Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) has announced a breakthrough laser system to defeat missiles whose recurring cost could be “$1 per shot” compared to hundreds or thousands of dollars for each missile of an anti-missile air defense system. "Every shot is very cheap
Boeing has shared messages exchanged between its employees in the months leading up to 2018 Boeing 737 MAX crashes with the investigators, some of which relates to development and qualification of MAX simulators. “In December, Boeing proactively brought these communications to the FAAs attention in furtherance of the companys commitment to transparency with our regulator and strong safety oversight of our industry,” the company said in a
The reason behind Ukrainian Boeing 737 crash that killed all of the 176 onboard the aircraft on Tuesday remains shrouded in mystery- was it a technical glitch or did Iran “accidently” shoot it down as claimed by the US and its allies? The Ukraine International Airlines flight, PS752, crashed near Tehran minutes after take-off. Turbulence in the Middle East reached unprecedented heights when a top Iranian general, Qasem Soleimani, was killed in US drone strikes just outside Baghdad airport on January 3
A 45-member Ukrainian State Investigative Commission team which arrived in Tehran today is holding talks with Iranian authorities to jointly decode the black box of the downed Ukrainian Airlines Boeing 737-800. "At the moment, we are holding effective diplomatic negotiations with the Iranian side, there is every reason to hope for cooperation on all issues, including the participation of our commission in deciphering the recordings from the black boxes of our aircraft," Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov on his Facebook page, Ukrainian media reported
The F-16 fighters of Air National Guards are the first to receive Northrop Grummans AN/APG-83 SABR fifth-generation Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars. “The US Air Force has completed installation of Northrop Grumman Corporations AN/APG-83 SABR radars on Air National Guard F-16s at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to meet a US Northern Command Joint Emergent Operational Need (JEON) for homeland defense,” Northrop said in a
The US State Department has approved a sale of up to 12 F-35B aircraft to Singapore, the most expensive version of the jets, estimated to cost $2.75 billion
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $70 million, 28 month contract to accelerate the software development of the US Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) into a more agile framework. Under the contract, awarded by the Aviation Missile Technology Consortium (AMTC), Northrop Grumman and the US Army will partner to prototype an agile development process in order to build, test and field capabilities faster to respond to current and emerging needs, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Indonesia has taken a stance to secure its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) from Chinese intrusion by deploying four F-16 fighters and six warships to the South China Sea. “Our Navy and Air Force have been deployed to the North Natuna Sea
German Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall €54 million ($60 million) to supply spare parts and special tools for the armys fleet of Puma infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs). Under a recently signed framework agreement, shipment of the spare parts, worth around €44 million ($49 million), is scheduled to begin in mid-2020, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Turkeys major indigenous defence programs such as the Altay tank and the ATAK combat helicopter could face significant delays over denial of engine technology by European firms. While the Altay tank project is certain to miss a production deadline set for this year as the engine manufacturer, MTU of Germany has remained non-committal on supply after providing just 4 engines
The United States could lose billions of dollars in arms sales to Iraq should Baghdad evict US troops from it soil and scale down its military relationship with Washington. Following the assassination of Iranian top general Qasem Soleimani in US drone strikes, Iraq asked US troops to leave their country
Irans Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have claimed that none of precision-guided Fateh-110 and Qiam-1 ballistic missiles fired at United States military bases in Iraq had been intercepted. The missiles struck Iraqs Ain al-Asad and Erbil airbases on January 8, five days after IRGC head Qasem Soleimani was assassinated by the US
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