Over 100 New Aircraft, 150 Helicopters Delivered to Russian Forces in 2023:

January 28, 2024 @ 10:55 AM

Russian Aerospace Forces (RuAF) received more than 100 aircraft and 150 helicopters in 2023, according to Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko who was speaking during the Single Day of Acceptance of Military Products on Friday. "More than 100 new and repaired aircraft have been delivered in the interests of

French DGA Notifies Airbus of the First Work on Standard 2 of...

October 21, 2023 @ 02:28 PM

The French Direct General Armaments (DGA) has commenced equipping the Airbus A330 MRTT fleet with the MELISSA satellite communications antenna, allowing access to the SYRACUSE IV military constellation. The A330 MRTT Phoenix fleet will thus have a high-speed, sovereign and secure communications capacity, associated with increased means of transmission as part...

Slovaika Violated Agreement with Russia in Transferring MiG-29s to Ukraine: Russian FSMTC...

April 1, 2023 @ 08:47 AM

Russias Federal Service of Military Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) has accused Slovakia of gross violation of the agreement between the Russian Federation and the Slovak Republic in transferring four MiG-29 aircraft to Ukraine. According to the Military-Technical Cooperation agreement of April 29, 1997: "each of the Contracting Parties will not be without...

Chinese Y-20 Plane to Spawn Early Warning, Electronic Warfare Variants

January 27, 2023 @ 02:58 PM

China's Y-20 transport aircraft is expected to spawn variants such as early warning aircraft, a command and control aircraft, a long-range electronic warfare aircraft, or even a drone carrier.Besides, an expected engine upgrade will allow it to fly longer distance and carry more cargo than the current aircraft

French Rafale Jet to Get its Biggest Bomb, the 1000kg AASM

January 27, 2023 @ 02:35 PM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) pronounced the qualification of the AASM 1000 GS bomb (modular air-to-ground armament) of 1,000 kg propelled with GPS and inertial guidance.The AASM 1000 is one of the new capabilities of the Rafale F4 standard, whose qualification of the first increment (F4

UEC to Set up $ 504 Million Component Plant for Russia's New...

January 27, 2023 @ 03:06 AM

United Engine Corporation (UEC) of Russia will begin construction of a large factory to manufacture parts for new aircraft engines for aircraft and helicopters with an investments about 35 billion rubles ($ 504 Million).In four buildings of the new industrial facility, UEC will launch the production of components for a number of TV7-117ST-01/02, PD-14, PD-8 aircraft engines and VK-650V, VK-1600V helicopter engines

Lockheed Martin's F-16 Block 70 Marks First Flight, Jet Meant for Bahrain

January 25, 2023 @ 01:54 AM

Lockheed Martin on Tuesday announced the first flight of its F-16 Block 70 at its Greenville, South Carolina site. This F-16 Block 70 jet is the first of 16 jets to be delivered to Bahrain

Indonesia orders Six Additional T-50i Combat-Trainer Aircraft from Korea Aerospace

July 22, 2021 @ 07:14 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries announced Tuesday that it had signed an export contract for six units of the T-50i, an introductory tactical trainer, with the Indonesian Ministry of Defense (I-MoD). The T-50i is a trainer aircraft built to the requirements of the Indonesian Air Force based on the T-50

French Air Force Orders Nine Pilatus PC-21 Training Aircraft

July 19, 2021 @ 05:01 PM

The French Air Force has ordered nine Pilatus PC-21 training aircraft to add to the 17 planes it purchased in 2017. The PC-21s will be deployed to train future military pilots who will subsequently step up to the nations multi-role lead-fighter

Russian Jets Showed Missiles, Bombs to Intimidate Dutch Warship in Black Sea

June 30, 2021 @ 11:49 AM

In a show of might, Russian fighter aircraft armed with missiles and bombs tried to intimidate HNLMS Evertsen (F805) De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate operated by the Royal Netherlands Navy in the Black Sea. That incident occurred last Thursday when the naval vessel was south-east of Crimea

Saab to Upgrade German Tornado Aircrafts’ Radar Warners

May 25, 2021 @ 08:01 AM

Saab is poised to upgrade the Radar warning equipment on the Tornado aircraft operated by the German Air Force, following an order from Panavia Aircraft GmbH. Saab will supply modern digital components, which will enhance the processing power and extend the lifetime of the Tornados radar warning equipment

Croatia Could Soon Buy 12 Used Rafale Jets for Euro 1 Billion

May 21, 2021 @ 05:53 PM

The Croatian government is likely to buy 12 used French Rafale fighter jets and a decision could be announced on May 28, on the occasion of the countrys Armed Forces Day. The used planes are to be drawn from French Air Force inventory and are 10 year old, Croatian publication