Argentina to Buy 24 Used F-16 Aircraft from Denmark

March 27, 2024 @ 08:32 AM

Danish Defense Minister Troels Lund Poulsen met his Argentine counterpart, Luis Alfonso Petri, in Buenos Aires on Tuesday to finalize a letter of intent on the potential sale of 24 Danish F-16 fighter jets to Argentina. "I have had a good and extremely fruitful meeting with my Argentinian defense minister colleague,...

S. Korea to Upgrade F-15K Fighter Jet's Long Range Mission Capabilities

March 23, 2024 @ 08:49 AM

South Korea's Air Force is launching the "F-15K performance improvement project" to enhance radar systems and augment the long-range mission capabilities of its F-15K fighter jets. The Defense Security Committee recently approved a procurement plan to advance the project through foreign procurement, specifically the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program, the Defense...

Sweden Advances Future Fighter Analysis with Saab, GKN Aerospace Contracts

March 23, 2024 @ 05:50 AM

Sweden has initiated the early stages of assessing its future fighter requirements, with the Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) awarding contracts to Saab and GKN Aerospace for concept studies on the aircraft and propulsion system respectively. Signed on March 22, the

S.Korea Oks Mass Production for KF-21 Fighters; to Limit Initial Production to...

March 23, 2024 @ 05:33 AM

The South Korean government approved the initial mass production plan for its KF-21 fighter jets on Friday, with 40 units planned in total, but contracts for only 20 units are set for this year. The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) stressed the urgency of replacing outdated F-4 and F-5 aircraft

French DGA Receives Two Twin-Seater Rafale B Aircraft for Upgrade to F4.1...

March 22, 2024 @ 07:40 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) took delivery of two twin-seater Rafale B aircraft, designated "B364" and "B363," at the Dassault Aviation site in Mérignac (Gironde), set to undergo upgrades to the F4.1 standard

Korean KF-21 Jet Completes First Aerial Refuelling Test; No Extension for Indonesia's...

March 19, 2024 @ 11:34 AM

South Korea's domestically developed KF-21 Boramae fighter jet underwent its maiden aerial refueling test on Tuesday, announced by the state arms procurement agency Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA). The Air Force's KC-330 tanker aircraft refueled the KF-21 prototype over waters off the southern coast after takeoff from an air base in Sacheon, 296 kilometers southeast of Seoul

Japan to Lift Export Restrictions on F-X Fighter Jet in Joint Partnership...

March 19, 2024 @ 10:57 AM

The Japanese government is poised to greenlight the export of a stealth fighter jet, currently under development in collaboration with the United Kingdom and Italy. The decision to ease export restrictions comes as part of Japans endeavor to loosen stringent post-war export regulations targeting weaponry

Indian Navy’s Dornier Fleet to Get Mid Life Upgrades Worth $350M

March 18, 2024 @ 02:15 PM

The Indian defense ministry has signed a contract with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) of the Navys 25 Dornier aircraft at a cost of INR 2,890 crore ($350 million). The contract was signed on March 15, according to an official defense ministry

Police Raid Korea Aerospace Facility in Connection with Indonesian Espionage Case

March 16, 2024 @ 07:43 AM

Korean Police raided Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) facilities yesterday as part of an investigation into an alleged attempt by Indonesian engineers to steal data on Korean KF-21 fighter jets. This follows a joint investigation by the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), the Forces Counter-intelligence Command and the National Intelligence Service which requested police support for the investigation of Indonesian engineers allegedly trying to smuggle out USB devices containing data on the KF-21

Denmark to Explore Options as Delay in F-35 Jet Deliveries Looms

March 13, 2024 @ 09:58 AM

Apprehending delay in the delivery of the first F-35 fighter jets to Denmark, Minister of Defense Troels Lund Poulsen has ordered the Norwegian Armed Forces to look at possible alternatives. "Today I informed the conciliation circle that there is uncertainty about the delivery of the next F-35 fighter jets

U.S. Air Force’s NGAD Combat Aircraft Project to Receive $3.4 billion Budget...

March 12, 2024 @ 06:48 PM

The Department of the U.S Air Force has unveiled a $217