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January 27, 2022, 5:14 AM

Egypt Approved for C-130J Super Hercules Purchase

If the sale of C-130J military transport aircraft goes ahead as planned, Egypt will become the 25th customer for the second-generation Hercules.

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C-130H Egypt
Jan 27, 2022 - 5:14 AM
If the sale of C-130J military transport aircraft goes ahead as planned, Egypt will become the 25th customer for the second-generation Hercules.
Bell CV-22 (Photo: Bell)
Jan 26, 2022 - 5:53 PM
Eyeing long-term maintainability of the USAF Osprey fleet, Bell is swapping out nacelles with ones that are more maintainable, robust.
F-16 Top Aces
Jan 21, 2022 - 6:12 AM
The military training provider is upgrading former Israeli F-16 fighters for contracted U.S. Air Force aggressor training duties.
Rafale Greece
Jan 19, 2022 - 1:08 PM
The first Dassault Rafales for the Hellenic Air Force have arrived in Greece, just six days short of a year since contract signature.
Korea UAE deal
Jan 19, 2022 - 4:39 AM
Korea Aerospace will convert four Dassault aircraft to improve air force reconnaissance.
Tu-160M "Blackjack"
Jan 13, 2022 - 6:40 AM
Russia is building up its strategic missile-carrying force by placing Tupolev's mighty Tu-160M “Blackjack” back into production.
Gripen Hungary
Jan 12, 2022 - 6:32 AM
Modifications to Hungary’s Gripens will allow them to fire new weapons, such as the IRIS-T and Meteor air-to-air missiles.
UH-169B Italian army
Dec 28, 2021 - 8:09 AM
Having announced the AW169's selection in 2020, Austria has now committed to the purchase with a government-to-government order from Italy.
TH-73A
Dec 23, 2021 - 11:41 AM
The latest order takes the Navy's TH-73A fleet to 104 aircraft, but the total should reach 130 by 2024.
H160M Guépard
Dec 22, 2021 - 12:09 PM
Ultimately France intends to buy 169 H160Ms for the HIL (light joint helicopter) requirement to serve with the air force, army and navy.