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The latest news from the world of military aviation

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that it has received a contract award from the U.S. Air Force for production of rocket motors for the AIM-9P missile. The award is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract estimated to be $67 million when fully optioned. The order...
The Sukhoi Company has begun testing of the IMA BK (Integrated Modular Avionics of Combat Systems) advanced computer system of intellectual support for the pilot of Russia's first stealth fighter T-50. According to the official blog of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), The Sukhoi Company (part of  UAC) launched the flight tests of the...
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attended a ceremony on the preparation of the flight of the Qaher-313 single-seat stealth fighter jet. The Iranian fighter jet Qaher-313 was unveiled in February 2013. The single-seat stealth fighter jet can take off and land on short runways. Early, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan...
In a ceremony attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, Iran unveiled the latest domestically-made military products developed by the Defense Ministry, including the country’s first homegrown advanced jet trainer. Iran has unveiled a new  Kowsar (also named Kosar) advanced jet trainer. According to Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan,...
Iraqi soldiers are using modern RAYSUN MD1 counter drone system in Iraq. The Anti-UAV defence system developed by Jiun-An Technology Co., Ltd in Taiwan. The RAYSUN MD1 was spotted near Mosul in Iraq. The RAYSUN MD1 is a counter drone system that is designed to disrupt and neutralise unmanned aerial...
The Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army (TNI-AD) General (GEN) Mulyono said, that Indonesia is expected to unveil its new AH-64E Apache attack helicopters during a 5 October parade as part of the part of the 72th anniversary celebrations of the Indonesian National Armed Forces (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - TNI). "I...
On April 6, 2017, as part of the Pentagon’s daily announcement of any contract awards worth over $7 million, the Air Force revealed a deal with URS Federal Services, Inc. for nearly two decades of work regarding unmanned aircraft. The official details are unusual, so feel free to read...
U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 conducted aviation delivered ground refueling with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, April 11, 2017. That was reported by Lance Cpl. Joseph Abrego (Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni). The ADGR marked the first evolution of...

Leonardo DRS T-100 is already training F-35 pilots

The Leonardo DRS T-100 is an advanced variant of the M-346 trainer, a globally proven training jet for air forces around the world.  Today,...

US F-35 stealth fighters arrived in Estonia

US Lockheed Martin F-35 Lighting II jets arrived  in Estonia's Amari air base on Tuesday. According to the information received by the ERR online media...

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North Korea displays its mobile coastal defence missile systems

North Korea has displayed version of the mobile coastal defence missile systems integrated onto all-terrain tracked vehicles during a massive military parade in the capital, Pyongyang. South Korean...

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...