India Plans to Expand AEW Capability

India is expected to expand its fleet of airborne warning and Command Systems (AWACS) adding up to five additional platforms to the three Il-76...

Enhanced Sniper Targeting Pod Tested for Recce Role

A specially modified version of the Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) was demonstrated the ability to perform non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

Asia-Pacific Air Powers Address Asymmetric Threats & Cooperation

“We find ourselves facing a real and increasing need to address a broad range on non-conventional threats including terrorism, piracy, low intensity conflicts, natural...

Airborne Laser Tested at Edwards

Laser Packed 747 Prepares for Firing Demonstration The Boeing Company , industry teammates and the U.S.Missile Defense Agency have begun Airborne Laser (ABL) flight tests with the entire...

Dassault, HAL likely to become joint primes for MMRCA

Dassault Aviation and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will be ‘joint prime contractors’ to manufacture 118 Rafale fighters in India clearing the way as to who will assume responsibility for timely delivery and quality of the aircraft. The decision was described by Dassault chief executive Eric Trappier as a ‘new development’, implying that it may have been arrived at during the last few days or weeks.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Swings into Singapore

Boeing is displaying its latest mid-size Dreamliner 787 airplane at the Singapore Airshow, emphasizing the new passenger jet's long distance flying capability. The Dreamliner...

US Air Force’s KC-X Aerial Tanker Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force released yesterday (Jan. 30, 2007) the Request for Proposal for the KC-X Aerial Refueling Aircraft, officially launching the Air Force's...

Mi-28N Crash in Russia’s Caucasus

A Russian Army Mi-28N 'Night Hunter' helicopter crashed today injuring the two crew members. The gunship commander later died of his wounds at a...

Italian, Israel Air Force Conduct Joint Training Exercises in Sardinia, Southern Israel

The Israeli and Italian air Forces concluded an extensive, two-week exercise in Sardinia today. Members from four Israel Air Force fighter squadrons participated in...

Helibras Expands for EC725 Production

The planned production of 50 Eurocopter EC725 helicopters, soon to begin at its Brazilian subsidiary Helibras new assembly line Itajubá in the state of...

Aerospace Systems at Defendory 2006

For obvious reasons, combat aircraft and advanced trainers were among the show's highlights. For the fighter program, General Dynamics, with the F-16 Block 52, Dasault...

USAF Tanker program – Round 3!

In a third attempt in nine years to replace its current 50-year-old planes, the U.S. Air Force will release the Request for Proposal (RFP)...

Turning Raw Data Into Actionable Intelligence

Start < Page 1 of 6 > UAV and their sensors are only part of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) "big picture". Completing that...

V-22 Ospreys to Deploy to Iraq by September 2007

// // The US Marine Corps will soon deploy the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft to Iraq, its first combat assignment. Marine Commandant Gen. James...