Russia’s Tupolev Sued for not developing New Missile for Modernized Tu-160M Bomber...

February 16, 2021 @ 08:10 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense has filed a lawsuit with Moscow Arbitation Court against Tupolev for not building a new missile to arm its “deeply modernized” Tu-160 M bomber on time. The MoD wants to recover 5

Jordan to Buy F-16 Air Combat Training Center

February 12, 2021 @ 04:23 AM

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China’s JF-17, FC-31 Jet Engine Production Line Ready

February 10, 2021 @ 06:24 AM

China has completed construction of a third-generation medium-thurst aeroengine production line that will reportedly be responsible for the manufacture of engines that would power JF-17 and FC-31 fighter jets. The construction project for production line passed an acceptance check following completion of construction, the National Business Daily reported on Monday, citing...

Japan’s First KC-46 Tanker Takes Flight

February 10, 2021 @ 04:47 AM

The first Boeing KC-46 tanker destined for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) took to the skies on its maiden flight yesterday. The aircraft now transitions into the certification phase of development

S.Korea Still Discussing Fighter Jet Participation with Indonesia

February 9, 2021 @ 07:11 AM

Amidst reports that Indonesia had pulled out of the KF-X fighter jet deal, a South Korean official said talks between the two sides were still on. “We are in the process of sounding out each other's position," Kang Eun-ho, chief of Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), said during a press briefing

Russian Su-57 Jet Flies Itself, Pilot Focuses on Combat

February 8, 2021 @ 05:26 PM

Russias Sukhoi Company has incorporated automation technologies into Su-57 jets cockpit, allowing it to “fly itself,” while the pilot focuses on combat. “The Su-57 has achieved maximum automation

India’s HAL to Supply Digital Overhead Head Up Display Systems to Elbit...

February 8, 2021 @ 10:29 AM

Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has entered into an agreement with Israeli firm Elbit Systems for the supply of Digital Overhead Head Up Display Systems (DOHS). The agreement with Elbit Systems Electro Optics Elop Ltd was signed during Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru last week

Indian Su-30MKI Upgrade Program to be Finalized in 6-9 Months

February 7, 2021 @ 01:18 PM

Upgrading of the Su-30MKI fleet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be finalized in the next 6-9 months with some aircraft undergoing the upgrade in Russia and the rest in India. Discussions with the IAF and the Russians (United Aircraft Corporation-UAC) are currently at an advanced stage, V Seshagiri Rao, CEO, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) MiG Complex told the media in response to a question by defenseworld

Boeing, Air Works Sign India’s P-8I Poseidon Maintenance Agreements

February 4, 2021 @ 01:03 PM

Boeing today announced strategic agreements with Indias Air Works for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of two key Boeing defence platforms in India, the P-8I operated by the Indian Navy (IN) and the VIP transport fleet operated by the Indian Air Force (IAF). Boeing Indias strategic collaboration with Air Works is an important first step under its recently launched initiative, the Boeing India Repair Development and Sustainment (BIRDS) hub, which is an in-country network and alliance of suppliers led by Boeing in India that envisions a competitive MRO ecosystem for engineering, maintenance, skilling, repair and sustainment services of defence and...