Germany's Purchase of Boeing P-8A Poseidon Casts Doubts over Franco-German MPA Program...

July 7, 2021 @ 08:01 AM

France could walk out of a project to develop a maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) along with Germany called Maritime Awareness Weapon System (MAWS) following the latters decision last week to purchase five Boeing P-8A Poseidon MPAs worth $1.43 Billion

BIRD Aerosystems Delivers Complete ASIO Maritime Surveillance Task Force Solution to African...

July 5, 2021 @ 10:14 AM

Israel-based BIRD Aerosystems said today that it delivered a complete ASIO Maritime Task Force Solution to an undisclosed African government. The ASIO Maritime Task Force Solution provided includes multiple Cessna Citation CJ3 aircraft that the company converted into Maritime Patrol Aircraft, together with BIRDs advanced mission management system (MSIS) which was...

At least 40 Rescued of 92 Onboard Crashed Philippines C-130J Aircraft

July 4, 2021 @ 07:13 AM

A Philippine Air Force C-130J carrying 92 people onboard crashed on Sunday, with 17 people confirmed dead and the remaining being currently rescued. As per reports, 40 people have been rescued until now

Cadets of Syrian Military Pilots Academy, Re-opened in 2018, Prepare for Graduation

July 1, 2021 @ 12:31 PM

Some 50 cadets of the Aleppo Military Flight School, which reopened in 2018 after remaining closed for years due to the Syrian civil war, have completed training with help from the Russian Air Force. "Our task is to train high-class pilots for our army

Northrop Grumman to Support Iraq’s C-172, C-208 Fleets

July 1, 2021 @ 10:50 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a $20 million contract to provide logistics support of Iraqs C-172 & C-208 fleets. The award provides for the exercise of options to extend the term of the contract for the continued services that may be needed in order to effectively maintain and operate a fleet

Germany Signs on for 5 Boeing P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

July 1, 2021 @ 04:46 AM

The German Ministry of Defense today signed a letter of offer and acceptance for five Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft under the U.S

Netherlands Air Force Grounds Pilatus PC-7 Aircraft After Corrosion Found in Some

June 28, 2021 @ 06:05 PM

The Netherlands Ministry Defense has temporarily grounded its fleet of Pilatus PC-7 training aircraft after corrosion caused by moisture was found on a number of the airplanes during maintenance. The extent to which this jeopardizes flight safety is being investigated together with the manufacturer, Pilatus of Switzerland

Four Killed as L-410 Airplane Carrying Parachutists Crashes in Russia’s Kemerovo Region...

June 19, 2021 @ 08:02 AM

An L-410 turboprop airplane carrying parachutists in Russias Kemerovo Region crashed today killing 2 pilots, one instructor and one parachutist besides injuring eight more people. The airplane crashed soon after take-off, according to local reports,

Boeing Signs MoU with ESG, Lufthansa Technik Expecting German Selection of P-8A...

June 17, 2021 @ 06:48 PM

Boeing signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) today with German companies- ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH and Lufthansa Technik to explore collaboration in systems integration, training, support and sustainment work should Germany select the P-8A Poseidon as its next maritime surveillance aircraft. “Together with ESG and Lufthansa Technik, we will offer indigenous and cost-effective support, training and maintenance solutions to the German Navy to fulfill their missions,” said Dr

Ukrainian Firm Signs Contract to Repair Pakistani IL-78 Refueling Aircraft

June 17, 2021 @ 08:02 AM

Ukrainian firm Ukrspetsexport signed a contract with the Pakistani Air Force (PAF) to repair its IL-78 aerial refueling aircraft on Tuesday. The agreement was signed on the second day of the "Arms and Security-2021" exhibition currently on in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev

Pentagon Commences Tunisian T-6C Aircraft Sales Process

June 12, 2021 @ 08:03 AM

The Pentagon has commenced the process to sell Tunisia T-6C light attack aircraft with a contract awarded to procure long lead items and site survey. On Friday, the U