Russia's UEC Partners with Reynolds LLC to Develop Gas Turbine UAV Engines

July 13, 2024 @ 07:42 AM

Rostec-owned United Engine Corporation (UEC) and Reynolds LLC have officially disclosed their merger to develop small-sized gas turbine engines tailored unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), with thrust capacities up to 200 kgf. Plans to form a merger was revealed at the Innoprom international industrial exhibition

Croatia Orders Eight Additional UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters

July 13, 2024 @ 04:52 AM

Croatia has officially purchased eight additional UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, through a U.S

South Korea's DAPA Signs First Asia-NATO Airworthiness Certification Agreement

July 12, 2024 @ 08:44 AM

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) signed an airworthiness certification certificate with NATO in Washington D.C

Thai Air Force Selects Swedish Gripen Jets Over F-16s: Reports

July 12, 2024 @ 06:57 AM

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has reportedly decided to procure Gripen fighter jets from Sweden instead of the U.S

Netherlands Pledges €300M Worth of Weapons for Incoming Ukrainian F-16s; Norway to...

July 11, 2024 @ 08:57 AM

The Netherlands has announced its intention to transfer weapons worth €300 million to arm F-16 combat jets destined for Ukraine, while Norway has committed to donating six F-16 jets to the country. This allocation supplements the initial €150 million earmarked for the same purpose, as confirmed by the Dutch defense ministry...

Netherlands Allocates €20M for 1 Million First Person View Drones for Ukraine

July 11, 2024 @ 08:38 AM

The Netherlands has pledged €20 million towards a collective effort aimed at supplying Ukraine with 1 million First Person View (FPV) drones. These drones, operated remotely with the pilot viewing through VR glasses, are part of Ukraine's urgent request for aid in countering Russian military superiority

French Armed Forces Receive A400M Atlas Transport Plane

July 11, 2024 @ 08:28 AM

The French Ministry of Defense today confirmed the reception of the 24th A400M Atlas transport aircraft by the Directorate General of Armaments (DGA). Produced by Airbus, the A400M Atlas is capable of landing in adverse weather conditions and low visibility

Poland Joins Coalition to Boost Ukraine's Defense with Drones

July 11, 2024 @ 07:22 AM

Poland has officially joined a coalition aimed at bolstering Ukraine's defense capabilities through the provision of drones at the NATO summit in Washington. Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister V

South Korea Commences Mass Production of KF-21 Fighter Jet

July 10, 2024 @ 10:30 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) convened the first mass production commencement meeting for the KF-21, South Korea's first domestically developed fighter jet, on July 10. The

Saudi Arabia Orders Four More Airbus A330 MRTTs

July 10, 2024 @ 09:27 AM

Saudi Arabia placed an order for four additional Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft for the Royal Saudi Arabia Air Force (RSAF) on July 10. The first of these aircraft will enter into conversion at the beginning of 2026; they will enter into service and join the RSAF in 2027 to carry out air-to-air refuelling and transport missions

Turkish STM Exports Mortar-dropping Drone to African Nation

July 10, 2024 @ 08:42 AM

Turkish defense firm STM has announced the completion of the first export of its BOYGA Ammunition Dropping Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to an African nation. The BOYGA is designed to carry 81mm mortar ammunition

L3Harris Tests Upgraded Line Replaceable Units in B-52 Electronic Warfare System

July 10, 2024 @ 05:15 AM

L3Harris recently tested five of the nine Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) being upgraded in the B-52 Stratofortress's AN/ALQ-172 electronic warfare (EW) self-protection system. The test was a 5