Indonesia to Send 100 Engineers to South Korea to Reboot its KF-21

August 11, 2021 @ 06:03 PM

Indonesia has commenced the process to send 100 engineers to South Korea to re-start its participation in the KF-21 fighter jet project even as the issue of 700 billion won ($605.8 million) overdue payment remains unresolved

Norway’s First P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft Performs Maiden Flight

August 11, 2021 @ 05:06 AM

The first of five Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Norway performed its maiden flight on Monday. The aircraft took off at 10:03 a

USAF Conducts First Ever Missile Firing from F-15C Using IRST System, Eliminating...

August 10, 2021 @ 05:39 PM

The USAFs 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron conducted the first-ever live fire of an AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) from an F-15C Jet using an Infrared Search-and-Track system(IRST), successfully shooting a QF-16 aerial target on August 5. “This successful live missile test is significant because an F-15 equipped with an...

Turkey’s Meteksan to Display Laser-Based Helicopter Obstacle Detection System at IDEF 2021

August 10, 2021 @ 12:04 PM

Turkish firm Meteksan said it will display laser-based Helicopter Obstacle Detection System (HETS) for the first time at IDEF-2021 exhibition scheduled to take place in Istanbul fro, 17-20 August, 2021. The HETS was developed within the scope of the contract signed between Turkeys Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) and the company...

AeroVironment Introduces New Kit to Enable Rapid Payload Integration onto its PUMA...

August 9, 2021 @ 01:01 PM

AeroVironment, Inc. introduced standardized modular payload interface kits for RQ-20B Puma tactical unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) recently

America's Most Expensive Drone, RQ-4 Global Hawk, Crashes in North Dakota

August 9, 2021 @ 11:44 AM

The RQ-4 Global Hawk strategic reconnaissance drone of the U.S

Special Forces Mi-8 Helicopter- AMTSh-VN Makes First Flight

August 9, 2021 @ 11:01 AM

The Mi-8 AMTSh-VN, which the Russian MoD calls as the Worlds ‘most armed and most protected military transport helicopter, made its first flight today. The MoDs TV channel, tvzvezda

NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency Signs €300M Deal to Enhance Eurofighter...

August 6, 2021 @ 12:12 PM

NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency, signed a contract worth close to €300 million with Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH to work on the capability evolution of the Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft. The Consolidation Package Step Two and Three, Phase 1 Contracts most important elements include Typhoon capability enhancements when operating the Meteor beyond-visual-range, air-to-air missile, with the capability implementation being transferred from the current M-Scan to the new E-Scan radar

BAE Systems to Improve Typhoon Jet's Combat Capability

August 6, 2021 @ 08:47 AM

BAE Systems won a contract valued at approximately £135 million today, to drive forward the next phase of capability enhancements for Typhoon jet. The investment will improve weapons capability, increasing the variety of precision guided munitions, and further enhance Typhoons defensive systems and datalinks, improving high-speed secure sharing of data

South Korea to Trial Grenade-Launching Drone in 2022

August 6, 2021 @ 08:19 AM

South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) will start testing its new Grenade-Launching Drones and Small Modularized Drones next year.DAPAs Grenade Launching Drone is an attack drone that is equipped with six 40mm class grenade and can remotely control fire to a short-range target (within 2km)

Ukraine should opt for F-15EX over F-35 Jet: Former Head of Antonov...

August 5, 2021 @ 03:43 PM

The Ukrainian Air Force (UAF) which is looking to replace its Soviet-era MiG-29s and Su-27s should opt for the F-15EX over the F-35 stealth fighter, according to the former chief designer of the Antonov State Enterprise, Alexander Los. Due to a continuous radar field of the Russian army, which is already able to capture inconspicuous objects, the F-35s stealth characteristics are of no great advantage