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final assembly line of the KC-390 military transport aircraft
Brazilian Embraer Defense and Security (EDS) held the opening cerimony of the final assembly line of the KC-390 military transport aircraft. The event occurred at EDS plant in Gavião Peixoto, State of São Paulo. On the occasion, the local company and the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) signed the series...
RNZN’s new Seasprite flies with Penguin missile (photo : RNZN)
Here is one of the Navy's new New Zealand SH-2G(I) Super Seasprite helicopters in RNZN colours undergoing a test-flight yesterday at Kaman Aerospace in Bloomfield Connecticut. It is fitted with one of the powerful Penguin missiles these helicopters will use. On arrival in New Zealand the temporary US registration will...
operational trainer Yak-130 (c) glavlenta.ru
ADS 'Talisman' has been included in the passport for the operational trainer 'Yak-130' . The Yak-130 will be fitted only with the latest modifications of ADS 'Talisman', providing and maintaining the aircraft protection against radar and electro-optical guided missiles. With the help of ADS, the aircraft will feature and...
The Rotary-Bat (R-Bat)
Northrop Grumman and Yamaha Motor Corp., are working jointly to develop and market a small, unmanned and autonomous helicopter based on Yamaha’s existing product RMAX. In addition to RMAX’s use in agriculture, the new helicopter to be called ‘Rotary Bat’ (R-Bat) merges the RMAX’s proven airframe produced by Yamaha,...
The MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is set to undergo testing to ensure it can safely operate within intense electromagnetic environments in preparation for ship-board flights later in 2014 with the US Navy. The Fire Scout uses specially designed Faraday cages to protect sensitive equipment on the UAV...
Poland has sent four of its RAC MiG-29A fighters to Šiauliai air base in Lithuania for a planned period of Baltic air policing duty, while heightened tensions between NATO members and Russia have seen additional nations send combat aircraft to eastern Europe. Deployed from an air base in Malbork on...
Five British service personnel have been killed in a UK helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan. Four of those on board, three soldiers and an airman, were stationed at RAF Odiham in Hampshire. The fifth, an Army reservist, was based in London. The Ministry of Defence said the crash near Kandahar air...
According to the RIA Novosti report with reference to the factory director, Alexandra Logvinova, the latest radio-electronic warfare station Himalaya for the T-50 will soon deliver the Stavropol Radio Factory Signal, which is a part of  Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies. According to the news agency, the serial supplies of the fifth-generation...

US defence company installs remote control kit in a Russian-made T-72...

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD), has successfully...

Kazakhstan’s military prepares for grand parade in Astana

The Kazakhstan's military is getting ready for the May 7th military parade as part of the part of the 25th-anniversary celebrations of the Armed Forces of...

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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...

Ukraine’s military receives 43 donated Toyota Land Cruiser field vehicles

The Armed Forces of Ukraine received a batch of new Toyota Land Cruiser J76 4X4 vehicles from the United States through the Foreign Military...