As Russia and France bombs Islamic State (IS) positions in Syria, both have been touting the prowess of their respective fighter aircraft- the Sukhoi Su-34 and the Dassault Rafale. While Russia has launched air strikes on the side of the Syrian government and France on the side of the anti-Assad rebels, but against one common enemy, the Islamic State terrorist group, both seem keen to highlight the precision bombing capabilities of their respective aircraft
South Korea will dispatch additional military engineers to conflict zones to beef up UN peacekeeping operations. "They will be assisting reconstruction and humanitarian activities in conflict zones," South Korean President Park Geun-hye said in the leader's summit on peacekeeping at the UN that was co-chaired by US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Russia is working on several futuristic fighter and bomber models in addition to the PAK-FA stealth fighters, scale models of some of which will be displayed at the upcoming MAKS 2015 air and defense exhibition in Moscow this month-end. Work is being carried out in major aviation complexes to build next generation stealth aircraft
India has commissioned a MiG 29K Aircraft Training Simulator Facility at its Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology (NIAT) in Kochi. “The simulator training facility is set up by Indian Navy and is part of the MiG-29K Aircraft contract for imparting real time training to air crew and technical personnel on all systems of the aircraft and associated maintenance requirements,” Indian Navy press release stated
The Indian Air Force is likely to de-commission 54 MiG 21s and MiG 27s in the next six months bringing down the strength from 35 to 32 squadrons. “We will have to pull out about 50 odd aircrafts from other squadrons and make up 3 squadrons,” NDTV quoted a senior Air Force officer as saying
Rostec Corp announced Tuesday that Russian military equipment from 37 enterprises, including nine manufacturers will be on display at Le Bourget Paris Air Show 2015. Rosoboronexport, MiG Sukhoi, Il, Russian Helicopters, UEC will be the major companies that will showcase various models, mock-ups during the show
Egypt has agreed to buy 46 MiG-29 fighter jets worth US $2 billion from Russia, Vedomosti news daily reported Monday. This is the largest order for MiG aircraft since Soviet disintegration
The MiG-29K carrier-borne fighter aircraft have commenced flight operations from the deck of India's INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier. The aircrafts had been operating from the Shore Based Test Facility of INS Hansa, on the coast of Goa in western India, this was stated by an Indian Naval officer during a media briefing earlier this week
Aerospace Technology Systems Corp (ATSC) has offered to upgrade 10 MiG-29N Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) aircraft to Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) Bernama news agency reported Today. “The enhancement proposed by the company would make the aircraft not only on par with other MRCA fighter jets in the market but also extend the lifespan by a minimum of 25 years," ATSC CEO Lt Col (Rtd) Fadzar Suhadawas quoted as saying by the Malaysian news agency
After establishing itself as Indias leading carrier-based fighter aircraft, the MiG-29K is looking at an expanded role as the Navy seeks to increase the number of naval fighter squadrons. "The Indian Navy plans to establish three naval aircraft squadrons that will fly MiG-29K and KUB
The Lockheed Martin Australia has won a contract for supplying a C-130J-30 Virtual Maintenance Trainer and a Multi-Function Training Aid (MFTA) to support aircrew training of Royal Australian Air Force. Through this major upgrade, the RAAF will have a standardized curriculum tailored for its operations and based on decades of C-130 training innovation by Lockheed Martin
Northrop Grumman has won a $63 million advance acquisition contract to procure long-lead components, material, parts and associated efforts required for maintaining the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System planned production schedule. Work is expected to be completed in February 2016
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