Indian Government Clears $1.1 Billion Acquisition of Israeli AEW Planes

The Indian Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the highest executive body that takes a call on defense matters, has cleared the acquisition of two Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) platforms, from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) at a cost of US$1.1 billion (Rs 7,500 crore).

Russian Air Force Implements Battle-Forged Lessons

Lessons learned through ongoing military operations in Syria are shaping operational concepts, tactics, and technologies employed by the Russian military, and specifically by the Air Force and Naval Aviation.

Egypt Receives First Delivery of Three Rafales

Dassault Aviation officially delivered today to the Egyptian Air Force the first three Rafale fighter jets. The official ceremony was held today at the Dassault Aviation flight test center in Istres. Egyptian pilots, trained by the French Air Force, will fly the first three aircraft to Cairo. The new fighters are expected to take part in the inauguration of the expanded Suez Canal, August 6th.

EL/M-2055 SAR/MTI – UAV Recce Payload

Packed in an autonomous, compact package, EL/M-2055 tactical airborne recce system, provides Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) or Moving Target Indication (MTI) functions, effectively and...

New Eyes for the Mounted Platoon

The Mast Mounted System (MMS) developed jointly by Raytheon and Lockheed Martin is a networked sensor suite considered for inclusion as part of the...

France to Upgrade SAMP/T Extended Range Air Defense System

The French Ministry of Defence has launched a modernization program for the country's SAMP/T ground based air defense system. The Aster Block 1 NT (New Technology) programme will cover the modernization of the Aster 30 interceptor and associated SAMP/T air defense system that will evolve with missile defense capabilities.

Singapore Airshow opens for Business

Singapore Airshow 2012, Asia’s largest and one of the three most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, returns from 14 - 19...

Hacking a Blackhawk chopper into a gunship

An Israeli robotic assembly turns a standard Blackhawk helicopter into an 'assault gunship', suppressing enemy fire by using remotely controlled the 25mm Bushmaster gun, covering 360 degrees

Yemen Claims a New SAM Scored Recent Hits on Saudi Fighter Jets

new details about the surface-to-air missile claimed to have downed a Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado IDS over Sa'ada and hit another F-15S over Sana'a earlier this week. The missile shown in the photo does not look like any known Iranian surface-to-air missiles.
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US Navy Revisiting Feasibility Of A Sub-Launched Global Strike Weapon

With proposed defense budget reductions creating a need to reshape American military forces, the US Department of Defense is once again looking into the possibility of developing a sub-launched “Prompt Global Strike” (PGS) weapon as a means of reinforcing America’s power projection capability.

Marine Corps Proceed with Common, Aviation C2 System Demonstration

ThalesRaytheonSystems, a joint venture between U.S. based Raytheon and the European Thales group has been selected by the U.S. Marine Corps to demonstrate a...

New Orders Reflect Growing Interest in Rada’s Tactical Radars

Israel's tactical radar pioneer RADA Electronic Industries reported new orders worth US$5 million for two variants of its mobile radars, the Multirole Hemispheric Radar, employed in Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM), Counter UAV (C-UAV) and Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) applications.

Pakistani Thunders over Paris

Three Pakistani Air Force (PAF) JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft will be taking part in the Paris Air Show opening at the Paris Le Bourget airport next week. This Chinese-Pakistani fighter jet will participate in the daily flight demonstration. It will also be on display in the ground exhibit.

‘Skyshield’ – Counter MANPADS Laser Countermeasure Completes Testing

The Israeli C-MUSIC laser-based Directional InfraRed CounterMeasure (DIRCM) system has recently passed a major milestone, following the completion of a qualification test series, an...

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