U.S. Marine Corps' First F-35B Undergoes Laser Shock Peening to Strengthen Airframe...

January 1, 2022 @ 01:17 PM

The first F-35B fighter jet operated by the U.S

Boeing Wins $471M to Develop New Systems for Japan’s F-15 Fleet

December 31, 2021 @ 04:48 AM

The Pentagon announced a contract valued $471 million to Boeing for the development of new systems for Japans fleet of upgraded F-15 Eagle Super Interceptors. “The contract action provides for the design and development of an integrated suite of aircraft systems to support modification of the Japan Air Self Defense Force...

Pakistan Orders 25 Chinese J-10C Fighters

December 30, 2021 @ 09:55 AM

Pakistans Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed confirmed the countrys acquisition of 25 J-10C multirole fighters from China. On Wednesday, the minister told reporters in Rawalpindi that a full squadron of 25 J-10C jets will do a flyover on Pakistan Day ceremony on March 23 next year

Lockheed Martin Awarded $847M for F-35 Fighters

December 30, 2021 @ 04:36 AM

The U.S

Serbian Air Force Recommends Rafale jets, But Government Undecided Between Russian, French...

December 29, 2021 @ 11:13 AM

The Serbian Air Force has recommended that the country purchase French Rafale warplanes but the government is yet to decide between French or Russian fighter jets, Defence Minister Nebojša Stefanović told Radio-Television of Serbia today. "According to what the Air Force told the President, they are more in favour of purchasing...

Lockheed Martin to Develop New F-35 JSF Variant Tailored for Foreign Customer

December 28, 2021 @ 07:43 AM

The Pentagon on Monday awarded Lockheed Martin a $49.05 million contract that provides engineering and other related activities in support of the design and development of a Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft variant tailored for an unspecified Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customer

Netherlands Declares IOC for F-35 Squadron

December 27, 2021 @ 09:57 AM

The Netherlands Ministry of Defense officially declared Initial Operational Capable (IOC) for the Air Forces F-35 squadron. “With this we are taking another important step in our transition to a future-proof air force

Indian MiG-21 Crashes, Pilot Killed, 5th Crash Involving Bison this Year

December 24, 2021 @ 05:16 PM

A MiG-21 Bison of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Rajasthan state on Friday evening, making it the fifth crash involving the Bison this year. "This evening, around 8:30 pm, a MiG-21 aircraft of IAF met with a flying accident in the western sector during a training sortie

Malaysia Eyes Kuwaiti F/A-18D Jets, Upgrade of Su-30MKM Fighters

December 24, 2021 @ 01:16 PM

Malaysia has initiated talks with Kuwait to buy its used F/A-18 Boeing Hornet jets besides upgrading Su-30MKM jets in service with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF). While addressing members of the Senate in Dewan Negara on December 22, Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz said it would be a “lock, stock and barrel” procurement of 33 F/A-18 Boeing Hornets in service with the Kuwait

Ukrainian AF Receives Locally Repaired MiG-29 Aircraft

December 24, 2021 @ 05:37 AM

Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant (LDARZ), which is part of state-owned Ukroboronprom, handed over to the Ukrainian Air Force a MiG-29 aircraft repaired by the company. After successful test flights, the aircraft was handed over to the customer, Ukroboronprom announced Thursday

France to Get 3 E-2D Hawkeye Early Warning Aircraft

December 23, 2021 @ 05:07 AM

Northrop Grumman won a contract worth $354 million to deliver three E-2D Hawkeye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft to France. This modification provides for the production and delivery of three E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for the government of France, the U

BAE Systems, Embraer to Develop Defence Variants for Eve eVTOL Aircraft

December 22, 2021 @ 04:45 AM

BAE Systems and Embraer announced plans Tuesday to embark on a joint study to explore the development of Eves electric Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) vehicle for the defence and security market. The joint study builds on Eves development for the urban air mobility market and will look at how the aircraft could provide cost-effective, sustainable and adaptable capability as a defence variant