Tag: defence

U.S. Conducts Precision Air Strikes Against ISIL in Libya

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Monday, at the request of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), the United States military conducted precision air strikes against ISIL targets in Sirte, Libya, to support GNA-affiliated forces seeking to defeat ISIL in its primary stronghold in Libya. Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook stated that these strikes were authorized by the president […]

Erdogan Orders F-16 Patrol Flights Across Turkey

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday instructed military combat planes to conduct patrols across Turkey, two days after F-16s and choppers flew above the country in a failed coup attempt. The patrol flights are being conducted for airspace control and security purposes as per Erdogan’s instructions. F-16 combat jets were used by coup leaders late […]

MDA to Upgrade Ground Systems Supporting Canadian ISR Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), a global communications and information company, signed a contract amendment for CA$3 million with Canada’s Department of National Defence to provide upgrades to the ground systems supporting the radar surveillance systems developed by MDA and used on Canada’s fleet of CP-140 Aurora aircraft. The CP-140 Aurora fleet is Canada’s […]