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Myanmar Air Force aircraft get six new Chinese K-8 trainer aircraft

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-...

The US government has donated a C-130E to the Ethiopian Air Force

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...
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Pakistan inducts Chinese AEW&C into service

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has officially inducted the Chinese ZDK-03 AEW&C into service at PAF Masroor Base on Feb. 26.

UAE military buys two Boeing C-17s as part of record IDEX spend

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...

Three killed in air force helicopter crash north of Tehran

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...

F/A-18D crashes near Statenville in Georgia

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...

MiG-29K yet to be cleared for single-engine arrested landing

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...

Egypt received new Protivnik-GE 3D surveillance radar

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence has received into service the new 59N6E Protivnik-GE 3D early warning surveillance radar from Russia. The 59N6E Protivnik-GE 3D early warning...

Belgium parades new Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle

The Belgian Armed Forces publicly displayed its recently received Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle during a military parade on 21 Jule. The Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle (RRV)...