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The latest news from the world of military aviation

UK Defence Secretary announces new Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons

The UK Defence Secretary, the Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon, announced today the numbers of the UK’s two new Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons. Nine new P-8A Poseidon aircraft will be operated by number 120 Squadron...

Crews of Czech L-159 enhances tactical skills in air-to-air combat between aircraft and helicopters

Personnel from the Caslav Tactical Air Force Base returned on Monday from a two-week Helicopter Tactical Instructor Course (HTIC) held in Arvidsjaur, Sweden. The aim of the course was to improve the tactical skills...

Israel’s army to get modified multi-rotor drones to carry M4

The Israeli army is acquiring modified multi-rotor drones to carry M4, SR25, 40-millimeter grenade launcher, CS gas launcher and a variety of other weapons to increase its capacity in three-dimensional urban combat. TIKAD is...

Russia-made Yak-130 aircraft crashed in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh Air Force Yak-130 combat trainer has crashed at Lohagora in Chittagong and the pilots ejected. The Yak-130 with tail number 102 crashed at Lohagora in Chittagong. The aircraft crashed today at 3 PM during planned...

US Marine Corps KC-130J crashes In Mississippi

U.S. Marine Corps KC-130 Hercules aerial tanker has crashed in rural Mississippi. Local news coverage shows the plane as a totally destroyed burning hulk laying pancaked in a field. At least 16 people are dead after a U.S. Marine...

Saab and Lockheed Martin receives contract for training systems to the US Army

Defense and Security company Saab in cooperation with Lockheed Martin are awarded a contract for training system to the U.S. Army. The order value for Saabs part of the contract is approximately MSEK 100...
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Ukrainian border guard starts using new Spectator-M unmanned complexes

The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (the border guard of Ukraine) started using the new Spectator-M unmanned aircraft systems developed by OJSC “Meridian” named after S.P. Korolyov (part of UkrOboronProm concern). According to the official website...
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NATO troops arrive in Ukraine for military exercise

Ukraine's media website dumskaya.net announces the arrival of the first group of NATO troops to participate in Sea Breeze 2017 multinational exercise. Sea Breeze 2017 is an annual recurring multinational exercise that will focus on...

Belgium parades new Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle

The Belgian Armed Forces publicly displayed its recently received Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle during a military parade on 21 Jule. The Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle (RRV)...

ALTI Transition hybrid drone – ideal for countries with reduced military...

The key objective with the ALTI Transition was to offer a highly capable, reliable and affordable VTOL (vertical take-off and land) aircraft, which one...