A production line to manufacture Apache Helicopters for the Qatari Amiri Air Forces was launched Saturday in Boeings US facility in Mesa, Arizona. Qatar had signed a contract to buy 24 Apache armed helicopters for 667 million in 2016
Operations of F-35 fighter jet belonging to United States forces and international partners have been temporarily suspended pending a fleet-wide inspection of a fuel tube within the engine of the aircraft, the F-35 Joint Program Office announced Thursday. If suspect fuel tubes are installed, the part will be removed and replaced
A Syrian engineer has built a robotized machine gun that can detect a target and fire by itself. Using a Kalashnikov AK-47 rifle as the weapon, Hamzah Salam, an engineer from the village of Shreihi in Suwayda, southern Syria, has built a custom automatic rifle which he has dubbed as an ‘electronic sniper
A preliminary investigation into the Soyuz-FG booster rockets aborted launch earlier this week has revealed that it was caused by collision of elements during the separation of the carrier rockets first and second stages, Roscosmos Executive Director for Manned Flights Sergei Krikalyov said on Friday. "The primary cause is related to the collision of a side element making part of the first stage
Germany's parliamentary Secretary of State for Defence,Thomas handed over six Mercedes-Benz G-Class LAPV vehicles (light armoured patrol vehicles) at the Golubovci air base to Montenegro's Chief of General Staff, General Drakutin Dakić. The vehicle is known as the Enok in Germany
Saab has received an order from the General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Military University of Land Forces (AWL) in Poland to expand its GAMER laser-based training capability (LSS). With the new system – the Laser Tactical Simulator (LTS), AWL is going to grow the number of participants in exercises and functionalities of their current GAMER live training system
Eight American firms will share a combined $$25,500,000,000 contract to provide for worldwide logistics support services to the United States Department of Defence. The firms re L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC, AAR Supply Chain, Dyncorp International, Arma Aviation Corp, North American Surveillance Systems, Pinnacle, Black Hall Aerospace, and Leidos Innovations, ma US DoD release said Thursday
The Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR), acting on behalf of the French, German and Spanish Armament agencies DGA, BAAINBw and DGAM, has awarded a de-risking study to a European consortium comprising Airbus Helicopters, Thales and MDBA for the mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the Tiger attack helicopter to the Mk 3 standard. France, Germany and Spain will prepare together the development of new features and identify the innovations needed to improve the Tigers survivability and keep it fully operational beyond 2040
The Chinese Z-10 attack helicopter, considered a competitor to the Boeing Apache, has been shown equipped with armor made from graphene, according to a video released by China Central Television (CCTV) last week. Commenting on the video report, state owned Global Time said that extra armor modules could be seen on the side of the helicopter near the cockpit
The United States Department of Defence (DoD) has awarded three contracts together worth over $2.2 Billion for the development of a launch system prototype for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program
China North Industries Group Corp or Norinco Group (CNIGC) and China Aerospace Science & Technology Corp (CASC) plan to unveil a number of new products at Airshow China next month in Zhuhai. CNIGCs displays will include about 100 system products in air defense, coastal defense, ground strikes, unmanned combat, early warning and surveillance security, commercial aerospace, and command communications and support
China has revealed a new-generation stealth bomber program, Hong-20 whose flight trials may take place soon, state-owned Global Times newspaper reported today. The Hong-20 official unveiling could be slated for next months Zhuhai Air show though there is no confirmation of it as yet
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