The reason behind the delay in the upgrade of India's fleet of An-32 aircraft is the strained relationship between Russia and Ukraine, the two countries that supply components of the aircraft. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) recently admitted in the Parliament that one of the reasons for slow upgrade of An-32 fleet has been the procurement of spares which was hampered because of strained relations between Russia and Ukraine, IANS reported Saturday
United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ukraine are likely to begin the joint manufacturing of Ukrainian firm Antonovs Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). “At present, the most promising market for us is the Middle East and Southeast Asia
Wreckage of the AN-32 military transport aircraft belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) that went missing on June 3 has been found crashed in the north east Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. “The wreckage of the missing An-32 was spotted today 16 Kms North of Lipo, North East of Tato at an approximate elevation of 12000 ft by the IAF Mi-17 Helicopter undertaking search in the expanded search zone,” the IAF
Podolsky District Court of Kiev has issued an arrest warrant against five Russian An-124-100 Ruslan transport aircraft operated by Russias Volga-Dnepr Airlines for alleged unauthorised maintenance checks.
Saudi-Ukranian An-132 on Display at Aero India 2019, Targets An-32 Replacement in India Ukrainian Antonov and Saudi Arabias Taqnia Aeronautics have displayed An-132 military transport aircraft for the first time at the ongoing Aero India 2019 airshow. The Saudi−Ukrainian multi−purpose aircraft, a joint development by Antonov and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), is intended in particular for military transportation of armed personnel, and warfare equipment
The Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) has awarded a contract to a Russia firm, MFG to overhaul three Ukrainian-origin Antonov AN-32B aircraft in Russia. According to a recommendation of the SLAF, the tender was won by a Russian company called MFG
Ukraines Anti-Corruption Bureau is probing alleged kickbacks worth crores paid to Indian defense officials for an aircraft spares purchase deal. According to a records accessed by
A Russian Antonov An-26 Russian transport plane crashed while trying to land at Hmeymim airbase in northwest Syria killing 33 passengers and six crew members. According to preliminary data, an Antonov An-26 transport aircraft hit the ground 500 meters from Hmeymim airfield during its landing approach at around 15:00 Moscow time on March 6,
Antonov Company and Saudi Arabias Taqnia Aeronautics have agreed to a work-share for building the AN-132 military transport aircraft. A three party MoU to manufacture the AN−132 aircraft was signed between Antonov, Taqnia Aeronautics, a subsidiary of Saudi Technology Development and Investment Co (TAQNIA) and another Saudi firm WAHAJ
The South Korean Army plans to resume use of its K-9 howitzer for training "in stages" following a report that a mechanical flaw trigged an explosion of the artillery system in August which left three soldiers dead and four others wounded. A press release from the South Korean Army published in the local media mentioned mechanical flaw as the likely cause of the abrupt explosion without giving any details
Turkish firm Aselsan has entered into an agreement with Ukrainian Antonov company to supply avionics to ‘Antonov branded aircraft. An agreement to this effect was reached during a meeting between representatives of Aselsan, Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and Antonov Aircraft Company in Ukraine last week
Ukrainian state aircraft manufacturing company, UkrOboronProm and US-based Oriole Capital Group have reached an agreement for an investment of $150 million for mass production of An-74 aircraft at Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company. The agreement was reached during the international exhibition Dubai Airshow 2017, currently held in the United Arab Emirates, the company said in a statement Monday
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