Airbus Defence and Space (DS) recently demonstrated the ability of the C295W medium transport aircraft to conduct aerial refuelling with a helicopter.
The demonstration, which took place in December but was not announced until 17 January, saw the C295W perform a series of contacts with an Airbus
Upgraded software insertion is the only requirement for the IRIS-T air-to-surface solution
No further air-to-surface trials currently planned with F-16 or other platforms
The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) has tested a new air-to-surface capability developed by Diehl BGT Defence for
The United Kingdom has awarded a GBP269 million (USD327 million) contract to Lockheed Martin to build Crowsnest airborne surveillance and control (ASaC) systems for the Royal Navy.
Crowsnest is the replacement for the service's Sea King ASaC.7 (SKASaC) helicopters, due to retire in September 2018.