Azerbaijan Signs $1.6B Deal with Pakistan to Buy JF-17 Jets, Weapons &

February 24, 2024 @ 12:54 PM

Azerbaijan and Pakistan have inked a $1.6 billion deal for the acquisition of JF-17 Block-III fighter jets, marking Pakistan's largest export deal

Saab Secures Contract for Additional Gripen C Fighter Aircraft for Hungary

February 24, 2024 @ 05:33 AM

Swedens Saab has officially signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to deliver four additional Gripen C fighter aircraft for Hungary. The order is an extension of the existing contract between FMV and the Hungarian Government, originally signed in December 2001, which included the provision of 14 Gripen...

Sweden’s Gripen Jet Offer to Philippines Gains Momentum

February 23, 2024 @ 07:35 AM

Sweden has intensified its pitch for the potential sale of its JAS39 Gripen fighter jet to the Philippines. The Philippines and Sweden are set sign an Implementing Arrangement (IA) concerning the Procurement of Defense Material (PDM) and Equipment at the inaugural Joint Committee Meeting to be held in March 2024...

U.K. Launches $5.69B Investment into Drones

February 23, 2024 @ 06:25 AM

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Turkey's Akinci Drone Fitted With ASELFLIR-500T Targeting Pod Hits Moving Target at...

February 23, 2024 @ 03:19 AM

Turkey's Akinci Drone, equipped with the ASELFLIR-500T targeting pod, hit a moving target at sea during its first firing test. Developed by Aselsan, the ASELFLIR-500 targeting pod was tested at the AKINCI Flight Training and Test Center in Tekirdağ's Çorlu district

India’s Cabinet Committee on Security Clears $2.3B Navy Deal for BrahMos Missiles...

February 22, 2024 @ 05:25 PM

Indias Cabinet Committee on Security has given the green light for the acquisition of over 200 BrahMos extended-range supersonic cruise missiles at a cost of INR 19,000 crore ($2.3 billion)

ZALA Develops Optical-Electronic Systems for Helicopters, Drones

February 22, 2024 @ 09:16 AM

The ZALA division has announced the completion of its first project - a multifunctional hardware and software complex featuring optical-electronic systems (OES) designed for manned aircraft, as well as light, medium, and heavy-class UAVs. An aircraft's optical-electronic system serves as a crucial tool responsible for collecting real-time data

Norway Receives First C-130J-30 Super Hercules with Block 8.1 Upgrade

February 22, 2024 @ 07:30 AM

Lockheed Martin has completed the delivery of the first of four C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical airlifters, featuring the Block 8.1 upgrade, to the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF)

Production Resumes for Modernized Tu-160 Strategic Bombers

February 22, 2024 @ 06:28 AM

Russia has restarted the production of the Tupolev-160 strategic bombers, known as Blackjack, with the announcement coming from Sergey Chemezov, CEO of the state corporation Rostec. "Restarting the production of Tu-160 was quite a task for all of Rostecs affiliates

PTDI, Honeywell Forge Collaboration for S-70M Helicopter Enhancement

February 22, 2024 @ 05:48 AM

At the Singapore Airshow 2024, PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) and Honeywell have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collectively enhance the performance, reliability, and mission readiness of the S-70M helicopter platform for the Indonesian Army. The agreement outlines the intention of PTDI and Honeywell to explore procurement opportunities for avionics and mechanical products from Honeywell, specifically tailored for the S-70M helicopters in service with the Indonesian Army

Canada Orders Teledyne FLIR’s SkyRanger Attack & Surveillance Drone for Donation to...

February 21, 2024 @ 11:43 AM

Canadas Department of National Defence has ordered over 800 SkyRanger R70 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) from Teledyne FLIR Defense valued at more than CAD$95 million (US$70 million), that Canada will donate to the government of Ukraine. Built by Teledyne FLIR in Waterloo, Ontario, SkyRanger R70 drones feature autonomous navigation capability, plus advanced thermal and daytime sensors enabling them to detect and identify targets at long range

Turkish KAAN Fighter Jet Performs Maiden Flight

February 21, 2024 @ 11:41 AM

In a historic moment for Turkey's defense industry, the KAAN fighter jet, developed entirely with national resources as part of the National Combat Aircraft (MMU) Project, took to the skies for the first time today. The event unfolded at Mürted Airport, where KAAN soared through the air under the command of test pilot Barbaros Demirbaş