China's Largest AG600 Amphibious Aircraft Completes Flight Trials

August 28, 2018 @ 08:09 AM

China-made world's largest amphibious aircraft, the AG600, completed trial ground flights and has entered a new test phase on the water-surface, the plane's manufacturer, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), said on Monday. The AG600, codenamed "Kunlong", successfully finished a trial flight from an airport in the city of Zhuhai,...

Lockheed Martin’s C-5M Fleet Delivered With Modernized RERP Program

August 7, 2018 @ 07:51 AM

Lockheed Martin under the U.S

BAE Systems Begins Transitioning Compass Call EW Weapon System to Business Aircraft

July 10, 2018 @ 11:35 AM

BAE Systems along with L3 Technologies has begun transitioning its Compass Call Electronic Warfare (EW) system from US Air Force's EC-130H aircraft to Gulfstream 550 aircraft to improve stand-off jamming capability and also counter communications and radar threats. In 2017, BAE Systems and its partners completed the initial design...

Thailand’s Air Force Commissions First Four T-50TH Supersonic Advanced Trainers

April 4, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

Thailand's air force on Wednesday commissioned the first batch of South Korea-built T-50 Golden Eagle lead-in fighter trainers into service. Four T-50TH supersonic advanced trainers of 401st Squadron was inducted into the RTAF during the commissioning ceremony on 4 April at an airbase in Nakhon Sawan, in a commissioning ceremony presided...

Orbital Sciences To Procure 24 Supersonic Sea-Skimming Targets For US Navy, Qatar

March 15, 2018 @ 09:50 AM

The US Department of defense announced a $67.5 million worth contract awarded to Orbital Sciences Corp

Afghan Super-Tucano Turboprops Drop Laser-guided Bombs

January 31, 2018 @ 09:38 AM

Super-Tucano turboprop aircraft in service with the Afghanistan Air Force dropped laser-guided bombs in the flight against Taliban. “This was the first time that [Afghan] pilots employed guided live bombs utilizing the on-board Forward Looking Infrared system,” Maj

Boeing Wins $600 Million for Designing Next US Air Force One

September 14, 2017 @ 04:07 AM

Boeing has won $600 million modification contract for new preliminary design activity requirements on the Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization (PAR) Program. This contract modification supplements work already taking place under the PAR contract, including risk reduction activities and the acquisition of two commercial Boeing 747-8 aircraft

New Russian MiG Interceptor To Be Ready By 2020

August 28, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

MiG Corporation, the developer of Russias cutting-edge interceptor aircraft, is expected to begin deliveries of MiG-41s in the mid-2020s, Sputnik reports. The research and development of the PAK DP, perspective aviation complex of long-range interceptor launched in 2013, dubbed MiG-41, is expected to replace the aging long-range interceptor MiG-31 and its variants whose active service life expires in 2028

Boeing’s Insitu To Supply Philippines With Scan Eagle UAVs

August 16, 2017 @ 07:29 AM

Boeing subsidiary Insitu Inc. is being awarded a $7,407,625 firm-fixed-price order for the procurement of six ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems, related support equipment, training, site activation, technical services, and data for the government of the Philippines

Oman Receives First Delivery Of Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers

July 31, 2017 @ 10:55 AM

The Royal Air Force of Oman has taken delivery of its first Hawk advanced jet trainer aircraft. The two Mark 166 aircraft arrived at Masirah Air Base on July 29th and will now prepare pilots for life in the cockpit of its fast jet fleet, which now includes the Eurofighter Typhoon