Embraer To Debut KC-390 Refueler At Paris Air Show 2017

June 14, 2017 @ 01:13 PM

Brazilian aerospace manufacturer Embraer will showcase its multi-mission transport and aerial refueling aircraft KC-390 during Paris Air show held from June 19-25, at the Le Bourget Airport. The KC-390, a medium-size, twin-engine jet-powered military transport aircraft, is the largest aircraft ever developed by Embaer

US Air Force KC-10 Extender Tanker Aircraft Fleet Modification Complete

April 21, 2017 @ 03:28 PM

Travis and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey have completed modifying the 59th and final KC-10 tanker aircraft fleet modification, signifying the completion of a six-year project. Since 2011, KC-10 fleets at Travis and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, have been undergoing flight management system modifications

Malaysian Fourth A400 Handed Over At LIMA 2017

March 22, 2017 @ 04:31 AM

Malaysian Minister of Defence took the official delivery of Royal Malaysian Air Forces fourth Airbus A400M on the second day of Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition 2017. Hishammuddin Onn, Minister of Defence of Malaysia, took delivery of the fourth Airbus A400M military transport aircraft today on behalf of the...

Brazilian Air Force Starts KC-390 Airlifter Aerial Refueling Tests

March 3, 2017 @ 12:26 PM

The Brazilian air force has started testing aerial refueling capabilities of Embraers KC-390 airlifter. "Since the F-5M and KC-390 have different envelopes, it is necessary to find a third envelope, at the intersection of the between the two aircraft, to carry out refueling," Lt

Airbus Hopeful of Bagging US$2.5 Billion India Avro Aircraft Replacement Contract

February 7, 2017 @ 01:48 PM

Airbus which was single bidder in a 2013 Indian MoD RFP to sell medium military transport planes continues to be hopeful to bag the multi-million dollar contract. “As part of the Avro replacement programme of the Ministry of Defence (India), Airbus will support Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) in setting-up a...

Boeing Wins $2.1 Billion USAF Contract For 15 KC-46A Tanker

January 28, 2017 @ 12:59 PM

Boeing has won a $2.1 billion contract from US Air Force for 15 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits

Airbus, Ilyushin To Have Boeing As Competitor In Indian MRTT Contest

November 16, 2016 @ 07:47 AM

Boeing is likely to compete with its new multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) KC-46A Pegasus alongside Airbus and Russian Ilyushin for the Indian MRTT requirement. India has called off the MRTT contest twice so far

India Clears US$2 Billion Worth Deal To Procure 464 Russian T-90 tanks

November 8, 2016 @ 01:08 PM

India has cleared more than 13,448 Crore (US$2 billion) worth defense proposal to procure more than 400 tanks. An initial approval has been given for the procurement of 464 T-90 tanks under the Modi governments Make in India initiative

Germany May Choose Lockheed’s C-130J Over Airbus’ A400 Transport Aircraft

October 5, 2016 @ 02:48 PM

Germany is planning to buy four to six Lockheed Martin C-130J transport planes instead of Airbus A400 military cargo aircraft due to repeated delays in their delivery. German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyern signed a declaration of intent in Paris to pool the yet-to-be-acquired Lockheed Martin military transport planes with the same type operated by France, a German defense ministry spokesman was quoted as saying by

US Approves $1.9 Billion Boeing KC-46 Refueling Aircraft Sale To Japan

September 22, 2016 @ 10:37 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible sale of KC-46A aerial refueling aircraft and related equipment, training, and support for $1.9 billion to Japan

Russia May Take Back Tanks, AFVs Sold To S Korea Against State...

September 12, 2016 @ 03:24 PM

The Russian Federation may regain T-80U main battle tanks (MBT) and BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) supplied to the Republic of Korea (ROK) in the 1990s and in the 2000s towards state debt payments. "Moscow is planning to regain the T-80U MBTs and BMP-3 IFVs delivered to Seoul in the 1990s towards state debt payments

Lockheed Martin Wins $132 Million To Provide Two KC-130J Tanker Aircraft To...

September 8, 2016 @ 10:54 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $132 million contract for two U.S