U.S. Spy Plane with AI-Powered Kubernetes Upgrade Makes Flight

December 15, 2020 @ 09:45 AM

Lockheed Martin said today it successfully conducted a flight test mission of the U-2 Dragon Lady equipped with Kubernetes, an open-source container-orchestration system that automates the application deployment, scaling and management. The demonstration is a critical steppingstone toward creating a DevSecOps environment to enable the delivery of enhanced software capability to...

Boeing to Provide Advanced Electronic Warfare Systems for U.S. F-15 Fleet

December 15, 2020 @ 08:54 AM

Boeing has won a $80 million contract for F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS) low rate initial production. Work is expected to be completed by December 31, 2026

Northrop Grumman Wins USAF’s A-10 Support Deal

December 15, 2020 @ 07:53 AM

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Russian Su-57 Jet Shown in Serial Production Mode

December 14, 2020 @ 06:27 PM

A series of images tweeted by Russian Su-57 jet manufacturer, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) today indicate that the stealth aircraft has entered serial production mode. The images show several airframes under various stages of assembly being attended to by engineers at the assembly shop of the Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant

Spain Signs FCAS Partnership Contract with Airbus

December 9, 2020 @ 06:26 PM

Spanish industry has signed the initial framework contract of the Future Combat Air Systems (FCAS) demonstrator phase. The contract confirms Airbus as the lead in Spain for the New Generation Fighter (NGF) and prime contractor in the Low Observability domain of the European defence programme

Ukraine Receives Modernized MiG-29 Jet

December 9, 2020 @ 07:56 AM

The Ukrainian Air Force took delivery of a modernized MiG-29 jet from Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant this week. The MiG-29MU1 fighter was handed over to aviators of the 40th Tactical Aviation Brigade of the Center Air Command, Ukrainian Ministry of Defense

Pilots Eject from Australian F/A-18 Super Hornet Abandoning Take-off

December 8, 2020 @ 02:04 PM

A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18 Super Hornet veered off runway forcing two pilots to eject to safety. The incident occurred at RAAF Base Amberley located in Queensland

Russia’s Su-57 Jet is ‘More Stealthy’ with New Air Intake Grille...

December 7, 2020 @ 03:00 PM

Russia has managed to lower the radar signature of its first stealth jet, the Su-57, by adding a new grille to the air intakes. Photographs of the modified jet with coaxial radial grating were shared by the Russian media today

Russia Set to Receive First Serially-Produced Su-57

December 7, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense will receive the first serially-produced Su-57 stealth jet by year-end. “In the near future, literally before the end of the year, we should deliver a serial-produced aircraft with the first-stage engine

Russia’s Rostec Developing Single-engine Manned-Unmanned 5-Gen Fighter Jet

December 7, 2020 @ 09:27 AM

Rostec, Russias umbrella organization for several aerospace and defence enterprises today announced the development of a concept single-engine fifth generation fighter jet in manned and unmanned versions. "Indeed, the creation of a combat aviation system of the future in the light and middle class is being worked out