Public Services and Procurement Canada has signed a contract for the maintenance of King Air 350ER aircraft with Team CERTAS.
Taiwan F-16 upgrade to gain extra support from Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin is to provide ‘contractor over and above support’ for 50 retrofit aircraft in the Taiwanese F-16 Peace Phoenix Rising programme under a new $53.18 million contract modification from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, the DoD announced on 16 November.
The modification also includes acquisition of legacy aircraft hardware and equipment.
Work will be performed locally in Taiwan and at Fort Worth, Texas, for completion by the end of December 2023.
The Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) plans to upgrade its entire 142 F-16A/B fleet to the F-16V configuration under the F-16 Peace Phoenix Rising programme, which began in 2016.
Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2023, according to Shephard Defence Insight.
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Serbia is receiving MiG-29s from Belarus while the Balkan country also upgrades its existing fleet of seven single-seater MiG-29s.
The Nigerian Air Force has not ordered 24 light attack aircraft, says Leonardo.
Two dozen Su-30SM2 fighters will be delivered to the Russian Navy by late 2022, mainly to the Kaliningrad Oblast where they will replace ageing Su-27s.
As China's military fields hypersonic glide vehicles, Japan is seeking to use satellites to detect and track them.
L3Harris Technologies and Air Tractor have jointly announced the production of the Sky Warden ISR strike aircraft.