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September 2016 Air Force Military Aviation Defence Industry News
 
 

China started new long range bomber development

China started new long range bomber development
 
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China's People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is developing a new type of strategic bomber, state media Global Times reported today September 2, adding to recent progress in large aircraft production and further expanding the range of the country's increasingly sophisticated military.
 

PKL Services lands a $495mn contract for RSAF F-15S/SA fighter jets maintenance

PKL Services lands a $495mn contract for RSAF F-15S/SA fighter jets maintenance
 
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The US-based defense contractor PKL Services has been awarded a $495 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Royal Saudi Air Force F-15 S&SA type aircraft maintenance upgrade training, the US Department of Defense announced on September 1.
 

Ukroboronprom discloses homemade Horlytsia UAS

Ukroboronprom discloses homemade Horlytsia UAS
 
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The Ukraine-based company Ukroboronprom is working on the creation of multifunctional operative and tactical unmanned aircraft system Horlytsia, which flight range produces more than 1,000 km long, the delivery of a new unmanned vehicles to the Armed Forces of Ukraine could start in 2018 providing funding provision, deputy director of Ukroboronprom concern Yuriy Paschenko told Interfax-Ukraine.
 

Sukhoi hands over new batch of Su-34 strike fighters to Russian Air Force

Sukhoi hands over new batch of Su-34 strike fighters to Russian Air Force
 
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The Sukhoi Company of the United Aircraft Corporation handed over to the Russian defense ministry a new batch of tactical Su-34 bombers, the press service of the company said. "The aircraft took off from the airfield of the Chkalov Aircraft Works in Novosibirsk and flew to the place of deployment," it said in a report received by TASS.
 

CAE receives first three Grob G120TP aircraft for US Army fixed-wing flight training program

CAE receives first three Grob G120TP aircraft for US Army fixed-wing flight training program
 
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CAE yesterday announced that CAE USA has taken delivery of its first three Grob G120TP aircraft that will be used as part of the United States Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training program and begun training its initial cadre of instructor pilots to prepare for the start of training in 2017.
 

US Air Force opens new KC-46 Pegasus training center

US Air Force opens new KC-46 Pegasus training center
 
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A new training center for the KC-46 Pegasus was officially dedicated at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, on Aug. 30, along with the activation of the USAF 56th Air Refueling Squadron, which will be the formal training unit for the US Air Force’s next-generation refueling aircraft.
 

Sikorsky wins new order from Taiwan for 24 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters

Sikorsky wins new order from Taiwan for 24 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters
 
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Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, has been awarded a $135,400,000 modification to a previous foreign military sales contract for 24 UH-60M uniquely configured Black Hawk tactical transport helicopters, the US DoD announced yesterday August 31 on its website.
 

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