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Poland orders thousand Warmate “suicide drones”

Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz has signed a contract for delivery of Warmate drones to the Polish army. On 20 November Polish WB Group was awarded a PLN 100 million (USD20 million) contract for the supply of Warmate Micro Combat...

Leonardo Starts Delivery of 16 AW101 Norwegian All-Weather SAR Helicopters

Leonardo is pleased to announce that the first of 16 AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopters has been delivered to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security. The aircraft departed Leonardo’s Yeovil facility...

Russian Modern AEW&C Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

The first Russian-built Beriev A-100 airborne early warning and control (AWACS) aircraft for the  Russian Aerospace Forces made its maiden flight from the facility of Taganrog aviation scientific-technical complex (TANTK) named after G. M. Beriev on 18 November. The aircraft was...

UAE to Develop Autonomous Helicopter System Based on Russian Ka-226 Helicopter

Russian Helicopters company announced plans to take part in the joint project with United Arab Emirates (UAE) to develop the autonomous helicopter system based on Russian Ka-226 lightweight multirole helicopter. According to Algerian Mena Defense, the...

Airbus Helicopters Completes First Firing Campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary. The tested system included guns (FN Herstal HMP400), unguided rockets (Thales FZ231)...

South Korea received second secret intelligence aircraft

The new signals intelligence aircraft based on the Falcon 2000 business jet was spotted in South Korea. According to the local media, this is second intelligence aircraft based on the Falcon 2000 of the Republic of Korea Air Force. Early, South...

Lockheed Martin integrates new engine for Fury unmanned air vehicle

Fury, the expeditionary, runway-independent unmanned air vehicle (UAV) now has engine updates that will further increase its flight endurance, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today. With the integration of the 1803 engine into the platform,...

UAE announces the upgrade of their Mirage 2000-9 fleet

During the Dubai Airshow, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed forces have announced their intention to sign a contract for the upgrade of their Mirage 2000-9 fleet. Maj Gen Staff Pilot Ishaq Al Balushi said...