Defects Found in $812 million South Korean Global Hawk UAVs

October 15, 2021 @ 07:27 AM

All four Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft that the South Korean Air Force procured from the United States have defects in them, a ruling party lawmaker claimed Thursday. Rep

Russia Delivers MiG-29 Components to Bulgaria

October 14, 2021 @ 04:08 PM

MiG Corporation, part of state-owned Rostec has completed delivery of MiG-29 components to Bulgaria ahead of scheduled. “During the negotiations, which took place in August, the Leadership of Bulgarian Air Force (BAF) and ‘MiG Corporation agreed upon the delivery of component parts for MiG-29 aircraft ahead of schedule

Turkey, Philippines Discuss Attack Helicopters, Amphibious Vehicles Delivery

October 14, 2021 @ 03:47 PM

In the first bilateral meeting between the Philippine Secretary of National Defense (SND) Delfin Lorenzana and his Turkish counterpart Minister of National Defence Hulusi Akar discussed the latest developments and way forward for Philippines-Turkey defense and military relations, in a phone call on 01 October 2021. Discussed during the call were...

Turkish Aerospace to Build Flight Control System Integration Facility for Fighter Jet...

October 14, 2021 @ 02:49 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will open a new flight control system integrated test facility called “Iron Bird” to accelerate the pace of its defense projects, including the one to build a fifth-generation indigenous stealth fighter jet. The facility, scheduled to enter operation in February 2022, will speed up the development, certification...

GA-ASI SeaGuardian Completes Europe’s Five-Week Maritime Demo

October 14, 2021 @ 06:53 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) completed a series of flight demonstrations that featured a company-owned MQ-9B SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in partnership with the Royal Air Force (RAF)

Saab Establishes New T-7A Red Hawk Facility in U.S.

October 14, 2021 @ 04:55 AM

Swedish company has opened a new 100,000-square-foot production facility in West Lafayette, Indiana, to build T-7A Red Hawks. The Boeing-Saab team is producing the new advanced trainer for the U

Have Turkey-U.S. Settled S-400 Row With Potential F-16 Buy?

October 13, 2021 @ 08:30 AM

Turkey's potential $6 billion purchase of F-16 jets in place of F-35 aircraft could signal an end to Washington's row with Ankara over the S-400 Air Defense Systems (ADS) procurement from Russia. Western media reported Tuesday that the Biden administration is backing Turkey's F-16 purchase request made earlier this year

Seoul, Jakarta to Settle KF-21 Jet Project’s Payments Issue in November

October 13, 2021 @ 06:01 AM

South Korea will conclude negotiations over Indonesias overdue of payments in their joint project to build the KF-X fighter jet, in November. "I am convinced that (talks over) the issue of the overdue payments will be concluded by November

Russian Su-25 Ground Attack Aircraft to Participate in Exercises with Tajikistan near...

October 13, 2021 @ 05:18 AM

Four Sukhoi Su-25 (NATO reporting name: Frogfoot) fighters will take part in the CSTO Interaction 2021 exercises with Tajikistan, close to the Afghan border. "Four Su-25 attack aircraft flew from a permanent airfield (Russian Kant airbase in Kyrgyzstan) and landed at the Gissar airfield near Dushanbe

Rheinmetall, UVision to Market Hero Loitering Munitions in Europe

October 12, 2021 @ 08:31 AM

Rheinmetall and Israeli company UVision have today signed a strategic partnering agreement to market Hero series of loitering munitions to the armed forces of Europe. Rheinmetall will take the industrial, technological and commercial lead for enhancing the capabilities of the weapon system; while UVision will make available the Hero loitering munitions

New Kronshtadt Facility to Produce Tens of Russian Combat Drones, Unmanned Helicopters...

October 12, 2021 @ 07:13 AM

Russias Kronshtadt company is opening a new facility in Dubna just outside capital Moscow that will produce tens of combat drones and unmanned helicopters annually starting next year. "The capacities of our factory in Dubna will make it possible to produce tens of drones annually