Russian MoD Receives Tanker Planes That Can Refuel 3 Aircraft Simultaneously

December 21, 2020 @ 03:39 PM

Russias Aviastar-SP, part of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), has started delivery of ten Il-76MD-90A tanker planes to the Ministry of Defense that can refuel three warplanes simultaneously. “The IL-78M-90A will allow for the simultaneous refueling of two front-line aircraft, and from the tail unit it is possible to refuel long-range and...

Boeing F/A-18 Demos Ski-Jump Take-off in Indian Aircraft Carrier Pitch

December 21, 2020 @ 11:47 AM

Boeing said today that its F/A-18 Super Hornet demonstrated take off from a ski-jump to strengthen its pitch for an Indian Navy tender seeking combat aircraft for its aircraft carriers. “Our F/A-18 Super Hornet demonstrates the ability to operate from Indian Navy aircraft carriers during its successful and safe launch from...

Japan Approves $51.7B Defense Budget

December 21, 2020 @ 09:21 AM

The Japanese government today approved a ¥5.34 trillion ($51

Boeing on Contract for 10 More Years of Singapore F-15 Services Support

December 21, 2020 @ 06:23 AM

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) recently awarded Boeing its fourth Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract to support Singapores fleet of F-15SG aircraft. Under the 10-year, Direct Commercial Sale contract, Boeing will work closely with the RSAF to deliver customized support services to sustain the F-15SG for the next decade...

India’s DRDO Sets up Hypersonic Wind Tunnel

December 20, 2020 @ 05:45 AM

An advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel (HWT) test facility was inaugurated at the Defence Research and Research Organization (DRDO) in Hyderabad on Saturday. The HWT Test facility is a pressure vacuum driven enclosed free jet facility having nozzle exit diameter of 1 meter and will simulate Mach No 5 to 12 (Mach...

Boeing Wins $400M to Support U.S. Air Force Bombers

December 19, 2020 @ 08:03 AM

The U.S

India Interested in Buying MiG-35 Jets: Russian Official

December 18, 2020 @ 07:21 AM

India is interested in buying the Russian MiG-35 along with the MiG-29 aircraft, a top Russian official said Wednesday. “Foreign partners are showing interest not only in the options for modernizing the MiG-29, which has been recognized as quite successful, but are also looking at the MiG-35

Russian Su-57 Jet Export Negotiations on, Twin-seat Version Planned

December 17, 2020 @ 08:30 AM

Russia has commenced negotiations with potential buyers to export the Su-57 stealth fighter jet in several configurations including a twin-seat option. A two-seat version of the fifth generation Su-57 fighter can be created in the interests of foreign customers

U.S. to Begin Production of First Hypersonic Missile Next Year

December 17, 2020 @ 07:17 AM

The first booster test flight of the U.S

Six Used Rafale Jets to Arrive in Greece Starting June 2021, Twelve...

December 16, 2020 @ 02:48 PM

Greece will receive Rafale jets starting with the arrival of a used aircraft from French Air Force stock in June 2021, followed by one every month over the next six months. The first six Greek fighters will come armed with Meteor and Exocet missiles

Boeing to Provide Digitial EW System Spares for Qatar’s F-15QA Jets...

December 16, 2020 @ 07:53 AM

Boeing has won a $47 million contract to provide Digital Electronic Warfare System spares for Qatars F-15QA fighters. This contract provides for the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) requirement to procure Digital Electronic Warfare System spares for the Qatar Emiri Air Force, the U

Elbit Systems to Upgrade Romanian Air Force’s IAR-99 Aircraft

December 15, 2020 @ 10:39 AM

Elbit Systems has won $27 million from the Romanian-based company, Avioane Craiova, for the first phase of the upgrade program of the Romanian Air Forces (RoAF) IAR-99 Standard trainer aircraft. The contract will be performed over a four-year period and includes integrated logistic support