Indra will provide three state-of-the-art Defence Deployable Airspace Traffic Management Control System to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and will also be responsible of its support. The systems will enable the RAAFs Joint Battlefield Airspace Controller (JBAC) teams to deliver world leading airspace management and air traffic control capability in a highly mobile and deployable environment
The Israeli cabinet authorized on Sunday the immediate purchase of 14 F-35A Lightning II fighter jets with the option of ordering 17 more in 2017, according to The Times of Israel.The deal, which will cost upwards of $3 billion, was agreed by the US and Israel defense chiefs in late October, but required the ministers approval
The Russian Air Force will get over 150 aircraft and helicopters in 2015, as part of a state defense order, the Defense Ministry announced Monday. "In accordance with the state defense order for 2015 it is planned to deliver over 150 helicopters and airplanes to the [air] forces," a ministry spokesperson for the Russian Air Force, Col
India and Russia are participating in joint drills at the Aviaindra-2014 starting today at the Halwara air base in northwest India. Russian Defense Ministry spokesperson Col
A team of Lockheed Martin and Kaman unmanned aircraft successfully demonstrated its ability to aid in firefighting operations, the company announced Tuesday. During the demonstration, the Indago quad rotor effectively identified hot spots, and provided data to an operator who directed the unmanned K-MAX helicopter to autonomously extinguish the flames
China unveiled its new J-31 stealth fighter jet at the Zhuhai Air Show last week as an alternative to the very expensive Lockheed Martin F-35 jet. The J-31 conducted a demonstration flight at the show with a mock-up also on display
China has unveiled its first domestically developed strategic air lifter, the Y-20 Kunpengwhich. The aircraft will soon be delivered to users, a senior aviation executive said, adding that the development of its engine is "faring well"
Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) is presenting a series of drones at the Zhuhai Air Show in China this week. The Yilong, or Pterodactyl drone, has garnered much attention and was reportedly selected by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force for purchase, as it was displayed along with other aircraft on active duty
Rostec Corporation and the Chinese Industrial Aviation Corporation (AVIC) have reached an agreement regarding strategic cooperation, which will significantly increase interaction between the two companies. According to a statement from Rostec, plans are being made to work out the possibilities for implementing joint projects in aircraft, helicopter, and engine production, as well as in the manufacturing of aircraft materials, avionics, and similar products
Iran announced Monday that it has successfully flight-tested a copy of a US reconnaissance drone captured in 2011. The RQ-170 Sentinel was downed by Iranian electronic warfare systems, which convinced the aircraft to land in Iran instead of its designated home military base after it entered the countrys airspace from neighboring Afghanistan
Chinas soon-to-be debuted J-31 fighter aircraft will be powered by the Russian-made RD-93 engine. Rosoboronexports Air Force Equipment Export Department Head Sergey Kornev, "J-31 with the Russian engine RD-93 is considered to be an export program, able to compete with the American F-35 fifth generation aircraft on the regional markets
Manohar Parrikar has been named Indias new Defense Minister after a cabinet reshuffle yesterday. Parrikar, former chief minister of Goa, will succeed Arun Jaitley who has been handling both the finance and defence ministries since Prime Minister Modi came to office earlier this year
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