A mock-up of the European New Generation Fighter (NGF) was unveiled at the Paris Air Show 2019 today where Dassault Aviation and Airbus revealed that they expect a contract for the first demonstrator phase of the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) by Q4 2019. The two firms have already delivered a joint industrial proposal to France and Germany for executing the FCAS
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) uncovered the full-size mock-up of its TF-X jet at the Paris Air Show 2019 today at a time when it is facing possible expulsion from the F-35 program over the S-400 row with the United States. The aircraft mock-up looks inspired by the F-35 and has several design cues to suggest so
The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) have received two new MiG-35 4++ generation, multi-role fighters and will be getting 4 more by the end of the year, Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG Director General Ilya Tarasenko said Monday. "We have already delivered two first aircraft to the Aerospace Forces for tests
Fresh from international sales success in Myanmar and Nigeria, the Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 fighter jet is seeking new customers at Paris Air Show 2019 (PAS) and will fly on all days of the show beginning Monday. Immediate sales prospects for the JF-17 are Egypt and Malaysia both of which are interested in the upcoming Block III version
Saab has submitted its proposal for 64 Gripen aircraft and 2 GlobalEye AEW&C aircraft for the Finnish fighter procurement in January this year. 52 of the 64 fighters proposed are single-seat Gripen E, while 12 others are dual-seat Gripen F
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is negotiating with Russia to make a fresh purchase of long-range missiles for its Su-30MKI and MiG-29 fighters, after acquiring $700 million-worth air-to-air and guided missiles from Mosow. The new multi-million dollar purchase includes “nearly 300 units of R-73 short-range air-to-air missiles, 400 units of RVV-AE (R-77) medium-range air-to-air guided missiles, and X-31 radar jamming Russian missile,” highly placed sources told
Boeing has won a $41 million contract to supply over 2000 pieces of equipment required to perform maintenance and repair works of Kuwaiti F/A-18E/F Super Hornets. The contract includes supply of 2,763 pieces of peculiar support equipment, support equipment spares and test equipment for the maintenance and repair of F/A-18E/F aircraft for the government of Kuwait, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
With the US-Turkey F-35 Jet deal heading towards a possible collapse, Turkey is considering alternatives such as the Russian Su-57, Chinese J-31 or even accelerating the development of its own fighter jet. The US has stopped supply of parts to Turkish firms involved in the F-35 supply chain besides suspending pilot training for F-35s ‘delivered to Ankara but still based in the United States
Ministry of Defense (MoD) of India is evaluating whether it should continue to invest in the development programme of aircraft carrier-based version of the countrys Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), the Tejas. The MoD is seeking a six-month time period to arrive at the decision, according to a report published by
The United States is reportedly eyeing to sign a $34 Billion mega deal with
Three new Sukhoi Su-34 fighter jets have assumed combat duty at the mixed aviation regiment stationed in Russia's Chelyabinsk region on Tuesday. "Three new-generation Su-34 fighter jets have been delivered to the aviation regiment in accordance with the state defense order
Ruling out any technical defects with the F-35 Jet which crashed off Japan without any warning, the Japanese Air Self Defence Force (ASDF) blamed ‘spatial disorientation or vertigo of the pilot as the likely cause. “We believe it highly likely the pilot was suffering from vertigo or spatial disorientation and wasnt aware of his condition,” Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya told a briefing today, Japanese media reported
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