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Sierra Nevada To Modify Bombardier 6000 Aircraft For JSTARS Project

June 21, 2017 @ 03:14 PM

Sierra Nevada Corp (SNC) has joined the Skunk Works Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) Recapitalization (Recap) team that currently includes Bombardier and Raytheon to deliver solution to the US Air Force. SNC, which previously qualified as a prime contractor candidate for the US Air Force's JSTARS Recap program,...

US Navy Orders Deployable P-8A Poseidon Trainers

June 7, 2017 @ 03:10 PM

Boeing has recently signed a contract to deliver first deployable P-8A Poseidon trainers, allowing aircrew and operators to improve their mission readiness even while serving away from home. Boeing will provide seven Deployable Mission Readiness Trainers (DMRTs) to the US Navy, starting in 2019

Latest Bolt-on Aircraft Laser Weapon To Jam Enemy Missile Attacks: USAF

May 31, 2017 @ 03:18 PM

The US Air Force is working on an experimental demonstrator laser weapons that easily bolts on to an aircraft. A special five-year effort, called the SHIELD program, is aimed at creating sufficient on-board power, optics and high-energy lasers able to defend large platforms such as a B-52 bomber, C-130 aircraft or...

IAF To Get Vintage Douglas DC3 ‘Dakota’ Aircraft This Year

May 9, 2017 @ 09:35 AM

The Indian Air Force will soon add a restored Douglas DC3 'Dakota' aircraft to its vintage fleet, as Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar said that it is now getting all the mandatory clearances. Speaking to IANS, the businessman-turned-lawmaker said that the aircraft is currently in London and expected to arrive in...

Ukraine's Antonov AN−2−100 Lifts 3202 kg Cargo Weight

April 12, 2017 @ 12:44 PM

UKraine's Antonovs AN-2-100 light aircraft has achieved a test flight, lifting a cargo weight of 3202 kg to the altitude of 2700m at the companys base. The AN−2−100 light aircraft is up−to−date modification of the world−known AN−2 biplane, the company announced Tuesday...

Philippines To Patrol Sea With TC-90 Planes Leased From Japan

March 28, 2017 @ 02:35 PM

Armed Forces of Philippines (AFP) will use its TC-90 aircraft leased from Japan to patrol the West Philippine Sea and Benham Rise, where China has been attempting to incur. The Philippines Navy officially received the first two of five TC-90 patrol planes from Japan yesterday,

Russia Readies New Early Radar Warning Aircraft For Testing In July

March 17, 2017 @ 07:40 AM

Russias next generation early radar warning aircraft, Beriyev A-100 Premier “flying radar”, will begin testing this July. "The Beriyev R & D Group in Taganrog (Russian acronym TANTK) is one of the parties engaged in the development of the early radar warning complex," Russian Deputy Minister of Defense Yuri Borisov told TASS Thursday after a tour of the production facility

Sikorsky Awarded $137M Support Services Contract For US Presidential Transport Helicopter Fleet

December 15, 2016 @ 07:45 AM

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has been awarded a $137 million contract by the US Navy to provide VH-3D and VH-60 Executive Helicopters support services for the Presidential Helicopters Program. “Sikorsky Aircraft Corp

Singapore Army Commissions Protected Combat Support Vehicle

November 29, 2016 @ 04:34 PM

Singapore Army has inducted a 20-tonne four-wheel drive platform Belrex Protected Combat Support Vehicle (PCSV) on Friday. In a ceremony presided over by the countrys second minister for defense, Ong Ye Kung, the PCSV was commissioned at a Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) live firing area in the western part of the island,

Japan Offers 10 Percent Price Concession For Indian US-2 Aircraft Deal

October 21, 2016 @ 01:28 PM

Japan has offered price concession for the purchase of 12 US-2 amphibious aircraft for the Indian Navy. “Japan is offering a price concession of more than 10 percent per aircraft from $133 million per aircraft to around $113 million, and the $1

China Unveils Largest AG600 Amphibious Aircraft

July 25, 2016 @ 09:26 AM

China unveiled the worlds largest amphibious aircraft, the AG600 on Saturday, which will be used to perform marine rescue missions and fight forest fires. The production line was rolled off in the southern city of Zhuhai on Saturday, Xinhua reported

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