IAI to Resume F-16 Wings Production Following Rising Demand for the Lockheed...

September 2, 2021 @ 10:34 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will resume the production of F-16 wings for Lockheed Martin, using the assembly line established in the 1980s, following rising demand for the jets. IAI recently reopened the production line following increased worldwide demand for the F-16 Block 70/72

Nigerian Air Force Inducts A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft

August 31, 2021 @ 03:43 PM

The Nigerian Air Force inducted A-29 Super Tucano aircraft it signed a contract for four years ago, on August 31. The induction ceremony was hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force

Russia in Talks with Turkey on Supporting TF-X Fighter Jet Project

August 26, 2021 @ 10:55 AM

Russia is holding consultation with Turkey to provide technology and expertise for Ankaras ambitious TF-X fighter jet project. "At this stage, consultations are underway with the Turkish side at the level of specialized groups on the issues of interaction in creating the Turkish national fighter," Director of Russias Federal Service for...

Boeing Rolls Out F-15QA Ababil Jet for Qatar

August 26, 2021 @ 04:34 AM

Boeing formally rolled out its new F-15QA fighter for the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) on Wednesday. The first set of F-15QA jets will ferry to Qatar later this year following the completion of pre-delivery pilot training

Russian MiG-29 Burns Down in Accidental Fire, Follows Fatal Crash 5 Days

August 24, 2021 @ 08:26 AM

A Russian Air Force MiG-29 caught fire on an airfield in the Narimanov district on August 23 in the second incident involving a MiG-29 jet in Russias Astrakhan region. The fighter jet was engulfed in fire while undergoing scheduled repair work and burned down completely

New Weapons, Electronics Proposed in Indian Order for New Su-30MKI Jets

August 23, 2021 @ 02:08 PM

An expected Indian order for 12 Su-30MKI fighter jets will include new weapons and electronic systems probably drawn from the Su-35, the current top of the line Russian fighter. “The issue of supplying kits for the production of an additional batch of Su-30MKI aircraft requires some time to be worked out due to the need to include new aircraft weapons and electronic equipment in their composition,” said Denis Manturov, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade in an interview with Interfax during the ARMY-2021 in Moscow today

MiG-29 Crashes, 3rd Russian Military Plane Accident in a Week

August 19, 2021 @ 06:10 AM

A Russian MiG-29 fighter crashed in the Astrakhan region on Wednesday night, making it the third such incident involving a Russian military aircraft in a week. Pilot of the MiG-29 was killed in the accident

Indonesian T-50i Golden Eagle Jet's Component Falls During Flight

August 12, 2021 @ 05:12 AM

As the Indonesian T-50i Golden Eagle jet was flying over a residential area in Ngawi Regency on Tuesday, one of its components detached and crashed. The Indonesian Air Force has assured that no one was injured in the incident

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

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 IRST-cued AIM-120 allows us to achieve detection, tracking, targeting, weapons employment, and verification of an intercept without being dependent upon RADAR energy,” explained Maj

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