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The Royal Air Force (RAF), in partnership with Leonardo, successfully conducted a live trial of a ‘swarming drones’ capability targeting a simulated enemy air defense radar. The demonstration showed how a swarm of BriteCloud-equipped drones overwhelmed the threat radar systems with electronic noise.
With ongoing domestic procurement of naval weapon systems for Magen corvettes and Dolphin submarines, and growing export opportunities, naval programs become an important growth opportunity for Israel’s defense industries.
The German Air Force officially received the first shipment of Raytheon Enhanced Paveway II guidance kits (GBU-48), preparing its Eurofighter Typhoon to assume ground attack missions.
The Colombian Air Force is evaluating several options to modernize its fleet of fighter aircraft. Among the options being considered are used Lockheed Martin F-16 or leased Gripen fighters, as well as few twin-engine fighters including used Trance 2 Typhoons from Spain or Rafales from France, Boeing F/A-18C/D, and Russian Su-30 are all twin-engine aircraft.
WIth drones causing significant concern to coalition forces, RAF Typhoons targeted Daesh drone facility near Mosul while RAF reapers launch Hellfire missiles at enemy targets in Mosul and Kirkuk.
The latest enhancements for the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet have been successfully tested by UK Royal Air Force (RAF). The P2Ea package incorporates software and avionics improvements such as upgrades to the radar, defensive aids systems and targeting pods.
The UK is planning a £178 billion investment in defence equipment and support over the next decade, as part of the Government’s five year National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). Among the main items - the establishment of two rapid deployment 'Strike Brigades', procurement of eight P-8A maritime patrol aircarft and life extension for the Typhoon fleet of fighter aircraft.
India is likely to recompete the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) program, inviting bidders to compete on the production of 90 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force at a cost of around $30 billion. The RFP will likely recompete all the types that have already been evaluated by the IAF
A superficial look at the 51st Salon la Bourget may give the impression that this year's Air Show is all about civil and commercial aviation. Take a closer look at the aisles and the static park, look under the wings or below some innocent looking planes, and you will realize that military aerospace is still 'in.'
The Eurofighter Typhoon will be equipped with Captor E - a new generation of electronically scanned radar to be produced by a consortium of European electronics companies lead by Selex, Indra and Airbus Defense and Space. The contract worth about 1 billion euro ( £800 million ) covers the development of the new, multi-tasking radar
Russian bombers Flying on a 16 hour training mission over the North Sea, two Russian Tu-95 bombers (NATO reporting name: ’Bear’) were intercepted yesterday by British, Dutch and Danish fighter jets. It is not the first time such an event happens, but this one has attracted the media attention due to the heightened tension over Russian military activity in Ukraine.
The Taurus KEPD350 cruise missiles began flight testing on the Airbus Defence and Space (Eurofighter) Typhoon strike fighters yesterday (January 15, 2014). The Taurus...
South Korea has backed off from selecting the Boeing F-15SE for its next fighter jet, a decision that would wave been seen as a...
The South Korean defense acquisition program administration (DAPA) has indicated this week that the bidding process for the 8.3 trillion won (US$7.2 billion) program...