Russian Il-76 Crashes After Engine Fire, 7 Crew, 5 Passengers Presumed Dead

March 12, 2024 @ 11:00 AM

A Russian Il-76 transport plane crashed in the Ivanovo region near the Severny airfield. According to preliminary information, one of the planes engines caught fire in the sky and then began a sharp descent

Poland Receives First Ex-U.A.E. Air Force Saab 340 Early Warning Aircraft

March 7, 2024 @ 09:04 AM

The first Saab 340 AEW DRLV aircraft, out of a two-unit delivery for the Polish Air Force, has landed at an airfield in Poland, as reported by State Secretary Pawel Bejda from the Ministry of National Defense

Indonesia Plans to Upgrade C-130H Fleet

March 6, 2024 @ 09:45 AM

Indonesia is set to modernize and upgrade its existing C-130H aircraft fleet, according to statements from Indonesian Air Force Chief of Staff (KSAU) Marshal TNI Fadjar Prasetyo. The initiative aims to align the C-130H with the C-130J model, enhancing operational capabilities, particularly in the strategic Papua region,

Russia's UAC Initiates IL-212 Military Transport Aircraft Development with PD-8 Engine

March 6, 2024 @ 05:22 AM

Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has initiated the technical design development for the IL-212 military transport aircraft, utilizing the powerful PD-8 engine borrowed from the SJ-100 aircraft. Defense minister Sergei Shoigu

Norway Receives First C-130J-30 Super Hercules with Block 8.1 Upgrade

February 22, 2024 @ 07:30 AM

Lockheed Martin has completed the delivery of the first of four C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical airlifters, featuring the Block 8.1 upgrade, to the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF)

Leonardo Tests New Technologies for Sustainable Flight on C-27J Aircraft

February 20, 2024 @ 10:56 AM

Leonardo has conducted the debut flight of a European technological demonstrator integrated into its C-27J aircraft at Turin's Caselle airport. The Regional Integrated Aircraft Demonstration Platform (REG IADP) campaign, part of the European Clean Sky 2 programme, was concluded

Argentina Receives Second Embraer ERJ 140 LR Military Transport Aircraft

February 20, 2024 @ 09:43 AM

Argentina has taken delivery of the second Embraer ERJ 140 LR (Long Range) military transport aircraft at the Aeroparque Military Air Station (AMA) in Buenos Aires. The unveiling ceremony was presided over by the Minister of Defense, Luis Petri, who emphasized the government's commitment to revitalizing and equipping the Argentine Armed Forces

Philippine Air Force Expands Fleet with Second U.S.-donated C-130H "Hercules" Aircraft...

February 19, 2024 @ 09:32 AM

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has added another Lockheed C-130H "Hercules" cargo transport aircraft to its fleet, courtesy of the United States. The new aircraft, with tail number 5157, touched down at Clark Air Base in Mabalacat City, Pampanga on Feb

First Flight of Embraer KC-390 Aircraft for Hungary

February 10, 2024 @ 07:33 AM

Hungary's first Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft completed its inaugural flight in Brazil on February 8. The aircraft is scheduled to be delivered to Hungary later this year

Embraer, Mahindra Sign MoU to Offer C-390 Transport Aircraft to India

February 9, 2024 @ 09:27 AM

Embraer Defense & Security and Mahindra have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the acquisition of the C-390 Millennium multi-mission aircraft by the Indian Air Force (IAF). The MoU was formalized at the Embassy of Brazil in New Delhi as part of the Medium Transport Aircraft (MTA) procurement project

Lockheed Martin, MilDef Collaborate to Strengthen C-130J Hercules Bid in Sweden

February 7, 2024 @ 07:47 AM

Lockheed Martin and MilDef have formalized their collaboration through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on February 6. The partnership aims to bolster Lockheed Martin's bid to sell the C-130J Hercules tactical airlifter to the Swedish Air Force (SwAF), putting it in direct competition with Embraer's KC-390

Argentine Air Force Receives Embraer ERJ 140 LR Aircraft

February 6, 2024 @ 07:13 AM

In a ceremony held at the El Palomar air base on Monday, Minister of Defense Luis Petri unveiled the latest addition to the Argentine Air Force's fleet - the Embraer ERJ 140 LR (Long Range) aircraft. The presentation was attended by Minister of Defense Luis Petri, who