Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) uncovered the full-size mock-up of its TF-X jet at the Paris Air Show 2019 today at a time when it is facing possible expulsion from the F-35 program over the S-400 row with the United States. The aircraft mock-up looks inspired by the F-35 and has several design cues to suggest so
The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) have received two new MiG-35 4++ generation, multi-role fighters and will be getting 4 more by the end of the year, Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG Director General Ilya Tarasenko said Monday. "We have already delivered two first aircraft to the Aerospace Forces for tests
ST Engineering has developed an aircraft inspection system using drones called DroScan and will commence trials soon in cooperation with Air New Zealand. Droscan has a drone fly around the outside of an aircraft to inspect its surface and produce high definition images which are processed with smart algorithms to detect and classify defects, which aircraft engineers can review and confirm, or carry out further inspection for defects if required
Fresh from international sales success in Myanmar and Nigeria, the Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 fighter jet is seeking new customers at Paris Air Show 2019 (PAS) and will fly on all days of the show beginning Monday. Immediate sales prospects for the JF-17 are Egypt and Malaysia both of which are interested in the upcoming Block III version
Saab has submitted its proposal for 64 Gripen aircraft and 2 GlobalEye AEW&C aircraft for the Finnish fighter procurement in January this year. 52 of the 64 fighters proposed are single-seat Gripen E, while 12 others are dual-seat Gripen F
An Indian JV, Adani Elbit Advanced Systems may have landed its first export order being part of a $180 million multi-UAV export deal between Israeli Elbit Systems and the Government of Philippines. Elbit is close to signing a $180 million deal for supplying various types of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to the Philippines army, Globes newspaper reported
Unmanned Systems maker AeroVironment has acquired Pulse Aerospace, LLC, a developer and supplier of small VTOL UAS, for $25.7 million in cash, including milestone-based earn-out payments of $5 million
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is negotiating with Russia to make a fresh purchase of long-range missiles for its Su-30MKI and MiG-29 fighters, after acquiring $700 million-worth air-to-air and guided missiles from Mosow. The new multi-million dollar purchase includes “nearly 300 units of R-73 short-range air-to-air missiles, 400 units of RVV-AE (R-77) medium-range air-to-air guided missiles, and X-31 radar jamming Russian missile,” highly placed sources told
Boeing has won a $41 million contract to supply over 2000 pieces of equipment required to perform maintenance and repair works of Kuwaiti F/A-18E/F Super Hornets. The contract includes supply of 2,763 pieces of peculiar support equipment, support equipment spares and test equipment for the maintenance and repair of F/A-18E/F aircraft for the government of Kuwait, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
With the US-Turkey F-35 Jet deal heading towards a possible collapse, Turkey is considering alternatives such as the Russian Su-57, Chinese J-31 or even accelerating the development of its own fighter jet. The US has stopped supply of parts to Turkish firms involved in the F-35 supply chain besides suspending pilot training for F-35s ‘delivered to Ankara but still based in the United States
Ministry of Defense (MoD) of India is evaluating whether it should continue to invest in the development programme of aircraft carrier-based version of the countrys Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), the Tejas. The MoD is seeking a six-month time period to arrive at the decision, according to a report published by
Russian MC-21 airliner program which had been delayed due to American sanctions on acquiring composite technology has moved back on track with a Russia-based AeroKompozite announcing the development of wings and other structures made from composites. The announcement was made by United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) which is the lead agency for developing the passenger plane on its Twitter account Monday
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