US Delivers Missiles and Bombs to Philippines

November 24, 2020 @ 05:24 AM

Philippines received $18 million worth of weapons from the U.S

Russia Delivers Ansat Helicopter to Republika Srpska

November 23, 2020 @ 11:37 AM

The Russian Helicopters has delivered the first Ansat helicopter to a European client, Republika Srpska. The operator of the rotorcraft, which is equipped for medical operations, is the Ministry of Interior of the Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

German Consortium, Indra & Thales Sign Contract to Develop Sensor Suite for...

November 23, 2020 @ 10:47 AM

German Consortium *FCMS, Spanish Indra and French Thales will develop an innovative suite of sensors that will equip the Future European Combat Air System (FCAS), the pan-European next generation fighter jet, drone and weapons system. The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) on behalf of Germany, Spain and France signed the contract...

Spin Flight Testing of India’s Intermediate Jet Trainer Begins After 4 Years

November 23, 2020 @ 08:49 AM

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has commenced spin flight testing of Indias indigenous Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT). Developed by HAL the aircraft will replace the ageing Kiran fleet of the Indian Air Force (IAF)

China's Y-20 Military Transport Aircraft Flown with Indigenous WS-20 engine

November 23, 2020 @ 08:20 AM

China has flown its Y-20 military transport aircraft with an indigenously made WS-20 engine replacing a Russian origin D-30 powerplant. The development has not been confirmed by the authorities

NATO Partners Collaborate to Develop Next Generation of Medium Multi-Role Helicopters

November 23, 2020 @ 05:56 AM

France, Germany, Greece, Italy and the United Kingdom announced the launch of a multinational project on Next-Generation Rotorcraft Capabilities on 19 November 2020. The project is dedicated to the modernization of existing rotorcraft fleets and is one of NATOs High Visibility Projects (HVP)

France to Acquire E-2D Advanced Hawkeye AEW&C Aircraft

November 21, 2020 @ 02:19 PM

France will soon buy three E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft to replace the Navys old E-2C Hawkeye planes. “Like the E-2C Hawkeye currently in service with the French Navy and implemented by the Flottille 4F squadron, the three E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft will be stationed at the Lann-Bihoué (Brittany) naval air base and deployed on the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, and eventually on its successor,”

Lockheed Martin To Build New Training Center For Binational French, German C-130J...

November 21, 2020 @ 08:42 AM

French and German C-130J Super Hercules aircrews and maintainers will train in a facility located in France, built and equipped by Lockheed Martin for the countries binational C-130J Super Hercules Squadron. The company will provide training devices, the learning management system, courseware and options for five years of training services under the terms of a new direct commercial sale (DCS) contract, allowing for in-country learning

Europe’s Taurus May Develop Advanced Bunker Buster Missile with Seoul for KF-X...

November 21, 2020 @ 07:55 AM

Taurus Systems, a joint venture between MBDA and Saab, could collaborate with a South Korean company to develop a new air-based cruise missile with range of over 600km to arm the countrys indigenous KF-X and FA-50 combat jets. "We are developing Taurus K-2, which is smaller but has the same or even more performance of the current missile

CAE to Provide Submarine Detection Sensor for US Navy MH-60R Helicopters

November 20, 2020 @ 01:50 PM

CAE today announced it has been awarded a subcontract by Lockheed Martin to supply the CAE Magnetic Anomaly Detection-Extended Role (MAD-XR) system for United States Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. CAE MAD-XR is a sensitive magnetometer designed to sense changes in the earths magnetic field and is used as a sensor to detect submarines

Turkish Firm to Develop AI to Link Up to 50 Drones in

November 20, 2020 @ 08:17 AM

Software developed by Turkeys MilSOFT company coupled with Artificial Intelligence (AI) will enable the military to link upto 50 drones in a swarm. The software-based solution will allow swarms of UAVs to be released from planes and other platforms

China's Black Hawk Competitor, Z-20 helicopter, to have Multiple Variants

November 20, 2020 @ 06:45 AM

The Z-20 helicopter, Chinas answer to Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk, could have new variants to perform anti-submarine warfare, patrol and reconnaissance missions. “The Z-20 helicopter can be modified into special-mission variants for anti-submarine warfare, patrol and reconnaissance duties,” Wang Ya'nan, a military aviation expert, told the