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DARPA Selects 3 Teams to Demo Rapid Underground Tunnel Drilling

April 2, 2020 @ 08:07 AM

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has chosen three teams to demonstrate rapid underground tunnel drilling that could be useful in quick ammunition supply and conducting rescue missions, as part...

Israel to Set up Desert Park for 500 Grounded Aircraft

April 2, 2020 @ 07:39 AM

Israels planned 650-acre “Airpark” to house 500 commercial aircraft will be ready in few months from now. It will be jointly owned by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and IES Holdings, who...

General Atomics Completes MQ-9B SkyGuardian UAV’s First Flight for UK

April 2, 2020 @ 06:45 AM

General Atomics has completed the first flight of the production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) meant for the UKs Royal Air Force (RAF) on March 30 “With first flight...

Boeing Insitu to Provide ScanEagle UAV Training to Afghan Forces

April 2, 2020 @ 06:31 AM

Boeing subsidiary, Insitu is awarded $7 million contract to support ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The contract procures field service representatives and instructors to provide...

Northrop Wins $404M to build two E-2D AEW&C Planes for US Navy...

April 2, 2020 @ 06:22 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a $404 million deal to build two E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft for the US Navy. “Northrop Grumman is awarded $404...

USAF Procures JASSM-ER Missiles for $818M

April 2, 2020 @ 05:48 AM

The US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin $818.2 million to supply 790 JASSM-Extended Range (ER) missiles

S Korea Develops Stealth Submarine Detection System

April 2, 2020 @ 05:19 AM

The South Korean Agency for Defense Development (ADD) has revealed a port surveillance system that improves detection of quiet submarines and other stealthy underwater moving objects. The advanced maritime surveillance system was developed at a cost...

Pilots Land IAF Avro Carrying COVID-19 Supplies Safely After Engine Catches Fire...

April 1, 2020 @ 04:48 PM

Pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF)'s Avro transport aircraft carrying COVID-19 supplies managed to land the plane safely at Agra air base after one of its engines caught fire mid-air. The incident that occurred Tuesday...

Aselsan IFF System Installed on Turkish F-16 Jets

April 1, 2020 @ 01:29 PM

Turkish defense electronics firm, Aselsan has developed an identification of friend or foe (IFF) system for the Turkish Air Forces F-16 jets and other platforms. The Presidency of Defense Industries and Aselsan signed a contract in...

US Navy to Quarantine Aircraft Carrier Sailors after Captain’s Scathing Letter

April 1, 2020 @ 01:14 PM

The US Pacific Fleet is preparing shore quarantine for sailors of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier after a scathing letter from its captain exposed the situation on the mighty ship carrying some 5000 sailors,...

Venezuelan Maritime Patrol Boat Sinks After Collision With Portuguese Cruise Ship

April 1, 2020 @ 11:44 AM

A Venezuelan Coast Guard boat deployed to conduct maritime patrol sank in the Caribbean Sea after it collided with a Portuguese cruise ship, on Monday. The “Resolute” cruise ship bearing a Portuguese flag crashed into the...

Belgium Joins F-35 Lightning II Program

April 1, 2020 @ 10:06 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Lockheed Martin $23 million to integrate Belgium into the F-35 Lightning II program. “Lockheed Martin is awarded a $22

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