Malfunctioning Gyroscopes Caused Singapore F-16 Crash: Final Report Confirms

June 21, 2024 @ 10:17 AM

Singapores Ministry of Defense (MINDEF) has concluded that degraded pitch rate gyroscopes, which provided false inputs to the Digital Flight Control System, caused last months F-16 crash at Tengah Air Base. The incident involved Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) F-16C that crashed shortly after take-off during a routine training exercise...

Russian Air Force Receives Another Batch of Su-34 Bombers

June 17, 2024 @ 06:40 AM

Rostec subsidiary United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has delivered the latest installment of Su-34 front-line bombers to the Russian Ministry of Defense. These aircraft were manufactured at the Novosibirsk Aviation Plant

First Interception of Russian Warplanes by "NATO-fied" Sweden

June 17, 2024 @ 05:21 AM

The Swedish Air Force intercepted a Russian Su-24 warplane over Gotland territory on June 14, the first since formally entering the NATO alliance. The incursion occurred when the Su-24 fighter plane allegedly violated Swedish airspace east of the southern tip of Gotland, Swedish military

Turkey Signs Contract for F-16 Jets Procurement

June 14, 2024 @ 12:11 PM

Turkey has reportedly signed a $23 million contract with the United States for the procurement of F-16 fighter jets. The U

Su-34 Fighter Jet Crashes Russia, Both Pilots Killed

June 12, 2024 @ 08:13 AM

A Russian Su-34 fighter-bomber crashed in the mountainous region of North Ossetia killing it's two crew members. "In the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, a Su-34 aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces crashed during a scheduled training flight in a mountainous area

NATO Air Forces Conduct First-ever Dogfight Exercise in Germany

June 12, 2024 @ 07:38 AM

Fighter jets from nine NATO countries participated in Europes first-ever basic fighter maneuvers exercise- sometimes called Dogfighting- at the Ramstein air base in Germany on June 6. The exercise assumes significance in the light of the impending transfer of F-16 jets to Ukraine where they are expected to engage with Russian fighters such as the Su-35 and MiG-29

UAC Hands Over a Batch of YAK-130 Combat-Trainers to Russian Air Force

June 10, 2024 @ 09:12 AM

The Irkutsk Aviation Plant, a subsidiary of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), has completed the delivery of a batch of Yak-130 combat training aircraft to the Russian Ministry of Defense. The aircraft have undergone necessary ground and flight tests and have been transported to their designated location

Rheinmetall Starts Training Mechanics for F-35A Aircraft Fuselage Plant

June 7, 2024 @ 01:10 PM

Rheinmetall is advancing its F-35A program by commissioning AERO-Bildungs GmbH to train production mechanics for the F-35A's center fuselage section in Weeze. AERO-Bildungs GmbH, specializing in aviation technical training, will help plan and implement training for Rheinmetall's F-35A program in Weeze

Belarus Becomes Inaugural Customer for Russian Su-30SM2 Aircraft

June 6, 2024 @ 09:49 AM

Production of Su-30SM2 aircraft for Belarus has commenced at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant of Russia's United Aircraft Corporation. The

Airbus Partners with Helsing to Develop AI Technologies for Unmanned Wingman System

June 5, 2024 @ 03:16 PM

Airbus Defence and Space and Helsing, Europes defence AI and software company, have signed an agreement at the ongoing ILA Berlin exhibition, focusing on advancing artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for the development of a future Wingman system. This system, an unmanned fighter-type aircraft, is poised to integrate with existing combat jets and receive directives from a pilot stationed in a command aircraft, such as the Eurofighter

Germany Adds 20 More Eurofighter Typhoon Fighters to Air Force Arsenal

June 5, 2024 @ 12:35 PM

Germany has announced its intention to acquire an additional 20 Eurofighter jets for its air force, Chancellor Scholz confirmed at the ILA Berlin-2024 exhibition, running from June 5 to June 9. Addressing attendees at the event's opening in Berlin, Chancellor Scholz reiterated the nation's commitment to bolstering its arms production capacity,

Eurofighter Consortium Announces Phase 4 Enhancement Package for Typhoon

June 5, 2024 @ 12:00 PM

Eurofighter consortium and the NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) signed a