SHIELD Aviation, Inc. announced today the granting of a Category 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Interim Flight Clearance (IFC) for the ARES Block C UAS by Naval Air System Command (NAVAIR) Patuxent River MD AIR – 4
The Sukhoi Company today handed over a batch of Su-35 and Su-30M2 fighter aircraft to the Ministry of Defense in the framework of the common day of acceptance of the military equipment delivered by the defense industry. The aircraft were produced in accordance with the State orders for the supply of combat aircraft to the Russian Air Force under the State Armament Program for the years 2011 — 2020
UTC Aerospace Systems will show a range of capabilities for defense applications at the AUSA 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition, which takes place in Washington, D.C
Rockwell Collins Elbit Systems of America Vision Systems (RCEVS) has introduced a new enhanced night vision solution for fixed wing aircraft. The Digital Eye Piece (DEP) Night Vision Cueing Display (NVCD) is fully qualified and available to fit all fielded JHMCS helmet mounted displays
Economic sanctions have made Russian Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) manufacturers operate more effectively, according to the Director of UAV development programs at Russias Vega Radio Engineering Corporation Arkady Syroyezhko. “The import substitution program could help [Russian defense] industry to apprehend its drawbacks and to use its existing internal reserves
Eastern European nations such as Romania, Poland and Bulgaria have increased arms imports, mostly from the US to counter possible Russian aggression. The Ukraine crisis has left Russias neighbors vulnerable and have all announced plans to buy aircraft, electronic warfare systems and missiles from Western countries
The United States sold 16 G222/C-27A planes of the 20 planes originally bought from Alenia Aermacchi worth $500 million to the Afghan Air Forces for just $32,000 for scrap metal value. According to reports, the military transport planes had been sitting at Kabul International Airport for years, before they were sent for scrap
Sanctions imposed by Western countries against Russia are not having any effect on the fulfillment of Russian state defense orders, CEO of Russia's state high-tech Rostec corporation Sergey Chemezov told Ria Novosti Thursday. "The sanctions are having a negative impact on our country and our partners, but they are in no way affecting the state defense orders," said Chemezov, adding that Russia purchases Western components only for the supply of equipment to third parties
Russias Beriev is preparing a new airborne early warning variant of Ilyushins upgraded transport aircraft, the Il-76MD-90A, fitted with the new Vega Premier radar system in a rotating antenna, Rostec reported Wednesday. Russian Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A military cargo plane has completed its maiden flight and will become the platform for a future long-range radar detection and control prototype plane, A-100
The Norwegian Government has asked for new budget authorizations for a total value of $1 billion for the acquisition of six new F-35 fighter aircraft and additional equipment and services for 2015. Including these aircraft, the New Fighter Aircraft program will have been authorized to acquire 22 of the new aircraft, with deliveries to begin by the end of next year
The Indian Air Force is expecting to receive tenders from private companies to upgrade the aging fleet of Russia AN-32 transport aircraft and MiG-29 fighter aircraft this month. The IAF last year had invited bids from private parties for upgradation of AN-32 transport and MiG-29 fighter aircraft but only a single tender was received for the AN-32s
The Australian Government has begun the process of purchasing two additional C-17A Globemaster strategic airlift aircraft, Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston announced today. Senator Johnston said should the Government elect to exercise this option the two extra Globemasters would significantly enhance the Royal Australian Air Forces capacity for operational tasks, disaster relief and humanitarian assistance in our region and around the world
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