November 20, 2020 Military Aviation News

Germany and Airbus offer Eurofighter aircraft to Switzerland


The Federal Republic of Germany and Airbus have officially proposed the sale of Eurofighter aircraft to the Swiss Federal Office of Armaments armasuisse. The offer was submitted in partnership with other Eurofighter nations and industry partners, Leonardo and BAE Systems. It is said to meet the needs of Switzerland new combat aircraft Neues Kampfflugzeug (NKF) procurement process, which is intended to replace the existing F-5 and F/A-18 fleet.

ITPS positions to offer lead-in fighter training with FA-50 fleet acquisition


International Test Pilots School (ITPS) Canada has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) to acquire a fleet of FA-50 light combat aircraft. The London, Ont.-based company earlier this year launched the International Tactical Training Centre (ITTC) to provide advanced fighter pilot training with a first cohort of students from the Royal Malaysian Air Force for fighter lead-in training (FLIT).

The Navy’s F/A-18 Super Hornet Gets Even More Super


These already-potent F/A-18 Super Hornets, returning to Naval Air Station Lemoore after a 2019 training mission, are about to get an upgrade. A new radar, new fuel tanks, and a new computer will give the Hornets more ability to sting.

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