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Indian Army Orders High-Altitude Switch UAV

January 18, 2021 @ 07:08 PM

The Indian Army has signed an approximately $20 million contract for undisclosed quantities of a high-altitude variant of locally-made SWITCH UAV which will be delivered over a period of 1...

Saudi Arabia Produces Combat Drones after Turkey’s Tech Transfer

January 18, 2021 @ 05:53 PM

Saudi Arabia has commenced production of Haboob drone using technology shared by Turkey. An image of Haboob armed with Roketsans MAM-L ammunition was shared by Advanced Electronics Company (AEC)

Russian MC-21-300 Aircraft Rolls off Runway, No Damage Reported

January 18, 2021 @ 02:05 PM

Russias MC-21-300 airliner rolled off the runway during tests of its emergency braking systems and simulated failure of one engine. “The crew was not injured and no visible damage to the...

Airbus Develops UAV Launcher for A400M Aircraft

January 18, 2021 @ 12:29 PM

Airbus has developed a launcher to release unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) from the belly of an Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The development of the UAV Launcher project has been performed...

Elbit Demos “HattoriX” Fire Support System to Eight European Countries

January 18, 2021 @ 12:28 PM

Elbit Systems recently demonstrated its “HattoriX” artificial intelligence based fire support system to eight Western European countries signaling a possible sale to these nations. HattoriX is a passive/active target acquisition systems...

Iran Refuses Medical Supplies, Demands $7Billion Cash for Release of S Korean...

January 18, 2021 @ 12:01 PM

Iran has refused South Koreas offer of medical supplies and demanded $7 billion in cash to release a South Korean-flagged tanker it seized in the Persian Gulf on January 4. The $ 7 billion being demanded...

Greece Approves $14B 5Yr Modernization Plan, to Receive Rafales in Mid-2021

January 18, 2021 @ 06:23 AM

Greek lawmakers have approved a $14 billion five-year military modernization plan including purchase of Rafale jets, first of which it would receive around mid-2021. Athens is expected to sign the $3

Chinese Navy's Third Aircraft Carrier Likely to be Launched This Year

January 18, 2021 @ 05:57 AM

The Chinese Navys large aircraft carrier, Type 003, is expected to be launched in 2021 and enter naval service around 2025. General outline of the warship is already identifiable in recent openly available photographs

Chinese Army Inducts New All-Terrain Vehicle for Logistics Support in High-Alt Plateau...

January 18, 2021 @ 05:37 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) has commissioned a newly-developed all-terrain vehicle for logistics support missions in plateau regions with altitudes higher than 5,000 meters. Designed with caterpillar tracks made of metalloid, this new all-terrain vehicle...

S.Korea’s FA-50 Jet Completes Tests with Sniper Targeting Pod

January 18, 2021 @ 05:05 AM

Lockheed Martins Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) just successfully completed ground and flight testing, clearing the way for FA-50 airworthiness certification. The tests resulted in a successful long-range guided munition hit of a designated target, the...

Russia Establishes Consortium to Develop New-Gen Nuclear Energy Tech

January 17, 2021 @ 03:54 AM

A consortium consisting of nine Russian research centers and universities has been created to develop new generation nuclear power technologies. Projects to be undertaken by the consortium includes developing nuclear fuel cycle facilities, fast reactors, new...

Iranian Ballistic Missiles Hit Targets 1,800km Away in Indian Ocean

January 17, 2021 @ 03:39 AM

Irans indigenously-developed ballistic missiles destroyed targets located 1,800km away in the Indian Ocean on Saturday. State-owned news agency