Belgian Defence

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…

[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…

[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.…

[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…

Belgian Defence sends F-16 fighter jets to Middle East again

This Tuesday 29 September, four General Dynamics F-16s will leave Florennes airbase for the Middle East, as part of the…

[Photo-report – Belgian Air Component] Ministerial update on the future investments totalling €300M for Belgian Defence – Press Conference Debriefing held at Florennes AFB

Ministerial update on future investments for Belgian Defence Press Conference Debriefing Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Florennes Air Base. Last…

[Photo-Report] Pop-up Expo ‘We Make Difference’ : Behind the scenes of the Belgian Air Force

Pop-up Expo 'We Make Difference' Behind the scenes of the Air Force of today and tomorrow During the summer holidays,…

Last flight of the Belgian Air Force’s B-Hunter UAV

As announced in June, the Israeli-built B-Hunter UAV is now officially retired from service at the Belgian Defence's Air Component.…

Belgian Defence: New functions of General Officers (August 2020 update)

For immediate release. August 27th 2020 Belgian Defence New functions of General Officers Admiral Michel Hofman, Chief of Defence:  “Due…

US approves sale of 29 light torpedoes for Belgium’s frigates and NH-90 helicopters

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Belgium of twenty-nine…

Belgian Air Force reduces NH-90 TTH use and retires B-Hunter UAV

Belgian Defence is undergoing profound changes and is facing an extraordinary challenge in the field of human resources. In this…

Belgian Air Force Airbus A321 operates repatriation flight from Bamako, Mali

Last night, the Belgian Air Force Airbus A321 registered CS-TRJ operated a repatriation flight (BAF634) from Bamako, Mali to Brussels…

Pentagon and Lockheed Martin reach agreement reducing F-35A cost by 12.8 percent

The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin finalised a $34 billion agreement for the production and delivery of 478…

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