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Iranian Air Force Spokesman General Hossein Chitforoush announced on Wednesday that the country has started production of its home-made Saeqeh fighter jets in large numbers. "The fighter jet is now on the way of mass-production," Chitforoush said in an interview with the state-run news agency. Saeqeh "thunderbolt", alternatively spelt...
Turkey's top procurement panel decided Wednesday to order five more CH-47F Chinook heavy transport helicopters, the government announced. SSM said the committee also decided to place an order for five CH-47F Chinook heavy transport helicopters. This will be a follow-on order to a previous deal involving six platforms. Turkey is a...
NEW DELHI: India plans to kick-off its own fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) development project this year to build on the expertise gained in the long developmental saga of the indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft. Top defence sources on Wednesday said the preliminary design stage of the futuristic fighter called the...
Photo EC135 in green scheme and a door gunner of the Kurdistan Armed Forces Peshmerga. basnews.com
According to media reports Israeli made Heron Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Air Force, used for surveillance, crashed at 3.15 pm today on the outskirts of Uttarlai . Heron UAV had taken off from Uttarlai air base in barmer district of Rajasthan . This...
The Y-7J (03) Chinese carrier-capable tactical airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft and also name JZY-01. New Chinese AEW aircraft based on the Soviet-designed Antonov An-24 series. Designated Y-7J, the aircraft seems be a sort of hybrid: the front half is based on the Xian Y-7, the Chinese version of...
Ukrainian company "Motor Sich" creates the first flying prototype of the new helicopter MSB-2, according to the portal "Ukraine Industrial". On the basis of the Soviet multipurpose helicopter Mi-2 helicopter created a completely new with tactical and technical indicators. MSB-2 helicopter with the mass of 4 tonnes and better performance...
The concept of stealth fighter F-15J for the Japanese Air Force. The aircraft features many advanced technologies and systems including semi- stealth capability, conformal fuel tanks, and enclosed weapons pods.

Ukraine successfully test-fires new Corsar light anti-tank missile system

Ukraine's state-owned Kyiv Design Bureau “Luch” on Wednesday announced the successful test firing of the Corsar light anti-tank missile. “The Corsar missile system, developed by Kyiv...

China and Kyrgyzstan hold anti-terror drill in Xinjiang

China and Kyrgyzstan frontier forces on Tuesday held a joint anti-terrorist exercise in Kizilsu Kirgiz Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, in northwest China. The drill,...

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Ukraine to buy 10 new Oplot main battle tanks in 2018

Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov informed that the government will buy at least 10 new Oplot...

Polish PZL W-3 Sokol military helicopter crashes in Italy

The PZL W-3 Sokol military helicopter of Polish army crashed at Massanzago, in the Veneto province of Padua, during an exercise on Thursday, sources...