A 45-member Ukrainian State Investigative Commission team which arrived in Tehran today is holding talks with Iranian authorities to jointly decode the black box of the downed Ukrainian Airlines Boeing 737-800. "At the moment, we are holding effective diplomatic negotiations with the Iranian side, there is every reason to hope for cooperation on all issues, including the participation of our commission in deciphering the recordings from the black boxes of our aircraft," Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov on his Facebook page, Ukrainian media reported
The US State Department has approved a sale of up to 12 F-35B aircraft to Singapore, the most expensive version of the jets, estimated to cost $2.75 billion
Indonesia has taken a stance to secure its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) from Chinese intrusion by deploying four F-16 fighters and six warships to the South China Sea. “Our Navy and Air Force have been deployed to the North Natuna Sea
The United States could lose billions of dollars in arms sales to Iraq should Baghdad evict US troops from it soil and scale down its military relationship with Washington. Following the assassination of Iranian top general Qasem Soleimani in US drone strikes, Iraq asked US troops to leave their country
All 170 passengers and crew on board a Ukrainian Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft are feared dead when the plane crashed soon after takeoff from Tehran International Airport this morning. Irans Red Crescent has said there was no chance of finding survivors, and Pir Hossein Kulivand, an Iranian emergency official, later told state TV all those on board were killed in the crash
Lockheed Martin to Prepare Service Infrastructure for Over 3000 F-35 Stealth Jets The US F-35 Jet sustainment office awarded a $1.9 billion contract to service 490 jets already delivered and prepare the infrastructure for an eventual deployment of 3,000 aircraft, Lockheed Martin announced in a press release
Pakistan Navy (PN) inducted an ATR aircraft-based maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and LUNA NG unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for coastal reconnaissance on January 4. The ATR turboprop aircraft was converted into MPA role by Germany-based Rheinland Air Service (RAS) as per a contract awarded in December 2018
Turkey has all but given up on rescuing its deal for 100 F-35 fighter jets with the United States, and instead is seeking alternatives to the American jets besides improving its defensive capabilities. With the new U
Upto two pairs of Boeing Super Hornets, Eurofighter Typhoons, Lockheed F-35s and Saab Gripen fighters will be flown to Finland to take part in a series of tests designed to check whether they fit in the criteria specified under the €10 HX fighter competition, commencing January 9.Information provided by the companies will be verified “in a fair manner” and under low temperature conditions and tests specified by the Ilmavoimat (Finnish Air Force)
The Block III version of the Chinese-Pakistani JF-17 fighter jet marked its maiden flight in December 2019 in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province. The jet features technologies from China's J-20 stealth fighter jet and upgrades in electronic devices that will significantly increase its combat efficiency
The US Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin two contracts worth $2.1 billon combined to provide logistics support for the Navys F-35 fleet, and to supply long lead components for the production of new jets
Russias flagship air carrier Aeroflot has received first five of the total 100 ordered Sukhoi SSJ100 regional jetliners, manufacturer United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced on Wednesday. “The first five Superjet aircraft were delivered to Russias Aeroflot,” UAC
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