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Rostec Establishes First Yak-130 Engine Service Center

September 17, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC), a company owned by Rostec, said it opened a new facility to service Al-222-25 engines that power Yak-130 trainer aircraft. “Maintenance of the engine in the...

Rostec to Test Engines that Power Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 Planes

September 17, 2021 @ 06:35 AM

Rostec-owned United Engine Corporation (UEC) has signed an agreement with S7 Technics on the testing of CFM56 engines that power Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircraft. The agreement to test the...

Saab Wins $105M Order for Carl-Gustaf M4 and Ammunition

September 17, 2021 @ 05:11 AM

Saab has received orders for the recoilless rifle Carl-Gustaf M4 with included ammunition worth 900 million SEK (approximately $105 million). Deliveries will take place next year

UK’s CAA Approves First Point-to-Point GA-ASI SeaGuardian Flight

September 17, 2021 @ 04:50 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) flew its MQ-9B SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from Lincolnshire, England to Moray, Scotland on Sept

Northrop Secures DARPA's Blackjack Contract to Develop Software-Defined PNT Payload

September 17, 2021 @ 04:29 AM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Blackjack program has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract for Phase 2 development of an advanced, software-defined positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) payload, with...

North Korea Launched Missiles from a Train

September 16, 2021 @ 12:37 PM

The twin surface-to-surface missile launches by North Korea on September 15 were made from a train, the country's media has revealed. Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the state news agency of North Korea, confirmed a day...

Leonardo, Northrop Grumman to Join Hands on VTOL Drones

September 16, 2021 @ 12:27 PM

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman today announced a partnership to pursue opportunities in the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) domain. Drawing on Leonardos expertise in rotorcraft and Northrop Grummans capabilities in advanced aeronautics...

Rolls-Royce Flies Electric Aircraft with Most Powerful Electric Airplane Engine Ever Built

September 16, 2021 @ 12:04 PM

Rolls-Royces all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation aircraft completed its first flight this week, propelled by its powerful 400kW (500+hp) electric powertrain with the most power-dense battery pack ever assembled for an aircraft. This is another step towards...

Rheinmetall-BAE JV Awards Contracts to TT Electronics, Renvale Ltd under UK’s Mechanised...

September 16, 2021 @ 11:47 AM

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) has awarded contracts totally valued £15 million to TT Electronics and Renvale Ltd to support the British Armys new Boxer vehicles under the Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme. TT Electronics has...

Britain’s Challenger 3 Upgrade Programme: First Smoothbore Weapons Enter Production

September 16, 2021 @ 11:34 AM

Two Rheinmetall 120mm smoothbore L55A1 weapons for testing and trialling have now entered production at Unterluess facility, which would later be integrated onto the British Armys modernized Challenger tanks. As announced in May 2021, RBSL will...

Australia to Pass France's Naval Group; Looks to the U.S., U.K. for...

September 16, 2021 @ 08:28 AM

Australia has scrapped its intent to buy submarines from French shipbuilder Naval Group in what could have been the countrys largest ever defence contract, and is now eyeing at collaborating with the United States and...

Serbian President Reveals Procurement of Russian Pantsir-S1M Air Defense Systems

September 16, 2021 @ 07:28 AM

Serbian President Alexander Vucic confirmed the procurement of Pantsir S1M anti-aircraft systems from Russia during the Serbian military exposition held Wednesday. Vucic talked about modernization efforts by the Serbian military

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