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Russia signed contracts on delivery of 10 helicopters to China

Within the framework of the MAKS-2017 International Aerospace Show “Russian Helicopters” holding (part of the Rostec state corporation) concluded three contracts with United Helicopters International Group on the supply of 10 helicopters to Chinese...
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Irainain new Kosar advanced jet trainer approaches maiden flight

A newest Irainain Kosar advanced jet trainer is set to make its maiden flight in the third quarter of 2017. That was reported by local media. Iran's new Kosar jet trainer has undergone taxi trials that were...

Saudi Arabia looks to buy Scorpion light attack aircraft

Saudi Arabia is in talks over the possible orders of the batch of Scorpion light attack aircraft. That was reported by FlightGlobal.com. According to Scott Donnelly, chief executive of parent company Textron, Saudia Arabia is one of a number...

ALTI Transition hybrid drone – ideal for countries with reduced military budget

The key objective with the ALTI Transition was to offer a highly capable, reliable and affordable VTOL (vertical take-off and land) aircraft, which one could actually purchase and use every day, unlike the majority...

Russia unveils new Orion-E unmanned air system at MAKS-2017

Russian defence company Kronstadt Technologies is showing in public for the first time at MAKS-2017 its latest medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) Orion-E unmanned air system (UAS). According to the company, the Orion-E is the first UAS in...

Rosoboronexport to sign over 10 contracts at MAKS-2017

Rosoboronexport, a member of Rostec, is to take part at the International Aviation and Space Show MAKS-2017 to be hosted by the Gromov Flight Research Institute in Zhukovsky, Moscow region, on July 18-23. The...

Airbus Defence and Space successfully tests a new type of aircraft

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully tested a new type of aircraft that will aid the development of future unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for series production. The unmanned jet-propelled demonstrator with the project name...

Russia Defence Ministry orders new multipurpose Mi-38 helicopters

The Ministry of Defence of Russia signed the first contract for the supply of an experimental batch of Mi-38 helicopters. According to the terms of the contract, by the end of 2019, under the order...

First Indian team arrives in Russia for Tank Biathlon

The India's team with T-90 main battle tanks has arrived in Alabino in the Moscow Region, Russia to take part in the International Army...

Russia signed contracts on delivery of 10 helicopters to China

Within the framework of the MAKS-2017 International Aerospace Show “Russian Helicopters” holding (part of the Rostec state corporation) concluded three contracts with United Helicopters...