Philippines to Buy 12 F-16 Jets, Missiles worth $2.6 billion

June 26, 2021 @ 02:48 AM

Amidst human rights concerns, the U.S

German Federal Audit Office Flags FCAS Project

June 21, 2021 @ 07:56 AM

The German Federal Audit Office (FAO) has flagged the Future Combat Air Systems (FCAS) project in which Germany is partnering with France and Spain to build the FCAS together with its weapons complement called Next Generation Weapon System (NGWS). The FAO noted "that no final negotiated agreement (between Germany and its...

Pakistani, Turk Pilots to Size up Rafale Jets in Turkish Exercise

June 20, 2021 @ 02:58 PM

Pakistani and Turkish pilots will get an opportunity to size up Rafale fighter jets recently bought by India and Greece in this years international Anatolian Eagle-2021(AE-21) Exercise to commence tomorrow in Turkey. According to information released by the Turkish Air Force, the purpose of the exercise is “sharing the knowledge, skills...

French, German, Spanish Air Force Chiefs Review Future Combat Air Systems Project

June 19, 2021 @ 12:57 PM

The Air Chiefs of France, Germany and Spain exchanged their operational perceptions on the progress of the NGWS within a FCAS project (Next Generation Weapon System within a Future Combat Air System). In terms of complexity, NGWS exceeds everything that has ever been imagined and produced in a European cooperation project...

China’s J-20 Jet Powered by Domestic Engine in Service with 2nd Ace...

June 19, 2021 @ 08:13 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force equipped a second ace force with J-20 fighters powered by domestically developed WS-10 engines. The Military Development Vanguard Air Group originated from the Communist Party of China's (CPC) first ever aviation combat force

Turkish Aerospace Building Wind Tunnel to Test TF-X Fighter Jet's Aerodynamics

June 18, 2021 @ 12:21 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) announced today that it is building a wind tunnel -- billed as Europes second biggest -- to test aerodynamics of aircraft such TF-X fighter jet that Ankara is developing indigenously. The tunnel will have three different test sections, large, small and open

America's Sixth-Generation NGAD Jet to Come in Variants for Ops in Indo-Pacific,...

June 18, 2021 @ 09:21 AM

Americas Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) Jet may come in two variants; one with long range and payload for the Indo-Pacific and one more oriented to the relatively short ranges between possible battle areas in Europe, a top Air Force official revealed. The information was revealed during yesterdays House Armed Services Committee hearing regarding the Air Forces Fiscal Year 2022 budget request

Russia to Deliver 11 Su-35 Jets to Egypt this year?

June 17, 2021 @ 11:59 AM

Russian Sukhoi Corporation is likely to deliver 11 Su-35 jets to export customers and 4 Su-57 stealth aircraft to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the countrys Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov indicated during his visit to the Gagarin Aviation Plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur on Wednesday. "This year 15 combat planes are due to be delivered by the Gagarin Aviation Plant to the (domestic) customer and under export contracts

Indonesia Signs ‘Coming into Force’ Contract for 36 Rafale Jets: Report

June 16, 2021 @ 07:58 AM

Indonesia is believed to have signed a ‘Coming into force contract with France/Dassault Aviation for 36 Rafale jets on June 7 which will go into effect in December 2021. Indonesian publication,

Chinese Air Force Pilots Pit their Skills against AI Opponents in High-Tech...

June 14, 2021 @ 06:27 PM

The simulator was jointly developed by a PLA-AF brigade and unnamed research institutes, and has become a solid support in boosting pilots' combat capabilities, Chinese media reported. The AI is learning from the pilots as it gathers data from each training session

Turkey Will Unveil 5th Gen Combat Aircraft Prototype on March 18, 2023

June 12, 2021 @ 12:49 PM

Undeterred by its ouster from the F-35 project, Turkey is working on its ambitious