Draken International

Draken to acquire 12 Dutch F-16 fighters to train USAF pilots

Draken International will acquire 12 surplus F-16 fighter jets from the Netherlands to provide training to USAF pilots....


Contracted Mirage F1 fighter jet crashes near Las Vegas, pilot killed

A Mirage F1, operated by the private military company Drakken International, crashed near a residential area north of Las Vegas, Nevada, killing the pilot....


ATAC’s Mirage F1 fleet to begin adversary training with USAF

Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) announced it received the last of six contracts awarded by the Pentagon for adversary air live training using its fleet of Mirage F1. Before the end of October 2020, the company will begin adversary air live training with pilots of the United States Air Force....


Australia to sell 46 F/A-18 Hornet to private military contractor

The Australian Ministry of Defense announced its intention to sell 46 F/A-18 Hornets to the private company US Air over the next three to four years. They will serve to support the training of the United States Air Force pilots....


Draken Mirage F1 achieves maiden flight [Video]

Almost three months after its competitor ATAC, Draken International announced the maiden flight of one of its Mirage F1. The aircraft should soon serve in adversary air services for pilots of the United States Air Force....


U.S. Air Force awards $6.4 billion for private adversary training

The Pentagon announced that seven contractors would be awarded $6.4 billion in contracts to provide realistic training, known as adversary air services (ADAIR), to the US Air Force. The panel of companies will offer a diversified fleet of aircraft....