Ukraine Seeks Foreign Partner to Revive An-74 Aircraft Plant

February 17, 2021 @ 02:21 PM

Ukraine has sought an international partner to revive its Kharkiv State Aviation Manufacturing Company (KSAMC) that manufactures An-74 aircraft and has 20 planes in various stages of production. According to a

Russian Su-57 Test-flies Hypersonic Missile Mock-up in Internal Bay

February 17, 2021 @ 10:45 AM

Russias Su-57 stealth fighter jet flew mock-up of new hypersonic missiles lodged in its internal weapons bay signalling a new dimension in air warfare. Carrying hypersonic weapons in the internal bay will enable the Su-57 to approach its target without being detected by enemy radar

Russia’s Tupolev Sued for not developing New Missile for Modernized Tu-160M Bomber...

February 16, 2021 @ 08:10 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense has filed a lawsuit with Moscow Arbitation Court against Tupolev for not building a new missile to arm its “deeply modernized” Tu-160 M bomber on time. The MoD wants to recover 5

Jordan to Buy F-16 Air Combat Training Center

February 12, 2021 @ 04:23 AM

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China’s JF-17, FC-31 Jet Engine Production Line Ready

February 10, 2021 @ 06:24 AM

China has completed construction of a third-generation medium-thurst aeroengine production line that will reportedly be responsible for the manufacture of engines that would power JF-17 and FC-31 fighter jets. The construction project for production line passed an acceptance check following completion of construction, the National Business Daily reported on Monday, citing a statement from Aviation Power Co under the state-owned Aero Engine Corporation of China (AVIC)

Japan’s First KC-46 Tanker Takes Flight

February 10, 2021 @ 04:47 AM

The first Boeing KC-46 tanker destined for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) took to the skies on its maiden flight yesterday. The aircraft now transitions into the certification phase of development

S.Korea Still Discussing Fighter Jet Participation with Indonesia

February 9, 2021 @ 07:11 AM

Amidst reports that Indonesia had pulled out of the KF-X fighter jet deal, a South Korean official said talks between the two sides were still on. “We are in the process of sounding out each other's position," Kang Eun-ho, chief of Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), said during a press briefing

Russian Su-57 Jet Flies Itself, Pilot Focuses on Combat

February 8, 2021 @ 05:26 PM

Russias Sukhoi Company has incorporated automation technologies into Su-57 jets cockpit, allowing it to “fly itself,” while the pilot focuses on combat. “The Su-57 has achieved maximum automation