Taiwan Air Force Jet F-5E Crashes, Pilot Reported Dead

October 29, 2020 @ 06:56 AM

A Taiwan Air Force F-5E combat jet crashed two minutes after taking off Today with the pilot declared dead after ejecting and parachuting into the sea, Taiwan-based media China Times reported. The F-5E combat jet took off Thursday morning from an air force base in eastern Taiwan, and went down...

Ecuadorian Air Force Takes Delivery of First Two Airbus H145s

October 29, 2020 @ 06:15 AM

Airbus Helicopters has delivered two H145s to the Ecuadorian Air Force, the first military customer in South America for this multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter. A total of six H145s will be delivered over the next year

Russian Helicopters Launches Mi-8 Test Operation Program in Indonesia

October 28, 2020 @ 02:06 PM

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAP), part of Russian Helicopters has launched Mi-8/171 type helicopter test operation program in Indonesia. The program is aimed at the assessing of all the advantages of helicopters real operation in conjunction with all available corporate support tools and implemented aftersales services of Russian Helicopters holding company

Future General Atomics Unmanned Aircraft Could Use S.Korean Parts

October 28, 2020 @ 10:31 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) said today it wants to build on its industrial collaboration efforts in the Republic of Korea (ROK)

Northrop Grumman Commences Building Australia’s first MQ-4C Triton UAV

October 28, 2020 @ 04:13 AM

Northrop Grumman has initiated the build process for Australias first MQ-4C Triton unmanned maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft. “The MQ-4C Triton will be a very important ISR capability for Australia,” said Air Commodore Terry van Haren, the RAAFs air attaché to the Australian embassy

S.Korea to Begin Development of Tech to Build First Aircraft Carrier

October 27, 2020 @ 12:16 PM

South Korean military officials and researchers will today review plans for the development of technologies for the 2 trillion won ($1.74 billion) project to build the countrys first light aircraft carrier

Airbus A330 MRTT ‘Voyager’ Achieves Clearance to Refuel A400M Aircraft

October 27, 2020 @ 09:21 AM

The Spanish National Institute for Aerospace Technology (INTA) has granted the Voyager Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) clearance for the A400M using the centreline hose and drogue system, known as the Fuselage Refuelling Unit (FRU). The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the only MRTT customer to make use of this system, which is used to refuel large probe-equipped aircraft such as the A400M or C295

Northrop Teams With Airbus for Australian Triton Support

October 27, 2020 @ 09:12 AM

Northrop Grumman Australia and Airbus Australia Pacific have entered into a strategic teaming agreement to cooperate in the delivery of advanced and optimised aircraft sustainment capabilities at Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Edinburgh in South Australia. “With the imminent arrival of ground-based infrastructure for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned system, we are already working on expanding our presence at Edinburgh,” said Chris Deeble, chief executive, Northrop Grumman Australia

Dutch Army Tests Smart Shooter's SMASH Counter-UAS Solution

October 27, 2020 @ 08:47 AM

The Dutch Army recently completed a live-fire counter-drone trial using Smart Shooter's SMASH Fire Control System. Soldiers from all branches of the Dutch army, including the Air Force, Special Forces, and Marines, attended the trial, which was done in close co-operation with Smart Shooter Dutch Partner, TBM bv

MiG-29 On A Roll After Sales Success in Algeria, India

October 27, 2020 @ 07:40 AM

With Algeria reportedly receiving its first batch of MiG-29M/M2 fighter jets from Russia and Indias prospective MiG deal to be signed soon, the jets appear to have made a comeback. Russia delivered a consignment of MiG-29s, identical to Egyptian jets, to the Algerian Air Force

Lockheed Wins $194M for Greek MH-60R Helos

October 27, 2020 @ 05:16 AM

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