Swiss airlines on Wednesday stated its fleet of Airbus A220 jets, grounded following problems with Pratt & Whitney engines, would resume operations on October 17. On Tuesday morning, a flight from Geneva to London Heathrow was rerouted to Paris due to engine issues, following which Switzerlands national airlines suspended operations of the aircraft
The Afghanistan Air Force on Tuesday received two Mi-35 attack helicopters gifted by India. In 2016, Kabul requested India to repair and provide new parts for the Air Forces 11 Mi-35s and 7 transport aircraft
Lockheed Martin unveiled Raider X design as the companys entrant for the US Armys Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototype program. The aircraft design was showcased during the annual conference of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) on October 14 in Washington
The United States has accelerated work on developing hypersonics and directed energy including weapons for its Stryker vehicles, and High Power Microwave (HPM) to ward off drone swarms. The Army's path for fast-tracking hypersonics, directed energy and other critical capabilities is being led by the Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO)
Turkeys armed drones struck a Kurdish truck while ammunition and explosives were reportedly being loaded onto the vehicle, on Monday. “Terrorists of the PKK / PYD-YPG, the infant killers targeting our civilian settlements with mortar shots, were identified by our UAVs while supplying ammunition for new massacres and were destroyed by our Air Forces,” Turkeys Ministry of Defense
Pakistans “Project Azm” whose centrepiece involves development of its own fifth generation fighter has accelerated, with first of the four “conceptual design phase” cycles being concluded. “First cycle of conceptual design phase has been completed
Turkeys new indigenously developed “Hisar-A” low altitude missile defense system has completed all of its tests, and will now enter mass production phase. "Hisar-A low-altitude air defense missile system developed by Aselsan and Roketsan has successfully destroyed the target with 100% accuracy in the final tests,” Ismail Demir, Defense Industry President,
United States XQ-58A Valkyrie drone intended to become the “loyal wingman” for F-22 and F-35 pilots, was damaged during its third flight on October 9. "The XQ-58A Valkyrie completed the third flight of the Low Cost Attritable Strike Demonstration program October 9 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona
A mock-up of a strange, saucer-shaped armed helicopter was displayed at the China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin on October 10. Dubbed "Super Great White Shark," the aircraft is circular and appears to have a cockpit in the center, with a huge rotary blade surrounding the pilots
South Korea is planning to add 20 more F-35 jets to its fleet of fighter planes with a $3.3 billion purchase, the countrys arms procurement agency has announced
France has signed an agreement with Greece on the latters purchase of FTI multi-mission frigates (Frégates de taille intermédiaire, or Belharra), Florence Parly, defense minister of France, announced Friday. “France has signed a letter of intent with Greece on its purchase of two frigates of defense and intervention (FDI),” Parly
Israeli UAV manufacturer Aeronautics has sold 4 Aerostar tactical UAVs to the Cyprus' defense ministry to monitor Turkeys exploration for oil and gas in the Eastern Mediterranean sea. The deal valued at $13 million for four Aerostar Tactical UAS (TUAS) drones, which have a wingspan of 8
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