Lockheed Martins Skunk Works has begun production of its experimental jet capable of flying at supersonic speeds without making much noise. The company announced Friday that it had begun manufacturing the first part of the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology aircraft
Russias Rostec state corporation which recently took over United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) plans to invest 55 billion rubles ($834 Million) in the MC-21 airliner project. The inclusion of UAC into Rostec is expected to increase the revenues of its aviation cluster to 1 trillion rubles ($15 billion) said Director of Rostecs aviation cluster, Anatoliy Serdyukov
The draft design of Russias medium-lift military transport plane, Il-276 is expected to be completed in 2019. “The preliminary design of the Il-276 plane is expected to be completed by the Ilyushin specialists in 2019
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has delivered the first of two Royal Bahraini Air Force C-130J aircraft bought from the United Kingdom. The Bahrain Defence Force recently purchased two Royal Air Force C-130J aircraft from the UK Ministry of Defence and contracted Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group to carry out depth maintenance, ensure entry into service and provide elements of an initial operational capability set up, the company said in a statement Wednesday
The United States Air Force T-38C Talon trainer aircraft crashed on Tuesday evening in Texas claiming the life of one of the jets pilot and injuring the other. An Air Force T-38 Talon assigned here at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, crashed at approximately 7:40 p
Indonesian PT Dirgantara (PT DI) is preparing to sign a contract with Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire for the purchase of CN 235 aircraft. “Each country will buy one CN235-220 aircraft,” PT DI sales division head Ibnu Bintarto was quoted as saying by
South Korea plans to sign a military aircraft swap deal with Spain during their joint committee meeting on defense industry cooperation in Madrid later this week. Under the plan, Korea is expected to sell 30 KT-1 basic trainer jets and 20 T-50 advanced trainer jets, manufactured by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), to Spain,
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)s HTT 40 Basic Trainer Aircraft began its in-flight `spin test by successfully entering in to two turn spin and subsequently recovering with the appropriate controls. The Indian MoDs Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved procurement of 70 Basic Trainer Aircraft from HAL
Russian firm, Technodinamika has completed R&D to design the landing gear concept for the Chinese-Russian CR929 wide-body liner. Technodinamika has prepared the conceptual design of the landing gear for the CR929 wide-body aircraft within the agreement with UAC
China and the Czech Republic are developing a 9-seater turboprop aircraft with an investment of 100 million euro to be manufactured in China and marketed worldwide. A 3D model and life-size picture of the cabin of the aircraft co-developed by China and the Czech Republic has been displayed at the ongoing China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Xinhua news agency reported
Sierra Nevada Corp won a $23 million modification contract to upgrade two Saudi Arabian King Air 350 extended range aircraft. The upgrade includes equipping the aircraft with intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance/synthetic aperture radar capability; one transportable ground station; one fixed ground station; and one mission system trainer, the US DoD announced in a statement on Wednesday
Boeing has won a $20 million contract in support of the United States Navys T-45 aircraft Service Life Extension Program (SLEP). The modification exercises an option for the production and delivery of SLEP retrofit kits and support equipment/special tooling, as well as retrofit engineering and logistics to support the installation of associated technical directives, the US Department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
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Former IAF Sukhoi Su-30 Aircraft Delivered to Angola
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Boeing Plans to Deliver First KC-46 Tanker by Year-end
US Government Buys Saab X-band AESA Technology
Israel Signs Multi-billion-dollar ‘Reciprocal Procurement’ Defense Agreement with Boeing
Preliminary Design of Russian Il-276 Transport Plane Ready in 2019
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