Rostec Upgrades A-50 Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft

December 26, 2018 @ 12:27 PM

Rostec and the Beriev Aircraft Company have upgraded the A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft to the A-50U version. As compared to the previous model, the A-50U plane features an increased range of detection of various airborne vehicles, including completely new aircraft

Indian Air Force Deploys Locally-made AEW&C during Indo-US Exercise

December 12, 2018 @ 10:13 AM

The Indian Air Force has deployed the CI-18, an indigenously made Airborne Early Warning and Control System aircraft (AEW&C) during the COPE India exercise with the United States Air Force. “The AEW&C system has been recently inducted into the IAF

Combat Drones to Conduct Amphibious Operations for South Korean Marine Corps

November 23, 2018 @ 09:41 AM

The Korean Marine Corps plans to adopt drones as its next key combat platform to spearhead its reconnaissance and combat operation activities. "We will introduce drones to conduct amphibious operations as part of a first step before widening their usage," a Marine Corps representative was quoted as saying by Korea...

Elbit Systems Wins $167M to Supply UAS-based ISTAR solution to Asia-Pacific Nation

November 15, 2018 @ 09:23 AM

Elbit Systems has won a $167 million contract from an Asia-Pacific country to supply a comprehensive aerial ISTAR solution. The contract will be performed over a 20-month period, Elbit Systems announced on Wednesday

US to Sell Six Boeing P-8A Patrol Aircraft to South Korea for...

September 14, 2018 @ 08:14 AM

The United States has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea (ROK) of six Boeing P-8A Patrol Aircraft for an estimated cost of $2.10 billion

US to sell Japan 9 E-2D Hawkeye AEW&C aircraft worth $3 billion

September 11, 2018 @ 07:48 AM

The United States has approved a Foreign Military Sale to Japan of up to nine E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft for an estimated cost of $3.135 billion

Russian A-100 Early Warning Aircraft Serial Production Contract by Early 2019

September 10, 2018 @ 12:59 PM

A contract to commence batch production of the Russian A-100 airborne early warning and control aircraft (AEW &C) with the countrys Defense Ministry could be signed during end 2018 or early 2019. President of Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yuri Slyusar said Saturday, "We expect a detailed discussion with the Defense Ministry of the A-100 aircraft serial deliveries contract by the end of this year or in 2019," he said, TASS reported

US Offers to Gift Four OV-10 aircraft To PAF

August 7, 2018 @ 10:01 AM

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is expected to receive four OV-10 aircraft as gift from the United States, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced Monday. Air Force chief Lt

S Korean Jets Chase Chinese Reconnaissance Aircraft from Disputed Air Zone

July 28, 2018 @ 10:07 AM

South Korea scrambled F-15K fighter jets to intercept a Chinese reconnaissance plane when it entered the Korea Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) at around 7:10 a.m on friday, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement

Leonardo Wins $51M to Supply Multirole Aircraft to Italian Customs Police

July 13, 2018 @ 12:37 PM

Leonardo has signed a 44 million euros (US$ 51 million) contract to supply an ATR 72MP aircraft to the Italian Customs Police and provide associated logistics support and training services. The contract was awarded following a European tender and includes options which would bring the total value up to 250 million euros (US$290 million)

Russia Developing Anti-Satellite Electronic Warfare Plane

July 9, 2018 @ 11:43 AM

Russia is developing an electronic warfare airplane that could interfere with electronics of enemy satellites for direct functional destructions in orbit, Sputnik reports Monday. "The work is currently underway to develop an aircraft equipped with jamming systems that will replace Il-22PP Porubshchik [electronic warfare aircraft], which are currently being delivered to the Russian Aerospace Forces

New Russian Heavy Attack Drone To Be Tested This Year

July 9, 2018 @ 10:21 AM

Russias new heavy attack drone will reportedly begin flight tests in 2018, TASS reports