Second F-35 Production Jet Takes First Flight

AF-7, the second F-35 Lightning II production jet, takes off on its first flight Friday, March 4, from Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint...

Hawker Beechcraft, Lockheed Martin Team to Offer the U.S. Air Force a new Aircraft...

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) and Lockheed Martin have teamed up, competing for the Air Force LAAR program. Air Tractor is also believed to compete....

Visit at Ground Zero – From the MOAB Attack Site in Afghanistan

There has been intense media coverage of the US Military’s Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) strike on April 13, 2017 in Nangarhar, Afghanistan. On...

UVision Introduces New Multi-Mission Loitering Weapons

Although Loitering Munitions (LM) have been introduced decades ago, these weapons have gained general acceptance and maturity in recent years, following their operational debut in battlefields in the Caucasus and the Middle East. While several manufacturers already offer various types of ‘suicide drones’, only a few are committed to this category as Israel’s UVision Air, the developer, and producer of the Hero line of loitering missiles that unveiled a range of new members of its Hero family of LMs this week at the recent Paris Air Show. Uvision has already sold Hero LMs to multiple customers, including the Israel Defense Forces, and leading NATO countries.

The U.S. Army is Eying More Missions for the C-12

GA_googleFillSlot("ROS_160x600"); The U.S. Army is embarking on an acquisition program of a new aerial surveillance manned aircraft designated 'Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance Surveillance...

Iran plans fielding Bavar 373 air & missile defense system this year

Iran unveiled yesterday the Bavar-373, an indigenous long-range air defense missile defense system employing Sayyad-3 (Hunter III) interceptor during the Army National Day parade. Iran launched the indigenous development program after the delivery of Russian S300 systems was suspended under the sanctions imposed on Iran by the UN in 2010. Immediately after the cancellation of the Russian sale Iran displayed a mockup of a similar weapon during a military march in Tehran, claiming it is developing its own version of the system.

Small Weapons for Light Fighters

As the U.S. Air Force is heading for a final selection of a Light Attack and Armed recce (LAAR) aircraft, final evaluation of the Brazilian Embraer A-29 Super Tucano and Hawker Beechcraft Defense Company (HBDC) AT-6 are performed. The AT-6 has been undergoing extensive weapon qualification and operational evaluation outlined in this article

MDR-78 / 80 Airborne Mission Data Recorder

TEAC offers two basic versions of mission data recorders, the MDR-87 and MDR-80. These mission data recorders come with removable, expandable memory modules that...

U.S. Army increases orders for SwitchBlade microUAV based guided weapons

Award of $4.3 million increase the Switchblade funded contract value to $63.8 million

London Set to Develop a New Fighter for the 2030s

UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson unveiled today a concept model of a brand new next-generation combat aircraft being developed exclusively in the UK. The Tempest, as the futuristic fighter plane is called, could be ready for operations with the Royal Air Force in less than two decades, as the first Typhoons begin to be phased out of service.

Private Industry Demand Increased Government Commitment for Avro HS748M Replacement

In an effort to expand its domestic supplier base, India’s Ministry of Defense is planning to open the tender for medium transport aircraft...

New Weapons Initiatives Violating Strategic Arms Control Treaties

As Russia continues the modernization of its strategic forces, Moscow is testing the limits of compliance to arms reduction treaties it is committed to. The United States complained about two Russian weapon categories that allegedly violate the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty - the RS-26 Rubezh and 9M729 Iskander-K.

Russian Okhotnik-B Combat Drone (UCAV) Makes its First Flight

The Russian Su-70 Okhotnik-B (Hunter) unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau, has made its maiden flight on Saturday, August...

The Wide Range – Bombardier Aerospace Heritage

More than 35 governments worldwide are using variants of Bombardier’s business and commercial and amphibious aircraft in such missions as C4ISR, coastal patrol, search and rescue and government officials’ transport.

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