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The latest news from the world of military aviation

SFTE “SpetsTechnoExport”, the part of SC “Ukroboronprom”, unveiled a more than 20 types of aviation technologies at the International show on Aero India 2017 exhibition in Bangalore, India. That was reported by press service of SpetsTechnoExport. Ukrainian delegation presents in India the models of Antonov military-transport aircrafts, including the new An-132...
The Challenger Airspace Group has launched a programme to develop a heavy lift unmanned aerial vehicle. The new unmanned aerial vehicle is a is a heavy lift, gas/electric hybrid-powered platform and called BH-77 (BloodHound 77). This aircraft can carry a wide variety of payload configurations and offers extended flight times. The BH-77, is...
The Ukraine’s military aims to modernize its fleet of combat aircraft and helicopters. In 2017, Ministry of Defence of Ukraine is planning to upgrade and repair 60 combat aircraft and helicopters. That was reported by the speaker of Ministry of Defenсe of Ukraine Dmytro Gutsulyak at a news briefing at the...
The "spy drone" was shot down by Ukrainian soldiers in the sky over the combat zone, not far from the dividing line in Donbas, the press center of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) said. Ukrainian officials said that shot down an unidentified drone in Ukrainian airspace near military positions in Donbas...
Russia's United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has stopped production of Su-25 ground attack aircraft. Russia stopped mass production of Su-25 ground attack aircraft, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said on 7 February. The light attack aircraft based on Yak-130 will submit a potential replacement for the Su-25 series. The new aircraft will be...
SKELDAR V-200 rotary platform to take centre stage as 3F Advanced Systems joins forces with UMS SKELDAR at Aero India 2017. The official partnership between 3F Advanced Systems, a subsidiary of $750mil 3F Group India, and UMS SKELDAR, the joint venture between Saab and UMS Aero, is the first collaboration...
The unique Russian demonstrator of high-speed helicopter continues flight trials. That was reported by Magazine "Helicopter Industry". The technology demonstrator of new high-speed helicopter was spotted during the flight test on Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant. The technology demonstrator is based on the Mil Mi-24K military helicopter. Several fuselage parts have been redesigned...
The German Airbus A400M Atlas medium-range military transport aircraft was grounded in Lithuania due to engine problems. That was reported by www.tagesschau.de. According to Reuters, Feb 7 German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday she had been forced to take a replacement flight back from Lithuania after her brand new...

US soldiers conducts extreme cold tests in Alaska

During the winter of 1939 and 1940, winter-camouflaged Finnish ski troops for a time held off a much larger Soviet army that had neither...

Czech company offers its latest version of new rocket launcher in...

The Czech company Excalibur Army is offering the latest version of its new RM-70 Vampire 4D multiple rocket launcher in the Middle East. The new RM-70...

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