The Chinese Air Force's women pilots will now operate the FBC-1 bombers for the first time, Xinhua reported citing a report by PLA Daily. Until now, the cockpit has been occupied by male pilots
Egypt will receive the French-made Mistral-class helicopter carriers in June-September 2016, the French ambassador in Cairo said Sunday. "The delivery of Mistrals will take place between June and September this year, " Sputnik reported quoting Andre Parant as saying during a press conference in the Egyptian capital
Pilots of the 116th Guards Assault Air Force Base and Air Defense of the Republic of Belarus carried out missile launches from the Russian-made Yak-130 combat training aircraft. During the exercise, R-73 air-to-air guided missiles were launched and hit the designed target, an Irkut statement said today
Japan's ShinMaywa Industries has offered to set up a plant in India for US-2 amphibious aircraft to cater to international demands, according to PTI report. The move comes as the Indian Navy plans to procure six such aircraft, under a government to government deal, between 2017 and 2022
The Russian Navy will receive two more IL-38N Novella anti-submarine aircraft in November this year, the Deputy General Director of Ilyushin Aviation complex Yuri Yudin said. Under a contract with the Defense Ministry, Ilyushin is set to give the Russian Navy 28 units of IL-38N by 2020, Yudin was quoted as saying by Sputnik
Russian company Technodinamika is set to join the Russo-Chinese long-range wide-body aircraft that is being developed by the Chinese COMAC and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft. Technodinamika, part of the Rostec group is drafting its proposals for systems and parts of the aircraft, a Rostec statement said today
CACI International has won a $63.5 million bridge contract from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to continue its support for NAWCADs Special Communications Mission Solutions (SCMS) Division
South Korea is planning to introduce overhauled S-3 Viking anti-submarine warfare (ASW) planes for countering North Korean threats. A military program review group approved last month the proposal to incorporate 12 former US Navy Vikings into service, Yonhap news service reported Sunday
The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has received second RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft seven months early from the US. “The aircraft was handed over today at RAF Mildenhall will be deployed on operations within weeks,” the MoD announced Friday
United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) of Russia will accelerate the development of the T-50 fighter aircraft also known as by its Russian abbreviation PAK-FA by building three more prototypes. The prototypes will be delivered to the testing team consisting of Irkut Corp, a company under UAC and the Russian air force which is jointly testing the prototypes
China is building its second aircraft carrier to extend its military reach amid deepening maritime tensions with neighboring countries, Various media reported on Monday. The ship is being built in a shipyard in the northeastern city of Dalian, where the countrys first carrier, the Liaoning was refitted before going into service in 2012
Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared the purchase of 38 PC-7 Pilatus basic trainer aircraft for Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday. The original contract was for 75 and had an option clause of buying 50 percent under the same terms and conditions
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