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Russian Helicopters Unveils Ansat Variant with 750km Range, Upgraded Avionics

September 16, 2020 @ 10:59 AM

A new variant of Ansat rotorcraft built by Russian Helicopters will come with latest avionics; besides an enlarged main tank and internal fuel tanks, which would increase the range of the helicopter by over 275km. The company unveiled the new variant of the Ansat at the HeliRussia-2020 Exhibition Tuesday

USAF Has Test-flown Next-Gen Air Dominance Jet

September 16, 2020 @ 06:23 AM

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Turkish CEZERİ Flying Car Completes First Flight

September 16, 2020 @ 04:39 AM

Turkeys CEZERİ Flying Car developed by Baykar completed initial flight tests recently. The tests began on September 11

Trump has “No Problem” Selling F-35 Jets to UAE

September 15, 2020 @ 06:26 PM

US President Donald Trump announced on September 15 that he had “no problem” selling American F-35 fighters to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) despite Israeli opposition. Speaking to Fox News today, Trump said, "Personally, I will not have a problem with that; I will not have a problem selling them F-35s,"...

Pakistan Air Force JF-17 Jet Crashes, Pilot Ejects

September 15, 2020 @ 05:46 PM

A Pakistani Air Force (PAF) JF-17 fighter jet crashed earlier today marking the fifth such crash for a PAF aircraft this year. In five crashes since January 2020, three pilots have died in two crashes while pilots in three other crashes have ejected safely

PLA's Mystery Jet Defeats 17 Other Fighters in Combat Drills

September 15, 2020 @ 11:47 AM

A mystery jet operated by the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), likely the J-20 fighter, triumphed in a war game where it was pitted against 17 other fighter jets. Chinese media was abuzz with reports of a PLA pilot, attached to Wang Hai Air Group, flying a jet and coordinating with his teammate to take down 17 opposing fighter jets

First MQ-9B Configured for Surveillance Over Open-Water Makes Flight

September 15, 2020 @ 06:05 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) concluded a set of maritime test flights over the sea-lanes off the coast of Southern California on September 11th, using the MQ-9B SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS)

General Atomics Unveils MQ-9 Successor Drone With 'Ultra-Long Endurance'

September 15, 2020 @ 05:52 AM

General Atomics has unveiled a rendering of its stealthy, next-generation unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that could replace U.S

BIRD Aerosystems to Upgrade Czech Air Force Mi-17 AMPS Fleet

September 14, 2020 @ 01:59 PM

BIRD Aerosystems has won a new contract to upgrade and improve the Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) systems which were previously provided to the Czech Air Force. BIRDs AMPS are installed on the Czech Air Force Mi-17 helicopters and successfully and operationally deployed in different dangerous and complicated conflict zones, including Afghanistan

Lockheed Awards Elbit Contract to Manufacture F-35 Composite Assemblies

September 14, 2020 @ 10:21 AM

Elbit Systems announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Elbit Systems – Cyclone Ltd., was awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin for the manufacture of assemblies for Forward Equipment Bay assemblies for the F-35 jet

Greece to Order 18 French Rafales, Upgrade Mirage Jets

September 14, 2020 @ 09:30 AM

The Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that the country will acquire 18 Rafale fighter jets from France besides other major military equipment as friction with Turkey mounts. Greece ordered 40 Mirage F1 from Dassault Aviation in 1974, then 40 Mirage 2000 in 1985 and finally 15 Mirage 2000-5 in the year 2000

Turkey to Integrate F-16 Mini-Bombs on UAVs

September 14, 2020 @ 08:36 AM

Turkey wants to arm its combat drones with mini-bombs that are presently fitted on F-16 jets. “The F-16 can carry four Miniature Bombs

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