Northrop Grumman to Build Poland's Air, Missile Defence Battle Command System

March 15, 2019 @ 10:56 AM

The United States army has awarded $713 million contract to Northrop Grumman for the production of Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) for the first phase of Polands WISŁA air and missile defense program. “IBCS is the future of multi-domain operations and with it, Poland will have...

Qatar Receives First of 24 AH-64E Apache Guardian Helicopters

March 15, 2019 @ 10:32 AM

Qatar has received the first of 24 Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters. Qatar Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs, Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah attended the ceremony of the first delivery of AH-64E Guardian helicopters to Qatar Emiri Air Force Friday

Airbus Begins Experimental Skyways Parcel Delivery Drone Trails in Singapore

March 15, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. The maiden shore-to-ship delivery flight was made to the Swire Pacific Offshores Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel ‘M/V Pacific Centurion, 1

Lockheed Martin Wins $507 Million Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Contract Modification

March 15, 2019 @ 08:21 AM

Lockheed Martin has won $507 million modification contract for incidental services, hardware, facilities, equipment, and all technical, planning, management, manufacturing, and testing efforts to produce Phased Array Tracking Radar to Intercept on Target Advanced Capability-3 missiles. Work is expected to be completed by Dec

Turkey Expects F-35 Fighter Jet Delivery from US in November

March 14, 2019 @ 02:15 PM

Turkey is expecting the delivery of the F-35 fighter jets from the United States in November, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said. "Despite some statements, F-35 process goes smoothly; our pilots, maintenance team continue training in the US," Akar was quoted as saying by

No Warranty if Ukraine Repairs Russian-made Indonesian Military Equipment

March 14, 2019 @ 11:21 AM

Russia has warned Indonesia against placing repair orders of Russian-made military equipment from Ukraine. According to a document signed by the Deputy Federal Service of the PTS Petukhov, sent to the Chief Marshal of the Air Force, Air Force Commander of Indonesia, dated February 27, 2019 about the placement in Ukraine of aircraft repair orders, including the engines of the AL-31F for the Su-27, Petukhov states that the certification of Ukrainian enterprises for compliance with the current technical documentation was not carried out; "

Russia Likely to Launch Zircon Hypersonic Rocket from a Warship by Yearend

March 14, 2019 @ 09:30 AM

Russia is likely to launch its home-grown hypersonic rocket, Zircon, for the first time from a warship by the end of 2019. "At the end of this year, it is planned to begin testing the missile from the sea carrier, the lead frigate of project 22350, Admiral Gorshkov, which is part of the Northern Fleet,"

US Approves Sale of 108 AMRAAM Missiles to Australia for $240 Million

March 14, 2019 @ 09:14 AM

The United States State Department has approved sale AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $240.5 million to Australia

China to Debut One or More Y-20 Variant Aircraft This Year

March 13, 2019 @ 11:27 AM

China is developing several types of variants of Y-20 large transport aircraft, including an aerial tanker and early warning aircraft. One or more Y-20 aircraft variant is expected to debut this year

Pakistan Test-Fires Extended Range ‘Smart Weapon' from JF-17 Fighter Jet

March 13, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

The Pakistan Air Force has test-fired a new domestically developed extended range air-to-surface smart weapon from JF-17 fighter aircraft. No details of the new missile were released by the Pakistani Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) other than calling it a ‘smart weapon

Zambian Air Force Receives New Presidential Jet

March 13, 2019 @ 10:05 AM

The Zambian Air Force has taken delivery of a new Gulfstream G650 VIP transport aircraft from Israel. The aircraft arrived in the Zambian capital Lusaka via Israel late last month

Turkey to Start Deployment of S-400 Missile Defense System in October

March 12, 2019 @ 11:32 AM

Turkey will begin deploying S-400 anti-aircraft missile defense systems procured from Russia in October this year, Turkish Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar said. Turkey is acquiring S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia because of the urgent need to ensure the country's security