South Korean Aerobatics Team May Skip Singapore Airshow Over Virus Scare

January 30, 2020 @ 07:56 AM

The South Korean Air Forces aerobatics team is reconsidering its participation in the Singapore airshow over the coronavirus scare of which 10 cases have been confirmed in Singapore. The Air Force's Black Eagles had planned to head for Singapore on Friday to take part in the biennial Singapore Airshow 2020 from...

Chinese Military Replacing Old Weapons with New: Defence White Paper

July 24, 2019 @ 08:28 AM

The Chinese military is in the process of replacing older equipment commissioning new weapons such as Type 15 tanks, Type 052D destroyers, J-20 fighters and DF-26 intermediate and long-range ballistic missiles, according to a white paper issued by defense ministry on Wednesday. The white paper "China's National Defense in the...

Russia to Display Su-57 Stealth Fighter, Other Latest Weapons at Domestic Events...

May 29, 2019 @ 10:47 AM

Barred from exhibiting military equipment at International Arms Exhibitions such as Farnborough and Paris air show, Russia has lined up three home events - MAKS, ARMY and Maritime Defence Show to market air, land and naval equipment respectively this year. Star attractions this year include the Su-57 at the MAKS show...

COMCAS Agreement Opens Door to US Armed Drone Sales to India

September 6, 2018 @ 02:45 PM

India and the United States today signed the long-awaited Communications, Compatibility, Security Agreement (COMCASA) enabling the potential sale of General Atomics armed drones and the installation of sensitive communications equipment on military platforms sold to India. The COMCASA was signed after Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala...

Israeli Drone Maker Targeted Armenian Soldiers During Demo For Azeri Customers

August 30, 2018 @ 03:23 PM

Employees of an Israeli drone manufacturer, Aeronautics are facing charges for allegedly demonstrating its weapons targeting skills on Armenian soldiers at the request of potential Azerbaijan customers, various Israeli media outlets said. "Aeronautics and 10 of its employees were informed that they were set to be charged, pending a hearing," the...

New Zealand Air Force signs contract for CAE NH90 Helicopter FTD

August 9, 2018 @ 01:29 PM

CAE today announced that it has been awarded a $38.4 million contract to provide the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) with a CAE 700MR Series NH90 helicopter flight training device (FTD)

HAL Chairman Co-pilots LCA Tejas, Experiences Simulated Missile Launch

August 9, 2018 @ 10:06 AM

Hindustan Aeronautics Limiteds Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) T Suvarna Raju, flew the locally-made Light Combat Aircraft Tejas from HAL Airport in Bangalore today. The twin seat variant of LCA (PV5) was piloted by Group Captain KK Venugopal, VM (Retd) HALs Chief Test Pilot

CAE to invest C$1 billion (US$765 million) in Aviation and Healthcare Training

August 9, 2018 @ 09:08 AM

CAE today announced that it will be investing C$1 billion (US$765 million) over the next five years in aviation training industry globally. One of the main objectives of the investment is to fund Project Digital Intelligence, to develop the next generation training solutions for aviation, defence & security and healthcare

Satellite images Reveal Taiwan's Land-attack Cruise Missile

August 8, 2018 @ 05:21 PM

Taiwan is believed to possess a land-attack cruise missile capable of targeting Hong Kong and southeast coast of China, SCMP commented quoting reports of satellite images of the missile released on Facebook. A Canada-based defence website posted on its Facebook page satellite images taken in March revealing Taiwans home produced Hsiung Feng IIE land-attack cruise missile

Russia Offers to Help South Korea Build Nuclear Propulsion For Ships

August 7, 2018 @ 06:50 PM

Russia has offered to help South Korea build a ready-to-operate nuclear power plant for maritime propulsion using the RITM-200 reactor as a basis for its design, JSC Afrikantov OKBM, said in a 2017 annual report made public on Tuesday. JSC Afrikantov OKBM, is a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation and the main developer of nuclear reactor cores for Russian naval vessels

China Test Launches Hypersonic Flight Vehicle 'Sky Star-2'

August 5, 2018 @ 11:58 AM

China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics (CAAA) test flew ‘Waverider hypersonic flight vehicle Sky star-2 in the northwest test range on Friday morning, Sputnik reported. The hypersonic vehicle said to have successfully separated from its launch vehicle, autonomous flight and engaged itself in high-altitude manoeuvring during its ten minute flight

Chinese J-16 Fighter Jet Combat Ready To 'Target Taiwan'

August 5, 2018 @ 07:33 AM

Chinas air force has announced that its J-16 fighter jet, developed to 'target Taiwan,' will be combat ready soon. The air force said a squadron of J-16s – described as 4