China Begins Replacing J-7 Jets with Advanced Models

March 15, 2021 @ 11:14 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force has begun replacing J-7 fighter jets with advanced next-generation ones. J-7 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade affiliated with the PLA Western Theater Command Air Force recently conducted a series of combat-oriented exercises, and these exercises were the curtain call performance of...

Algeria 'Close' to Buying 14 Russian Su-34 Fighter-Bombers: Media

March 15, 2021 @ 10:46 AM

The Algerian Air Force (AAF) is 'close' to sealing a long-discussed deal to purchase 14 units of Russias never-before-exported Su-34 medium-range fighter-bomber jets. Multiple sources are stated to have told

Turkey Willing to Discuss Su-35, Su-57 Buy with Russia if Necessary

March 12, 2021 @ 01:13 PM

Turkey's Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank has stated that his country would not hesitate to discuss with Russia regarding the purchase of Su-35 and Su-57 fighter aircraft. “We evaluate our cooperation with countries on the basis of our own needs and mutual interests of the two countries

Ukrainian MiG-29 Damaged After Drunk Officer Rams Car into Jet

March 12, 2021 @ 12:27 PM

A Ukrainian Armed Forces officer rammed his Volkswagen Touran into the backside of a MiG-29 fighter which later caught fire, at Vasilkov Air Base near Kiev on Wednesday, March 10. Photos circulating on social media show one of the burned engines of a fighter jet and a damaged car

Thales, Aeralis to Develop Advanced Modular Training Aircraft Simulator

March 11, 2021 @ 10:31 AM

Thales UK and Aeralis have entered into a Teaming Agreement to develop transformational AERALIS platforms. The development from Thales will take place alongside AERALIS contract with the RAFs Rapid Capabilities Office to deliver research & development of an Advanced Modular Aircraft system

Lockheed Announces First Flight of Denmark’s F-35A Jet

March 11, 2021 @ 07:30 AM

Lockheed Martin today announced the first flight of Denmark's first F-35 Lightning II production aircraft, L-001. Denmark is the fifth European NATO nation to fly and operate an F-35

Russian Tu-160M Bomber with New Engines Completes Factory Tests

March 10, 2021 @ 02:49 PM

Russias modernized Tu-160M bomber with new domestically-developed NK-32 engines has completed factory tests. The bombers new engine has reportedly increased the range of the aircraft by 1,000km

TAI Delivers Second Locally-Converted Leonardo ATR-72 ASW Patrol Aircraft to Navy

March 10, 2021 @ 09:07 AM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has received the second Leonardo ATR-72 (P-72) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) patrol aircraft to the Navy. “We delivered our second P-72 Naval Patrol Aircraft within the scope of Meltem-3 Project

S.Korea's KF-X Jet Prototype Nearly Ready, Roll Out Next Month

March 1, 2021 @ 06:00 AM

The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) today announced that its KF-X fighter jet prototype is nearly ready and its roll out planned for April 2021. A photograph released by the DAPA shows the jet in fully assembled form and undergoing what looks like final touches

CAE Wins Warplanes Training Contract

February 27, 2021 @ 08:18 AM

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