India Gifts HAL-built Dornier Do-228 Surveillance Aircraft To Seychelles

June 27, 2018 @ 12:28 PM

India handed over HAL-built Do-228 surveillance aircraft to the Seychelles Air Force ahead of schedule during a ceremony in New Delhi, Tuesday. India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and the President, Republic of Seychelles, Danny Faure were present at a handover ceremony

Australia To Purchase US-built Triton Surveillance Drones For $1.4B

June 26, 2018 @ 07:06 AM

The Australian government is committing to purchase the first six Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton long-range surveillance drones for $1.4 billion

Pilot Dead in USAF Embraer A-29 Super Tucano Crash

June 25, 2018 @ 11:58 AM

An Embraer A-29 Super Tucano aircraft crashed during light attack experiment killing a US Navy pilot over the White Sands Missile Range near Holloman Air Force Base, N.M, last Friday

Ukrainian Air Force Gets Repaired Su-24MR Reconnaissance Aircraft

June 5, 2018 @ 12:18 PM

Ukroboronprom delivered repaired reconnaissance aircraft Su-24MR to Ukrainian Air Force ahead of the schedule, the Ukrainian firm announced Tuesday. The medium repair of the aircraft was carried out at Mykolayiv Aircraft Repair Plant "NARP", having checked all of its nodes and components, having repaired/replaced those

Ukraine Investigating Alleged Kickbacks Worth Millions In Aircraft Spares Deal With India

May 31, 2018 @ 02:27 PM

Ukraines Anti-Corruption Bureau is probing alleged kickbacks worth crores paid to Indian defense officials for an aircraft spares purchase deal. According to a records accessed by

Rockwell Collins To Supply E-2D Hawkeye Trainer To Japan

May 31, 2018 @ 11:54 AM

The Pentagon has awarded a $24 million contract to Rockwell Collins to supply one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye weapon system trainer for the government of Japan under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. “Rockwell Collins Simulation & Training Solutions LLC, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is awarded a $24,722,331 firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture and delivery of one E-2D weapon system trainer for the government of Japan under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program,” the Department of defense said Wednesday

First Stage Certification Underway of Russia's Tu-210ON Reconnaissance Aircraft

May 22, 2018 @ 10:14 AM

Russia's Tu-210ON Reconnaissance Aircraft with new homemade surveillance equipment will undergo first stage certification process in Kubinka region on May 21-29, as announced by Sergei Ryzhkov, the Chief of the National Nuclear Risk Reduction Centre. This event is to be held under the Treaty on Open Skies and is a preliminary demonstration of the technical capabilities of the aircraft and surveillance equipment, Russias defense ministry announced

Boeing To Provide Engineering Services In Support Of Hornet, Growler Aircraft For...

May 19, 2018 @ 10:34 AM

Boeing has been awarded a $22 million worth contract to provide engineering services in support of F/A-18 Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft for the Navy and the government of Australia. The Department of defense announced Friday that under the awarded contract, Boeing will procure “the non-recurring engineering required for the redesign of the Data Bus Interface Unit and the Deployable Flight Incident Recorder of the Deployable Flight Incident Recording Set (DFIRS) in support of F/A-18 A-F and EA-18G aircraft”

US Transfers two Cessna Surveillance Aircraft to Cameroon

May 14, 2018 @ 02:36 PM

The US government has transferred two American-made Cessna surveillance aircraft to the Cameroon Air Force to fight against Boko Haram and Islamic State in West Africa. The Cameroon C208 Cessna Program is valued at approximately 24 billion CFA, or $4

General Atomics’ Guardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft Begins Demonstration Flights In Japan

May 9, 2018 @ 02:05 PM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced Tuesday the first flight of the Guardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in Japan during an opening ceremony on Iki Island

Algerian Military Plane Crashes, Killing 257 People

April 11, 2018 @ 03:47 PM

An Algerian military plane crashed in northern Algeria killing at least 257 people, the first major plane disaster in the country, the defence ministry said Wednesday. The incident happened shortly after the aircraft, an Ilyushin Il-76, took off from Boufarik military airport near the capital Algiers today morning