Amidst an un-ending scandal involving the 737 Max airplane, Boeing has replaced Dennis A. Muilenburg with David L
The first Eurofighter jet equipped with Captor E-Scan Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar made its first flight at the Flight Test Centre of Leonardo Aircraft Division in Turin-Caselle, on Monday. "On the 23rd December 2019 at the Flight Test Centre of Leonardo Aircraft Division in Turin-Caselle, the first Instrumented Series Production Aircraft (ISPA 6) equipped with the Kuwait Air Force configuration has successfully completed its first flight," Eurofighter announced
India is likely to finalise the INR 40,000 crore contract for 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas jets, 20% cheaper from previously quoted price, next February at DefExpo-2020 event in Lucknow city, Uttar Pradesh state. In November 2016, Defense Acquisition Council (DAC), India's highest decision-making body on procurement, approved purchase of Tejas Mark-1A fighters by the IAF at a cost of Rs 50,025 crore
Following a series of flight tests, SSJ100 Sukhoi Superjet with horizontal Winglets dubbed saberlets has received Major Change Approval from Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency. In October 2019, United Aircraft Corporation (UAV) announced that tests of two SSJ100 jets (bearing manufacturer serial numbers 95032 and 95157) with the horizontal wing tips was successfully completed
The United States has approved the sale of equipment including engines, support and services for Argentina's Lockheed P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft. "The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Argentina of equipment, support and services in support of Argentinas EDA purchase of four (4) P-3C aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $78
Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) signed a memorandum of understanding to study joint development of a new light military transport aircraft on Thursday. The study seeks to identify alternatives and solutions to meet FABs operational needs, especially in the Amazon region and austere environments, including unpaved, short and damaged runways located in remote areas
Following China's purchase of 50% of shares in Ukrainian engine maker Motor Sich, the Asian country has boasted it laid hands on the firm snatching the deal away from the US and Russia. Ukrainian state-owned defense conglomerate UkrOboronProm has now confirmed the sale of more than 50% of Motor Sichs shares to the Chinese
A contingent of Pakistani JF-17 performed during the Qatar National Day Celebrations yesterday indicating of possible sale prospects to the Gulf state. Images of the aircraft performing aerobatics were released by the Pakistani MoD
Leonardo UK has demonstrated a new radar receiver, warner technology as part of its development work for the Tempest project, the future combat jet project in which the UK, Italy and Sweden are working together. In a laboratory demonstration for the UK MoD and other Team Tempest partners, the new sensor demonstrated a direction finding performance of four times what is possible with typical radar warning receiver while being just 1/10th the size of a standard system
The Turkish military is set to buy ‘Songar, a locally-made armed drone capable of firing automatic weapons. Eight ‘Songar drone systems, equipped with automatic machine guns, will enter service with the deal signed between Turkey's Defense Industries Presidency and the drones' manufacturer, Asis Elektronik, Hurriet Daily News reported
General Electric has won a $11.1 million modification contract involving procurement of five engines to be equipped on Presidential helicopters
Boeing announced a “temporary” halt to production of 737-Max passenger jets even as it is making efforts to deliver 400 aircraft kept “in storage” which had not been picked up by Airlines due to lack of safety clearance. In 2018, all 346 people on board the two flights- a Lion Air 737 Max 8, and the same model operated by Ethiopian Airlines in March- were killed in the crashes, causing worldwide grounding of Boeing MAX planes
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