USAF Picks Northrop Anti-Drone Defense System

July 9, 2020 @ 10:13 AM

The U.S

German MoD to Convert Airbus A321neoLR into Troop Transport, MedEvac Aircraft

July 9, 2020 @ 07:56 AM

The German Air Force will receive two Airbus A321neoLR aircraft configured to take on troop transport and medical evacuation roles. On July 8, the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) signed a contract with Lufthansa Technik regarding provision of equipment that will go on the brand...

Indonesia denies Requesting US for MV-22 Osprey Aircraft

July 9, 2020 @ 07:43 AM

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has refuted a United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announcement that it had requested to buy eight Bell-Boeing MV-22 Block C Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for $2 Billion. Secretary General of the Indonesian MoD, Donny Ermawan Taufanto asserted that there were no plans to purchase...

RD-93MA Engine, to Power Pakistan JF-17 Block III Jets, Enters Thermal Chamber...

July 8, 2020 @ 01:58 PM

A new engine for the Pakistani JF-17 fighter jet, dubbed RD-93MA being developed by Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC)-Klimov has entered thermal chamber tests to confirm high-speed characteristics in simulated flight conditions. The RD-93MA has been specifically developed to power single engine light fighter jets

Israeli University Develops Tech to Locate Operators of Hostile Drones

July 8, 2020 @ 04:38 AM

Cyber researchers from Ben Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have created algorithms to pinpoint the location of drone operators operating maliciously near airports or protected airspace by analyzing the flight path of the drone. The paper, which was led by senior lecturer and drone expert Dr

Saab Starts Gripen E/F Fighter Jet Production in Brazil

July 7, 2020 @ 04:57 PM

Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM), Saab's first aero structures plant outside of Sweden for the new Gripen E/F fighter, marked the start of production today in Brazil. This site builds sections of Gripen, which will then be delivered to the final assembly facilities at the Embraer plant in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo, Brazil and to Linköping, Sweden

Russian Customs Seize "Radioactive" Helicopter in German Cargo

July 7, 2020 @ 10:38 AM

A German helicopter which emitted radiation level exceeding the standard by 55 times was seized by Russian customs officers at Vladivostok on Tuesday. “The radiation hazardous cargo (helicopter) arrived from Germany in a container (shipped) to a Russian company,” Asya Berezhnaya, spokeswoman for the Vladivostok Customs, was quoted as saying by

New UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters for Lithuania

July 7, 2020 @ 03:44 AM

Lithuania could buy six UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment from the United States for $380 million. On July 6, the U

Israel May Buy Jet Fuel, Diesel from United States for $990M

July 7, 2020 @ 03:27 AM

The United States has green-lighted Israels request to supply Jet Propellant 8 (JP-8) jet fuel to enable the country to maintain operational aircraft. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Israel of approximately 990 million gallons of Petroleum-based products for an estimated cost of $3 billion

Raytheon Scores $35M AIM-9X Sidewinder Missiles Deal

July 7, 2020 @ 02:36 AM

Raytheon has won a $34.75 million contract to produce around 120 additional AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles

France approved to buy 3 E-2D Hawkeye Aircraft for $2B

July 7, 2020 @ 01:49 AM

The United States state department has approved a possible Sale to the Government of France of three E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today