Bangladesh is looking to buy multi-role combat jets, Apache attack helicopters and surface-to-air missile systems from the United States. "Both countries are currently negotiating two agreements that are required by the US law for the purchase to go ahead that will expand the military cooperation between the countries," two US government officials were quoted as saying by
Russia has completed testing of Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100 airplane with horizontal wing tips dubbed “Saberlets” at Zhukovsky, near Moscow. “Tests of two SSJ100 jets (bearing manufacturer serial numbers 95032 and 95157) with the horizontal wing tips was successfully completed
Russias Il-76MD-90A transport plane has completed logistics tests and initial factory flight tests, state-owned UAC announced on Friday. The aircraft will be flown to the base in Zhukovsky after undergoing remaining factory flight tests, where second round of testing will commence, UAC said in a
Taiwans $4.56 billion project to upgrade its fleet of 142 F-16 fighters seems to be back on track with the countrys defense minister announcing completion of the refitting program within four years, previously hit by delays
A Kabul-bound Indian SpiceJet commercial plane was reportedly intercepted by Pakistani F-16 fighters after Pakistan mistook the flight to be that of the Indian Army or Indian Air Force. According to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officials, there was confusion over the "call-sign" assigned to the Boeing 737 aircraft when it entered Pakistani airspace on September 23
Russia is planning to conduct weapons trial of Okhotnik (Hunter) stealthy combat drone next year, a defense industry source revealed. "The drones onboard air-launched weapons will begin to be tested for combat employment at the testing range of the 929th State Flight Test Center of the Defense Ministry," the source was quoted as saying by
Swiss airlines on Wednesday stated its fleet of Airbus A220 jets, grounded following problems with Pratt & Whitney engines, would resume operations on October 17. On Tuesday morning, a flight from Geneva to London Heathrow was rerouted to Paris due to engine issues, following which Switzerlands national airlines suspended operations of the aircraft
Turkeys armed drones struck a Kurdish truck while ammunition and explosives were reportedly being loaded onto the vehicle, on Monday. “Terrorists of the PKK / PYD-YPG, the infant killers targeting our civilian settlements with mortar shots, were identified by our UAVs while supplying ammunition for new massacres and were destroyed by our Air Forces,” Turkeys Ministry of Defense
China's J-20 stealth fighter jet may have entered mass-production following its induction into an “ace unit” of the People's Liberation Army - Air Force (PLA-AF). With the J-20 fighter jets, the ace unit, which enjoys the honor of shooting down or damaging 59 enemy aircraft, will be able to better perform their duties of safeguarding national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity, Global Times quoted Shen Jinke, the spokesperson for the PLA –AF as saying Sunday
Pakistans “Project Azm” whose centrepiece involves development of its own fifth generation fighter has accelerated, with first of the four “conceptual design phase” cycles being concluded. “First cycle of conceptual design phase has been completed
United States XQ-58A Valkyrie drone intended to become the “loyal wingman” for F-22 and F-35 pilots, was damaged during its third flight on October 9. "The XQ-58A Valkyrie completed the third flight of the Low Cost Attritable Strike Demonstration program October 9 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona
South Korea is planning to add 20 more F-35 jets to its fleet of fighter planes with a $3.3 billion purchase, the countrys arms procurement agency has announced
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