Pakistan considers buying 30-40 stealth fighters from China

Pakistan is interested in acquiring a stealth fighter and has expressed interest in the newly unveiled Chinese FC-31. Pakistan is one of several countries interested in the new Chinese fighter - the first stealth aircraft available for export without US or Russian restrictions.

India Issues Request for 83 Tejas MK1A Light Combat Aircraft

The Indian Air Force intends to buy 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas MK1A from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), according to a tender issued to HAL, as the sole source for the indigenously developed and built aircraft.

Raytheon to Modernize F-15E Radar with AESA Technology

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have launched a Radar Modernization Program (RMP) for radar installed in the F-15E Strike Eagle. Backed by a...

Litening Targeting Pod

RAFALE Missile Division LITENING incorporates in a single pod all the targeting features required by a modern strike fighter. The LITENING program, launched by Israel’s...

Successful Tests for Indo-Israeli Land-Based Air Defense System

India conducts two successful intercepts of Land-Based Indo-Israeli Barak-8 missiles, as part of the acceptance tests of the Indian Air force new Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) system.

Sentinel MK1 Airborne Stand-Off Radar System (ASTOR)

The Sentinel R Mk1 Airborne Stand-Off Radar System (ASTOR) was first shown at the 2006 Farnborough Airshow, just prior to the delivery of the...

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...
Global Hawk RQ-4B Block 40 | NATO AGS Configuration

Industry Team Finalizes AGS Negotiation, Anticipates Order Award in July 2011

Northrop Grumman Corporation submitted its final proposal for the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) core capability. NATO AGS system will employ an air segment consisting...

Dependable Engines: Pratt & Whitney

Dependable Engines: With Evolving Military Landscapes, Pratt & Whitney Remains Steadfa

Boeing Awarded US$6 Billion to Build 36 Eagles for Qatar

Boeing Defense, Space, & Security company has been awarded a $6,173,500,000 undefinitized contract action contract for the F-15 Qatar program. FMS funds in the amount of $3,019,750,000 are being obligated at the time of award. This sole source contract provides for the foreign military sales (FMS) requirement to procure 36 new F-15QA aircraft for the Qatar Emiri Air Force. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, with an expected completion date of Dec. 30, 2022.

Global Hawk to Provide Target Fix, Track & Assessment Using a New Broad Area...

Northrop Grumman and United Technologies Corp. have recently completed the first flight test of the MS-177 long-range, multi-spectral imaging (MSI) sensor on the RQ-4B Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The MS-177 sensor is designed to provide capabilities to not only "find" targets using broad area search and different sensing technologies, but to also fix, track, and assess targets through its agility and multiple sensing modalities.

Negotiating Missile Defense in the Turkish Bazar

Turkey is negotiating a mega deal worth billions of dollars in a 'Turkish Bazar' style, where the European Eurosam consortium faces a competing offer from the Russians, through their largest missile exporter Rostec, as Ankara opens its missile defense program to foreign bidders.

China Conducts First Successful Flight of a Hypersonic Waverider Air Vehicle

China has successfully tested a hypersonic waverider air vehicle for the first time. The vehicle flew and maneuvered at a speed of Mach 6....

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...

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