Support for Upcoming F-16s, Air Defense & Artillery in Denmark's $524.2M Aid...

May 17, 2024 @ 09:20 AM

Denmark announces a new donation package of 5.6 billion kroner ($524

Russian Su-27 on Fire, Crashes into Sea near Sevastopol

March 29, 2024 @ 08:56 AM

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet has crashed into the sea off the Crimean port of Sevastopol, its pilot bailed out and was rescued by a Russian team. Video from near the crash location shows the aircraft on fire and plunging with its nose down

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

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...

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

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

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

Argentine Air Force Orders Six IA-63 Pampa III Trainer-Light Attack Aircraft

May 18, 2021 @ 05:09 PM

The Argentine Air Force has ordered six new IA-63 Pampa III Block II trainer-light attack aircraft besides upgrades to three IA-63 Pampa II from a domestic company, Argentine Aircraft ‘Brigadier San martin (FaDeA). The deal is worth a total of $103

France, Germany, Spain Commit to FCAS First Flight by 2027

May 18, 2021 @ 04:08 AM

The defence ministers of France, Germany and Spain have finalized the next phase of the NGWS / FCAS (Next Generation Weapon System / Future Combat Air System) program, which should culminate by 2027 with the first flight of a combat aircraft demonstrator. Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces of France, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Minister of Defense of Germany, and Margarita Robles, Minister of Defense of Spain

Egypt to Buy 30 Rafale Jets, Contract Signed with France

May 4, 2021 @ 04:37 AM

Egypt and France signed a contract for the supply of 30 Rafale fighter jets, Egyptian defense ministry announced on its website early on Tuesday. "Egypt and France signed a contract to supply 30 Rafale jets through the Egyptian Armed Forces and the French Dassault Aviation company, provided that, the concluded contract is financed through a financing loan of a minimum duration of 10 years," the ministry said

MiG-35 Gets Electronic Flight Mode Limiter to Prevent Tailspin.

January 21, 2021 @ 09:26 AM

The MiG Corporation has developed and patented a system to limit the maximum flight modes of a fighter to prevent it from getting into a tailspin. This system is currently implemented in the Mig 35 and the MiG-29M / M2 as per a report by UAC Russia