Militants launched an attack against Russian air base in Syria on Wednesday by firing 12 rockets which were all destroyed by Russian air defense systems. "Today, at 15 hours and 15 minutes, militants of the Katiba Ard al-Bab and Katiba Jabel Butma terrorist groupings (both outlawed in Russia) made another attempt from the Idlib de-escalation zone to shell the Russian Hmeymim airbase," Major-General Viktor Kupchishin, Head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Warring Sides in the Syrian Arab Republic (part of Russias Defense Ministry), was quoted as saying by TASS
Upgraded version Su-25 fighter, Su-25SM3 will be equipped with Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled target acquisition and sighting system to allow pilots to strike designated targets without their participation. "As part of further upgrade of attack aircraft, the latest Su-25SM3 versions will be furnished with a new sighting system
Russias plan to build 12 new and upgraded Project 22350M frigates capable of carrying 48 Kalibr, Oniks and Tsirkon cruise missiles is likely to be approved by yearend, according to a source in the shipbuilding industry. "A project plan for 12 vessels with a displacement of 7,000 tons and a capability of carrying up to 48 Kalibr, Oniks and Tsirkon cruise missiles will be finalized by the yearend,"
The US Air Force and Navy will not jointly develop next generation of fighters for the US Navy, a Navy official has said. Unlike the F-35, which has variants for each military branch, the Navy does not intend to use the Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) aircraft in penetration missions of highly contested airspace
China has unveiled a new armoured vehicle that is capable of firing 12 suicide drones to launch attacks on targets and to conduct reconnaissance operations on Tuesday at the Beijing Civil-Military Integration Expo 2019. The 5
Lockheed Martin has completed the delivery of all the 36 F-16 fighters procured by Iraq, with the last 9 jets delivered to the country on May 3. The Iraqi Air Force (IqAF) procured 24 single-seat Block 50/52 F-16Cs and 12 twin-seat Block 50/52 F-16Ds, although two aircraft have been lost in training accidents in the United States and have not yet been replaced, Jane's reported Wednesday
Russia's state-run Rosoboronexport will showcase over 1600 pieces of latest defense hardware and equipment on May 9 at Red square, Moscow, when the country celebrates its Victory Day. Among displays will be the newly updated Beriev A-50 flying radar, Armata tank, Bumerang personnel carrier, Kurganets-25 fighting vehicle, Uralvagonzavods armored vehicles, High Precision Systems SAMs, Tecmashs MLRSs and Russian Helicopters aviation systems
AeroVironment and Kratos Defense & Security Systems have announced a strategic relationship to develop the integration of tube-launched UAS and tactical missile systems into long-range, high speed unmanned systems for their delivery into denied environments. Kratos and AeroVironments first collaborative project will demonstrate the ability to launch and control a small, tube-launched loitering aircraft from a larger runway-independent unmanned aircraft
China is constructing its first full-sized aircraft carrier dubbed Type 002, a carrier that seems smaller than 100,000-tonne US carriers but larger than France`s 42,500-tonne Charles de Gaulle, according to reports. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, provided images to
An Antonov An-32, twin-engined turboprop military transport aircraft belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) overshot the main runway due to a technical snag while departing from the Mumbai airport, located on the west coast of the country, on Tuesday night. According to a report by NDTV, Defence Ministry officials said that the aircraft had to abandon take off in view of a technical issue and overshot the runway
BAE Systems has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin for the production of more than 50 long range anti-ship missile (LRASM) sensors and are working to achieve early operational capability (EOC) on the United States Navy's F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in 2019. The two companies worked in tandem to achieve EOC for LRASMs on the B1-B bomber ahead of schedule
QinetiQ has won a C$51 million contract to supply unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to the Canadian Armed Forces. The vertical take-off UAS will provide Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) services to the Royal Canadian Navy and Special Operations Forces Command, for both domestic and international operations, the company said in a statement Tuesday
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