Boeing Wins $235 Million US Navy Contract For 11 P-8A Aircraft

April 7, 2016 @ 08:45 AM

Boeing has been awarded a US Navy contract worth $235 million for production of 11 P-8A Multi-mission Maritime Patrol Aircraft. “The Boeing Co

Reliance, Antonov JV To Develop Military and Civil Aircraft

April 1, 2016 @ 12:33 PM

Reliance Defence announced Thursday that it has entered into joint venture with Ukraine's Antonov for making smaller aircraft, which can be used by military and civilian customers. "Reliance Defence Ltd along with Ukraine based State Corporation Antonov have agreed to cooperate on dual version transport aircraft for Military, Para military and...

Finmeccanica Wins Italian MoD Contract For Nine M-346 Trainers

March 22, 2016 @ 12:10 PM

Finmeccanica has signed a contract worth over 300 million Euros with ARMAEREO (Italian National Armaments Directorate) of the Italian Defence Ministry for additional nine Aermacchi M-346 advanced training aircraft for the Italian Air Force. The contract was signed by Grazia Nunnari, head of national and international contracts of ARMAEREO (Italian National...

Philippine Navy Plans To Lease Retired Japanese TC-90 Trainers

March 4, 2016 @ 08:02 AM

The Philippine Navy is planning to lease five retired Japanese training aircraft for patrolling missions in the disputed South China Sea. According to a Japanese daily Yomiuri Shimbun, the Philippines is eyeing Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force Beechcraft TC-90 aircraft

Boeing Wins $276 Million US Navy Contract For Two P-8A Aircraft

March 1, 2016 @ 08:04 AM

Boeing has been awarded a $276 million US Navy contract for production of two P-8A Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft. “The Boeing Co

Is Indo-Japanese US-2 Amphibious Aircraft Deal In Limbo?

February 29, 2016 @ 09:52 AM

Japan has no immediate plans for ‘selling or delivering the US-2 amphibious aircraft to India, a senior diplomat was quoted as saying by the Hindu news daily Friday. “There is no decision about its delivery nor did the Foreign Secretaries discuss the timing of the delivery”, Yasuhisa Kawamura, Director General of Press and Public Diplomacy of Japan was quoted by the

ANTONOV Signs Agreement To Manufacture AN−132 Aircraft In Saudi Arabia

February 25, 2016 @ 08:15 AM

ANTONOV Company has signed an agreement with a Saudi firm Taqnia Aeronautics Co. to establish an aircraft manufacturing complex for Antonov aircraft and production of AN−132 transport aircraft in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Russian Helicopters Tiltrotor Marks First Flight

February 19, 2016 @ 08:34 AM

Russian Helicopters new unmanned tiltrotor has successfully completed a new testing stage by performing its first flight. Created by VR-Technologies, an innovative design bureau, part of Russian Helicopters, this unique tiltrotor has gained interest of a number of oil and gas companies and various government agencies

Saab’s Swordfish Maritime Patrol Aircraft Mission System Available In Two New Platforms...

February 17, 2016 @ 10:44 AM

Saab has introduced its Swordfish mission system for maritime patrol aircraft on two new platforms -- Bombardiers Q400 turboprop and Global 6000 jet, the company statement said today. Saabs Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) mission system delivers strategic multi-role capabilities

Yak-152 Basic Trainer Model Displayed At Singapore Airshow 2016

February 16, 2016 @ 08:48 AM

Russia's United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has displayed a model of the Yak-152 propeller-driven basic trainer at the Singapore Airshow 2016. This is the first time the model is being displayed at an international event

Japan's Kawasaki Promotes Heavy Airlifter and Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

February 16, 2016 @ 08:04 AM

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries is promoting the YCX heavy airlifter and the P-1 maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) at the Singapore Airshow 2016. While the MPA is already in service with the Japanese Navy, the YCX is nearing the end of its development phase with an unspecified number of orders received from the Japanese Air Force

New Russian Jet Trainer Completes First Flight

February 16, 2016 @ 07:40 AM

Russias new forward-swept wing jet trainer SR-10 has made its maiden flight, Sputnik reported Sunday. The Russian private design bureau ‘Modern Aviation Technologies has developed a single-engine, all-composite aircraft SR-10