Deliveries Begin of Su-30SM2 "Super Sukhoi" to the Russian Armed Forces

January 20, 2022 @ 11:03 AM

Russian Aircraft manufacturer, UAC began deliveries of the latest multifunctional Su-30SM2 fighters to the Russian Armed Forces as part of the state defense order. Dubbed "Super Sukhoi," the Su-30SM2 is a modernized version of the Su-30SM

India Test Fires ‘Improved’ BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile

January 20, 2022 @ 10:49 AM

BrahMos Aerospace test-fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with increased indigenous content and improved performance from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha on Thursday morning. The launch was conducted by Brahmos Aerospace in close coordination with the teams of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

LM-Boeing’s Defiant Completes FLRAA Mission Profile Test Flights

January 20, 2022 @ 06:27 AM

The Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT successfully completed Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) mission profile test flights, including confined area landings and low-level flight operations. These flights validate DEFIANTs relevancy to the Armys mission, providing agility at the objective (also known as the “X”), and increased survivability, all while reducing pilot...

First Six Rafale Jets Arrives in Greece

January 19, 2022 @ 01:29 PM

The Hellenic Air Force (HAF) welcomed the first six of a total of 18 Rafale aircraft at the Tanagra Air Base in the presence of the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation. The newly inducted aircraft are said to be entering the...

Re-engineered Russian Helicopter Engines Comply with Indonesian Aviation Regulations

January 19, 2022 @ 10:50 AM

Russian TV3-117 and VK-2500 Helicopter engines, which have been re-engineered to substitute foreign component with locally-made ones, have come in compliance with Indonesian aviation regulations. Some 30 Mi and Ka type helicopters which use the TV3-117 and VK-2500 engines are in operation in Indonesia

HAL Signs Contract to Export ALH Helicopter to Mauritius

January 19, 2022 @ 09:42 AM

Indian state-run firm Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has signed contracts to export its Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv aircraft to Mauritius. “In-line with the government's vision to boost defense exports, HAL signed a contract with Mauritius for export of one Advanced Light Helicopter," the company posted on its official Twitter account on January 19

AeroVironment Introduces Switchblade 300 Sensor to Shooter Kit

January 18, 2022 @ 02:42 PM

AeroVironment has introduced the Switchblade 300 Sensor to Shooter Kit which enables operators to instantly transfer target coordinates from AeroVironments suite of small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS) to the Switchblade 300 loitering missile system. "Sensor to Shooter maximizes the operators ability to see first, strike first, combining the superior intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities of AeroVironments SUAS with the precision strike capabilities of the Switchblade loitering missile system,"stated Charles Dean, AeroVironment vice president for global business development

Turkish "Hurjet" Jet Trainer to Be Unveiled in Next 2 Months

January 18, 2022 @ 02:21 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will fully unveil Hürjet advanced jet trainer and light attack aircraft in two months. TAI head Temel Kotil told

Pyongyang Confirms Tactical Guided Missile Tests

January 18, 2022 @ 05:23 AM

North Korea said today that it tested a tactical guided missile on Monday to confirm the accuracy of the weapons system under production. The South earlier suspected Pyongyang to have fired two short-range ballistic missiles eastward from the Sunan airfield

Dassault Aviation to Support French Mirage 2000 Fighters

January 18, 2022 @ 04:52 AM

The French Ministry of the Armed Forces Directorate of Aeronautical Maintenance (DMAé) recently awarded Dassault Aviation a contract to support the Mirage 2000 fleet of the French Air and Space Force (FASF). Covering a period of 14 years, the BALZAC contract includes all maintenance activities for the French Mirage 2000s until their retirement

Houti Claims Drone Attack on Abu Dhabi Airport

January 17, 2022 @ 03:13 PM

Yemeni Houti rebels have claimed responsibility of the attacks on Abu Dhabi International Airport that has left 3 people dead and six others wounded. In a statement, the Abu Dhabi police said that three fuel tankers had exploded in the industrial Musaffah area near storage facilities of oil firm Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and added that a fire had broken out at a construction site at Abu Dhabi International Airport

MD Helicopters Ships Six MD 530G Light Scout Attack Choppers to Malaysia

January 17, 2022 @ 11:17 AM

MD Helicopters (MDHI) has shipped six MD 530G Light Scout Attack helicopters for the Malaysia Ministry of Defense (MoD) via their agent Halaman Optima/ Destini Prima. The 530G for Malaysia is integrated with the Wescam L3 MX10D sensor and the Pathfinder Ares Weapons Management System from Tek Fusion which are used to support the Dillion M134 Mini Gun, FN Herstal Heavy Machine Gun and Rocket Machine Gun pods, and 2