Philippines To Patrol Sea With TC-90 Planes Leased From Japan

March 28, 2017 @ 02:35 PM

Armed Forces of Philippines (AFP) will use its TC-90 aircraft leased from Japan to patrol the West Philippine Sea and Benham Rise, where China has been attempting to incur. The Philippines Navy officially received the first two of five TC-90 patrol planes from Japan yesterday,

Philippine Navy To Receive Two Advanced Mark-III Assault Craft By September End

March 28, 2017 @ 12:26 PM

Philippine Navy will receive two of the three Multi-Purpose Attack Crafts (MPAC) with options for missile armament by third quarter of this year. “These two MPACs will be delivered by this third quarter and will have provisions for missile armament,” Philippine Navy spokesperson Captain Lued Lincuna said in an interview with...

Germany Plans To Buy US$966 Million Worth Six Lockheed C-130J Aircraft

March 20, 2017 @ 07:09 PM

Germany has plans to buy six Lockheed Martin C-130J military transport planes for around US$966 Million starting in 2019 under a joint operating agreement with France. Germany and France first began working on the deal in October and announced broad outlines of their plans in February at a meeting of the...

Russian AF Trainees To Fly Diesel-engined Yak-152 Propeller Aircraft

March 14, 2017 @ 07:20 AM

The Russian Air Force trainees will fly Yak-152 propeller aircraft once the tests on the aircraft are complete, Deputy Defence Minister of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov said during his visit to Irkutsk Aviation Plant - subsidiary of Irkut Corporation. Yuri Borisov viewed the production progress of Su-30SM multirole fighters and...

Atlas Elektronik Wins Middle East Contract For Submarine Hunting Autonomous Systems

February 22, 2017 @ 08:03 PM

Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK) has won a first order to provide its maritime autonomous mission system for an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) application. As part of this contract, for an undisclosed naval customer in the Middle East, the company will deliver two optionally manned ARCIMS ( Atlas Remote-Combined Influence Minesweeping System) vehicles

Russia, UAE To Develop Light Fighter Based on MiG-29 Jet: IDEX 2017

February 20, 2017 @ 12:59 PM

Russia and the UAE have concluded an initial agreement to develop a light fighter aircraft based on the MiG-29 jet. Work could start next year on the project which aims to manufacture in Russia and assemble in the UAE, Sergei Chemezov, the CEO of ROSTEC, the state-owned conglomerate which controls several Russian defence enterprises, told reporters at the IDEX 2017 show in Abu Dhabi

US Helping India Monitor Chinese Submarines: US Admiral

January 20, 2017 @ 01:41 PM

The Indian and US Navy are working to track Chinese submarines in the Arabian Sea zone, Admiral Harry Harris Chief of the US Pacific Command (PACOM) said on the sidelines of an international conference in Delhi. “We work closely with India and improving Indias capabilities to do that kind of surveillance

Japan To Compete Against US, European Bidders For New Zealand’s Patrol And...

January 3, 2017 @ 02:07 PM

Japan will be competing with US and European countries for the New Zealands patrol and transport aircraft contracts. Representatives from Japan's defense ministry and Kawasaki Heavy are in New Zealand for negotiations

Norway Orders Boeing P-8A Patrol Aircraft Worth $1.75 Billion

December 22, 2016 @ 07:13 PM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale estimated $1.75 billion to the Government of Norway for procurement of 5 Boeing-built P-8A Patrol Aircraft

Leonardo-Finmeccanica Delivers Four Italian Air Force ATR 72MP Maritime Patrol Aircraft

December 14, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

Leonardo-Finmeccanica delivered the first two of a total four ATR 72MPs, a multirole Maritime Patrol, Electronic Surveillance and C4I aircraft, to the Italian Air Force today. Designated P-72A by the Italian Air Force, the aircraft will replace the Air Forces obsolete Breguet Atlantic

Norway To Order Five Boeing P-8A Poseidon For $1.1 Billion To Replace...

November 28, 2016 @ 01:37 PM

Norway plans to order five P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to replace its current fleet of six P-3 Orion and three DA-20 Falcon aircraft for $1.15 billion

Embraer’s KC-390 Basic Vehicle Receives Provisional Type Certificate

November 18, 2016 @ 01:27 PM

Embraers KC-390 Basic Vehicle has recently been certified by the IFI (Industrial Fostering and Coordination Institute), the Brazilian Air Force organization responsible for military certification. The Provisional Type Certificate attests that the KC-390 in this basic configuration complies with the certification basis requirements