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The latest news from the world of military aviation

Eight UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 70 other pieces of equipment arrived at the Port of Thessaloniki as part of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade nine month rotational deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve Feb. 25. The arrival of 10th CAB adds to the aviation capabilities to...
The Czech company New Space Technologies is developing a multipurpose Cantas unmanned aircraft system. The new Cantas UAV is designed for complete vertical launching and landing so it can be used without using any kind of launcher. The Cantas family has three members – CANTAS A, CANTAS E and CANTAS S....
Leonardo delivered in January the first NH90 MITT (Maritime – Italian Navy Tactical Transport) helicopter to the Italian Navy. The aircraft was designated ‘MH-90’ by its operator. That was reported by leonardocompany.com. The handover was performed during an official ceremony held at Luni Naval Base in the presence of representatives and dignitaries...
The aviation brigade of Air Force of Kazakhstan is conducting live-ammunition firing training with new Mi-35M combat helicopters. On the military range "Munke" of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan crews of new combat helicopters Mi-35M combat helicopters held the first flights of combat use. During live-ammunition firing training the Shturm guided anti-tank and 80mm...
The mysterious modification of Black Hawk helicopter was spotted Mosul city's airport in northern Iraq on February 24, 2017. A helicopter patrols at the site as Iraqi security forces advance forward positions after they retook the Mosul International Airport during an operation carried out to retake western part of Mosul from...
The new Russian Il-76MD-90A heavy military transport aircraft has confirmed its strength characteristics during static tests of the wing consoles. That was reported by PJSC "United Aircraft Corporation". Fatigue tests within the scope of the projected resource of 8000 flights and static tests with application the maximum possible load to the structure...
The Ukrainian producer of the world's largest aircraft has showcased cargo load capabilities of its new An-178 aircraft to commercial operators and military interested. According to Antonov company, within ground test program of An-178 was conducted drills on loading – unloading aviation cargo containers and pallets. To carry out testing the roller equipment...
The U.S. Air Force is preparing to deploy Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jets to Europe. The head of US Air Combat Command said Friday the U.S. Air Force's F-35 joint strike fighter will soon fly over Europe. "Europe is certainly a place that I think we would like to send that airplane so...

China is close to completing its second aircraft carrier

China is close to completing its second aircraft carrier, which will begin service by 2020, experts said. China Central Television (CCTV) reported that the People's...

US military helicopters arrive in Greece

Eight UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 70 other pieces of equipment arrived at the Port of Thessaloniki as part of the 10th...

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