UAC Proposes Unified After-sales Service for All Russian Aircraft in India

February 18, 2019 @ 11:41 AM

The Russian United Aircraft Corporation has proposed a unified after-sales service for all the Russian aircraft for the Indian Air Force. “We consider the development of a unified after-sales service for Russian aircraft, which already constitutes a serious potential for the Indian Air Force, to be a key priority for the...

Raytheon Wins $353 Million Deal to Supply Patriot Missiles to UAE at

February 18, 2019 @ 09:59 AM

Raytheon has won a Dh1.3 billion (US $353 million) contract to supply Patriot missiles for the UAE Air Force and UAE Air Defense Force on the opening day of IDEX and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (Navdex 2019) that kicked off in Abu Dhabi on Sunday

Raytheon Completes Wind Tunnel Tests of Extended-range AMRAAM Missiles

February 18, 2019 @ 09:42 AM

Raytheon has completed more than 1,700 wind tunnel tests on the newest, extended-range variant of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM). The AMRAAM-ER missile is a ground-launched weapon that will intercept targets at longer distances and higher altitudes

GE to Repair 33 Items of Generator Convertor Units Used on US...

February 16, 2019 @ 12:42 PM

General Electric has won $68 million contract for repair of 33 items that are part of the G2/G3 generator converter units used on the F/A-18 aircraft. The contract will include a three-year contract with one two-year option period which, if exercised, the total value of the contract will be $87 million,...

Naval Group, Australian Government Sign Future Submarine Partnering Agreement

February 15, 2019 @ 02:37 PM

Naval group and the Australian government have signed a Future Submarine Program Strategic Partnering Agreement (SPA). The agreement was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Scott Morrison, The Hon

HAL Announces Supersonic Omni-role Trainer Aircraft Project

February 15, 2019 @ 09:40 AM

Indias state-run Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) is keen to launch the indigenous development of Supersonic Omni Role Trainer Aircraft (SPORT) and will feature a simulator during the upcoming edition of Aero india airshow later this month. SPORT will have 4++ generation or equivalent capabilities to bridge the gap in pilot training to command front line fighters

Abaco to Provide Radar Systems Upgrade for Two Classes of USAF Jet...

February 15, 2019 @ 06:43 AM

Abaco Systems, a United States-based embedded computing company has won $4 million, three-year contract to deliver solutions for a major radar systems upgrade for two classes of jet fighter for the US Air Force (USAF). Abaco will provide 3U VPX single board computers, FPGA cards and FPGA mezzanine cards to be deployed as part of a major radar systems upgrade for two classes of USAF jet fighter, the company said in a statement Tuesday

Russia to Debut Pantsir-ME Shipborne Air-defense Missile System at Idex-2019

February 15, 2019 @ 05:20 AM

Russian State Corporation Rostec will present the latest models of Pantsir-ME, a shipborne air-defense missile and artillery system, as well as the 200 series of Kalashnikov assault rifles for the first time at the IDEX 2019 exhibition starting Sunday. In addition to military products, IDEX will see Russia exhibit Aurus, the armored limousine being a part of the Cortege project, which Rostec holdings contributed to, the company said in a statement Thursday

Russian Troops to Receive 16 Armata Tanks by Yearend

February 14, 2019 @ 11:29 AM

The Russian ground forces will receive the first batch of 12 upgraded T-14 Armata Main Battle Tanks (MBT) and 4 T-16 armored recovery vehicles, also known as Armata ARV or BREM-T by the end of the year. Until the end of the year, 12 T-14 Armata tanks and four T-16 BREMs will go to the troops, Izvestia quoted unnamed sources in the Ministry of Defense as saying Tuesday

UK Wins $641 Million Global F-35 Support Contract

February 14, 2019 @ 09:37 AM

A £500 million (US $641 million) contract has been awarded to an aircraft repair hub in North Wales to repair F-35 fighter plane components. The UKs role as a leading partner on the global F-35 programme has received another boost, after the F-35 avionic and aircraft component repair hub in North Wales was awarded a second major deal worth £500m by the US Department of Defense, the UK MoD said in a statement Tuesday

Armenia Eyes Purchasing Additional Su-30SM Fighters from Russia

February 14, 2019 @ 09:25 AM

Armenia is eyeing to purchase additional of Su-30SM multi-role fighter jets from Russia. “Yes, we do not plan to be limited only by four units of this type of military equipment,” Armenian Defense Minister David Tonoyan was quoted as saying during a press conference Wednesday in response to a question about whether Armenia plans to purchase additional Su-30SM fighters

US Delivers APKWS Laser-guided Rockets to Lebanon for $16 Million

February 14, 2019 @ 09:09 AM

The United States has delivered a shipment of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets to Lebanon for an approximate price of $16 million. These APKWS laser-guided rockets are a key component for the Lebanese Air Forces new A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft, the US Embassy in Beirut confirmed the delivery on Twitter Wednesday