Putin Unveils Russia’s New Single Engine Jet ‘LTS Checkmate Fighter’

July 20, 2021 @ 12:18 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin today unveiled United Aircraft Corporation (UAC)s new single engine stealth fighter jet at the MAKS-2021 air show in Zhukovsky near Moscow called ‘LTS Checkmate Fighter. After the completion of the opening ceremony, the head of state arrived at the exhibition pavilion of the Sukhoi company, where the...

Turkey’s Baykar Unveils Concept of New Unmanned Fighter

July 20, 2021 @ 10:19 AM

Turkeys Baykar Savunma today released official rendering of its new jet-powered unmanned aircraft system or Combat Unmanned Aerial System (MIUS). “Combat Unmanned Aircraft System (MİUS) is the first time we share the conceptual design images of our project,” the company tweeted July 20

New Communication System for Russian Su-57 Fighter to be Shown at MAKS

July 19, 2021 @ 03:22 PM

Ruselectronics Holding will demonstrate at MAKS-2021 the S-111 communications system from the Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet. The equipment provides secure radio communication and aircraft data exchange with other aircraft as well as with ground, air and surface control points

All-New Russian Stealth Fighter Jet to be Designated MiG-XX or Su-XX?

July 18, 2021 @ 06:27 PM

Will the all-new Russian single engine stealth fighter jet to be unveiled on July 20 be designated as MiG-XX or will it have a Su-XX designation continuing under the Sukhoi lineage like the Su-57? From images appearing on social media during the run-up to the MAKS 2021 event, a new aircraft...

First Six A-29 Super Tucano Light Attack Aircraft Depart U.S. for Nigeria...

July 17, 2021 @ 03:59 AM

The first batch of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft departed the United States on 14 July 2021 enroute to Nigeria. The 6 aircraft will be leapfrogged through 5 countries including Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Spain and Algeria before arriving at their final destination in Nigeria towards the end of July 2021

F-35 Software Flaws Prompt Inquiry on DoD’s 2022 Budget Requests

July 16, 2021 @ 07:02 AM

Flaws in subsequent increments in software packages for the F-35 fighter jets known as continuous capability development and delivery have resulted in convening of a panel looking into the DODs fiscal year 2022 budget request for fixed-wing tactical and training aircraft programs. On Tuesday, Raymond O'Toole Jr

New Versions of Russian Su-57 Being Developed: UAC Chief

July 15, 2021 @ 02:17 PM

New versions of the Russian Su57 fifth generation stealth fighter jet are being developed one of which will be a two-seat aircraft. The Russian military will receive four Su-57 fighters this year

BAE Systems Wins Contract to Support New UK-Qatar Hawk Training Squadron

July 15, 2021 @ 04:51 AM

BAE Systems won a six-year contract to deliver support and training to a new joint UK-Qatar Hawk squadron based at RAF Leeming, UK. The company will provide Qualified Flying Instructors as part of this contract, delivering both live and synthetic training to Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) and Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots

Russia's UAC Teases All-new Fighter Jet Ahead of Official Launch on July

July 13, 2021 @ 09:32 AM

Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) will present a fundamentally new military aircraft on July 20, the first day of the MAKS-2021 International Air Show in Zhukovski, near Moscow. Hints that the new military aircraft could be a fighter jet were revealed as part a Rostec (holding company of UAC) press release, “Russia is one of the few countries in the world that has mastered full-cycle technologies for the production of advanced aircraft systems, as well as a recognized trendsetter in the creation of combat aircraft

Bulgaria to Build Runway as Part of F-16 Infrastructure as NATO Declines...

July 8, 2021 @ 01:01 PM

Bulgaria will shoulder the costs of building a runway for its F-16 jets at Graf Ignatiev Air Force Base after NATO denied to take responsibility. Georgi Velikov Panayotov, Minister of Defence of Bulgaria, said during a news conference Wednesday that “someone for unknown reasons” had decided that the cost of building the runway would be borne by NATO without actually discussing this with NATO headquarters