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DARPA Selects Boeing, 4 Others to Develop Air Combat Dog-fighting Algorithms

November 12, 2020 @ 09:14 AM

US DARPA research agency recently awarded contracts to five companies to develop algorithms enabling mixed teams of manned and unmanned combat aircraft to conduct aerial dog-fighting autonomously. Boeing, EpiSci, Georgia Tech...

Mazagon Dock Launches India’s Fifth Scorpene Submarine

November 12, 2020 @ 07:27 AM

Indias Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) launched the Navys fifth Scorpene-class submarine Vagir today. “Indian Navys fifth Scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' launched at Mazagaon Dock today

Chinese J-11BS Jets Sport New Mystery Missile That Could be Armed on...

November 12, 2020 @ 07:12 AM

A video posted by Chinas Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) recently showed J-11BS fighter jets armed with a new type of missile, expected to be armed on J-16D jets...

BAE Systems to Install Mission-Critical Information Warfare Platform on US Navy Vessels

November 12, 2020 @ 06:13 AM

BAE Systems has been awarded contracts worth more than $30 million to produce and integrate a mission-critical information warfare platform for U.S Navy vessels

Boeing Expects China to Order 8600 Airplanes in 20 Years

November 12, 2020 @ 05:52 AM

Boeing expects Chinas airlines to acquire 8,600 new airplanes valued at $1.4 trillion and commercial aviation services valued at $1

Israeli AF Receives First-of-its-kind F-35I Jet to Test Indigenous Weapons, Electronics

November 12, 2020 @ 05:36 AM

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) received its first test F-35I aircraft, custom-built for Israel, which gives the IAF an opportunity to install its own electronic warfare, communications and weapons systems. The test aircraft, designated as F-35I,...

Russia’s MC-21 Airliner Prepares for First Flight with Domestic PD-14 Engines

November 11, 2020 @ 05:42 PM

Upsetting United States' sanctions regime, Russias Irkut Corporation has completed the construction of an MC-21-310 prototype for flight with a locally-made PD-14 engines. The domestic engines will replace Pratt & Whitney (P & W) engines...

Germany Orders 38 New Typhoon Jets

November 11, 2020 @ 05:04 PM

The German Air Force will receive 38 new Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets under a contract signed today. Eurofighter GmbH, and NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) signed the so-called Quadriga contracts on November 11 that...

Nigeria Receives Four Chinese Wing Loong II Attack Drones

November 11, 2020 @ 11:24 AM

Nigeria is believed to have received four Chinese-made Wing Loong II attack drones out of an order of eight. “The Wing Loong II, which can remain airborne for 31hrs in Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)...

Elbit Systems to Compete for USAF’s Joint All Domain Command and Control...

November 11, 2020 @ 08:42 AM

The United States Air Force has selected Elbit Systems of America to compete for future task orders within the services Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) contract. The purpose of the JADC2 ID/IQ is...

All-new Russian Il-76MD-90A Military Transport Aircraft Completes Final Assembly

November 11, 2020 @ 08:27 AM

The Russian heavy-lift Il-76MD-90A military transport plane, the all-new version of the popular IL-76, has completed final assembly and is scheduled to commence ground and flight tests soon. The installation of new PS-90A-76 engines, a modified...