Argentine Air Force Receives Overhauled Hercules Aircraft

July 5, 2024 @ 08:21 AM

The Argentine Aircraft Factory "Brig. San Martín" SA (FAdeA) handed over the overhauled Hercules TC-69 "Puerto Argentino" to the Argentine Air Force

Safran to Support German Army’s Airbus H145 Helicopter Engines

July 4, 2024 @ 02:19 PM

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a support-by-the-hour contract with Airbus Helicopters for the engines powering the German Bundeswehr's new fleet of Airbus H145M helicopters. This Support-By-the-Hour (SBH) contract covers in-service support and MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) for more than 124 Arriel 2E engines, from helicopter entry into service to 2030

Textron Aviation to Display Military Aircrew Training Aircraft at Farnborough Airshow

July 4, 2024 @ 07:12 AM

Textron Aviation is today announcing that its new military multi-engine training aircraft will be on display at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) for the first time, marking its debut in Europe. The aircraft builds upon the Beechcraft King Air 260

Saudi Arabia Shows Interest in Turkish KAAN Fighter, KIZILELMA Drone

July 4, 2024 @ 06:37 AM

A Saudi Arabian delegation led by Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman Al-Saud visited Turkey to explore defense technologies, including detailed information on the KAAN fighter jet and Kizilelma combat drone. The delegation visited two Turkish defense companies, TUSAŞ and BAYKAR

Pakistan Integrates Nuclear-capable Ra'ad Cruise Missile onto JF-17 Jet

July 4, 2024 @ 06:13 AM

Pakistan has integrated the Ra'ad Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM), capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads, into its JF-17 Thunder fighter jets. The integration was publicly demonstrated when a JF-17 Thunder Block II fighter jet was seen carrying a Ra'ad missile variant under its right wing during a parade for...

Russia’s ZALA Group Increases Range of Lancet Loitering Munition to 65 km

July 3, 2024 @ 11:13 AM

Russias ZALA Group has announced that it has extended the range of its Lancet loitering munition, which has been extensively used in the Ukraine war, to 65 km—an increase of 15 km. The combination of Z-16 or Z-20 reconnaissance drones with Lancets has enabled effective counter-battery operations

Czech Firm Starts Producing Attack, Reconnaissance Drones for Ukraine

July 3, 2024 @ 08:00 AM

The Czech-Ukrainian company UAC commenced production of specialized military drones for the Ukrainian army with plans to manufacture hundreds of reconnaissance and attack drones annually. According to Czech publication

First Slovakian F-16 Block 70 Arrives at Morris Air National Guard Base...

July 3, 2024 @ 06:03 AM

The first Slovakian F-16 Block 70 aircraft arrived at Morris Air National Guard Base (ANGB) for training on June 13, Lockheed Martin announced Tuesday. Morris ANGB, home to the Air National Guards F-16 fighter pilot training unit, the 162nd Wing, was selected by the Department of the Air Force to receive up to nine Slovak-owned F-16 Block 70s

Lockheed Martin to Produce F-16 Viper Shield Electronic Warfare Systems for Bahrain,...

July 3, 2024 @ 04:39 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $520.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the production of the Block 70/72 F-16 Viper Shield electronic warfare suite under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program

Netherlands Establishes New Patriot Unit, Anti-Drone Test Center

July 2, 2024 @ 07:26 AM

The Netherlands Defense on Monday

Thales Expands Rocket Production at Belgian Herstal Site

July 2, 2024 @ 07:00 AM

Thales Belgium has inaugurated a new production line at its Herstal site to increase the production of 70-mm rockets, in order to meet the needs of European armed forces. The development comes a few months after the Belgian Minister of Defence Ludivine Dedonder signed a letter of intent expressing her support for the ramp-up of Thaless ordnance production activities

Brazilian KC-390 Airlifter Type Certified for Hungarian Military Use

July 2, 2024 @ 06:30 AM

The Hungarian Defence Forces have completed the type-worthiness inspection of Embraer S.A