Multinational MRTT Fleet to get Elbit J-MUSIC DIRCM System

April 13, 2021 @ 01:08 PM

Elbit Systems said today it will supply an additional J- MUSIC DIRCM (Direct Infrared Countermeasures) self-protection system to the Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport Fleet (MMF). This time for the ninth Airbus A330 MRTT aircraft, the last addition of the fleet, to be equipped with Elbit Systems J-MUSIC DIRCM system

Norway’s First P-8A Poseidon Aircraft Moves into Assembly

April 13, 2021 @ 04:27 AM

The first P-8A Poseidon fuselage for Norway arrived today at Boeing facilities in Renton, Washington, from Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita, Kansas, for assembly. A derivative of the Boeing 737 Next-Generation commercial aircraft, the P-8 is first assembled at Boeing Commercial Airplanes 737 production line, where the fuselage receives additional wiring and...

U.S.A.F. C-17 Airlifter Catches Fire on Runway

April 10, 2021 @ 07:36 AM


S.Korea to Replace Imported Military Transported Aircraft with New Domestic Ones

April 7, 2021 @ 05:01 PM

South Koreas Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has reached an agreement with Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) to develop a new military transport aircraft. “Currently, there are 30 multipurpose and 70 transport planes operated by the Army, Navy and Air Force

Israeli Air Force Receives AI-Equipped Oron Surveillance Aircraft

April 5, 2021 @ 10:25 AM

The Israel Air Force received artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Oron surveillance aircraft at its Nevatim base. The aircraft was developed by the Israel defense ministrys Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), the Israel Air Force and the Israel Defense Force (IDF) Intelligence unit's naval arm and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)...

French DGA Takes Delivery of A400M Capable of Automatic Low Altitude Flight,...

March 25, 2021 @ 10:05 AM

The French Direction générale de l'armement (DGA) has taken delivery of the 18th Airbus A400M transport aircraft. “The DGA has just taken delivery of the 18th A400M equipped with all the capabilities validated to date, including the simultaneous release of paratroopers from the two doors and automatic flight at very low altitude

Hungary to Licence-Manufacture Russian Illyushin Il-103 Propeller Aircraft

March 17, 2021 @ 05:48 PM

Hungarian company Aviation Engineering Zrt will licence-manufacture a modernized version of the the Illyushin Il-103 single-engine propeller aircraft and offer in the European and international market. An agreement was signed today for the modernization and licensed production of the 4-seater piston-engined aircraft, Il-103 between Russias Ilyushin and Aviation Engineering Zrt

Dirgantara Indonesia Receives Flight Acceptance Certificate for CN-235 Delivery to Senegal

March 11, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Indonesian Aerospace) announced today that the CN-235 maritime patrol aircraft for Senegal received a flight acceptance certificate. “Flight Acceptance Certificate issued! The milestone means that, while the date is yet to be officially informed now, the delivery of this CN-235 to Senegal is edging closer

China’s KJ-600 Early Warning Aircraft Cannot Operate from Current Aircraft Carriers

February 24, 2021 @ 06:29 PM

Chinas KJ-600 carrier-based early warning aircraft cannot operate from current PLA Navy aircraft carriers such as the Liaoning and Shandong. The early warning aircraft, compared to the U

Rheinmetall to Provide Cargo Hold Simulators for European Airbus A400 Aircraft

February 20, 2021 @ 05:47 AM

Airbus has contracted Rheinmetall to supply two additional training simulators for the European A400M. Earmarked for German air bases in Wunstorf and Altenstadt, the two simulators will be delivered and ready to operate at the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023