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A fighter jet with new generation air-to-air missiles spotted in China

The J-10C fighter jet with new generation air-to-air missiles carried on the wing tips has been spotted in China. According to the Chinese media, the J-10C fighter jet carried under the wings the PL-10 short-range air-to-air missile and PL-15 long-range...

South Korea to mass produce new multifunctional radars to counter N. Korean drones

South Korea is planning to mass produce the local TPS-880 multifunctional radars which can detect North Korean small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on Friday in a written...

Chinese serial CH-5 drone completes trial flight

China's serial modification of unmanned aerial vehicle CH-5, or "Rainbow 5", completed its trial flight in north China's Hebei Province. That was reported by Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China. The CH-5...

US CV-22B Osprey and P-8 Poseidon aircraft join the Sea Breeze 2017 exercise in...

The Sea Breeze 2017 international naval exercise, involving the United States and Ukraine, kicked off on Monday in the northwestern part of the Black Sea and in the regions of Odessa and Mykolaiv. US CV-22B...

Korean defense company unveils its first AESA radar system for the next-generation fighter jet

Korean defense company Hanwha Systems unveiled its first prototype of an active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar system for the country's self-developed next-generation fighter jet that will replace the F-16 and F-15. That was reported...
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First Pilatus PC-21 of French Air Force makes maiden flight

The first French Air Force Pilatus PC-21 (serial number 293, registration 709-FC) single-engine turboprop aircraft made its maiden flight from the company's production facility on 10 July. According to the spotters, after the first flight, the...

Chinese formation of Xian H-6 bombers fly near Taiwan and Japan

China's air force on Thursday sent formations of Xian H-6 strategic bombers near Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) and the Miyako Strait south of Japan's Okinawa as part of a long-range drill, Taiwan's...

Ukraine’s arms control inspectors to carry out observation flight over Lithuania

On July 12-13 arms control inspectors of the Republic of Ukraine carried out an observation flight over Lithuania on the basis of the Treaty on Open Skies in an An-30B aircraft with special equipment...
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Stiletto Systems unveils bullets capable of stopping armored vehicles

Ukrainian-British Stiletto Systems Ltd. company has revealed to Defence Blog’s details of the new BS-13 bullet, its upgrade of ammunition for sniper and assault rifles. The new series of ammunition by...
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Irainain new Kosar advanced jet trainer approaches maiden flight

A newest Irainain Kosar advanced jet trainer is set to make its maiden flight in the third quarter of 2017. That was reported by local media. Iran's...