Hungarian Air Force JAS-39 Gripen

Multi-Mission Opportunity for Baltic Air Policing Squadrons

The Hungarian Air Force is no stranger to the Baltic Air Policing role; its Saab Gripens have just completed their third tour with a...
lockheed-martin-f-35

BAE Systems delivers 1,000th F-35 Lightning II fuselage to Lockheed Martin

BAE Systems has delivered the 1000th rear fuselage to Lockheed Martin for the F-35, the world's most advanced and capable fifth generation fighter.  More than...
Textron’s Bell V-280 Valor

Textron’s Bell V-280 Valor Chosen as New U.S. Army Long-Range Assault Aircraft

The V-280’s unmatched combination of proven tiltrotor technology coupled with innovative digital engineering and an open architecture offers the Army outstanding operational versatility for...
B-52

B-52s in Tindal … motivations and risks

Unpacking the motivations and benefits of basing USAF B-52s in RAAF Base Tindal. In late October, it was revealed that the United States will build...
GE’s XA100* adaptive cycle engine for the F-35 is meeting current goals for the US Air Force’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP).

Industry Contracts Awarded for US Air Force’s Next Generation Adaptive Engine Development

On Friday 15 August the US Department of Defense announced that five companies had been awarded contracts - each worth $975 million for a...
NATO

NATO Tests Multinational Air Interoperability in Contested Environment Over Slovakia

A complex multinational air exercise was staged recently over NATO’s member state Slovakia earlier in the month to provide those participating with a sophisticated,...

Tempest demonstrator ‘to fly within five years’

A demonstrator of the Tempest sixth-generation fighter will fly within the next five years, senior officials associated with the programme announced at the Farnborough...
Eurofighter Halcón Ⓒ Airbus SAU 2022 Juanjo Sanz - Mango Producciones

Spain orders 20 Eurofighter jets under landmark contract to modernise its combat aircraft fleet

The NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) has signed a landmark contract for the acquisition of 20 latest generation Eurofighter jets. Known as...
Boeing F/A-18C Hornets of US Marine Corps Squadron VMFA-323.

US Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornets Deploy to Poland for Air Policing

On the 78th Anniversary of ‘D-Day’ 6 June 1944, the Boeing F/A-18C Hornets of US Marine Corps Squadron VMFA-323 began their deployment to Lask...
RAF Typhoons deployed on Op Biloxi, the United Kingdom's contribution to NATO's Southern Air Policing, at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania, May 2021.

Operating at the Speed of Relevance

Air Marshal Sir Gerry Mayhew, the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Deputy Commander for Operations (DCOM Ops) talked to Armada International during a busy tour...

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