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

Coronavirus Not a Deterrent to Chinese Vessels Invading Indonesian EEZ

February 5, 2020 @ 10:12 AM

A Chinese coast guard ship accompanying fishing boats was detected lurking in the Indonesian terrestrial waters even as the battle against the deadly 2019-nCoV coronavirus which originated in China's Wuhan city is far from being over. As of Wednesday morning, over 24,300 cases of coronavirus infection have been reported and 490 deaths confirmed in China alone

Northrop to Integrate Sonar System onto L3Harris Unmanned Undersea Vehicle

February 4, 2020 @ 08:13 PM

Northrop Grumman will integrate its µSAS sonar system onto L3Harris Technologies Iver4 Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) for a 12-month test period for the Defense Innovation Units (DIU) Next Generation Small-Class UUV program. The DIU is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) organization founded to help the US military make faster use of emerging commercial technologies

UK Royal Air Force to get first P-8A Poseidon Today

February 4, 2020 @ 07:48 PM

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) will receive its first submarine-hunting Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft, named "Pride of Moray," today. "The new submarine-hunting Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft arrived in the UK today at Kinloss (39 Engineer Regiment) in Scotland