UAE’s EDGE to Display ISR-configured Bombardier Challenger 650 Business Jet at Dubai...

November 13, 2019 @ 08:05 AM

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)s “Edge,” a new government-owned defense company launched on November 5, will display its new, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR)– configured Bombardier Challenger 650 jet at the upcoming

Turkey to Develop New T629 Gunship

October 29, 2019 @ 09:22 AM

Turkey is presently developing a new T629 six-tonne attack helicopter and has reportedly frozen the design for the same, Temel Kotil, CEO and General Manager of Turkish Aerospace, has said. “The designs (for the six-ton armed helicopter designated T629) have been finalised and we plan to carry out the first flight...

Nigeria Agrees to buy a Dozen Mi-35 Helicopters from Russia

October 24, 2019 @ 09:48 AM

Nigeria entered into an agreement with Russia on the purchase of 12 Mi-35 helicopters, on Wednesday. “Russia and Nigeria have signed a deal for Moscow to supply twelve Mi-35s to Nigeria,” a senior official at Russias federal military-technical cooperation service, was quoted as saying by RIA news agency

Egypt May Buy Ka-52 Gunships for its French Mistral Ships Formerly Meant...

October 24, 2019 @ 06:51 AM

Russia and Egypt are currently holding talks on the latters purchase of additional Ka-52 attack helicopters for Mistral amphibious assault ships, originally built by France for Russia. "We intend to further outfit Egypts Mistral ships with our armament and Ka-52 helicopters," Dmitry Shugayev, Head of the Federal Service for Military and...

Russian Military to get 4 Mi-24P Attack Helicopters in October

October 23, 2019 @ 06:39 AM

Russias army aviation brigade of the Central Military District will receive four additional Mil Mi-24P attack helicopters by the end of this month. "The arrival of four multirole strike helicopters will complete the process of forming a squadron of Mi-24P gunships

Bangladesh to Buy Fighter Jets, Apache Gunships & Missile Systems from US

October 18, 2019 @ 11:06 AM

Bangladesh is looking to buy multi-role combat jets, Apache attack helicopters and surface-to-air missile systems from the United States. "Both countries are currently negotiating two agreements that are required by the US law for the purchase to go ahead that will expand the military cooperation between the countries," two US government officials were quoted as saying by

India Gifts 2 Mi-35 Gunships to Afghanistan

October 16, 2019 @ 08:44 AM

The Afghanistan Air Force on Tuesday received two Mi-35 attack helicopters gifted by India. In 2016, Kabul requested India to repair and provide new parts for the Air Forces 11 Mi-35s and 7 transport aircraft

Lockheed Unveils “Raider X” for US Army’s FARA Contest

October 15, 2019 @ 10:19 AM

Lockheed Martin unveiled Raider X design as the companys entrant for the US Armys Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototype program. The aircraft design was showcased during the annual conference of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) on October 14 in Washington

USAF Approves Sikorsky HH-60W Gunship To Enter Production

October 14, 2019 @ 07:03 AM

The United States Air Force (USAF) has green-signalled production of Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRHs) after the aircraft completed the Air Forces performance and flight load survey testing. “The achievement of the Milestone C production decision on Sept

Russian Mil & Kamov Merger to Form National Helicopter Center

October 14, 2019 @ 05:01 AM

Russian Helicopters has announced its plan to merge “Mil Moscow Helicopter plant” and “Kamov” design bureaus to establish “National Helicopter Center.” The roadmap for establishing National Helicopter Center (NHC) on the basis of two design bureau was approved by the Board of Directors of Russian Helicopters Holding Company

China Unveils Weird, Saucer-Shaped Armed Helicopter

October 11, 2019 @ 05:46 PM

A mock-up of a strange, saucer-shaped armed helicopter was displayed at the China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin on October 10. Dubbed "Super Great White Shark," the aircraft is circular and appears to have a cockpit in the center, with a huge rotary blade surrounding the pilots

Bell Unveils New Chopper for US Army’s FARA Competition

October 3, 2019 @ 09:10 AM

Bell Textron Inc, on Wednesday,