Fincantieri Starts Work on First Qatari Offshore Patrol Vessel

March 1, 2019 @ 12:20 AM

The steel cutting ceremony of the first patrol vessel (OPV - Offshore Patrol Vessel) ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition programme, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard. The contract, amounting for Fincantieri to approx

India Displays AMRAAM Missile Wreckage as Evidence of Pakistan F-16 Attack

March 1, 2019 @ 12:08 AM

The Indian Air Force on Thursday displayed a portion of Raytheon manufactured AIM-120C-5 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) claiming it as an evidence that Pakistan engaged its F-16 fighter jets in the recent airstrikes in Indian airspace. In a joint press conference by the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force,...

Boeing Awarded $158M to Supply Flight and Weapons Trainers for UK

February 28, 2019 @ 11:36 PM

Boeing is awarded a $157.7 million contract to procure two operational flight trainers (OFTs), two weapons tactics trainers (WTTs); six brief/debrief stations (BDSs);, to include two OFT BDSs and two WTT BDSs for the government of United Kingdom

Pak to Release Indian Air Force Pilot on Friday: Imran Khan

February 28, 2019 @ 10:54 PM

Pakistan will release captured Indian Air Force MiG-21 pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as a good will gesture on on 1st March, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced addressing a joint parliamentary session on Thursday. Imran stated that Pakistans desire for de-escalation should not be confused for weakness

Schiebel Demonstrates Camcopter S-100 UAS to European Oil and Gas Corp

February 28, 2019 @ 02:11 PM

Schiebel conducted trials of its Camcopter S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) for a European oil and gas corporation in Rivers State, Nigeria, from 27 to 30 January 2019. The international oil and gas industry has shown increasing interest in employing UAS to effectively monitor and control oil and gas infrastructure, both...

Thai Kom Airlines Orders Six SSJ100 for $300 Million

February 28, 2019 @ 01:59 PM

The Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company signed a $300 million contract with the Thai Kom Airlines Company Limited to deliver six SSJ100 with the 100-seats layout during the period of 2019-2020. The first SSJ100 is to be delivered to Kom Airlines in Autumn 2019

Rheinmetall Completes Trials of Laser Weapon Station

February 28, 2019 @ 12:03 PM

Rheinmetall has completed series of comprehensive trials with a weapon station with a laser weapon technology. In combination with a laser, the weapon station demonstrated its speed and precision in tests conducted in December 2018

Ukroboronprom Suspends Two Directors on Graft Charges

February 28, 2019 @ 10:28 AM

Ukroboronprom has suspended two of its directors based on journalistic investigation reports of corruption in Ukrainian defense industry. Director of the State Enterprise "Kharkiv Design Bureau for Machine-Building , Alexei Babich and Director of State Enterprise "Izyum Instrument-Making Plant" Sergei Filonenko are removed from their positions, the company said in a statement Wednesday

Sikorsky HH-60W Rescue Helicopters to Enter Flight Test with New Tactical Mission...

February 28, 2019 @ 10:02 AM

Two fully assembled HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH) built by Sikorsky, will enter flight test with the new Tactical Mission Kit. The integration of sensors, radar, and multiple defense systems will bring added intelligence into the cockpit, enhancing pilots' situational awareness to complete missions

Lithuania Requests 200 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles from US

February 27, 2019 @ 02:00 PM

The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense has placed a request to acquire 200 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) from the United States. “The US-Lithuania partnership is becoming closer

Boeing 'Loyal Wingman' Drone Uses AI to Collaborate with UAVs, Aircraft

February 27, 2019 @ 01:13 PM

Boeing showed a model of its newest Drone, ‘Loyal Wingman, which can collaborate with UAVs and Aircraft for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions as part of its ‘Airpower Teaming System concept displayed at the Australian air show currently underway. To be built by Boeing Australia, the drone is meant for export to a wide selection of countries

India MiG-21 Fighter Jet Shot Down One Pakistani Aircraft: Indian MEA

February 27, 2019 @ 11:44 AM

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) today confirmed shooting down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet using an Indian Air Force MiG-21 while losing another MiG-21 during the engagement. “The Pakistan Air Force targeted Indian military installations this morning