First Belgian F-35 Enters Final Assembly Stage

August 3, 2023 @ 05:46 AM

The first F-35 being built for Belgium has entered the final stage of assembly at Lockheed Martins production facility in Fort Worth, Texas. Belgium decided in October 2018 to procure F-35A Lightning II combat aircraft to replace the Belgian Air Components fleet of 54 F-16 Fighting Falcon jets, whose phase-out was...

Pakistan May join Turkey's KAAN Fighter Jet Project

August 2, 2023 @ 11:41 AM

Pakistan may join Turkeys KAAN fighter jet project with the latter stating it will open talks for the same with Islamabad. The Pakistan Aeronautics Complex, Kamra (PAC-K) may partner with Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for the purpose

Old F-16s vs. New JF-17s for Argentina

August 1, 2023 @ 08:02 AM

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First Modernized Azerbaijanian Su-25ML Passes User Tests

July 31, 2023 @ 01:34 PM

The first of Azerbaijan's Su-25ML aircraft, modernized by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), successfully passed its tests. At the 16th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF 2023), a contract was signed between the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan and TAI on the modernization of Azerbaijan's Su-25 aircraft

Upgraded Hypersonic Missile -carrying MiG-31 Aircraft Handed over to Russian MoD

July 31, 2023 @ 01:08 PM

A batch of modernized and repaired MiG-31 fighter-interceptors were delivered to the Russian Ministry of Defense last week. The long-range and high-altitude aircraft are capable of launching the Kinzhal hypersonic missile which has been used with devastating effect in Ukraine

Turkey's KAAN Fighter Jet's First Flight on December 27, Five Years Ahead...

July 29, 2023 @ 05:33 AM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) plans to fly the

Lockheed Martin Displays F-16 Scale Model with Turkish Flag at IDEF-2023

July 29, 2023 @ 05:21 AM

Lockheed Martin displayed a scale model of the F-16 jet with the Turkish flag at the IDEF-2023 exhibition in Istanbul. The company only included F-16 Block 70 fighters at its booth

Azerbaijan to Join Turkey's KAAN Fighter Project

July 27, 2023 @ 09:00 AM

Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense signed an agreement with Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to ‘cooperate” in the KAAN fighter jet project. The agreement was signed today at the ongoing IDEF 2023 event in Isul,

Turkish Aerospace to Modernize Azerbaijani Su-25 Jets

July 26, 2023 @ 11:10 AM

The Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has signed a contract with the Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense to modernize the Soviet-era Su-25 warplanes belonging to Azerbaijan. The process of modernization will includes updating the avionics and the integration of a Turkish-made Guided Ordnance Weapon Systems

Project to Modernize Turkish F-16 Jets Launched at IDEF 2023

July 26, 2023 @ 10:35 AM

Turkey officially launched the ÖZGÜR-2 project to modernize the air forces F-16 Block 30, 40 and 50 aircraft. A relevant contract was signed between Turkeys Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) and Turkish Air Force (TAI) at IDEF-23 exhibition in Istanbul

Australia Awards First Grant Under F-35 Industry Support Program

July 26, 2023 @ 07:29 AM

Lovitt Technologies, a Melbourne company will use a $1.5 million Australian Government grant to buy a next generation machining centre to secure more work on the global F-35 Program

Qatar May Order 24 Additional Rafale Jets

July 25, 2023 @ 11:37 AM

Dassault Aviations Rafale combat jet is attracting attention from the Middle East and latest to have an eye on the aircraft is Qatar. French publication