Airbus Unveils Blended Wing Aircraft Demonstrator at Singapore Airshow

February 11, 2020 @ 07:55 AM

Airbus unveiled MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls) “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator on Tuesday at the Singapore Airshow (February 11-16). At 2 metres long and 3

HAL to Export Su-30MKI, MiG-29 Engine Parts

February 10, 2020 @ 11:16 AM

Indias state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russias Rosoboronexport to export spares and accessories of engines of the Su-30MKI and MiG-29 fighter jets. “The MoU envisages export of spares and services to friendly countries for which license has been given to HAL

Tests of PAK-DA Stealth Bomber’s Engine Prototype in 2020

February 10, 2020 @ 09:13 AM

The engine prototype of Russias long-range stealth bomber that is currently under development could be sent for its initial tests by the end of 2020

Loyal Wingman Drone's Fuselage Complete, First Flight in 2020

February 10, 2020 @ 07:35 AM

Boeing has completed fuselage structural assembly for the first stealth-capable Loyal Wingman drone, and is targeting its first flight for this year. The Loyal Wingman (Boeing Airpower Teaming System) is designed to use artificial intelligence (AI) in teaming with other manned and unmanned platforms

Saab's Gripen E and GlobalEye Complete Finnish Flight Evaluation

February 8, 2020 @ 03:05 PM

Saab has completed its participation with Gripen E and GlobalEye AEW&C in the Finnish HX Challenge, the Finnish Air Force testing and evaluation event at Pirkkala Air Base in Finland. The flight evaluation is part of the capability assessment in the on-going HX programme, the procurement of new fighter aircraft to...

Lockheed Wins $348M for F-35 Components

February 8, 2020 @ 02:19 PM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded $347.7 million to supply long lead materials, parts, components for 43 F-35 fighters

US Navy to receive 3 Modernized F/A-18 Block III Fighters by April

February 8, 2020 @ 06:40 AM

Boeing has delivered the first modernized F/A-18 Block III jet to the US Navy, and will deliver two more of them by April 2020. “Boeing has given an F/A-18 a new lease on life after delivering the first Super Hornet under the Service Life Modification (SLM) to the US Navy

French Air Force Gets Second KC-130J Aerial Refueler

February 8, 2020 @ 05:36 AM

Lockheed Martin handed over the second of two KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refuelers to the Frances Armée de l'Air on February 4, at the companys Aeronautics facility in Marietta, Georgia. France has received a total of four Super Hercules aircraft — two C-130J-30 combat delivery airlifters and two KC-130J aerial refuelers — through a Foreign Military Sale with the US government

US Navy Orders Two MQ-4C Triton Drones

February 7, 2020 @ 08:07 AM

The United States Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $172.4 million order to supply two MQ-4 Triton drones

BEL to develop Drone Swarm Tech with Indian Startup

February 7, 2020 @ 07:46 AM

India's state-run Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at DefExpo 2020 with a Bengaluru-based startup to develop Unmanned systems, Swarm technologies, and more. Newspace Research & Technologies Limited (NRT) and BEL will co-operate in the design, development, manufacturing, integration, testing and supply of Unmanned Systems, Swarm technologies, stratospheric platforms and related payloads, and to provide lifetime support to the Indian Defence forces and non-defence customers, the companies said in a joint statement

DefExpo 2020: India’s HAL & Dynamatics Technologies to build Israel Aerospace Drones

February 6, 2020 @ 07:52 AM

Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Dynamatics Technologies Limited (DTL), and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build IAIs drones for the Indian military, at DefExpo 2020 in Lucknow city. “HAL, IAI and DTL signed an MoU for marketing, manufacturing and selling of IAIs Unmanned Ariel Vehicles (UAVs) to Indian potential customers such as Indian Defence Forces, Paramilitary Forces and Central Armed Police Forces at DefExpo 2020 here today,” state-run HAL said in a

China at Singapore Airshow: Ba Yi Aerobatics Team In, 10 Exhibitors Out

February 6, 2020 @ 06:42 AM

Chinese Air Force's Ba Yi Aerobatics Team will take part in flying displays at Singapore Airshow (February 11-16) for the first time, even as ten exhibitors backed out owing to Coronavirus fears. "In accordance with the consensus between China and Singapore, the Ba Yi Aerobatics Team assigned to the Air Force of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) will perform at the Singapore Airshow upon invitation from February 5 to 18, 2020," China's Ministry of Defense said in a statement Wednesday