Russia Blames Malaysia For Not Following Proper Maintenance Schedule For Sukhoi Aircraft

September 14, 2018 @ 12:28 PM

The Russian government has denied claims that Malaysian Sukhoi fighter jets are difficult to maintain, stating that Kuala Lumpur should follow proper maintenance schedule so that the planes are kept “in the right condition to serve their goals”. “In India, for example, almost 300 of Su-30 and MiG-29 multipurpose fighter jets...

Boeing To Update P-8A Poseidon Training System For US Navy, Australia

September 13, 2018 @ 04:41 PM

Boeing has won a $194 million worth contract to upgrade the P-8A Aircrew Training System for the US Navy and Australia, the Department of defense announced Wednesday. “The Boeing Co

India’s Arjun Tanks To Get Parts Prototypes Ahead of Schedule

September 13, 2018 @ 04:30 PM

Indias Arjun main battle tank will reportedly receive the first prototypes of the hull and turret by the manufacturer Reliance Infra, six months ahead of schedule, according to The Hindu report. “We are ready to deliver the hull and turret for the Arjun Mark II MBT six months ahead of schedule,”...

Ballistic Missile Defense Capability Added To Japan’s Atago Warship

September 13, 2018 @ 04:02 PM

The US Navy tested Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capability on Japans Atago-class guided missile destroyer, the JS ATAGO (DDG-177), for the first time using an upgraded Aegis Combat System. The Japanese Flight Test Mission-05 exercise on Sept

Airbus Helicopters To Lease Five H145 Choppers To Saudi Aramco

September 11, 2018 @ 09:03 AM

Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), a helicopter leasing firm, and Airbus Helicopters announced Monday they will provide five H145s to Aramco Overseas Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise. The five aircraft are sourced from Milestones orderbook with Airbus and are expected to be...

Russian Helicopters To Supply 150 Medical Helicopters To National Air Ambulance Operator

September 11, 2018 @ 08:50 AM

Russian Helicopters signed a contract to supply 104 Ansat and 46 Mi-8AMT medically equipped helicopters to National Service of Medical Aviation and Avia Capital Services LLC during the Hydroaviasalon-2018 exhibition, Monday. Rostec subsidiary also signed agreements on after-sales service

Aeroflot Orders 100 Sukhoi SSJ100 Regional Jetliners

September 11, 2018 @ 08:25 AM

Aeroflot and the United Aircraft Corporation signed an agreement for the delivery of 100 of Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) at the Eastern Economic Forum, Monday. The agreement assumes the delivery of 100 Russian aircraft SSJ100 during the period from 2019 till 2026

L-3 Awarded $203 Million To Provide Support Services For US Navy’s T-45...

September 11, 2018 @ 08:13 AM

The US Navy has awarded a $203 million worth contract to L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC for T-45 advanced jet trainer services. The awarded contract is to “exercise an option for organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance, logistics, and engineering support for Navy T-45 aircraft, aircraft systems, and related support equipment for flight and test and evaluation operations,” the Department of defense announced Monday

US Air Force Awards $51 Million For Extreme-range JASSM Cruise Missile

September 11, 2018 @ 07:53 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded the US Air Force contract worth $51 million for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extreme Range (JASSM-XR), the Department of defense announced Monday. This contract effort includes all all-up round level systems engineering and programmatic activities to align and phase the work necessary to design, develop, integrate, test, and verify component and subsystem design changes to the JASSM-XR baseline electronics, hardware, firmware, and operational flight software

Boeing Wins $2.8B USAF Contract For 18 KC-46 Tankers

September 11, 2018 @ 07:41 AM

The US Air Force has won a $2.8 billion worth contract to Boeing for additional 18 KC-46 tankers, the Department of defense announced Monday

First Arrow-3 Anti-Ballistic Missile Canister Delivered To IAI

September 7, 2018 @ 12:57 PM

Stark made the first delivery of Arrow 3 Anti-Ballistic Missile canister to its parent company Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Stark was recently chosen to manufacture canisters for the Arrow-3, an integral component to the latest generation of missile defense systems developed by IAI and deployed by the IMOD to the IAF

Australia Orders More Rheinmetall Military Trucks Worth $430M

September 6, 2018 @ 12:53 PM

The Duesseldorf, Germany-based tech enterprise has been selected to supply the Australian Defence Force with more than a thousand additional military trucks and modules, worth €430 million. The Commonwealth of Australia has thus acted on a procurement decision already announced in July 2018