The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has contracted General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) for the supply of MQ-9B SkyGuardian Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) under the country's Project Air 7003
Russia's Su-57 stealth fighter has completed 16 flights equipped with it's new, powerful engine dubbed "Item 30." "Currently, the engineering bench tests of the advanced engine continue and the item is being tested on a flying laboratory
The Royal Australian Air Force's Large Aircraft Infra-Red Counter-Measures (LAIRCM), intended to provide additional electronic warfare self-protection (EWSP) to the C-130J transport planes, has achieved Final Operational Capability (FOC). Eight of the twelve aircraft were modified in Australia by Airbus Australia Pacific under a local commercial licencing arrangement
Germany has awarded Kongsberg a $27.2 million (250 MNOK) contract to supply a Counter Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) to its armed forces
The pilot of a United States Air Force (USAF) F-16 fighter jet that crashed near Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, on Monday afternoon “while performing a routine landing,” has ejected safely. “The pilot ejected safely with minor injuries and has been transported to a medical facility
Bell Boeing has won a $218.7 million modification contract to provide logistics and engineering support for the V-22 platform
Turkish drone manufacturer Baykar has rubbished a report claiming that it was able to develop sophisticated Bayraktar TB2 drones using technology imported from the United Kingdom. "We never got it from you
Venezuelan President Nicolas inaugurated a full-scale simulator of the Su-30МK2 aircraft delivered and mounted by the Sukhoi Company under the contract previously signed between Rosoboronexport and CAVIM (Venezuelan Company of Military Industries). The opening ceremony of the full-scale simulator in the city of Barcelona today was attended by the Minister of Defense of Venezuela Vladimir Padrino Lopez and representatives of the Federal Service Military-Technical Cooperation of Russia, a Rosoboronexport statement said
Flight tests of Russias first “heavily upgraded” Tupolev Tu-160M strategic bomber is scheduled to begin soon with the aircraft being transported from Kazan factory to the testing ground. “The first heavily upgraded Tu-160M strategic bomber was transferred from the production workshops to the flight testing station of the Kazan Aviation Enterprise on November 28, for factory ground and flight tests," a source in the defense industry divulged
French Safran and German MTU Aero Engines, roped in to power the European Future Combat Air System (FCAS) jet, have settled on the formers appointment as prime contractor in the initial phase and then forming a 50-50 joint venture, after being mired in dispute on who will be accorded program leadership. Paris and Berlin have reached an agreement- Safran will be the main contractor, while MTU, the subcontractor, in the Research & Technology phase
The Pentagon has awarded Pratt and Whitney a contract valued $522 million to provide logistics support to the F-135 engines of the F-35 fighters belonging to the United States military, non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants and foreign military sales (FMS) customers. "United Technologies Corp
Rolls-Royce has secured a five-year MissionCare contract valued at $1.2 Billion to maintain AE 1107C engines on US Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force V-22 aircraft
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Israeli Defense Force Inducts Elbit XACT Weapon Sights
Australia Purchases MQ-9B SkyGuardian Drones
Germany To Finalise Order for 38 Eurofighter Jets, 110 E-Scan Radars
Turkish Navy to get First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier in 2020
Bechtel Bags US Navy's $1.4Bn Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components Contract
Indian Air Force to Buy 83 Tejas Jets by March 2020
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