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Portuguese F-16 fighters getting AIM-9X missiles

Portugal joining AIM-9X missile operators club as 29th member

Portugal has officially become an international partner in the US Navy's Air Intercept Missile (AIM)-9X program as the 29th member.
Portuguese P-3C

Portugal taps GDMS Canada for P-3C patrol aircraft upgrade

The Portuguese Air Force has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada a $24 million contract to help modernize its fleet of P-3C aircraft...
Portuguese Air Force KC-390

Portugal welcomes first KC-390 from Brazil’s Embraer

The Portuguese Air Force has welcomed its first KC-390 transport aircraft from Brazilian aerospace company Embraer. Escorted by two...

Portugal buys UH-60 Black Hawks for firefighting ops

The Portuguese Air Force has acquired six Sikorski-built UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to boost its capability to fight wildfires.

Portugal receives final of 139 armored vehicles from Urovesa

The Portuguese Army has received the final of 139 armored vehicles that were delivered by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA).

Portugal’s first M frigate completes mid-life upgrade in the Netherlands

NRP Bartolomeu Dias (F 333), the first of two Portuguese Navy M frigates, has returned home from a mid-life upgrade in the...

Portugal buying six more Viana do Castelo-class patrol vessels

The first of the six new ocean patrol ships is scheduled to join the four already in Portuguese Navy service before the end of 2023.
Romanian Air Force

Romania receives 17th and final F-16 from Portugal

In addition to the 17 F-16s it already acquired, Romania is also considering a purchase of up to 48 F-16 aircraft from the US.
Alouette III helicopter

Portuguese Air Force retires Alouette III helicopter after 57 years of...

The Alouette III is being replaced by the Leonard-developed AW119MKII Koala

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