Mass production of PD-14 engines for the MC-21 aircraft has begun signaling a major acceleration of the Russian project to product a medium-haul airliner to compete with the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. “In January 2020, the first engine products for installation on the latest Russian aircraft MS-21 were already delivered to the Irkutsk aircraft plant,” Oleg Yevtushenko, executive director of Rostec, the parent company of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) told RIA Novosti Monday
General Atomics has installed Predator Mission Trainer (PMT) designed by CAE to train the operators of MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), in Grand Forks, North Dakota. "General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc
The Pentagon has awarded General Electric a contract valued $215 million to provide 48 F/A-18 engines.
Boeing has received a $1.5 billion production contract for 18 P-8A Poseidon aircraft including 8 for the US Navy, six for the South Korean Navy and four for the Royal New Zealand Air Force
The United States has given the go-ahead to upgrade South Korean F-16 fighter jets with Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) and Link 16 Tactical Datalink (TDL) and related equipment for $194 million. "The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea to upgrade its F-16 Block 32 aircraft with Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) and Link 16 Tactical Datalink (TDL) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $194 million," Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement Monday
The US and Israel conducted an air exercise on Sunday involving F-35 jets from one anothers air force. This is the first time Israel Air Force (IAF) F-35I "Adir" jets participated in an exercise alongside USAF F-35s in Israel
Japan is set to provide its existing F-15 fighters with Electronic Warfare (EW) capabilities besides buying additional F-35 stealth jets possessing this ability to use focused energy to defeat adversarys electronics, this year. In its
Japan has rejected designs for the indigenous stealth fighter project proposed by the United States and the United Kingdom to favour a home-grown design. "Japan wants to develop a stealth fighter domestically
The United States Air Force is planning to lease T-50A trainers made by Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Lockheed Martin to teach pilots "tactical fighter skills," ahead of beginning training in their new T-7A Red Hawks. The USAF will lease between four to eight T-50A trainers, even as the jet lost the T-X contest to the T-7A, built by Boeing and Saab, in September 2018
The United States Air Force's Air National Guard (ANG) has contracted General Atomics for the provision of Detect and Avoid System (DAAS) for installation on two of its MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft. The DAAS will be equipped on one MQ-9 Block 1 and one MQ-9 Block 5 drones
The German military has proposed buying 90 Eurofighter jets from Airbus plus 45 FA-18s from Boeing to replace its ageing Tornados. In plans revealed to German publication
Saab has commenced manufacture of the Brazilian Air Force (FAB)s first two-seat Gripen F fighter jet. “Saab has performed the first metal cut for the two-seater fighter aircraft Gripen F, marking an important milestone in the programme,” the company said in a
Locally-made PD-14 Engine for Russian MC-21 Airliner Enters Serial Production
CAE Mission Trainer for Operators of MQ-9 Predator
Oshkosh Receives $346.4M to Modernize US Army's Heavy Tactical Vehicles
Pentagon Taps General Electric to Supply 48 F/A-18 Engines
Chinese Military Docs Develop Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine
China Replaces Russian Engine in J-10C Jet With Locally-made WS-10 Taihang
Russia’s Buk-M3 Air Defense System to Debut at Victory Day Parade
Syria Destroys 6 Turkish Combat Drones, Turkish F-16s Down 2 Syrian Su-24
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