Israel Freezes V-22 Osprey Procurement Temporarily

February 15, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

The Israeli ministry of defense has frozen the deal to procure V-22 Ospreys temporarily, amid budget turbulences and the impending installation of a new government. "The contract to purchase the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey will be frozen until more resources are available,” senior Israeli defense officials were quoted as saying by ...

DARPA Awards BAE to develop Tech to Detect Weapons of Mass Destruction

February 13, 2020 @ 09:12 AM

America's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) has contracted BAE Systems to develop advanced analytics technology to assist in the detection and deterrence of weapons of mass destruction. "BAE Systems has received funding from the U

Northrop to Develop Tech to Recharge Underwater Unmanned Vehicles

February 12, 2020 @ 09:13 PM

Northrop Grumman will manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon) that will allow passage of electricity to enable recharging of underwater unmanned vehicles. "Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed its first non-exclusive agreement to manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon) specifically designed for harsh environments," the company said in a statement Wednesday

MBDA-Numalis to Work on Artificial Intelligence Solutions for Missile Systems

February 12, 2020 @ 05:56 AM

MBDAs plan to acquire a stake in France's Numalis company will help the former build Artificial Intelligence-based solutions for use in missile systems to detect, track, intercept and destroy aerial targets. “Numalis will give us access to essential building blocks of the future validation – and ultimately certification – processes for...

HAL to Export Su-30MKI, MiG-29 Engine Parts

February 10, 2020 @ 11:16 AM

Indias state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russias Rosoboronexport to export spares and accessories of engines of the Su-30MKI and MiG-29 fighter jets. “The MoU envisages export of spares and services to friendly countries for which license has been given to HAL

India Tests Indigenous Aircraft Carrier’s Engines

February 10, 2020 @ 10:04 AM

The engine of the Indian Navys first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC-1) INS Vikrant has completed trials, and is expected to embark on its sea trial by mid-2020. “Major structural and outfitting work of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) has been completed

Tests of PAK-DA Stealth Bomber’s Engine Prototype in 2020

February 10, 2020 @ 09:13 AM

The engine prototype of Russias long-range stealth bomber that is currently under development could be sent for its initial tests by the end of 2020

US Navy to receive 3 Modernized F/A-18 Block III Fighters by April

February 8, 2020 @ 06:40 AM

Boeing has delivered the first modernized F/A-18 Block III jet to the US Navy, and will deliver two more of them by April 2020. “Boeing has given an F/A-18 a new lease on life after delivering the first Super Hornet under the Service Life Modification (SLM) to the US Navy

Lockheed, Raytheon to Skip Singapore Airshow 2020 over Coronavirus Fears

February 8, 2020 @ 05:21 AM

Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have announced their decision to give the biennial Singapore Airshow 2020 a miss owing to the outbreak of the infectious 2019-nCoV Coronavirus. More than 34,540 cases of the novel Coronavirus infection have been reported and 720 deaths confirmed in mainland China alone

China at Singapore Airshow: Ba Yi Aerobatics Team In, 10 Exhibitors Out

February 6, 2020 @ 06:42 AM

Chinese Air Force's Ba Yi Aerobatics Team will take part in flying displays at Singapore Airshow (February 11-16) for the first time, even as ten exhibitors backed out owing to Coronavirus fears. "In accordance with the consensus between China and Singapore, the Ba Yi Aerobatics Team assigned to the Air Force of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) will perform at the Singapore Airshow upon invitation from February 5 to 18, 2020," China's Ministry of Defense said in a statement Wednesday

Airbus A320 Production Could Take a Hit as Company Shuts Chinese Facility:...

February 5, 2020 @ 04:51 PM

European Airbus' decision to shut down its facility in China's Tianjin as a precautionary measure to contain 2019-nCoV Coronavirus spread, could affect the production rate of A320 single-aisle jetliners. "China domestic and worldwide travel restrictions are posing some logistical challenges

USAF F-22 Demo Team to Take Off for Singapore Airshow 2020

February 5, 2020 @ 12:52 PM

The United States Air Force's F-22 Demo Team is preparing to leave Joint Base Langley–Eustis military facility near Virginia and head to Singapore for this year's edition of the Singapore Airshow (February 11-16). "The Air Combat Command F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team will begin their 2020 show season at the Singapore Airshow, Feb