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The latest news from the world of military aviation

The Italian Air Force has become the first customer to order the P.1HH HammerHead Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), as announced by Piaggio Aerospace on 26 February. Under the order, Piaggio Aerospace will deliver three P.1HH systems in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) configuration to the Italian Air Force in early...
Myanmar Air Force has commissioned K-8W training planes and ATR-42 and BEECH-1900 De transport planes into service at Ground Training Base of Meiktila Wednesday. Ceremony on introduction of these airplanes was attended by Command-in- Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and his wife, Union Minister for...
The US government has donated a C-130E Hercules military transport aircraft to the Ethiopian Air Force. Reliable sources told The Reporter that the Ethiopian Air Force has acquired the aircraft that was being operated by the US Air Force. Sources said the USAF-130E recently entered service with No 15 squadron...
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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has officially inducted the Chinese ZDK-03 AEW&C into service at PAF Masroor Base on Feb. 26.
Reuters - The Middle East’s largest arms expo ended on Thursday with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announcing it had spent a record amount at the event, signaling continued spending on defense in a region where security is of rising concern. At 18.33 billion dirhams ($5 billion), the total for...
Tehran: An Iranian military helicopter crash on Thursday north of Tehran killed all three people on board, media reported, quoting a local official. "Initial information indicates that the helicopter belonged to the air force and that the three crew members on board were killed," said Fars news agency, quoting the...
Two U.S. Marines suffered minor injuries when they ejected from an F/A-18D near Statenville, Ga., Feb. 22. The aviators are being treated at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta. Personnel from Moody's 23d Wing responded to the scene and assisted the Georgia Forestry Commission and Echols County fire and...
Barely a week after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar witnessed the ongoing theatre-level naval exercise TROPEX-15 on board the newly acquired INS Vikramaditya , reliable information suggests that the aircraft carrier’s operation is crippled, owing to issues with its integral fleet of MiG-29K fighter jets. Nearly 30 of the RD-33MK engines...

Russian MiG-31 supersonic interceptor aircraft crashes in Buryatia

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...

U.S. troops in South Korea began installing the equipment of THAAD...

U.S. troops in South Korea began installing the equipment of an advanced missile defense system at a site in a southeastern region of the...

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North Korea displays its mobile coastal defence missile systems

North Korea has displayed version of the mobile coastal defence missile systems integrated onto all-terrain tracked vehicles during a massive military parade in the capital, Pyongyang. South Korean...

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...