Mirage F-1 Providing 'Adversary Air Support' to U.S.A.F. Crashes in Las Vegas,...

May 25, 2021 @ 06:02 AM

A Mirage F1 fighter that was providing adversary air support to Nellis Air Force Base crashed on Monday, killing the pilot. The aircraft was owned, operated and piloted by Draken US, a Florida-based company

Nigerian Army Chief, 10 others Die as Military Plane Crashes

May 22, 2021 @ 08:49 AM

Nigerian Army Chief and ten others were killed when their military plane crashed Friday. The personnel were flying to Kaduna on an official trip

French Armaments Agency Carries out First Test of Rafale Jet’s F4-1 Standard...

May 21, 2021 @ 02:14 PM

The French Directorate General for Armaments (DGA) carried out the first test campaign of the Rafale F4-1 standard at Istres Air Base from April 26 to 29. The F4 standard (or upgrade) will add helmet sight capability; integrate the MICA NG missile and the 1000 kg AASM bomb and introduce the...

Third Crash of Indian MiG-21 in 2021

May 21, 2021 @ 04:30 AM

An Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashed near Moga in Punjab in the wee hours of Friday, making it the third such incident this year. The aircraft was on a routine training sortie when the accident happened

Nigeria Inducts JF-17 Thunder Fighter Jets Imported from Pakistan

May 20, 2021 @ 01:09 PM

Nigeria today inducted the JF-17 Thunder jet it imported from Pakistan on the occasion of the 57 th anniversary of the founding of the Nigerian Air Force. A JF-17 Jet, bearing tail number NAF722 was displayed in the airfield of Makurdi Air Base where the ceremony was held

Belarusian Yak-130 Combat-trainer Aircraft Crashes

May 20, 2021 @ 08:38 AM

Defense Ministry of Belarus said that a Russian-built YAK-130 trainer jet crashed near the western city of Baranovichi Wednesday

Bulgarian Air Force Orders Saab’s Deployable Maintenance Facility

May 20, 2021 @ 07:40 AM

The Bulgarian Air Force has asked Saab to deliver Deployable Maintenance Facility (DAM) for use at numerous air bases throughout the country. DAM will provide a complement to existing permanent infrastructure and provide sufficient capability for parking, protection and maintenance of a variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft in the Bulgarian Air Force, Saab said in a statement Wednesday

Indonesia Close to Signing Rafale Contract: French Media

May 19, 2021 @ 08:44 AM

Indonesia could become the latest customer for the French Rafale fighters with an agreement expected to be signed soon. The contract is awaiting Indonesian presidential acceptance to route money from the Ministry of Defense account to buy the jets,

Nigerian Air Force to Formally Induct JF-17 Thunder Fighter Jets on May

May 18, 2021 @ 09:13 AM

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will formally induct its newly acquired JF-17 Thunder multi-role aircraft to add impetus to the ongoing fight against “insurgency, armed banditry and other forms of criminality” in the country. The JF-17 thunder induction ceremony is part of the activities marking the 57th Anniversary celebration (of the Air Force) scheduled to take place in Makurdi Air Force Base (AFB) during 19-20 May 2021