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Chinese, Pakistan air forces conduct joint combat training in Xinjiang

Chinese, Pakistan Air Force has dispatched newest aircraft and early warning aircraft to join air forces joint ongoing training exercise Shaheen VI. The "Shaheen VI " joint training exercise launched by the air forces of...

Kazakhstan holds Combat Commonwealth 2017 joint air defence exercise

An active phase of the Combat Commonwealth 2017 CIS joint air defence exercise took place on September at the Saryshagan range in the Karaganda region. The active phase of the exercises was attended by the...

UK signs deal with Qatar for 24 Typhoon jets

Qatar said on Sunday it would buy 24 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft from Britain, bringing a much-needed boost to BAE Systems after a worrying lack of new orders for the fighter jet. During a visit to...

Azerbaijan and Turkey holds joint “TurAz Qartalı – 2017” exercises

Azerbaijan and Turkey have launched "TurAz Qartalı - 2017" flight and tactical exercises. The exercises that will last until September 30 will involve up to 30 aircraft of the Air Forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey,...

ThunderB UAV can fly more than 25 hours

Developed by BlueBird, the ThunderB® UAV is a very unique unmanned aerial vehicle that creates high interest in many armed forces around the world. The system has proved its capability to fly for more...

China showcases improved Z-19 attack helicopter at China Helicopter Expo

China has unveiled the new version of its new Z-19 attack helicopter during the China Helicopter Expo. An improved Z-19 attack helicopter is equipped with the millimeter wave radar, which looks very similar to the fire control radar on US AN/APG-78...

AVIC unveils new unmanned armed helicopter at the China Helicopter Expo

Chinese state-owned aircraft giant, Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC) has unveiled its new AV500W unmanned autonomous helicopter at the China Helicopter Expo in Tianjin. The 7.2m long aircraft, developed and produced at the AVIC Helicopter...

China displays model of new heavy-lift helicopter with Ukrainian engines

The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) displayed a model of a new heavy-lift helicopter during China Helicopter Exposition 2017. AVIC showed the model of the new heavy-lift helicopter to be developed jointly by Russia and...