The Indian Air Force has successfully test fired a home-grown Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM), Astra, from Su-30MKI aircraft Wednesday. The missile was test-fired from Air Force Station, Kalaikunda
Lockheed Martin has won two delivery orders to supply Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) for the F-16 Block 70 fighters of Bahrain and Taiwan. The Royal Bahraini Air Force continues to order Sniper ATPs with this most recent 19 pod delivery order for the F-16 Block 70 platform
The United States Air Force (USAF) wants to procure Chinese origin DJI Mavic Pro Platinum drones which cost $1099 each for specific missions. The USAF is seeking to buy a new set of drones, and as part of a federal requirement, it has to document its justification if soliciting a particular brand name item, according to a notice released on the US Federal Business Opportunities website last month, Update
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have conducted preliminary examination flights of Russian airliner MC-21-300 and will soon conduct certification tests. The EASA test pilots have performed the following procedures on the simulators and test benches: take-off, approach and landing using both landing systems and visual approaches; handling qualities and controllability characteristics of MC-21-300 aircraft in various control modes within the entire range of admissible operating altitudes, speeds, weights and centres of gravity; actions in case of emergency; and approaching high angles of attack, when the stall warning activates
Philippine Coast Guard has placed an order for one H145 helicopter, making it the first H145 parapublic operator in the Philippines. The new 4-tonne-class twin-engine helicopter is equipped with high frequency radios, emergency flotation gear, fast roping, cargo sling, search light, and electro-optical systems to perform critical missions including search and rescue, medical evacuation, maritime patrol and law enforcement, the company said in a statement Wednesday
China has handed over the Y-8 mid-size military transport aircraft to Kazakhstan, an aircraft considered as competitor to the US-made C-130. Produced by Shaanxi Aircraft Corporation, the Y-8F200W is expected to land on Wednesday in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, coming from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, according to the corporation's official WeChat account on Sunday
Russia has offered to partner with India in the area of manned space flights and satellite programs if the would-be program is implemented within the BRICS. "We are looking for partners in the area of manned space flights
Raytheon has won $1.5 billion modification contract to supply Phased Array Tracking Radar to Intercept on Target (PATRIOT) to Poland
Russia has deployed coastal defense missile systems in the Arctic and also increased military activity in the region. The Bastion Coastal Missile System (BDK), which was put into service with the tactical group of the Northern Fleet (SF) on the island of Kotelny (the Novosibirsk Islands archipelago) in the Laptev Sea, will carry out rocket fire during the exercises on the defense of the island territory of Russia in the Arctic,
The Swiss government has issued the request for tender for a new long-range surface-to-air defense system through its defense procurement agency, Armasuisse, for the countrys Air 2030 program. Under its Air2030, Switzerland is aiming to procure new combat aircraft and ground-based defences in a programme valued at CHF8 billion ($8
The United States Navy and the Air Force jointly deployed an updated 2000-pound shallow water mine from an altitude and at a speed presumably outside the enemys anti-aircraft range at the launch of Valiant Shield 2018 in the Northern Marianas region. Following an Air Force and Marine Corps pairing from Valiant Shield 2016, this years demonstration grouped the Air Forces B-52 bombers of the 96th Bomb Squadron with the Navys P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft of Patrol Squadron Five (VP-5) to deploy and assess the updated shallow-water mine technology, the US Pacific Fleet reported last week
Ukrainian Lviv Armored Plant, a part of state-run Ukroboronprom has completed departmental tests of the armored repair evacuation machine (BREM) ‘Lion and are ready for its serial production. The machine based on T-72 tank is intended for evacuation and towing of defective, damaged trached and wheeled military equipment in conditions of combat, carrying out its current and average repair in field conditions, Ukroboronprom said in a statement Tuesday
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