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India's DRDO Plans Collaboration With Israel For AWACS Development

February 27, 2017 @ 11:59 AM

India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in collaboration with Israel, has planned to develop a long-range Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS) with a 360-degree coverage. The system will be similar to the Phalcon A-50 long-range AWACS

Indian Air Force Inducts Home Made All-weather AEW&C System

February 14, 2017 @ 02:36 PM

The Indian Air Force has inducted today its first indigenously developed airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system, integrated on a Brazilian Embraer-145 jet. It's a Rs 2,400-crore (US$ 359

First IOC Version Of AEW&C System Aircraft To Be Handed Over During...

February 11, 2017 @ 11:40 AM

Indias Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO) will hand over the first Initial Operational Capability (IOC) version of Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft during the upcoming Aero India air show on 14th of this month, DRDO Chairman said Saturday. The second IOC version will be handed over in the month...

Indian Navy's Ilyushin Il-38 Aircraft Test Fires Maiden Anti-Ship Missile

February 8, 2017 @ 12:58 PM

Indian Navys Ilyush 38 Sea Dragon (IL 38 SD) aircraft has test-fired maiden anti-ship missile, post modification and midlife upgrade. The test firing of maiden anti-ship missile, using Ilyush 38 Sea Dragon (IL-38 SD) Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft was carried out as part of the ongoing Theater level Readiness...

E 2D Hawkeye Jets Arrive in Japan, To Improve Early Warning Against...

February 4, 2017 @ 11:45 AM

A squadron of five E-2D Hawkeye Advanced surveillance aircraft has joined the Ronald Reagan Aircraft Carrier Strike Group in the Japanese city of Iwakuni Thursday in order to boost airborne radar and detection capabilities in the Asia-Pacific. The forward deployment is seen as an effort to raise deterrence against the efforts...

Photos On Social Media Indicate Replica Of Chinese Carrier-Borne AEW&C Aircraft

January 31, 2017 @ 02:25 PM

Photos posted on a social media reveal that the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is seeking to equip a future carrier with a full-scale model of its Chinese navalised airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft. Published on the social media platform Weibo on 26 January, the images show the model of Navalised AEW&C aircraft, which resembles Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye AEW&C aircraft, on the countrys land-based carrier replica, near the city of Wuhan, in China's central Hubei Province

Turkish Armed Forces To Receive Hürkuş-C Close Air Support Aircraft This Year...

January 19, 2017 @ 12:46 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has planned to deliver the Hürkuş-C close air support (CAS) aircraft to the country's Armed Forces (TSK) in 2017. The Hürkuş-C will also be equipped with a tactical data-link system, electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) system, self-protection system, and an armour reinforced airframe, Quwa reported Wednesday

UK Navy's Merlin Helicopter To Be Fitted With Thales Searchwater Radar

January 16, 2017 @ 01:22 PM

Lockheed Martin has selected a new generation of the Thales Searchwater radar and Cerberus mission system to be fitted to existing Merlin Mk2s helicopters for delivering Royal Navy with an airborne surveillance and control capability (ASaC). Lockheed Martin acts as the Ministry of Defences prime contractor for the Merlin helicopter

AAI Corp Wins $475M Surveillance Drones Contract

January 10, 2017 @ 09:55 AM

AAI Corp. has won a contract worth $475 million to produce surveillance drones for the US Special Operations Command

Korean Navy's P-3CK Maritime Aircraft Accidentally Drops Missiles Into East Sea

January 2, 2017 @ 12:04 PM

A Korean navy's P-3CK maritime patrol aircraft accidentally dropped weapons into the East Sea on Sunday during a patrol when a co-pilot accidentally pressed the emergency weapons release switch. The missing weapons include two harpoon missiles, two torpedoes as well as two depth charges and are worth about 4 billion won ($3

ANKA-S UAV To Be Delivered To Turkish Army In 2017

December 29, 2016 @ 12:53 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries will start delivery of satellite-communication (SATCOM)-equipped 10 ANKA-S Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) next year. The delivery is planned to be completed by 2018 while the qualification process was in progress,

Maldives, Azerbaijan Ready To Buy Pak Mushshak Trainers: Defence Production Minister

December 20, 2016 @ 12:08 PM

Pakistan is in talks with foreign customers to export its Super Mushshak trainers. Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain told Pakistani daily, Nation on Monday that the government is in contact with certain countries for the export of its trainers, and that Maldives and Azerbaijan are ready to buy it

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