Boeing, Raytheon Win Contracts for P-8A Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Support Effort

January 10, 2019 @ 08:22 AM

Boeing and Raytheon have been awarded two United States (US) Navy contracts, worth $16.4 million combined, for P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft support effort, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday

Pakistan Navy Inducts ATR-72 Maritime Patrol Aircraft, Sea King Helicopters

December 14, 2018 @ 12:31 PM

The Pakistan Navy (PN) inducted its first ATR-72-based Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) and two refurbished, ex-Royal Navy Westland Sea King (one HAR3A and one HC4) naval helicopters on Wednesday. The HAR3A was configured for search-and-rescue (SAR) operations and the HC4 will serve as a troop carrier,

Japan postpones V-22 Osprey Delivery Amidst Safety Concerns

November 17, 2018 @ 01:15 PM

Unable to win local support for deployment of V-22 Ospreys to Saga airport in southwestern Japan, the Japanese government is delaying delivery of the trouble-prone aircraft. Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Friday the government is postponing delivery of the first batch of US-made Osprey tilt-rotor transport aircraft, initially planned for...

China’s AG600 Amphibious Aircraft Marks First Take-off, Landing on Water

October 20, 2018 @ 03:42 PM

China's large amphibious aircraft AG600 took and off, flew and landed back to successfully mark its first water-based test flight Saturday at a lake in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei Province. State owned media, Global Times reported that the aircraft lifted off from the water of Jingmen's Zhanghe Reservoir at 8:51 am,...

Russian IL-20 Plane ‘Disappears’ During Israeli, French Attack on Syria

September 18, 2018 @ 08:05 AM

A Russias Il-20 military aircraft with 14 servicemen on board disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea, an official with Russias Defense Ministry announced Tuesday. The plane went off the radar while F-16 fighters of the Israeli Air Force and a French ship had attacked targets in the Syrian province of Latakia

Boeing To Update P-8A Poseidon Training System For US Navy, Australia

September 13, 2018 @ 04:41 PM

Boeing has won a $194 million worth contract to upgrade the P-8A Aircrew Training System for the US Navy and Australia, the Department of defense announced Wednesday. “The Boeing Co

Leidos Receives $55M Contract For Afghan Air Force Support

August 17, 2018 @ 03:47 AM

The Pentagon has awarded over $55 million worth foreign military sales contract to Leidos for logistics support services for the Afghan Air Force and Special Mission Wing aircraft fleets, the Department of defense announced Thursday. A $55,645,987 modification contract work will be performed in Kabul, Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2020

India's Previous Govt Favored Boeing in Anti-submarine Warfare Aircraft Deal: CAG

August 10, 2018 @ 09:31 AM

The Indian Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pulled up the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for changing parameters of the deal for the procurement of Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Anti-Submarine Warfare (LRMRASW) aircraft to unduly favour Boeing. In its report submitted in the parliament, the CAG said that Boeing is yet to fulfil the offset obligations as part of the contract for the acquisition of LRMRASW aircraft that was signed in 2011,

Turkish Aerospace Industries Exhibits Hurjet Light Attack Trainer Mock-up At Farnborough

July 16, 2018 @ 03:34 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) unveiled a prototype for Turkeys jet trainer/light attack aircraft for the first time at Farnborough Airshow, which started in the U.K

Iranian F-4 Training Jet Crashes In Southeast Iran

July 12, 2018 @ 08:55 AM

A training jet of Irans Air Force crashed in the southeastern region of Iran, injuring two on Wednesday, local media reports. The Air Force said in a statement that an F-4 training jet has crashed near the city of Sarbaz, around 300 km south of provincial capital Zahedan during a training mission

New Zealand Buying 4 Boeing P8-A Maritime Patrol Aircraft

July 9, 2018 @ 11:54 AM

New Zealand will order four P8-A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft from Boeing costing US$1.6 Billion to replace six aging Orion patrolling planes

General Atomics Completes First C2-A Greyhound Aircraft Arrestment Tests

June 26, 2018 @ 06:17 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) successfully completed the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system of its first C2-A Greyhound aircraft at the Runway Arrested Landing Site (RALS) in Lakehurst, N.J