The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has received first of its total five ordered Alliance Ground Surveillance drones based on US Global Hawks, on Thursday. “The first of five NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft landed in Sigonella, Italy at 16h46 local time on Thursday (21 November 2019), marking an important step in the delivery of the AGS Program,” NATO said in a statement
Malaysia is considering Russias offer of trading-in old, “problematic” Su-30MKM and MiG-29 jets for new Su-35, MiG-35 or Su-57 fighters under its fighter jet procurement program. “Even though we are not looking at purchasing new fighter jets, the Defence Ministry is still studying the offer from the Russian government,” Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu was quoted as saying by the local media
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) on Wednesday divulged plans of upgrading their ageing fleet of E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) planes for $1 billion. “I can confirm we will sign a contract upgrading, modernising the AWACS fleet – $1 billion dollars,” Jens Stoltenberg, NATO chief, said at a meeting of foreign ministers in Brussels
Russia has delivered two more Su-30SM multi-role fighter jets to Belarus, days after the country received the first two aircraft on November 13. “Two more Su-30SM multirole fighters landed at the airfield of the Baranovichi air base on November 20
Air Astana, the flag carrier of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has signed a letter of intent with Boeing to acquire thirty Boeing 737 MAX airplanes at the ongoing Dubai Airshow. “Air Astana intends to order 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes to serve as the backbone of its new low-cost airline FlyArystan, the Kazakh flag carrier and Boeing announced at the Dubai Airshow
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force announced plans to acquire two additional GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft from Saab, and three more Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft, at the ongoing Dubai Airshow (17-21 November). The GlobalEye is among the static displays at the airshow, marking the aircrafts debut at any exhibition
The engine powering an Indian Navy MiG-29K fighter caught fire, following which the plane reportedly crashed soon after taking off from Dabolim air base, Goa state, on Saturday. "At about noon on 16 Nov 2019, a MiG-29K twin seater aircraft, on a routine training sortie, encountered a flock of birds after take off from the naval Air Base at Dabolim Goa," the Indian Ministry of Defense said in a statement
Two MiG-31 fighter jets upgraded to the “BM” standard will be inducted into active services with the Russian forces by the end of the current year. The high-altitude fighter interceptors will enter service with the Central Military Districts fighter air regiment stationed in the Krasnoyarsk Region, Eastern Siberia, by the end of 2019, the Districts press office said in a statement Friday
The Pentagon has awarded Rolls-Royce a contract worth $67 million to provide Series 3.5 upgrade to the T-56 turboprop engines used in C-130 Hercules military transport planes
The basic operational clearance and user evaluation trials readiness of the HAL developed Basic Trainer Aircraft (BTA) HTT 40 is expected soon. This information was revealed during a flight performed by Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Chief of Staff of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on HTT 40 on Thursday
The Royal Thai Air Force has upgraded two of its 30-40 year-old F5 TH aircraft which will being them on par with the Gripen 39 C/D fighters. The upgrades to two aircraft include German IRIS-T and Israeli Python 4 missiles, Italian radar and smart bombs and they can work just as well as Gripen 39 C/D fighter jets, air force chief Maanat Wongwat told the media in Bangkok today
The United States Navy has awarded Rolls-Royce a contract worth $1.2 billion to support V-22 Osprey engines
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