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Indonesia orders Six Additional T-50i Combat-Trainer Aircraft from Korea Aerospace

July 22, 2021 @ 07:14 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries announced Tuesday that it had signed an export contract for six units of the T-50i, an introductory tactical trainer, with the Indonesian Ministry of Defense (I-MoD). The T-50i is a trainer aircraft built to the requirements of the Indonesian Air Force based on the T-50

Russian Jets Showed Missiles, Bombs to Intimidate Dutch Warship in Black Sea

June 30, 2021 @ 11:49 AM

In a show of might, Russian fighter aircraft armed with missiles and bombs tried to intimidate HNLMS Evertsen (F805) De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate operated by the Royal Netherlands Navy in the Black Sea. That incident occurred last Thursday when the naval vessel was south-east of Crimea

Croatia Could Soon Buy 12 Used Rafale Jets for Euro 1 Billion

May 21, 2021 @ 05:53 PM

The Croatian government is likely to buy 12 used French Rafale fighter jets and a decision could be announced on May 28, on the occasion of the countrys Armed Forces Day. The used planes are to be drawn from French Air Force inventory and are 10 year old, Croatian publication

Argentine Air Force Orders Six IA-63 Pampa III Trainer-Light Attack Aircraft

May 18, 2021 @ 05:09 PM

The Argentine Air Force has ordered six new IA-63 Pampa III Block II trainer-light attack aircraft besides upgrades to three IA-63 Pampa II from a domestic company, Argentine Aircraft ‘Brigadier San martin (FaDeA). The deal is worth a total of $103

France, Germany, Spain Commit to FCAS First Flight by 2027

May 18, 2021 @ 04:08 AM

The defence ministers of France, Germany and Spain have finalized the next phase of the NGWS / FCAS (Next Generation Weapon System / Future Combat Air System) program, which should culminate by 2027 with the first flight of a combat aircraft demonstrator. Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces...

Egypt to Buy 30 Rafale Jets, Contract Signed with France

May 4, 2021 @ 04:37 AM

Egypt and France signed a contract for the supply of 30 Rafale fighter jets, Egyptian defense ministry announced on its website early on Tuesday. "Egypt and France signed a contract to supply 30 Rafale jets through the Egyptian Armed Forces and the French Dassault Aviation company, provided that, the concluded contract is financed through a financing loan of a minimum duration of 10 years," the ministry said

MiG-35 Gets Electronic Flight Mode Limiter to Prevent Tailspin.

January 21, 2021 @ 09:26 AM

The MiG Corporation has developed and patented a system to limit the maximum flight modes of a fighter to prevent it from getting into a tailspin. This system is currently implemented in the Mig 35 and the MiG-29M / M2 as per a report by UAC Russia

Italian Air Force takes delivery Eurofighter Typhoon

October 23, 2020 @ 03:15 PM

The Italian Air Force was handed over the advanced Eurofighter Typhoon during a ceremony from Leonardos plant in Caselle. The ceremony was attended by the Chief of Staff of the Italian Air Force, Gen

UK’s Protector Aircraft undertakes maiden flight

September 28, 2020 @ 11:38 AM

The UKs first Protector RG Mk1 aircraft has successfully completed its first flight after coming off the production line on Friday, September 25. Protector RG Mk1, is said to replace the current Reaper Force when it is introduced to the RAF

Greece is First European Nation Decide on French Rafale Jets: Def Minister...

September 14, 2020 @ 11:26 AM

In its decision to acquire Rafale fighter jets, Greece became the first European nations to announce plans to buy jets from France breaking more than a decade long jinx where European nations have ignored the Rafale in favor of the Eurofighter Typhoon and the F-35. Welcoming the Greek move, French defence minister Florence Parly today said, “the decision of the Greek government to acquire Rafale aircraft confirms the success of an export policy resolutely turned towards Europe

Naval Variant of China’s JL-9 Trainer Makes First Flight

May 14, 2020 @ 06:08 AM

The naval version of Chinas JL-9 trainer jet, speculated to be an aircraft carrier-operable aircraft, has made its first successful flight. On Wednesday, developer Guizhou Aviation Industry Corporation, a subsidiary of state-run AVIC, announced the aircraft took to the skies for the first time on May 12 at Anshun Airport in Guizhou Province

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