Delayed FGFA Deal May Get The Nudge During Putin’s India Visit

October 17, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

India and Russia may finally settle on a number of delayed defense deals including the Fifth Generational Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) program during Russian President Vladimir Putins visit to India this December. Putin met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the BRICS summit in July where both leaders reportedly agreed...

Lockheed Martin To Provide Apache Targeting And Pilotage Systems For Qatar

October 14, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Lockheed Martin received a $90.6 million foreign military sale contract from the U

Shield Aviation ARES UAS Awarded Category 3 Interim Flight Clearance By NAVAIR

October 14, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

SHIELD Aviation, Inc. announced today the granting of a Category 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Interim Flight Clearance (IFC) for the ARES Block C UAS by Naval Air System Command (NAVAIR) Patuxent River MD AIR – 4

Russian Air Force Gets New Batch of Su-35, Su-30M2

October 13, 2014 @ 02:45 PM

The Sukhoi Company today handed over a batch of Su-35 and Su-30M2 fighter aircraft to the Ministry of Defense in the framework of the common day of acceptance of the military equipment delivered by the defense industry. The aircraft were produced in accordance with the State orders for the supply...

UTC Aerospace Systems To Showcase Wide Range of Defense Capabilities At AUSA

October 13, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

UTC Aerospace Systems will show a range of capabilities for defense applications at the AUSA 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition, which takes place in Washington, D.C

Rockwell Collins Elbit Systems of America Introduces New Night Vision Solution For...

October 13, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

Rockwell Collins Elbit Systems of America Vision Systems (RCEVS) has introduced a new enhanced night vision solution for fixed wing aircraft. The Digital Eye Piece (DEP) Night Vision Cueing Display (NVCD) is fully qualified and available to fit all fielded JHMCS helmet mounted displays

Russian Drone Production Amplified After US, EU Sanctions: UAV Manufacturer

October 13, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

Economic sanctions have made Russian Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) manufacturers operate more effectively, according to the Director of UAV development programs at Russias Vega Radio Engineering Corporation Arkady Syroyezhko. “The import substitution program could help [Russian defense] industry to apprehend its drawbacks and to use its existing internal reserves

US Arms Find East-European Market After Russia’s Crimean Conflict

October 11, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

Eastern European nations such as Romania, Poland and Bulgaria have increased arms imports, mostly from the US to counter possible Russian aggression. The Ukraine crisis has left Russias neighbors vulnerable and have all announced plans to buy aircraft, electronic warfare systems and missiles from Western countries

US Sells 16 C-27A Aircraft For $32,000 After Paying $500 Million For

October 10, 2014 @ 02:48 PM

The United States sold 16 G222/C-27A planes of the 20 planes originally bought from Alenia Aermacchi worth $500 million to the Afghan Air Forces for just $32,000 for scrap metal value. According to reports, the military transport planes had been sitting at Kabul International Airport for years, before they were sent for scrap

Russian State Defense Orders Unaffected By Sanctions

October 10, 2014 @ 09:25 AM

Sanctions imposed by Western countries against Russia are not having any effect on the fulfillment of Russian state defense orders, CEO of Russia's state high-tech Rostec corporation Sergey Chemezov told Ria Novosti Thursday. "The sanctions are having a negative impact on our country and our partners, but they are in no way affecting the state defense orders," said Chemezov, adding that Russia purchases Western components only for the supply of equipment to third parties

Russia To Develop AEW Aircraft A-100 Based On Upgraded Il-76MD-90A

October 9, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

Russias Beriev is preparing a new airborne early warning variant of Ilyushins upgraded transport aircraft, the Il-76MD-90A, fitted with the new Vega Premier radar system in a rotating antenna, Rostec reported Wednesday. Russian Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A military cargo plane has completed its maiden flight and will become the platform for a future long-range radar detection and control prototype plane, A-100

Norway To Invest In Six Additional F-35 Aircraft

October 9, 2014 @ 02:27 PM

The Norwegian Government has asked for new budget authorizations for a total value of $1 billion for the acquisition of six new F-35 fighter aircraft and additional equipment and services for 2015. Including these aircraft, the New Fighter Aircraft program will have been authorized to acquire 22 of the new aircraft, with deliveries to begin by the end of next year