South Korea Chooses Embraer's C-390 Over Lockheed Martin, Boeing Transport Aircraft

December 4, 2023 @ 01:56 PM

South Korea's defense authorities announced on Monday their selection of Brazil's Embraer C-390 for the Air Force's latest large transport aircraft. Lockheed Martin and Airbus were among the contenders passed over for the 710 billion won ($544

Indonesian Military Receives Eight Airbus H225M Helicopters

December 1, 2023 @ 11:54 AM

Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto handed over eight H225M heavy lift helicopters, a collaborative effort between PTDI and Airbus Helicopters, France, to Air Force Chief Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo at Atang Sendjaja Air Base in Bogor on Friday. The helicopters were delivered in stages, starting with the first unit on September 14,...

Sikorsky Delivers First Replacement MH-60T Jayhawk Airframe to U.S. Coast Guard...

December 1, 2023 @ 08:21 AM

Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, has delivered the first replacement MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter airframe to the U.S

U.S. Military to not Ground Ospreys in Japan, Search Continues for Missing...

December 1, 2023 @ 06:49 AM

In a press briefing held today, Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh affirmed the United States' decision to persist with the operation of Osprey aircraft, despite Japan's request for a temporary halt, subsequent to a crash earlier this week. "As of right now, we are still continuing to operate the Osprey...

German Navy’s NH90 Sea Tiger Performs Maiden Flight

December 1, 2023 @ 05:43 AM

The first of 31 NH90 Sea Tigers for Germany took off on schedule for its maiden flight at Airbus Helicopters' site in Donauwörth. The German Bundeswehr ordered 31 NH90 Sea Tiger multi-role frigate helicopters for the German Navys shipborne operations in 2020

Japan Demands U.S. Ground Osprey Flights Following Latest V-22 Crash

November 30, 2023 @ 09:17 AM

In the wake of a tragic Osprey aircraft crash off Yakushima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan has formally requested the United States to halt all Osprey flights until the safety of the aircraft is assured. Defense Minister Minoru Kihara announced this on Thursday, emphasizing the need for a thorough safety reassessment

Lithuanian Border Guards Order Three Airbus H145s Helicopters

November 29, 2023 @ 10:52 AM

The Lithuanian State Border Guard Service has placed an order with Airbus Helicopters for three five-bladed

U.S. Military's V-22 Osprey Crashes off Japan’s Yakushima Island

November 29, 2023 @ 10:44 AM

An Osprey tilt-rotor plane belonging to the U.S

Serbia to Modernize 11 Mi-35 Attack Helicopters

November 27, 2023 @ 11:01 AM

Serbia has announced the modernization of 11 Russian-origin Mi-35 attack helicopters six of which be modernized by January 2024 and remaining 5 later next year. President Aleksandar Vučić announced this at event last week in Batajnica to unveil newly inducted military equipment including the CASA-295 tactical transport plane, Airbus H-145 helicopters and 22 radars

Czech Republic's PBS Velka Bites Rejects Allegations of Supplying APUs for Russian...

November 23, 2023 @ 07:54 AM

Czech-based PBS Velká Biteš has vehemently

Improved T901 Engine Installed in Bell 360 Invictus Competitive Prototype

November 21, 2023 @ 09:54 AM

Bell Textron Inc's Flight Research Center in Arlington, Texas, received the Army's T901 Improved Turbine Engine, a crucial step in the Future Attack and Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) competition. The Bell team swiftly installed the engine on the Bell 360 Invictus prototype, having completed 96% of the build by early 2023