Military/Government/Police Aircraft

Bundeswehr orders 31 NH90 helicopters for shipborne operations

Replacement of German Sea Lynx fleet with an evolution of the Sea Lion The German Bundeswehr has ordered 31 NH90…

Airbus and Germany submit Eurofighter offer to Switzerland

Airbus and the Federal Republic of Germany submitted their official offer to the Swiss Federal Office of Armaments armasuisse for…

Belgian Defence sells Embraer fleet to Amelia

On 18 November 2020, the first of four Embraer aircraft will be transferred to its new owner. The sale of…

[Report and pics] The Airbus A330 MRTT: a good all-rounder!

Further to our report on the presentation of the Airbus A330 MRTT to the two main Belgian television channels, we…

Airbus signs contract for 38 Eurofighters with Germany

Airbus has signed a contract to deliver 38 new Eurofighter aircraft to the German Air Force. This makes Germany the…

Belgian Air Force presented the new multi-role aircraft of NATO multinational unit: the Airbus A330 MRTT

Before the end of this year, a Belgian Air Force aircraft will be able to refuel other combat aircraft in…

The Ecuadorian Air Force takes delivery of their first two H145 Airbus helicopters (from an order of 6)

Airbus Helicopters has delivered two H145s to the Ecuadorian Air Force, the first military customer in South America for this multi-purpose…

Exceptional transport for Belgian Police Air Support helicopter surprises passers-by

Passers-by near Evere, Belgium looked up in surprise as this Belgian Police Air Support MD900 Explorer helicopter (registered OO-POH or…

U.S. Customs and Border Protection expands fleet with two more Special Mission Beechcraft King Air 350CER

  Textron Aviation announced today it was awarded a contract for the 26th and 27th Beechcraft King Air 350CER turboprop…

First NH90 helicopter delivered to the Spanish Air Force for search and rescue missions

NHIndustries and its Partner Companies (Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo and Fokker) have delivered the first NH90 to the Spanish Air Force…

Airbus selected for Communications and Mission System upgrade on the Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A MRTT fleet

Airbus has been selected by the Commonwealth of Australia (CoA) to develop a Communications and Mission System modernization upgrade for…

France signs contract for upgraded NH90 TTH helicopters for Special Forces

NHIndustries and its Partner Companies (Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo and Fokker), have signed with the NATO Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA) a…

[Belgian Air Component] Airbus A400M CT-01 arrival at Melsbroek 15th Wing

A400M CT01 Arrival at Melsbroek 15th Wing Authors: Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Melsbroek Air Base. October 9th 2020, the…

[Pictures] Airbus delivers A400M to Luxembourg’s Armed Forces

The Luxembourg Armed Forces have taken delivery of its Airbus A400M military transport aircraft, which was accepted at the A400M…

First Airbus A400M ‘Atlas’ for Belgian-Luxembourg bi-national unit almost ready to take off

About a year and a half after the official start of the production process and about six months after the…

[Belgian Air Component] Handing over of wings ceremony to new pilots within of Air Component

Handing over of wings ceremony to new pilots within of Air Component. Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Beauvechain Air Base.…

United States Marine Corps F-35 jet crashes after clipping wings with KC-130J refuelling aircraft

On 29 September, the United States Marine Corps reported that a Lockheed Martin F-35B clipped wings with a Lockheed Martin…

[Belgian Air Component] Operation Inherent Resolve : Belgian Defence once again sends F-16s to the Middle East

Operation Inherent Resolve: Belgian Defence once again sends F-16s to the Middle East Press Conference Debriefing Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting…

Royal Thai Air Force purchases 12 Beechcraft T-6C Texan II aircraft, training, spares and support services

Royal Thai Air Force equips pilot cadre with advanced training programme, awards Textron Aviation Defense with a $162M contract for…

First Airbus C295 aircraft arrives in Canada

The first Airbus C295 aircraft, purchased by the Government of Canada for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Fixed-Wing Search…

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