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News - f-22

  • Defence Helicopter

    US Navy retires the Huey

    5th April 2009

    The US Navy has closed a chapter in its rotary-wing history with the retirement of the last H-1 Hueys in naval service. At a special …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Vice-Admiral Crea USCG Opens Shephard Search and Rescue conference and exhibition in Washington DC

    31st March 2009

    Washington DC: Vice Admiral Vivian Crea, United States Coast Guard, in her opening address on the first day of Shephard’s Search & Rescue conference and …

  • Defence Helicopter

    USS Bataan to deploy with Osprey

    26th March 2009

    Sailors and Marines aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) will have their chance to make history later this spring as the …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Sikorsky Aircraft Pays $2.9 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

    25th March 2009

    Sikorsky Aircraft Company has agreed to pay the United States $2,941,000 to resolve fraud allegations in connection with its contract for the manufacture of Black …

  • Defence Helicopter

    India cancels attack helicopter programme

    25th March 2009

    India has retracted the tenders issued last May for the purchase of 22 attack helicopters for the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Defence Ministry said …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Wasp Flight Deck Qualifies for MV-22s

    23rd March 2009

    The USS Wasp (LHD 1) Air Department completed their final MV-22 Osprey qualification March 18, certifying them to perform launch and recovery evolutions. Air Department …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    US warplanes down Iranian UAV over Iraq

    17th March 2009

    The Pentagon says it is conducting out a detailed analysis of the remains of an Iranian Aircraft Manufacturing Ababil 3 unmanned air system that was …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Iraq Report: George Guides Them Home Safely

    13th March 2009

    With the weather closing in – and the tower changing approaches from VFR to IFR as visibility quickly degraded in the blowing desert sand – …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Iraq Report: Osprey - the new status symbol in Iraq

    12th March 2009

    The third Marine Corps tiltrotor squadron to serve in Iraq - VMM-266 - will soon be coming to the end of its deployment. The 'Fighting …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    Lebanon to get Raven

    6th March 2009

    Lebanon has been given approvals for a US foreign military sales acquisition of Aerovironment RQ-11 Raven unmanned air systems. The pending deal has been revealed …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Boeing delivers 1st CH-47F manufactured under multiyear contract award

    27th February 2009

    Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced delivery of the first CH-47F Chinook manufactured under a five-year U.S. Army contract awarded in August 2008. The helicopter will …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Bell Provides Update on its Military Programs

    23rd February 2009

    Rich Linhart, Bell's vice president for Military Business Development said, Bell Helicopter continues to make significant advances in its key rotorcraft programs for our nation's …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Bell Helicopter Is Not For Sale, Says Sr VP Bob Fitzpatrick

    22nd February 2009

    Scarcely had the press conference begun before the question on everyone’s mind was addressed: “Bell Helicopter is not for sale” began Sr VP Business Development …

  • Defence Helicopter

    BEL datalink, IFF systems mandated for Indian naval helicopter

    16th February 2009

    Lockheed Martin, which (as lead systems integrator) is offering the Sikorsky MH-60R for the Indian Navy’s requirement shipboard helicopters, told RotorHUB that the key indigenous …

  • Defence Helicopter

    When pigs fly... with Ospreys

    16th February 2009

    What do you get when you cross an osprey with a warthog? For a zoologist, the question may seem preposterous. In Air Force terms, instead …

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • Light attack, Trainer

    F-5E/F Adversary Trainer US Navy

    The F-5N is a single seat, dual engine supersonic land based fighter. It is designed to a service life of 9000 flight hours. The aircraft ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    F-16V (Turkey)

    Programme Background Turkish Air Force ordered 100 F-35A aircraft as a partner nation, however, the country was removed from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme in ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    Global Combat Air Programme (Japan)

    Programme Background The Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency of Japan issued a RfI in August 2020 to support the F-X project. The document stipulated that applicants ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    Next Generation Fighter Aircraft (Vietnam)

    Programme Background Requirement The Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF) operates an ageing fleet of Su-22 aircraft as well as Su-27s and Su-30s. According to expert commentary, ...

  • Light attack, Trainer

    Hawk Mk 165 Advanced Jet Trainer- Saudi Arabia

    The fleet will be used to train Saudi pilots before they transition to the Eurofighter Typhoon and F-15 in service with RSAF.  Under the Saudi-British Defence Cooperation Programme, ...

  • Frigates

    Type 054A/P (Pakistan)

    Programme Background Contracts Pakistan has ordered four frigates from China under the Type 054AP programme, which refers to the vessels being based on the Peoples ...

  • Sealift/replenishment vessels

    TAO Fleet Oiler [USN]

    Programme Background Requirements The USN plans to replace 15 legacy T-AO 187-class navy fleet-replenishment oilers with 20 TAO-205, previously known as TAO(X)-class oilers, to provide ...

  • Loitering munitions

    Phoenix Ghost (Ukraine Aid) [US]

    Programme Background Presidential Drawdown (21 April 2022) Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, on 21 April 2022, President Biden announced an $800 ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    Global Combat Air Programme (UK)

    Programme Background The next-generation platform concept is part of the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, which sought to deliver a Future Combat Air System ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    F-15EX - USAF (Contracted)

    Programme Background USAF is looking to procure 144 F-15EX fighter aircraft, including two RDTE configurations and six low-rate initial production aircraft. F-15EX will replace ageing ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    F-35A Denmark

    Denmark joined the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program in 2002 during the System Development and Demonstration phase and has influenced technical elements of the ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    F-35I Adir (F-35A)- Israel

    The F-35I Adir is an F-35A Lightning II variant customised to meet the requirements of the Israel Defense Forces to replace the F-16 fleet in ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    F-15EX - USAF (Announced)

    Programme Background The F-15EX will be based on the 2-seat F-15QA (Qatar) configuration upgraded with USAF-only capabilities, including the Eagle Passive Active Warning and Survivability ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    Next Generation Fighter (Romania)

    Programme Background  Romania currently operates 17 F-16AM fighters that were acquired second-hand from Portugal between 2013 and 2021. In January 2021 it approved the acquisition ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Unmanned Expeditionary (MUX) (Increment 2) [USMC]

    Programme Background MUX Since 2016, the USMC has wished to acquire a UAV that could be deployed from a vessel, used for various missions, and ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Air: air combat simulators

    Air Combat Training

    Boeing has experience in delivering training for fixed-wing air combat platforms including F-15C/E, F-16, F/A-18E/F, EA-18G, F-22 and MV/CV-22.

  • Training Services

    Boeing’s training systems and services provide a full range of training activities, including mission planning systems; aircrew and maintenance training devices; training centres; and training ...

  • Fighter - air superiority

    F-22A Raptor

    F-22A Raptor is a fifth-generation stealth air superiority fighter with limited air-to-ground attack capability. It was developed by Lockheed Martin to meet the requirement of the ...

  • Air: air combat simulators

    Collective Training

    Boeing has delivered and operates three USAF F-15C Mission Training Centers (MTCs), three F-15E MTCs and three F-16 MTCs. The F-22 platform was added into ...

  • Subsystems: hardware

    Flight Simulation Products

    Bugeye Technologies (BT) manufactures simulated-grade flight grips, controls and avionic displays for fixed-wing, rotary-wing and unmanned crafts. BT's full line of products includes replicated control ...

  • Air: air combat simulators


    The DRS Air Combat Training System (DACTS) has been delivered to military customers worldwide. Customised versions have supported coalition training for the US government and ...

  • Air: chaff, flare and decoy systems

    IRCM Flares

    Kilgore develops and manufactures a range of airborne IR decoy flares. These are compatible with most available dispenser systems. Standard flare products manufactured include: MJU-7A/B, ...

  • Air: AEW/fire control radar


    The AN/APG-80 is an agile beam radar with an AESA antenna designed to continuously search for and track multiple targets within the forward hemisphere of ...

  • EW test systems


    The Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System (CRIIS) provides time, space and position information (TSPI) as well as systems evaluation data to support testing for a ...

  • Fixed wing aircraft engines


    The F100 family of engines, selected by 23 air forces globally, power all of the USAF's F-15 Eagles and a substantial proportion of the global ...

  • Data links

    Multifunction Advanced Data Link

    Multifunction Advanced Data Link (MADL) is a Ku-band data link designed for fifth-generation aircraft. The directional, interflight system is integrated into all F-35 variants, allowing ...

  • Subsystems: visual

    SpectraView Front Projection Display System

    Designed to support a variety of training requirements, SpectraView systems provide cost-effective, scalable and flexible options for single, tandem and side-by-side seating configurations. Standard and ...

  • Air: maintenance simulators

    F-22 Training Devices

    TRU Simulation + Training F-22 MTD programme includes three training devices that provide USAF students at Sheppard AFB, Texas, with maintenance training on landing gear, ...

  • Air: AEW/fire control radar


    The AN/APG-81 is an AESA multifunction radar for the F-35 joint strike fighter that incorporates the agile beam-steering capabilities developed for the F-22’s APG-77. Its ...

  • Collective Training

    Boeing has been delivering Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) expertise since 1997 and is at the forefront of defining, developing and deploying distributed, joint and coalition ...