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The latest news from the world of military aviation

Deputy Minister of Defense of Egypt Mohammad Al-Keshky announced on 27 April that the Egypt Air Forces has received its first batch of Russian modern MiG-29M2 fighter jets. That was reported by Interfax. "We have already received some of the aircraft, but not all. The execution of the contract continues, "said...
The maiden flight of the JF-17B dual seat combat fighter aircraft to be fitted with the digital cockpit upgrade developed by AVIC CAC has taken place, it was announced on 24 April. Developed jointly by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and the CAC, the aircraft can be used for aerial...
Russian MiG-31 supersonic interceptor aircraft has crashed in the Russian Republic of Buryatia, western Siberia. Both pilots managed to eject, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding that their lives are not in danger. The incident happened as the jet was conducting a training flight over the Telemba Airfield. A helicopter...
The Leonardo DRS T-100 is an advanced variant of the M-346 trainer, a globally proven training jet for air forces around the world.  Today, the aircraft is actively training pilots to fly the F-35 for the Netherlands, Israel and Italy.  Additionally, the M-346 is training side-by-side with the F-35...
US Lockheed Martin F-35 Lighting II jets arrived  in Estonia's Amari air base on Tuesday. According to the information received by the ERR online media outlet, the jets remained in the Baltic country for several weeks and in that time will carry out training flights with other US and allied...
US Marines with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 conducted forward arming and refueling point operations (FARP) as part of Assault Support Training 1 at the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, in support of the semiannual Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-17, April 17. Lasting seven weeks, WTI...
U.S. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311 executed blue-air missions during Exercise MAX THUNDER 17 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea (ROK), April 17, 2017. VMA-311 AV-8B Harrier pilots combined forces with ROK and U.S. Air Force pilots and were split between two sides, red air and blue...
Approximately 6,000 U.S. military personnel will participate in exercise Northern Edge 2017 (NE17), a joint training exercise hosted by Alaskan Command scheduled for May 1-12, 2017, on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska. NE17 is one in a series of U.S. Pacific Command exercises in 2017...

US defence company installs remote control kit in a Russian-made T-72...

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD), has successfully...

Kazakhstan’s military prepares for grand parade in Astana

The Kazakhstan's military is getting ready for the May 7th military parade as part of the part of the 25th-anniversary celebrations of the Armed Forces of...

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North Korea conducts largest-ever artillery firing drill

North Korea has staged its largest-ever artillery firing drill to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military, according to reports. South Korea's Yonhap...

Ukraine’s military receives 43 donated Toyota Land Cruiser field vehicles

The Armed Forces of Ukraine received a batch of new Toyota Land Cruiser J76 4X4 vehicles from the United States through the Foreign Military...