India Looking To Purchase 18 More Su-30MKI Fighter Jets From Russia

July 9, 2019 @ 12:20 PM

India is seeking to buy additional 18 Russian-made new Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets, Deputy Director of Russias Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov told reporters on Tuesday. Drozhzhov was quoted as saying by TASS that Russia is processing Indias request for the purchase

IAF Jaguar Fighter Aircraft Suffers Engine Failure Mid-air Due To Bird Hit

June 27, 2019 @ 08:01 AM

An Indian Air Force fighter plane suffered a minor mishap while on its way to taking part in a training sortie when it was hit by a bird. The engine of Jaguar fighter aircraft suffered a bird hit soon after taking off from the Ambala air base on Thursday morning

Saab Signs Framework Agreement For Carl-Gustaf M4 Weapon Systems

June 27, 2019 @ 07:36 AM

Saab has signed a framework agreement with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to provide the Swedish Armed Forces with Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon systems. The framework agreement will allow FMV to place orders during a ten-year period

Turkey To Receive Russian S-400 Missile Defense Systems From July

June 27, 2019 @ 07:19 AM

Turkey is expected to receive S-400 Triumf missile defense systems by this year end, TASS reports quoting an official as saying. "We plan to fulfill our commitments on delivering equipment and training specialists by the end of this year," the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said on Wednesday

Russia Test Launches New ‘Kinzhal’ Hypersonic Missile

June 18, 2019 @ 08:21 AM

Russia successfully test launched an ultra-maneuverable air-launched missile “Kinzhal” from a MiG-31 interceptor jet, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday. "A MiG-31 fighter crew of the Russian Aerospace Forces made a training launch of a hypersonic missile of the Kinzhal high-precision air missile system in the predetermined area," TASS reports...

Russian MC-21 Aircraft Completes Second EASA Certification Tests

June 17, 2019 @ 11:50 AM

Russias MC-21 aircraft successfully underwent the second certification tests by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). During the certification tests, EASA experts evaluated the behavior of MC-21-300 aircraft in various modes at altitudes till 12,000 m

Irkut Corp Displays MC-21 Advanced Simulator at Paris Air Show 2019

June 17, 2019 @ 11:10 AM

Irkut Corp has displayed a new advanced simulator of the MC-21-300 aircraft at the Paris Air show 2019. The procedural simulator of MC-21-300 has been upgraded after the successful flight tests

Indian Sukhoi-30 MKI Aircraft Test Fires Homegrown Guided Bomb

May 25, 2019 @ 07:32 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan. The defence ministry said the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision

Angola Receives Last Batch of Su-30K Fighters From Belarus

May 24, 2019 @ 11:11 AM

Belarus has delivered last of 12 Su-30K fighters to Angola last month, after they were upgraded by the 558th Aviation Repair Plant in conjunction with Russias Rosoboronexport. The last two Su-30Ks were delivered to Angola in April this year, Alexander Vorobey, Deputy Director for Development at the 558th Aviation Repair Plant told the TASS news agency

First IAF Woman Fighter Pilot Qualifies For Combat Missions

May 24, 2019 @ 05:56 AM

Indias air force pilot Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth has become the first woman fighter pilot qualified for combat missions by day. She has successfully completed a training program for performing combat missions on a MiG-21 ‘Bison fighter jet, PTI news agency reported on Thursday

BrahMos Missile Successfully Launched From Su-30MKI Fighter: IAF

May 23, 2019 @ 06:05 AM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) announced Wednesday the successful launch of the BrahMos air version missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft from Andamans. The launch from the aircraft was smooth and the missile followed the desired trajectory before directly hitting the land target, according to the IAF statement

Russian Army Gets New-gen Tornado-S Multiple Launch Rocket Systems

May 23, 2019 @ 05:57 AM

The Russian Army has received the latest-generation Tornado-S multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) this year, according to RIA Novosti. “As for the further development of the Tornado, we now have a new system, the Tornado-S