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Airbus Helicopters completes first firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary. The tested system included guns (FN Herstal HMP400), unguided rockets (Thales FZ231)...

South Korea received second secret intelligence aircraft

The new signals intelligence aircraft based on the Falcon 2000 business jet was spotted in South Korea. According to the local media, this is second intelligence aircraft based on the Falcon 2000 of the Republic of Korea Air Force. Early, South...

Lockheed Martin integrates new engine for Fury unmanned air vehicle

Fury, the expeditionary, runway-independent unmanned air vehicle (UAV) now has engine updates that will further increase its flight endurance, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today. With the integration of the 1803 engine into the platform,...

UAE announces the upgrade of their Mirage 2000-9 fleet

During the Dubai Airshow, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed forces have announced their intention to sign a contract for the upgrade of their Mirage 2000-9 fleet. Maj Gen Staff Pilot Ishaq Al Balushi said...

Russia rolls out new Tu-160M2 supersonic strategic bomber

The first of Russia’s new production Tupolev Tu-160M2 Blackjack supersonic strategic bomber for the Russian Aerospace Force was rolled out from the Kazan Aviation Enterprise production facility on 16 November. The new bomber is essentially a...

U.S. military acquires new drone to track North Korean and Chinese warships

The U.S. Navy is entering a new era in naval aviation. The first operational MQ-4C Triton was delivered to the Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mugu, California, on Friday. The drone offers "unparalleled...
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UAE-based Calidus showcases new B-250 light attack aircraft

Calidus LLC is an industrial machinery and equipment company located in Abu Dhabi, has unveiled new B-250 light attack aircraft during Dubai Airshow 2017. The B-250 – previously designated the Bader – was designed in collaboration with the...

Antonov expects to garner interest from Middle East countries

The Ukrainian state-owned aircraft manufacturer Antonov, which part of the UkrOboronProm concern, has successfully displayed the concepts and newly designed and produced transport aircraft at the Dubai Airshow in UAE. During the exhibition, the Antonov has...