Friday, February 24, 2017

Improved Indo-UK Advanced Hawk trainer unveiled

BAE Systems and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd unveiled an improved version of the BAE Hawk Mk132 trainer aircraft dubbed the "Advanced Hawk' at the concluded Aero India 2017 air show in Bangalore, India.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Poland receive JASSM-ER cruise missiles

Poland has received the first batch of Lockheed Martin JASSM long range standoff precision strike missile to arms its F-16 C/D fighter jets, becoming the first export customer for the type.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Russia begin trials of Il-96 based tanker aircraft

Il-96-400T freighter VASO Copyright

Russia has commenced flight trials of its new longer range aerial refueling tanker based on the Il-96-400T commercial freighter aircraft.

Italian Air Force orders M-345 basic trainer

After completing maiden flight of the Aermacchi M-345 basic jet trainer aircraft recently, Leonardo has won the first order for the type from Italian Air Force.

Flynas orders 60 Airbus A320neo family aircraft

Saudi Arabia’s leading low-cost carrier, Flynas has signed an agreement with Airbus for 60 A320neo Family aircraft.

Boeing 747 cargo plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan

 A Boeing 747 cargo plane operated by Turkey based ACT Airline crashed near Bishkek-Manas International Airport (FRU) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan while attempting to land at the airport at 1:20 GMT time.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Libyan MiG-23 fighter jet shot down

A MiG-23 fighter jet flown by forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognized government was shot down today by Benghazi Shura Council (BSC) fighters while carrying out a ground attack mission in the Ganfouda region.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Leonardo to develop new attack helicopter to replace A129

Leonardo has signed a contract with Italian Armament Directorate and Defense Ministry for the development of a new attack and escort helicopter for the Italian Army.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Thai Gripen C fighter crashes

A Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Saab Gripen fighter jet crashed while performing aerial maneuvers during an air show at Hat Yai airport in Songkhla province.

U.S. Navy MH-60 helicopters to augment anti ship missile detection capabilities

U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a development contract to provide its MH-60 helicopters with enhanced electronic warfare surveillance and countermeasure capabilities against anti-ship missile (ASM) threats.

Italy-France to jointly develop new Aster Block 1 NT missile

Italy has formally joined with France to develop a new air defense missile system under the B1NT program.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

India test guided Pinaka 2 MBRL

A guided version of the Pinaka multi-barrel rocket was successfully tested by India's Defense Research and Development Organisation on Thursday.

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