Maldives, Azerbaijan Ready To Buy Pak Mushshak Trainers: Defence Production Minister

December 20, 2016 @ 12:08 PM

Pakistan is in talks with foreign customers to export its Super Mushshak trainers. Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain told Pakistani daily, Nation on Monday that the government is in contact with certain countries for the export of its trainers, and that Maldives and Azerbaijan are ready to buy it...

Bell-Boeing Wins $411M Worth US Navy Contracts To Repair V-22 Ospreys

December 16, 2016 @ 09:33 AM

Bell-Boeing has been awarded two US Navy contracts estimated $411 million to repair various parts of the V-22 aircraft. The first contract is worth $246 million that has one-year base period and a one-year option period

Embraer Admits It Paid 'Agency' $5.76 Million To Secure Indian AEW&C Contract

November 30, 2016 @ 12:22 PM

Embraer has admitted in paying $5.76 Million after it entered into an agreement with an agency in Indias 2008 three modified Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft deal

Singapore To Increase Aerial, Maritime Surveillance Capabilities With Aerostat System

November 30, 2016 @ 04:37 AM

Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has begun local tests of a 55 m tethered aerostat system that was acquired to enhance the republic's continuous airborne radar coverage and maritime surveillance capabilities. The system, which can detect aerial and seaborne threats at distances of up to 200 km, will be operated by the...

India Approves Buying 12 Upgraded Naval Dornier Surveillance Aircraft For $363.7 Million

November 24, 2016 @ 06:31 AM

The Cabinet Committee on Security today gave its nod to buy 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft for Indian Navy at a cost of about Rs 2,500 crore ($363.7 million)

Rockwell Collins Wins $27 Million To Activate US Navy P-8A Poseidon Radio...

November 19, 2016 @ 03:18 AM

Rockwell Collins was awarded $27 million to activate a depot capability for the US Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft HF-121C and miscellaneous radio components. Under contract through 2020, establishing this depot capability creates military jobs, reduces the repair pipeline and improves availability of aircraft

New Zealand To Upgrade P-3 Orion, Replace Frigates, Aircraft, Purchase Modern Weapons

November 16, 2016 @ 02:26 PM

New Zealand Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee launched the Defence Capability Plan 2016, detailing the NZ$20 billion investment in capability needed out to 2030. According to the plan, “Since then the government has agreed to the procurement of an ice-strengthened naval tanker and high mobility vehicles for the Special Air Service,” Brownlee said

Raytheon Wins £131.5 Million UK’s Sentinel Surveillance Aircraft Support Contract

October 27, 2016 @ 02:19 PM

UKs Minister for Defence Procurement, Harriett Baldwin has announced £131.5 million support contract for RAFs Sentinel surveillance aircraft

Surveillance Plane To Libya Crashes After Take Off Killing Five French Military...

October 24, 2016 @ 02:12 PM

Five French military officers were killed when a twin-prop Fairchild Metroliner, part of French customs surveillance operation heading for Libyan coast crashed in Safi after developing engine trouble immediately after it took to air from Maltas international airport. Witnesses on site of the rescue described the scene as a pile of charred, black metal parts, owing to the scale of the explosion that ensued as the aircraft, a Fairchild Metroliner MkIII, crashed into the ground,

CBI Files Charge Sheet In Indian Embraer Deal, Names Middleman

October 21, 2016 @ 08:12 AM

The Indian Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a charge sheet against a UK based arms dealer for allegedly taking kickbacks worth over US $5.7 million from the Brazilian Embraer in Indias 2008 three aircraft deal

India Terminates Its Search For Missing AN-32 Aircraft

October 15, 2016 @ 12:45 PM

India has called off the search for aircraft AN-32, which went missing two months ago over Bay of Bengal with 29 passengers onboard. The search was called off more than a week ago after they searched the seabed in the four locations with the submersible, NIOT director Sateesh C Shenoi was quoted as saying by

Korean Air Force To Acquire 2 more Peace Eye AEW&Cs

October 10, 2016 @ 06:55 AM

South Korean Air Force has considered acquiring two more Peace Eye airborne early warning and control aircraft to better regulate and protect the country's Korean Air Defense Identification Zone from all possible intruders The E-737s delivers South Korea the ability. The acquisition move will increase the number of E-737s to six, strengthening the country's operational capabilities,