Iran Equips High Altitude “Karrar” Drone with Air-to-air Missile

October 22, 2023 @ 05:55 PM

The Iran Armys Air Defense Force (ADF) has equipped its “Karrar” drone with a heat-seeking air-to-air missile that has a range of 8 kilometers, ADF Commander, Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard said on Sunday. The new missile is a modified “Majid” surface-to-air missile on which extensive work was done since last 12...

Diehl Defence, Korean LIG Nex1 to Cooperate on IRIS-T Air-to-air Missile Systems

October 21, 2023 @ 01:48 PM

Germanys Diehl Defence has signed a MoU with LIG Nex1, a Korean defence contractor for cooperation in supporting the short range missile, IRIS-T which has been selected as the air-to-air weapon for Koreas KF-21 fighter. The MOU was signed during ADEX International Aerospace & Defence Exhibition, held last week in Seoul...

Turkey’s most Advanced Attack Drone, Bayraktar TB3 Lifts Off for the First...

October 21, 2023 @ 08:29 AM

Turkeys Bayraktar TB3 Armed UAV took off for the first time on Friday as part of its “wheel cutting test,” its manufacturer, Baykar announced. The Bayraktar TB3, which started taxi trials last week, took off for the first time Friday to perform the 'touch-and-go' movement, known as cutting a wheel...

Indonesia’s PTDI Partners with Linkfield Technologies to Sell Military Transport Planes to...

October 20, 2023 @ 12:23 PM

PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) has partnered with Linkfield Technologies to resell their aircraft models, including CN235-220, NC212i, and N219, fulfilling military and commercial aviation demands in China. The formalization of this partnership was marked by the signing of a Reseller Agreement between PTDI's Director of Commerce, Technology & Development, Moh...

Indonesian Export Financing Institution Supports Export of NC212i Transport Aircraft to Philippines...

October 20, 2023 @ 12:13 PM

The Indonesian Export Financing Institution (LPEI), also known as Indonesia Eximbank, has entered into an export financing agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) to facilitate the export of 6 NC212i aircraft to the Department of National Defense/Armed Forces of the Philippines (DND/AFP) for a total value of $79 million. This critical...

Mitsubishi Electric to Develop Laser Capability for Australian Ministry of Defence

October 20, 2023 @ 10:42 AM

Australian Defence Ministry and Mitsubishi Electric Australia (MEA) have joined forces to develop an advanced laser capability aimed at bolstering the surveillance and survivability of Australian Defence Force platforms. The initiative, spearheaded by Defences Science and Technology Group, is set to be industrialized in collaboration with MEA and Japanese firm Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO)

Hanwha Aerospace to Supply Tilting & Blade Pitch System for British Firm,...

October 20, 2023 @ 10:34 AM

Hanwha Aerospace has won approximately KRW 235.6 billion to provide Britains Vertical Aerospace (VA) with the Tilting & Blade Pitch System, a crucial component used in VA's four-seater VX4, an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft

Philippines Orders Three C-130J-30 Super Hercules Tactical Airlifters

October 20, 2023 @ 07:14 AM

The Republic of the Philippines Department of National Defense announced the acquisition of three C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical airlifters from Lockheed Martin through a Direct Commercial Sale. The three aircraft are scheduled for delivery in 2026

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Patria, United Aero group to Upgrade Ex-U.S. Army Black Hawks after Acquisition...

October 19, 2023 @ 08:00 AM

Patria and United Aero Group (UAG) have officially announced their collaboration aimed at acquiring pre-owned Black Hawk helicopters from the U.S

Indra’s Technology to Ease Eurofighter Maintenance

October 19, 2023 @ 07:13 AM

Indra is developing the Portable Maintenance Data Store (PMDS) system, poised to revolutionize how Eurofighter aircraft data is captured, analyzed, and utilized to ensure optimal performance and safety. PMDA can capture essential data from Eurofighter systems during flight

Japan Orders 300 Carl-Gustaf Weapon Systems

October 19, 2023 @ 06:46 AM

Japanese Self-Defense Forces (JGSDF) have placed an order with Saab for the acquisition of more than 300 Carl-Gustaf man-portable, multi-role weapon systems. The scheduled deliveries of the Carl-Gustaf weapon systems are set to commence in 2025