Indian Army Orders 100 ‘SkyStriker’ Loitering Munitions

September 4, 2021 @ 07:20 AM

The Indian Army reportedly placed an order for nearly 100 explosive-laden SkyStriker loitering munitions. The drones will be supplied by a joint venture between Bengaluru-based Alpha Design and Israeli firm Elbit Systems

Franco-German Airlift Squadron Operating C-130Js to Get Operational by end 2021

September 3, 2021 @ 05:27 PM

French and German defense ministers signed the second Franco-German intergovernmental cooperation agreement in the field of tactical air transport on August 30, 2021. It aims to create a bi-national squadron and a training center at the Evreux air base,France with a view to operating a fleet of C-130J planes

GA's SeaGuardian Drone Flies from UK to Netherlands Moving Between Military and...

September 3, 2021 @ 12:38 PM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) said Thursday that it flew a MQ-9B SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from RAF Waddington across the North Sea to Leeuwarden Air Base in the Netherlands, completing a two-day series of flights between the two airspaces

Russia to self-finance ‘Checkmate’ Jet Development: Industry Minister

September 3, 2021 @ 10:45 AM

Russia will finance the development of its newest Russian fighter aircraft, ‘Checkmate on its own without foreign investments. “We have a budget for this completely laid out

France, Germany, Spain Sign FCAS Implementation Agreement: First Flight in 2027

September 3, 2021 @ 09:21 AM

The defense minister of France, Germany and Spain signed an implementation agreement of the NGWS / FCAS (Next Generation Weapon System within a Future Combat Air System) program, regulating the latter's activities over the period 2021 and 2027. The signing of this agreement confirms the commitment of Germany, Spain and France...

India’s DRDO, USAF Research lab to Jointly Develop Air Launched UAV

September 3, 2021 @ 09:17 AM

Indias Aeronautical Development Agency (ADE) and the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) will jointly develop an air-launched unmanned aerial vehicle (ALUAV). A Project Agreement (PA) was signed between the India Ministry of Defence and the US Department of Defence under Defence Technology & Trade Initiative (DTTI) on August 30, an Indian MoD announcement said

Russian Helicopters Displays VRT500 Manned and VTR300 Unmanned Choppers at EEF Event

September 3, 2021 @ 06:32 AM

Russian Helicopters displayed its latest creations- the VRT500 Manned and VTR300 Unmanned Choppers along with the Ka-62 medium multipurpose helicopter at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on Thursday. The Ka-62 is a multipurpose helicopter, designed using the latest world achievements of the aviation industry, meets Russian and international airworthiness standards, reliability and safety standards for cargo and passenger transportation

Pakistan Navy Inducts ‘Sea Sultans’ Maritime Patrol Aircraft

September 2, 2021 @ 07:09 PM

The Pakistan Navy (PN) on Thursday inducted its first modern maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) dubbed ‘Sea Sultans based on an Embraer Lineage 1000 aircraft and equipped with sensors an weapons made by Lenoardo. The PNs Embraer Lineage 1000 based MPA is expected to serve similar purpose as the U

IAI to Resume F-16 Wings Production Following Rising Demand for the Lockheed...

September 2, 2021 @ 10:34 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will resume the production of F-16 wings for Lockheed Martin, using the assembly line established in the 1980s, following rising demand for the jets. IAI recently reopened the production line following increased worldwide demand for the F-16 Block 70/72

Turkey’s Unmanned Helicopter Modernized to for Military Missions

September 2, 2021 @ 07:52 AM

Turkeys Titra Technology has modernized civilian unmanned mini chopper, Alpin, for military missions with possible weapon and ammunition integration. Alpin was first used in the field during firefighting missions against the recent wildfires in Turkeys south

Northrop Delivers Triton Network Integration Test Environment to Australia

September 2, 2021 @ 05:37 AM

Northrop Grumman Australia has successfully delivered the Triton Network Integration Test Environment (NITE) to the Commonwealth of Australia ahead of schedule, marking another milestone in the Australian MQ-4C Triton program. Developed by Northrop Grumman and based at Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Edinburgh, NITE will support Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG) to configure and test the array of Triton network interfaces and systems prior to the delivery of the first aircraft to Australia in 2023