South Korean KF-X fighter jet rolled-out, Christened “KF-21 Boramae”

April 9, 2021 @ 08:12 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) rolled-out Friday the first prototype of its KF-X fighter, officially christened “KF-21 Boramae,” built under a 8.8 trillion-won (US$7

Dassault Discredits Foul Play in Indian Rafale Sale

April 9, 2021 @ 07:13 AM

French jet maker Dassault Aviation has asserted that it did not grease Indian middlemans palm for bagging the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal. A report by French media outlet Mediapart claimed that Dassault and Thales paid €14 million (over INR 100 crore) to Sushen Gupta over a period of 15 years to...

U.S. Air Force’s F-15EX Jet has a New Name

April 9, 2021 @ 06:01 AM

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Russia's Ruselectronics Begins Delivering Reconnaissance System Meant for Aircraft, Drones

April 9, 2021 @ 05:11 AM

Russias Ruselectronics Holding has started deliveries of newly developed reconnaissance systems that can be fitted on all types of aircraft including drones. The BKR system has been produced by Vega Concerns Kulon Research Institute

South Korean-Indonesian Leaders’ Meet Falls Short on Breaking KF-X Jet Deadlock

April 8, 2021 @ 07:09 PM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in held talks with Indonesia's defense minister Prabowo Subianto on Thursday ahead of an official ceremony to roll out the KF-X fighter jet tomorrow; but failed to break a deadlock over Indonesias continued participation in the KF-X project. “Moon invited Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto in person to...

Indian Air Force Chief Flies “Capability Enhanced” Su-30MKI

April 8, 2021 @ 03:50 PM

Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flew a Su-30MKI fighter jet in Bengaluru to witness its ''capability enhancement'', the Indian Air Force (IAF) tweeted from its official account. While, the IAF tweet did not specify what it meant by “capability enhancement,” the Su-30MKI, has the past been tested with various Indian made weapons such as the BrahMos cruise missile, and the Astra beyond-visusal-range-air-to-air-missile (BVRAAM) and the new generation Anti-Radiation Missile RUDRAM

Danish Defence Command to Receive First F-35 Jet Tomorrow

April 6, 2021 @ 03:51 PM

The Danish Defence Command (Forsvaretdk) under the Ministry of Defence of Denmark will take delivery of its first F-35 fighter jet tomorrow. “Ready for delivery! Tomorrow, Denmarks first F-35 will be handed over to Forsvaretdk at a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas,” the Embassy of Denmark in U

China’s J-20 Fighter Jet Flies “Stealthily” Indicating its Combat Readiness

April 6, 2021 @ 07:21 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA)s J-20 fighter jet has flown sans Luneburg lens, a device that makes stealth aircraft “visible” during training operations. “By removing it, the J-20 will go stealth as it was designed to, and this means it is engaged in a real combat scenario-oriented mission

Airbus, Dassault Agreement on FCAS Project

April 3, 2021 @ 08:07 AM

Airbus and Dassault Aviation have proposed to the governments of France, Germany and Spain to build a demonstrator under Europes Future Combat Air System (FCAS) project. The two companies reached an agreement Friday that paves the way for political talks to resume among the governments, a source close to the matter told

Indonesian Defense Minister to Attend KF-X Roll Out in S.Korea

April 1, 2021 @ 01:28 PM

In what is seen as Indonesia's commitment of participation in South Korea's KF-X jet program, its defense minister is likely to attend the aircraft's roll-out later this month. "As far as I know, Indonesia has delivered to our government an intent that senior military officials, including Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, will attend the KF-X rollout event," a source was quoted as saying by

Three More French Rafale Jets Land in India

April 1, 2021 @ 11:42 AM

Three additional Rafale fighter jets landed on Indian soil after a direct ferry from Istres Air Base in France. “Rafales were refueled in-flight by U