BAE Systems to Improve Typhoon Jet's Combat Capability

August 6, 2021 @ 08:47 AM

BAE Systems won a contract valued at approximately £135 million today, to drive forward the next phase of capability enhancements for Typhoon jet. The investment will improve weapons capability, increasing the variety of precision guided munitions, and further enhance Typhoons defensive systems and datalinks, improving high-speed secure sharing of data

Ukraine should opt for F-15EX over F-35 Jet: Former Head of Antonov...

August 5, 2021 @ 03:43 PM

The Ukrainian Air Force (UAF) which is looking to replace its Soviet-era MiG-29s and Su-27s should opt for the F-15EX over the F-35 stealth fighter, according to the former chief designer of the Antonov State Enterprise, Alexander Los. Due to a continuous radar field of the Russian army, which is already...

Greece to Buy F-16 Support Package for $270M

August 4, 2021 @ 08:26 AM

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Russian Air Force Su-35 Jet Crashes in Sea, Pilot Ejects

August 1, 2021 @ 09:31 AM

A Russian Air Force (RuAF) Su-35 fighter jet crashed during an exercise in the Sea of ​​Okhotsk, Khabarovsk Territory on Saturday with the pilot ejecting safely. Interfax reported quoting the press service of the Eastern Military District: "On July 31, in the Khabarovsk Territory, during scheduled training flights, an engine...

UK MoD Awards BAE Systems £250M for Tempest Jet Development

July 29, 2021 @ 09:24 AM

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) today awarded BAE Systems approximately £250 million ($348.77million) to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UKs Future Combat Air System (FCAS)

Who is the Mystery Launch Customer of Russia’s Upcoming ‘Checkmate’ Fighter Jet?...

July 28, 2021 @ 11:27 AM

Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has commenced assembling the first prototype of the new Light Strike Fighter (LTS) code-named ‘Checkmate, at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft plant (KAANZ) just a week after the official unveiling of a full-size mock-up of the aircraft at the MAKS 2021 event,

Two-seat Variant of Su-57 to be Built to Control Okhotnik Drones: Report

July 27, 2021 @ 02:55 PM

Russia is reportedly developing a two-seat variant of its Su-57 fighter for better control over a swarm of heavy Okhotnik drones. "In order to control advanced Okhotnik drones, a two-seat command variant of Su-57 will be created

Lockheed Martin Wins $62M to Supply Parachute Systems for F-35 Jets

July 27, 2021 @ 11:01 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract worth $62 million to supply Parachute and drag chute systems meant to go on the F-35 lighting II fighter jets. The company also won an additional $37 million contract

Saab Delivers T-7A Aft for Flight Test Program

July 27, 2021 @ 10:39 AM

Saab said on Monday it shipped the second aft airframe section, which is for use in the T-7A Red Hawk flight test program. The production and shipment of this aft airframe section is the latest milestone in Saabs contribution to the design and development of the T-7A Red Hawk trainer for the United States Air Force

Russia Initiates Fifth-Gen Carrier Based VTOL Aircraft Project

July 26, 2021 @ 02:51 PM

Russias MiG Corporation has initiated work on a fifth-gen carrier Based Vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft. "Now (the project) is in a stage of computer modeling, the first prototypes of the machine are planned to be released in the next few years,"

Rostec’s KRET to Provide Avionics for Russia’s ‘Checkmate’ Jet

July 26, 2021 @ 11:18 AM

Russias Radio-Electronic Technologies Group (KRET), part of state-owned Rostec, will provide latest avionics suite for the countrys newest fighter, “Checkmate.” The latest onboard avionics suite developed by the Ramenki Instrument-Making Design Bureau (part of KRET) includes an advanced large-format head-up display, a panoramic airborne display, and a multi-functional display panel