S Korean Team to Maintain Avionics, Mechanicals of Global F-35 Fleet

February 14, 2019 @ 08:52 AM

The United States has selected a consortium of South Korean Defense companies, ‘Team ROK, to maintain avionics and mechanicals of global F-35 fighter aircraft fleet. According to South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), Ellen Lord, US undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, has announced that a consortium of Korean...

Boeing Wins $43M Orca Unmanned Undersea Vehicles Modification Contract

February 14, 2019 @ 03:08 AM

Boeing is awarded $43 million modification contract for the fabrication, test, and delivery of four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (XLUUVs) and associated support elements. The Orca XLUUV will be an open architecture, reconfigurable Unmanned Undersea Vehicle

India Likely to Purchase 21 Russian MiG 29 Fighters for $847M

February 13, 2019 @ 01:15 PM

The Indian Air Force is in talks with Russia for an urgent procurement of 21 MiG 29 fighter aircraft in a contract valued at INR 6,000 Crore ($847 million). The jets are required to be delivered at a short notice as India has been facing acute shortage of combat aircraft

Hungary to Auction Remaining MiG-29 Fighter Fleet

February 12, 2019 @ 08:20 AM

The Hungarian government has put its last batch of 19 MiG-29 fighter jets up for sale. The single lot includes 19 fighters MiG-29, partially dismantled, or designated as unsuitable, 20 engines and about 300 other items, including weapons for aircraft

South Korea, Spain to Start Aircraft Swapping Negotiations later this Month

February 11, 2019 @ 08:05 AM

South Korea and Spain are expected to start negotiations on a proposed deal to swap Spanish A-400M military transport planes with Korean T-50 and KT-1 trainer jets as early as this month. The deal, if realized, would mark South Korea's first export of aircraft to Europe

Boeing Delivers First 4 of 15 Chinook Helicopters to India Ahead of

February 11, 2019 @ 07:36 AM

The first four of 15 Boeing CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters for the Indian Air Force arrived in India ahead of their scheduled arrival in March. They will be assembled in Gujarat before being ferried to Chandigarh, where they will be formally inducted into the IAF later this year

India’s Lohia Group Enters Defense Sector, Acquires Israeli Aerostructures Manufacturer

February 11, 2019 @ 07:24 AM

Indias Lohia Group has marked its entry into the aerospace and defense sector with the acquisition of Israel-based aerostructure manufacturer, Light & Strong Limited. Lohia group specializes in aerospace and military carbon fibre and glass fibre composite components production

Textron To Provide T-6C Aircraft Maintenance Support to Argentina

February 9, 2019 @ 05:38 AM

The United States Air Force (USAF) has awarded a $10 million modification contract to Textron Aviation to supply 12 T-6C aircraft maintenance and training support to Argentina The contract includes maintenance, pilot training, and interim contractor support for maintenance. Contractor will provide supplies and services to provide for the replacement of current training aircraft fleet and the enhancement of the Argentina air force surveillance and border security mission, The US Department of defense said in a statement Friday

Turkish S-400 Buy to Stop US from Supplying Patriot Missiles, F-35 Fighters:...

February 9, 2019 @ 04:57 AM

The United States will not supply Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems and F-35 fighter jets to Turkey if Ankara sticks to buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish media reported Thursday. In December last year, the US State Department issued a notice of sale of Patriot Missile System to Turkey worth $3

Combat Ship Team Wins Canadian Surface Combatant

February 9, 2019 @ 04:04 AM

Canada's Combat Ship Team comprising of BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics as partners has been awarded the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) design contract by Irving Shipbuilding. Irving Shipbuilding is the CSC prime contractor and will build all 15 ships at Halifax Shipyard, Lockheed Martin said in a statement Friday

BAE Systems to Supply 9999 Additional APKWS II to Nigeria and Netherlands

February 7, 2019 @ 11:34 AM

BAE Systems is awarded $225 million contract to procure 9,999 additional Lot 7, full-rate production units of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) II. The procurement of the additional APKWS II weapons will upgrade the current 2

Qatar Receives First Rafale Fighter Jet from Dassault

February 7, 2019 @ 10:21 AM

The Qatari Emiri Air Force has received the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets from Dassault Aviation. A ceremony hosted by Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, was held in Merignac facility for the delivery of the first Rafale to the Qatari Emiri Air Force, under the patronage of His Excellency Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs, and Geneviève Darrieussecq, French State Secretary to the Minister of Armed Forces, and in the presence of Qatar Emiri Air Force Commander, Major General Mubarak Al Khayareen, the company said...