BrahMos NG Can be Launched from Submarines and Fighter Jets

February 21, 2019 @ 05:00 AM

BrahMos NG hypersonic cruise missile, the latest development of BrahMos Aerospace, can be launched from submarines and fighter jets such as Su-30MKI, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) and MiG-29s. The BrahMos NG missile can be submarine launched from Torpedo tubes

Saudi-Ukranian An-132 on Display at Aero India 2019, Targets An-32 Replacement

February 20, 2019 @ 12:02 PM

Saudi-Ukranian An-132 on Display at Aero India 2019, Targets An-32 Replacement in India Ukrainian Antonov and Saudi Arabias Taqnia Aeronautics have displayed An-132 military transport aircraft for the first time at the ongoing Aero India 2019 airshow. The Saudi−Ukrainian multi−purpose aircraft, a joint development by Antonov and King Abdulaziz City for Science...

Lockheed Martin Offers Newly Configured F-21 Fighter for Indian Competition

February 20, 2019 @ 07:34 AM

Lockheed Martin has offered India its newly configured F-21 fighter aircraft to be manufactured indigenously in India in a bid to compete for US$ 15 billion aircraft competition. The new aircraft will be competing against American Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, French Dassault Rafale, Swedish Saabs Gripen, Russian MiG-35 and Eurofighter Typhoon...

Rosoboronexport to Begin Ka-226T Helicopters Production in India Soon

February 19, 2019 @ 01:06 PM

Russian Rosoboronexport will soon begin production of Ka-226T helicopters in India. “We will soon start manufacturing Ka-226T helicopters in India at Indo-Russian Helicopters Limited, a Russian-Indian joint venture established in 2017

Taiwan to Mass Produce Upgraded Hsiung Feng II Anti-Ship Missiles

February 19, 2019 @ 10:47 AM

The Taiwanese government has approved the mass production of its upgraded Hsiung Feng II anti-ship missile. It is expected that the mass production will be complete by 2023 and will enter service,

Mega Engine Deals Expected as India Seeks More Mig-29, Su-30MKI From Russia...

February 19, 2019 @ 09:02 AM

Russia is expecting mega-deals in engine sales as India seeks to increase the number of Su-30MKI, MiG-29 fighter jets and order new helicopters. All these engines are developed and produced by the United Engine Corporation (UEC), the consortium of aerospace engine manufacturers in Russia

France Test Fires Meteor Air-to-air Missiles Onboard Rafale Fighter Jet

February 18, 2019 @ 03:03 PM

The French Ministry of Defense and Dassault test fired two Meteor missiles from a Rafale aircraft last week. On Wednesday, 13 February, at 13:30, a patrol composed of two Rafale fighters took off from the air base of Cazaux (Gironde) to fire a first Meteor missile, the French MoD said in a statement last Thursday

Singapore Launches First of Four New Type 218SG Submarines in Germany

February 18, 2019 @ 02:44 PM

Singapore launched first of four new Type 218SG submarines, ‘Invincible, at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) shipyard in port city Kiel located about 90km from Hamburg in northern Germany on Monday. The RSN, the Defence Science and Technology Agency, German defence contractor thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) worked together on the design and building of the submarine

US Navy Commissions USS Tulsa Littoral Combat Ship

February 18, 2019 @ 02:18 PM

The United States Navy has commissioned Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) as the Navy's newest surface combatant in a ceremony in San Francisco Feb. 16

Paramount Group to Supply Mbombe 4 Armored Personnel Carriers to UAE Army

February 18, 2019 @ 02:10 PM

The United States based Paramount Group has won a contract to provide next generation armoured personnel carrier, Mbombe 4, to the UAE Army. The company won the contract on the first day of IDEX military 2019 exhibition held in Abu Dhabi

ThyssenKrupp, Navantia Dropped from Netherlands Submarine Purchase Bid

February 18, 2019 @ 01:04 PM

The Dutch government has dropped German shipbuilder- ThyssenKrupp and Spanish Navantia in its bid to purchase new submarines for the Royal Netherlands navy. The government is expected to take a decision next Friday about the purchase

Canada Receives First Two Australian F/A-18A Fighter Jets

February 18, 2019 @ 12:21 PM

Canada has received the first two F/A-18 multirole combat fighter jet from the Government of Australia. “Today, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) marked the arrival of the first two interim fighter aircraft, an important milestone and investment in sustaining our current CF-18 Hornet fleet,” Canadian Ministry of Defense said in a statement Sunday