South Korea Begins Assembling KF-X Fighter Jet's First Prototype

September 3, 2020 @ 09:14 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries Co. (KAI) has commenced final assembly of a prototype jet at its assembly line in Sacheon, south of Seoul on Thursday, according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA)

Greece to Discuss with MBDA Missile Purchase for Rafale Jets

September 2, 2020 @ 06:48 PM

A team from the French munitions manufacturer, MBDA is expected in Athens on September 3 to discuss the supply of missiles and other munitions for the proposed Rafale fighter jets that Greece is likely to purchase. The discussions would center on the prospect of acquiring state-of-the-art missiles such as Meteor, Mica...

South Korea sets aside $5.4B for KF-X Jet Project in 2021 Budget

September 2, 2020 @ 08:52 AM

In its 2021 budget, the South Korean Ministry of Defense plans to spend $5.4 billion for the development of indigenous KF-X jet

Boeing Delivers First MH-47G Chinook Helicopter to US Special Ops Command

September 2, 2020 @ 08:36 AM

Boeing is delivering new technologies and performance improvements to U.S

International Sales of Su-57 not Expected Until Russia Inducts the Jet into...

September 2, 2020 @ 05:43 AM

International sales of Russias Su-57 jet are not expected to take off until Russia inducts the stealth fighter into the Russian Air Force (RuAF), according to Rostec aviation complexs Industrial Director Anatoly Serdyukov. "It is unlikely that there will be a significant demand until we ship enough machines in our own...

Belgian Air Force Decommissions B-Hunter Drones

September 1, 2020 @ 08:20 AM

Belgian Air Force decommissioned old Israel-built B-Hunter unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) it bought two decades ago. “B-Hunter UAV is now officially retired from service

Leidos to Support Afghan Mi-17, PC-12 Aircraft

September 1, 2020 @ 06:46 AM

The U.S

Greece to Buy 10 Rafale Jets, Receive 8 More as ‘Donation’ from

August 31, 2020 @ 06:04 PM

France and Greece have reached an agreement for the latter to acquire 18 Rafale fighter jets of which 10 will be sold and the remaining 8 will given away as ‘donation. “Contacts between the two sides are at a very advanced level, with those who know the background expressing the assessment that within 2020 the agreement will have been officially announced,"

Baykar Performs Load Test of Akinci 3rd Prototype

August 31, 2020 @ 06:19 AM

Turkish drone-maker Baykar announced Sunday it conducted load test of third prototype of Akinci combat unmanned aerial vehicle. “In the intervening night of August 29-30, we successfully performed the load testing of Bayraktar AKINCI's third prototype,” the company

Armenia to Order New Russian Su-30SM fighter jets

August 31, 2020 @ 04:25 AM

Armenia is negotiating the purchase of a new batch of Russian Su-30SM fighters, said Defense Minister David Tonoyan. "It is planned to purchase a new batch of aircraft

China Escalates Psych-War, Invites US Pilots to View U-2 Spy Plane Wreckage

August 28, 2020 @ 01:37 PM

China has escalated its psychological warfare (psych-war) against the United States by inviting US pilots to view the wreckage of a U-2 spy plane shot down decades ago. The Military Museum of The Chinese People's Revolution released a letter on its Sina Weibo account on Thursday inviting US pilots to visit the U-2 wreckage displayed in the museum

GA-ASI Selects 18 Belgian Businesses to Present Ideas for SkyGuardian Development

August 28, 2020 @ 11:22 AM

As part of the second annual “Blue Magic Belgium” industry engagement event hosted by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), 18 Belgium-based companies have been selected to present their ideas and cutting-edge capabilities to a panel of GA-ASI technical experts