The Iranian military have received eight locally-overhauled aircraft that includes fighters such as F-14, F-4 and Mirage jets and C-130 transport plane. “The overhaul of military aircraft is a complicated process that only a few powerful countries in the world could do,” Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami was quoted...
Saab and today announced that leading Canadian aerospace companies- IMP Aerospace & Defence, CAE, Peraton Canada and GE Aviation have joined the ‘Gripen for Canada Team which is bidding for Canadas Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP). Saab is offering Gripen E for Canadas future fighter requirement of 88 new aircraft to...
The United States Navy has awarded Textron Aviation $14.3 million to modify its Beechcraft King Air 350C Cargo Slick aircraft to UC-12W military transport plane
The US Defense Advanced Research and Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched a program to develop infrared (IR) sensors or “invisible headlights” for navigation in low visibility conditions to stay hidden from advesaries. "Autonomous and semi-autonomous systems need active illumination to navigate at night or underground
Turkey has claimed to have shot down two Russian-made Syrian Su-34 fighter jets besides destroying three of their air defense systems using F-16 jets, as a retaliatory attack against Syrian downing of six Turkish combat drones. “A Syrian air defense system that lowered one of our SİHAs (drones), and two other...
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has announced the completion of maiden flight with the first Pratt & Whitney GTF PW1200G engine assembled in Japan. “The flight was completed in the United States at the companys Flight Test Center in Moses Lake, WA, and was performed by the companys Flight Test Aircraft 1 (FTA1),” the company said in a statement on February 27
A missile fired by a Turkish Drone destroyed a Russian-made Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System (ADS) of the Syrian Army deployed in Idlib province on Friday. Information leaked to the Turkish media said that the ADSs radar was active moments before the impact, indicating that the system failed to detect the incoming missile
Boeing announced it conducted an engine air start with the T-7A Red Hawk advanced jet trainer as part of the types testing programme. The T-7As only engine, GE 404, was turned off for 48 seconds when the aircraft was flying at an altitude of 20,000 feet, Boeing said in a
Indonesia on Wednesday approved a US grant to supply 14 Boeing Insitu ScanEagle reconnaissance drones ($28.3 million) and upgrade 3 Bell 412 helicopters ($6
The United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence (AFAD) has ordered Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) that will be integrated on its Dassault Mirage 2000 fighter jets for the first time. Sniper ATP detects, identifies, automatically tracks and laser designates small tactical targets at long ranges
The US State Department has given its approval for the sale of 4 AT-6C Wolverine Light Attack Aircraft and related equipment to Tunisia for an estimated $325.8 million, which could be the first sale of the armed variant of the aircraft
Turkey plans to establish a center to facilitate the testing of aircraft against the effects of lightning, within the scope of its project to develop the fifth-generation TF-X National Combat Aircraft (MMU). Ankara appears to be accelerating its indigenous fighter development following its ousting from the F-35 program over S-400 row