Kuwait will become the first country to own Eurofighter jets equipped with E-Scan (Captor-E CAESAR) Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar when it receives the jet next year. Twenty-Eight Eurofighter jets were purchased by Kuwait in 2016 for $8
The United States has awarded General Electric a contract valued $1.34 billion for T700 engines used in AH-64 and H-60 helicopters
Turkey will begin testing the radars of its new Russian-made S-400 air defense systems, against Lockheed F-16 jets over a period of two days. The fighters, along with other jets, will perform high and low altitude test flights on 25th and 26th of November for Turkey to test S-400 radars, Milliyet reported
The modernised version of Soviet-era Tu-160 strategic bomber, is set to enter Russian military service in 2021. “Construction of the modernised Tu-160M for the Ministry of Defense has already begun
European MBDA has been selected by South Korea to arm its new indigenous KF-X fighter jet with Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missiles (BVRAAMs). The contract awarded by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) also includes providing integration support to KAI, transfer of know-how and manufacture of test equipment for the KF-X integration and trials campaign
The United States has sent a squadron equipped with F-35 fighters on a combat deployment to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings here deployed F-35A Lighting IIs into combat
Egypt remains steadfast even under pressure of CAATSA sanctions by the United States for the former's purchase of 20 Su-35 fighters worth $2 billion from Russia. The US imposes CAATSA (Countering Americas Adversaries Through Sanctions Act) sanctions against countries that buy military equipment from Russia
Mongolia is set to receive its first ever fighter jets, two MiG-29s, from Russia on the 26th of November (Tuesday). “Russia will hand over two MiG-29 fighter jets to the Mongolian army
The Pentagon has awarded Pratt and Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies a contract worth $763 million for the supply of 48 additional engines to power the F-35 fighter jet. “This modification exercises options for the Lot 14 production and delivery of 48 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Air Force and 10 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has received first of its total five ordered Alliance Ground Surveillance drones based on US Global Hawks, on Thursday. “The first of five NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft landed in Sigonella, Italy at 16h46 local time on Thursday (21 November 2019), marking an important step in the delivery of the AGS Program,” NATO said in a
Malaysia is considering Russias offer of trading-in old, “problematic” Su-30MKM and MiG-29 jets for new Su-35, MiG-35 or Su-57 fighters under its fighter jet procurement program. “Even though we are not looking at purchasing new fighter jets, the Defence Ministry is still studying the offer from the Russian government,” Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu told the parliament
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) on Wednesday divulged plans of upgrading their ageing fleet of E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) planes for $1 billion. “I can confirm we will sign a contract upgrading, modernising the AWACS fleet – $1 billion dollars,” Jens Stoltenberg, NATO chief, said at a meeting of foreign ministers in Brussels
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