Turkish Military Orders 12 Hurjet Block-1 Aircraft

April 19, 2024 @ 12:50 PM

Turkey has placed an order for a dozen Hurjet Block-1 aircraft with Turkish Aerospace Industries. "In addition to the 4 Block-0 aircraft previously contracted between our Presidency and TAI, we are including 12 Block-1 aircraft in the scope,” Haluk GÖRGÜN, President of the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB), was quoted as...

Argentina gets U.S. Nod to Buy Basler BT-67 Aircraft

April 19, 2024 @ 09:42 AM

Argentina's air force has received the greenlight to purchase Basler Turbo Conversions BT-67 aircraft along with a related support package valued at up to $143 million, the Pentagon announced on April 18. “The proposed sale will improve Argentinas capability to meet current and future threats by providing additional capacity for airdrop...

First Batch of Modernized Dutch Apache Echo Helicopters Now Combat-Ready

April 19, 2024 @ 08:52 AM

The Netherlands Ministry of Defense announced that the first batch of modernized Dutch Apache Echo attack helicopters is now combat-ready. Located at Gilze-Rijen Air Base, the initial four aircraft have been prepared for operational deployment both domestically and internationally

Germany Approves Procurement of Puma Simulator, Practice Rockets for Tiger Helicopter

April 19, 2024 @ 08:40 AM

The Budget Committee of the German Bundestag approved the procurement of the AGDUS (Ausbildungsgerät Duellsimulator) system for the infantry fighting vehicle Puma on April 10. Additionally, supplementary practice rockets will be purchased for the Tiger attack helicopter

AeroVironment Awarded $8.9M Contract for Marine Corps Precision Fires Program

April 19, 2024 @ 04:23 AM

AeroVironment (AV) has secured a contract with the U.S

DARPA Announces First-Ever AI-Controlled F-16 In-Air Combat Tests

April 18, 2024 @ 09:38 AM

DARPAs Air Combat Evolution (ACE) program has announced the

Philippines to Receive BrahMos Cruise Missiles on April 19

April 18, 2024 @ 07:58 AM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is gearing up to receive its first batch of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile systems from India on April 19, 2024. A source privy to the delivery of the BrahMos missiles confirmed to the

WB Group Signs Contract to Supply Unmanned Systems to the Polish Army

April 18, 2024 @ 06:18 AM

The Polish Army is poised to receive a shipment of FlyEye miniature unmanned aerial systems from the domestic manufacturer WB Group. A contract for the delivery of seven FlyEye aircraft was officially signed on April 17

Turkey’s Baykar Tests Kemankes 2 Mini Cruise Missile

April 18, 2024 @ 05:04 AM

Turkeys Baykar has completed the first firing test of its domestically developed KEMANKEŞ 2 Mini Intelligent Cruise Missile at the Baykar Flight Training and Test Center in Keşan, Edirne. This missile, featuring a jet engine, has an endurance of approximately one hour, allowing it to swiftly target critical enemy positions beyond the front lines

MD Helicopters to Showcase AH-530 Block I Helicopter Fitted with New Avionics,...

April 18, 2024 @ 04:43 AM

MD Helicopters (MDH) will be presenting an AH-530 Block II precision weapons helicopter equipped with its new Integrated Avionics and Weapons System at the Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit in Denver, Colorado. This helicopter, designed for training and combat roles, features reconfigurable avionics and mission systems aimed at enhancing mission effectiveness and situational awareness for light combat rotorcraft

U.S.A.F. Confirms Satcom Direct's Removable Satellite C-130 Capability Following 26-hour Endurance Test...

April 17, 2024 @ 07:46 AM

Satellite communications provider Satcom Direct Government (SDG) has tested the Roll-on/Roll-off (RO/RO) Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) SATCOM capability developed with Florida-based R4 Integration, Inc. (R4i) during a 26-hour and 20-minute mission on a Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Hercules

L3 Harris to Support Australia’s MQ-4C Triton Drones

April 17, 2024 @ 03:45 AM

Northrop Grumman has signed a contract with L3Harris Corporation (L3HCA) for the operation and maintenance of command-and-control systems aboard Australias MQ-4C Triton multi-intelligence unmanned aircraft fleet. The Interim Sustainment Support Contract covers maintenance of the Tritons Wideband Command, Control, and Communications (C3) Subsystem, which was developed by L3HCA