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Spain Acquires PAC-3 MSE Missiles

July 18, 2024 @ 04:03 AM

United States and Spain finalized an agreement Wednesday for Spain to acquire Lockheed Martin's Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles along with related support equipment. This agreement makes Spain the 16th nation to partner with the PAC-3 program

UAC Hands Over MiG-31 Aircraft to Russian Aerospace Forces

July 17, 2024 @ 08:34 AM

The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has delivered the first batches of repaired and modernized MiG-31 aircraft to the Russian Ministry of Defense this year. The aircraft, after a series of ground and flight tests, have been dispatched to their permanent bases

Su-30SM2 Fighter Aircraft Features Removable Wing, Upgrades to Defeat PATRIOT System

July 17, 2024 @ 06:32 AM

Video The Su-30SM2 fighter, recently showcased by the "Military Acceptance" team, introduces

Ukraine's Vector Drones Enhanced with AI Sensors for Reconnaissance

July 16, 2024 @ 10:55 AM

Quantum-Systems, a German UAV manufacturer, has announced that its Vector reconnaissance drones in Ukraine are now equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) sensors. This

Japan Reveals Upgraded Type 12 Surface-to-Ship Missile Prototype

July 16, 2024 @ 10:27 AM

The Japanese Ministry of Defense unveiled a new photo of the under-development upgraded Type 12 surface-to-ship missile (SSM) on July 12. The photo, included in the latest annual defense white paper published on Friday, reveals the missiles shape, bearing a resemblance to the Franco-British Storm Shadow/SCALP EG cruise missile

Pratt & Whitney Completes Preliminary Design Review for F135 Engine Upgrade for...

July 16, 2024 @ 06:05 AM

Pratt & Whitney, an RTX business, has completed the preliminary design review (PDR) for the F135 Engine Core Upgrade (ECU). The upgrade is intended to enhance engine durability and performance, supporting the Block 4 capabilities for all three variants of the F-35 globally

Lockheed Martin Outlines Offsets Proposal for Thailand's F-16 Buy

July 16, 2024 @ 04:39 AM

Lockheed Martin on Monday outlined an offset proposal should Thailand buy its F-16 fighter Jets. This proposal is driven by the Thai government's evaluation of the F-16 Block 70/72 for its future fighter program

Taiwan Resolves F-16V Jet Technical Issues, Expects Full Delivery by 2026

July 15, 2024 @ 11:19 AM

Taiwans Ministry of National Defense announced on Friday that technical difficulties with the order of 66 F-16V jets have been resolved, and the government expects to receive all the aircraft by the end of 2026. This update was provided in a written response to an inquiry from Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Lo Chih-chiang concerning delays in the U

Ukraine Tests Jet Drone for Air Target Interception

July 15, 2024 @ 10:29 AM

Ukrainian developers have demonstrated flight tests of the Bullet unmanned aerial vehicle system, a jet-powered drone specifically engineered to intercept enemy reconnaissance and attack drones and helicopters. Footage released by the developers shows an experimental airplane-type drone taking off from a concrete pavement, executing flight maneuvers, and then landing

Italy Considers Competition for New Tanker Aircraft After Suspending KC-46 Purchase: Report

July 15, 2024 @ 08:59 AM

Italy is reportedly considering launching a competition to select a new tanker aircraft following the suspension of its plans to acquire six Boeing KC-46 tankers. This was reported by

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

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