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France to Launch Future Combat Air System demonstrator in 2021

December 4, 2020 @ 06:35 PM

France will launch the Future Combat Air System (SCAF) demonstrator next year as part of the enhancement of the armed forces' operational capabilities. Florence Parly, Minister of the Armed Forces, made...

S.Korean Military to get Samsung Smartphone-Based Combat Information Device

December 4, 2020 @ 01:10 PM

Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said the South Korean military will receive a Samsung smartphone-based device to view real-time battle information without relying on communications networks, by mid-2021. The state arms...

Aevum Builds World’s First Autonomous Satellite Launch Vehicle

December 4, 2020 @ 10:33 AM

Aevum unveiled a 28-ton unmanned aerial system (UAS) Ravn X designed to launch small payloads to orbit.

Russian Scientist Accused of Leaking Top Secret Data to the West Arrested

December 4, 2020 @ 10:01 AM

Russias Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained a Russian scientist Anatoly Gubanov on suspicion of high treason for allegedly handing over classified data to the West. Moscows Lefortovo District Court...

Rolls Royce Engine to Power Korean FFX Batch III Frigates

December 4, 2020 @ 09:25 AM

The Rolls-Royce MT30 marine gas turbine has been selected for the Republic of Korea Navys (RoKN) new 3,500-ton FFX Batch III frigates, known as the Ulsan-class frigate which will be...

Russian Navy’s Admiral Kuznetsov to embark on Sea Trials in 2022

December 4, 2020 @ 07:04 AM

The Russian Navys Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier damaged in fire last year, will embark on its sea trial in 2022. "Next summer, the Admiral Kuznetsov will be docked again and will be then set for sea...

Pilots Must Train in Skies to Avoid Mishaps: US Report

December 4, 2020 @ 06:04 AM

A major chunk of military aircraft accidents between FY 2013-2018 took place due to human error, which in turn can be attributed to low flight hours. In a report published on December 3, the

Indonesia, France Close to Agreement on 48 Rafale jet Deal: Reports

December 3, 2020 @ 06:56 PM

Indonesia is close to an agreement to purchase 48 Rafale jets as part of a comprehensive defence cooperation deal with France. Negotiations between France and Indonesia are progressing very well on the sale of 48 Rafale...

Turkish Aerospace to Receive First ATAK-GOKBEY Helo Engine Prototype

December 3, 2020 @ 01:40 PM

Tusaş Engine Industries (TEI) will complete the delivery of domestic TS1400 engine to power ATAK and GÖKBEY rotorcraft, to Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) this month. Development of the Turkish TS1400 turboshaft engine began in February 2017...

First Fight for China’s Ship-borne Helicopter Drone

December 3, 2020 @ 01:24 PM

China's first ship-borne lightweight helicopter drone has recently made its maiden flight. The AR-500B drone will be deployed abroad smaller vessels including corvettes and coast guard ships for missions like patrol and search and rescue, analysts...

South Korean Military Orders Suicide, Attack & Surveillance Drones

December 3, 2020 @ 09:49 AM

The South Korean Military has ordered suicide drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that fire guns from the air and battlefield reconnaissance drones to be carried on the back of soldiers. The Defense Acquisition Program Administration announced...