Chinese Military Aircraft Crashes During Training Session

January 29, 2018 @ 04:38 PM

A Chinese military aircraft has crashed during a training session in Guizhou province in southern China on Monday. “In the afternoon of January 29, an aircraft from the Air Force crashed during flight training in Guizhou province

Airbus A400M Military Airlifter To Be Showcased At Singapore Airshow

January 29, 2018 @ 11:57 AM

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will showcase A400M, the new-generation military airlifter, at the upcoming Singapore Airshow to take place at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, 6-11 February. The A400M Atlas was designed specifically to meet the needs of European NATO nations, as well as the requirements of international air forces...

China’s Fifth-gen J-20 Stealth Fighter Takes Part In First Combat Drill

January 24, 2018 @ 09:55 AM

Chinas J-20 ‘fifth-generation multirole fighter has taken part in its first combat drills since its March 2017 deployment, according to a 12 January report by the state-owned China Daily newspaper. Citing Peoples Liberation Army Air Force announcement, the paper reported that exercises featured J-20 aircraft simulating aerial combat with older J-16...

Additional C295 SAR Aircraft Order From Brazil To Take Total to 15

January 23, 2018 @ 02:50 PM

Brazil has ordered an additional Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft that will eventually take to 15 the number of C295s in service with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). This latest order constitutes the firming of an option included in an earlier contract in 2014

US Military Aircraft Accidents in Japan Doubled Year-to-Year in 2017

January 22, 2018 @ 09:55 AM

A Japanese Defense Ministry investigation has revealed that the number of accidents involving US military aircraft stationed in Japan doubled in last two years, contradicting a recent claim by the US military official that the numbers have dropped. There were 25 mishaps in 2017, as opposed to 11 in 2016, the

Boeing Wins $115M Support Contract For US Navy, Australian P-8A Poseidons

January 10, 2018 @ 08:23 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Boeing with a $115 million contract to provide logistics services and support for P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft for the US Navy and the government of Australia. “The Boeing Co

India to Buy P-8I Training Solution, Maintenance Service from Boeing

January 4, 2018 @ 06:10 PM

The Indian MoD has approved the procurement of P-8I Training Solution and Low Intensity Conflict Electronic Warfare System (LICEWS), at a total cost of Rs 2419.32 crore ($381

China-made AG600 Amphibious Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight

December 24, 2017 @ 04:26 AM

Chinas first home-grown amphibious aircraft AG600, has completed its maiden flight in Zhuhai. The large amphibious aircraft AG600, code named "Kunlong," flew from the Jinwan Civil Aviation Airport in the city of Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province at 9

Boeing Wins $1.2 Billion for Manufacture of 10 P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol

December 22, 2017 @ 05:39 AM

Boeing has won $1.2 billion modification contract for the manufacture and delivery of 10 Lot 9 full-rate production P-8A aircraft, seven for the Navy and three for the government of the United Kingdom

Northrop Grumman Wins $750 Million to Upgrade 75 US Special Electronic Mission

December 7, 2017 @ 10:44 AM

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $750 million US DoD contract to perform upgrades, modernization and integration for the US Armys Special Electronic Mission Aircraft (SEMA) fleet. This fixed- wing airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) fleet includes the RC-12X Guardrail, the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance Surveillance System and Airborne Reconnaissance Low variants

US Navy Aircraft Crashes Southeast Of Okinawa, Eight Rescued, Three Missing

November 22, 2017 @ 01:57 PM

The US Navy has recovered eight personnel following a C2-A Greyhound aircraft crash southeast of Okinawa at approximately 3:23 p.m

Australia Invests $498 Million Support to RAAF’s Boeing P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

November 20, 2017 @ 02:09 PM

Australian ministry of defense (MoD) has announced AUD659 million (US $498 million) in funding to support the Royal Australian Air Forces (RAAFs) Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime multimission aircraft. Defence will invest AUD250 million in a Boeing training simulator system at RAAF Base Edinburgh, and AUD409 million to improve base facilities for full operations, estimated for completion by early 2019, the MoD said in a statement Sunday