Russia is planning to conduct weapons trial of Okhotnik (Hunter) stealthy combat drone next year, a defense industry source revealed. "The drones onboard air-launched weapons will begin to be tested for combat employment at the testing range of the 929th State Flight Test Center of the Defense Ministry," the source was quoted as saying by
Swiss airlines on Wednesday stated its fleet of Airbus A220 jets, grounded following problems with Pratt & Whitney engines, would resume operations on October 17. On Tuesday morning, a flight from Geneva to London Heathrow was rerouted to Paris due to engine issues, following which Switzerlands national airlines suspended operations of the aircraft
Turkeys armed drones struck a Kurdish truck while ammunition and explosives were reportedly being loaded onto the vehicle, on Monday. “Terrorists of the PKK / PYD-YPG, the infant killers targeting our civilian settlements with mortar shots, were identified by our UAVs while supplying ammunition for new massacres and were destroyed by our Air Forces,” Turkeys Ministry of Defense
China's J-20 stealth fighter jet may have entered mass-production following its induction into an “ace unit” of the People's Liberation Army - Air Force (PLA-AF). With the J-20 fighter jets, the ace unit, which enjoys the honor of shooting down or damaging 59 enemy aircraft, will be able to better perform their duties of safeguarding national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity, Global Times quoted Shen Jinke, the spokesperson for the PLA –AF as saying Sunday
Pakistans “Project Azm” whose centrepiece involves development of its own fifth generation fighter has accelerated, with first of the four “conceptual design phase” cycles being concluded. “First cycle of conceptual design phase has been completed
United States XQ-58A Valkyrie drone intended to become the “loyal wingman” for F-22 and F-35 pilots, was damaged during its third flight on October 9. "The XQ-58A Valkyrie completed the third flight of the Low Cost Attritable Strike Demonstration program October 9 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona
South Korea is planning to add 20 more F-35 jets to its fleet of fighter planes with a $3.3 billion purchase, the countrys arms procurement agency has announced
Israeli UAV manufacturer Aeronautics has sold 4 Aerostar tactical UAVs to the Cyprus' defense ministry to monitor Turkeys exploration for oil and gas in the Eastern Mediterranean sea. The deal valued at $13 million for four Aerostar Tactical UAS (TUAS) drones, which have a wingspan of 8
Italys Guardia di Finanza agency has signed an agreement for three additional ATR 72MPs maritime patrol aircraft for €150 million ($162 million). The agreement includes providing related technical-logistic support services to the customer, the company said in a
Taiwan has sought depot-level maintenance facilities for US military equipment such as the M1A2T Abrams tanks and F-16V jets not only for itself but to also make it a regional support base for US weapons. “US businesses could take a step further in working with Taiwanese companies by building depot-level maintenance capacity in Taiwan
The General Directorate of Civil Aviation of India has certified a new engine for the Mi-171A2 helicopter being manufactured by Russias UEC-Klimov enterprise. The new VK-2500PS-03 turboshaft engine is the latest modification of the VK-2500 engine with an improved performance
An unnamed southeast Asian country has awarded Elbit Systems a $153 million contract for comprehensive, multi-layered array of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) meant for its army. Under the terms of the contract, the Israeli firm will supply a networked multi-layered drone solution, including more than a thousand THOR Multi-Rotor Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) mini-UAS, scores of Skylark LEX, Skylark 3 and Hermes 450 tactical UAS as well as Universal Ground Control Stations, Elbit Systems said in a statement Sunday
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