Indian Defense Minister will inaugurate the induction ceremony of first Indian Air Force (IAF) Su-30MKI squadron equipped with BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles at the Air Force Station in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu state, on January 20. "The induction ceremony of the jets armed with BrahMos would take place on January 20 and the fighters would have the most potent platform capable of long reach and multi-role capabilities," Air Marshal Amit Tiwari said on Wednesday
Boeing has delivered 3 new KC-46 Pegasusmilitary aerial refueling and strategic military transport aircraft to the United States Air Force (USAF). "Weve delivered three more KC-46 tankers to the US Air Force
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The first flying prototype of Russia's Ilyushin IL-96-400M has arrived for its final assembly at the Voronezh Aircraft Production Association (VASO) plant. "The IL-96-400M first flight prototype has arrived to the final assembly shop," manufacturer United Aircraft Corporation announced earlier this week
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and Rheinmetall submitted to the Bundeswehr a proposal to supply CH-53K King Stallion under Germany's heavy-lift helicopter procurement program, the "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber." Sikorsky and Rheinmetall formed a STH project team of more than 10 German companies, which includes MTU Aero Engines, Autoflug GmbH and Hydro Systems KG
The French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) has contracted Dassault Aviation to integrate three of its Falcon 8X aircraft with Thales CUGE universal electronic warfare capability, under the Archange program launched to strengthen France's signals intelligence (SIGINT) capabilities. “The contract awarded on 30 December 2019, covers the first two aircraft on the programme
Finland has awarded IMI Systems, subsidiary of Israels Elbit Systems, a contract to supply M339 120mm High Explosive Multi-Purpose ammunition for the armys Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs). “Elbit Systems subsidiary IMI Systems, has been selected by the Finnish Ministry of Defense to provide the Finnish Army with the M339, a NATO compliant 120mm High Explosive Multi-Purpose ammunition and Data Setting Units for its Leopard 2 MBTs,” the company
The keel for Russias first of two amphibious assault ships will be laid at the Zaliv shipyard in Crimea in early May. The amphibious assault ships, will be able to carry helicopters, troops and armored vehicles
China completed construction of the last Type 056 stealth-capable, guided-missile corvette, the Aba, in December. “China has completed work on its final coastal defensive Type 056 corvette,” military analysts were quoted as saying by
Iraqi officials have expressed fear of an economic meltdown if Washington imposed sanctions that it had previously hinted at, including freezing oil-revenue linked bank accounts in the United States in which Baghdad holds an estimated $35 Billion. Oil revenues constitute up to 90% of the states budget and are held in US
The Philippines Army is set to become the first international customer of the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile with its Department of National Defense (DND) intending to buy two batteries the contract for which is expected to be signed in May 2020. Following the announcement by DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana in December, Brahmos is gearing up for its first international sale
The Finnish Air Force (FAF) has commenced flight evaluation trials of the Eurofighter jet as part of its
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