Indonesia’s PTDI Partners with Linkfield Technologies to Sell Military Transport Planes to...

October 20, 2023 @ 12:23 PM

PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) has partnered with Linkfield Technologies to resell their aircraft models, including CN235-220, NC212i, and N219, fulfilling military and commercial aviation demands in China. The formalization of this partnership was marked by the signing of a Reseller Agreement between PTDI's Director of Commerce, Technology & Development, Moh...

Indonesian Export Financing Institution Supports Export of NC212i Transport Aircraft to Philippines...

October 20, 2023 @ 12:13 PM

The Indonesian Export Financing Institution (LPEI), also known as Indonesia Eximbank, has entered into an export financing agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) to facilitate the export of 6 NC212i aircraft to the Department of National Defense/Armed Forces of the Philippines (DND/AFP) for a total value of $79 million. This critical...

Philippines Orders Three C-130J-30 Super Hercules Tactical Airlifters

October 20, 2023 @ 07:14 AM

The Republic of the Philippines Department of National Defense announced the acquisition of three C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical airlifters from Lockheed Martin through a Direct Commercial Sale. The three aircraft are scheduled for delivery in 2026

C-130H Hercules Fleet Undergoes Digital Avionics Upgrade

October 18, 2023 @ 08:00 AM

The Air Force Reserve Command's C-130H Hercules fleet is embarking on a transformation from analog to digital systems, with recent testing initiating a substantial upgrade of the aircraft's avionics. Known as the Avionics Modernization Program Increment 2 (AMP Inc 2), this comprehensive update represents a significant improvement to the aircraft's avionics...

Czech Republic Starts Negotiations with Embraer to Acquire C-390 Millennium Transport Aircraft

October 17, 2023 @ 11:05 AM

The Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces of the Czech Republic unveiled plans today to initiate negotiations for the potential acquisition of the Embraer C-390 Millennium military transport aircraft. With these aircraft, the Czech Army will be able to execute a wide range of missions, including air transport, air assault operations,...

Northrop to Modernize E-2D Advanced Hawkeye’s Cockpit

October 5, 2023 @ 07:46 AM

Northrop Grumman has received a directive from the U.S

Two NATO AWACS Aircraft in Lithuania for Monitoring Russian Military Activity

October 1, 2023 @ 06:25 PM

NATO will temporarily deploy Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) surveillance planes to Šiauliai, Lithuania to watch over Russian military activities. The first of two aircraft arrived on 28 September 2023 and will fly missions to monitor Russian military activity near the Alliances borders

Saab Hands Over First Saab 340 Airborne Early Warning Aircraft to Poland

September 30, 2023 @ 06:16 AM

Saab officially handed over the initial Saab 340 Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft to Poland during a ceremony in Linköping. This event occurred on 29 September, two months after Poland placed an order for two AEW aircraft

KC-135 Aerial Tanker Added with Command & Control Capabilities

September 28, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

During the recent Northern Edge 2023 exercise, the KC-135 Stratotanker was equipped with new command and control capabilities, marking a departure from its traditional 50-year role of providing fuel support to military aircraft during operations. Equipped with the

Modernized A-50U AWACS Aircraft handed Over to Russian Air Force

September 22, 2023 @ 07:29 AM

The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) handed over to the Russian Air Forces a modernized A-50U airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft that will help in the detection of aircraft and missiles launched from Ukraine. On July 3, 2023, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, in a conference call with officers of the Russian Armed Forces, highlighted the need for expeditious modernization of the A-50

Boeing Envisions Expanding P-8I Poseidon Maritime Patrol Planes to 18 Units

September 21, 2023 @ 12:16 PM

Boeing is actively pursuing the sale of an additional eight P-8I Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to India by leveraging the significant progress made in the aircraft's domestic production and ongoing maintenance. India's naval fleet in the Indo-Pacific region currently benefits from the operation of twelve P-8Is