testing campaign

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has successfully completed a pre-flight centre of gravity "CG Forward" testing of the indigenously manufactured Hurkus primary and basic trainer aircraft, from an undisclosed location.The aircraft has flown 40 sorties, ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

ZYNX Wins 2014 Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award

17 April 2014 by Sarsen TechnologyTMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the Ultra5™...Sarsen Releases New Platforms by United Electronic Industries03 April 2014 by Sarsen TechnologyThe brand new DNA-MIL and DNR-MIL platforms from United ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Stimson’s Introduction to Airborne Radar, Third Edition

Prompted by the advent of "stealth," the daunting prospect of ever more sophisticated radar countermeasures and the explosive growth of digital processing, this updated edition of Stimson's Introduction to Airborne Radar is the ONLY book to offer a complete ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 14 2014]

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"Pilatus would be the main beneficiary under the Indian programme, which leaves little profit for the domestic companies, the official added."
"These capabilities could help transform the role of pilot from a systems operator to a mission supervisor directing intermeshed, trusted, reliable systems at a high level."
"The RAAF received approval from the government to purchase a total of 14 F-35 aircraft in 2009."
"It's very important to take a solid surveillance posture on remote islands" Onodera added

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