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US Clears 32 AIM-120C-8 Missiles Sale to Japan for Possible use on...

August 27, 2020 @ 06:50 AM

US State Department has approved a possible sale to Japan of 32 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) with support for an estimated cost of $63 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today

Russian Helicopters Unveils Modernized Mi-171Sh at Army-2020

August 26, 2020 @ 04:37 PM

Russian Helicopters presented upgraded Mi-171Sh Storm military transport helicopter at the Army-2020 international military-technical forum. The helicopter, featuring enhanced protection and unique strike capabilities, was manufactured at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant

Rostec Doubles Range of Ataka-DBS Anti-Drone System

August 26, 2020 @ 04:22 PM

Rostecs Ruselectronics Holding has successfully tested Ataka-DBS anti-drone system equipped with new type of antennas, that has doubled the range of the system. The results showed that the range of the complex increased almost 2 times in terms of detection and 2

New Russian Su-30SM2 Fighter Jet Could form Basis of Upgrades to Indian...

August 26, 2020 @ 02:02 PM

The Russian Ministry of Defense will soon receive a Su-30SM2 fighter jet, an improved version of the Su-30SM which could form the basis of an upgrade proposal for the Indian Su-30MKI. "This is modernization of the complex

UK Pilots Begin Simulator Flying of Tempest Jet Design Concepts

August 26, 2020 @ 10:58 AM

The ambitious UK Tempest project is picking up pace with pilots flying simulators with conceptual shapes of the aircraft. Developed by British engineers, the concepts demonstrate how leading engineers are embracing one of Britains biggest engineering challenges for the next decade faster than ever before using a digital approach

US Spy Plane ‘Trespassed’ Chinese No-Fly Zone During Live-fire Exercise: Chinese Military...

August 26, 2020 @ 06:39 AM

China has protested a US spy plane 'trespassing' into a no-fly zone of a live-fire drill by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently. A Chinese Ministry of National Defense spokesman on Tuesday described the flight as a “blatant act of provocation,” warning that an accident could have occurred

Russian Helicopters to develop Modern Shipborne Helicopter, 'Minoga'

August 25, 2020 @ 02:51 PM

Russian Helicopters today signed a contract with the Russian Ministry of Defense for the development of a modern shipborne helicopter. The agreement was inked during the ongoing Army-2020 International Military-Technical Forum

Russia to sign Su-30, MiG-29 Jets Contracts with India by Year End

August 25, 2020 @ 02:22 PM

India is likely to place an order for additional MiG-29 and Su-30 fighters by the end of this year. "We know that due to objective reasons, the Indian leadership has decided to accelerate the allocation of funds for the purchase of this aircraft

China Unveils Z-8L Heavy-lift Helicopter Comparable to Russian Mi-17

August 25, 2020 @ 01:03 PM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has unveiled its first 15 ton-class transport helicopter, designated as the Z-8L. The new helicopter is capable of transporting an all-terrain assault vehicle and other heavy equipment

Russian Firm Unveils Upgraded 'Orion' MALE Attack-Reconnaissance Drone

August 25, 2020 @ 11:41 AM

Privately held Russian firm, Kronshtadt Group unveiled a modernized version of Orion medium-altitude long endurance (MALE) drone that can loiter for long hours and attack its target from over 30km away, during the ongoing Army-2020 Expo in Moscow. The drone was upgraded taking into account the experience of its usage by the Ministry of Defense, the company said in a

Russia’s New Stealth Drone, Su-57 Jet Team to Destroy Adversary’s Air Defenses...

August 25, 2020 @ 09:25 AM

Russias Kronshtadt Group has presented a mock-up of a new stealth combat drone named Thunder ("Grom") that can team up with a manned jet like Su-57 to break through enemy air defense systems. As promised, we are showing new promising unmanned aerial vehicles "Sirius" and "Thunder

Turkey Delivers Upgraded ANKA Combat Drone to Navy

August 25, 2020 @ 08:11 AM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has delivered upgraded ANKA combat drone - with a longer range and equipped with an automatic identification system and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) - to the Navy. “TAI has delivered ANKA to the Turkish Naval Forces Command

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