Russia To Display BPV-500, Breeze Drones At IMDS 2017 Show

June 28, 2017 @ 11:27 AM

Russias Radar Mms research and production is planning to display Unmanned helicopters and monitoring systems such as BPV-500 and Breeze unmanned helicopters at the International Maritime Defense Show in St. Petersburg

China's FTC-2000, Advanced Fighter-Trainer Aircraft Rolls Off Production Line

June 6, 2017 @ 09:47 AM

Chinas Guizhou Aircraft Industries Corporation (GAIC) has rolled off the production line of the export version of FTC-2000 fighter trainer aircraft in Anshun in Guizhou Province Monday. The FTC-2000 is the export designation for the companys JL-9 jet trainer, also known as the Shanying (Mountain Eagle)

Oman’s First Eurofighter Typhoon, Hawk Trainer Officially Rolled-out

May 16, 2017 @ 08:42 AM

The first Eurofighter Typhoon and Hawk advanced jet trainer aircraft for the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) has been formally rolled out at BAE Systems facility in Warton, Lancashire. The roll out ceremony was attended by Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidi, the Sultanate of Omans Minister Responsible For Defence...

Turkey To Buy 52 Pakistani Super Mushshak Trainers

May 11, 2017 @ 04:17 PM

Turkish Undersecretary for Defence Industries (SSM) has awarded a contract of 52 Super Mushshak trainers to Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) during the second day of IDEF 2017. Letter of Intent (LoI) with Turkey for the sale of this aircraft was signed during IDEAS 2016, in the presence of Prime Minister Nawaz

US Approves $1.46 Billion P-8A Poseidon Patrol Aircraft Sale To New Zealand

May 1, 2017 @ 08:20 AM

The US State Department has approved sale of four P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft for $1.46 billion to New Zealand

Iran Likely To Buy Russian Orion-20 Amphibious Vehicles

April 24, 2017 @ 03:31 PM

Iran is keen to buy Russia's upgraded Orion-20 amphibious vehicles that can land and take off on water and ice, using the lift generated by the ground effect of its large wings when close to the surface of the water. The Orion-20 has maximum speed of 180 km/h and can haul one ton of cargo, plus 12 passengers

State Department Approves $195M C-17 Aircraft Sustainment Contract To Canada

April 21, 2017 @ 09:46 AM

The US State Department has approved $195 million worth Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Canada for sustainment support for C-17 aircraft. The Government of Canada has requested a possible sale of follow-on support for five CC177 aircraft (Canadas designator for the C-17), including contractor logistics support (CLS) provided through the Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program (GISP), in-country field services support, aircraft maintenance and technical support, support equipment, alternate mission equipment, software support, spares, personnel training and training equipment, U

Boeing Wins $144 Million P-8A Aircraft Training Systems Upgrade Contract

April 8, 2017 @ 08:47 AM

Boeing has been awarded a $144 million contract to provide training systems upgrade for P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the US Navy and the government of Australia. “The Boeing Co

Leonardo Selects US Location To Build USAF T-X Trainers

March 31, 2017 @ 09:18 AM

Leonardo DRS has selected a location in Tuskegee, Alabama to set up a new aircraft manufacturing facility to produce its T-100 integrated jet training system should it be selected by the U.S

Norway To Buy Five Boeing P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Planes

March 30, 2017 @ 11:47 AM

Norway has signed a deal with the United States on Wednesday to buy five Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The contract was signed by US charge d'affaires James DeHart at the US Embassy in Oslo and Norways defense procurement chief Mette Sorfonden on March 29, the Nordic nations Defense Ministry announced wednesday

China's AG600 Amphibious Aircraft To Make Maiden Flight In May

March 30, 2017 @ 10:52 AM

China will reportedly carry out the maiden flight of its AG600 amphibious aircraft in mid-May. In February, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) said that the test flight of the aircraft would be conducted in the first half of 2017, not specifying the exact date, Sputnik news reported today

Boeing P8i To Replace India Tupolev TU142M Maritime Patrol Aircraft

March 29, 2017 @ 12:46 PM

The Indian Navy is planning to de-induct TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft after its 29 years of service today. The role of TU142M will now be taken on by the newly inducted Boeing's P-8I aircraft, the Ministry of Defense announced Sunday