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Aviation

The latest news from the world of military aviation

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract within the Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) segment. The order value amounts to SEK1.35 billion. Deliveries will be made from 2017 until 2020. The order is expected to be booked by Saab within the coming 6 months. The airborne early...
UVision Air Ltd. – a global pioneer of lethal aerial loitering systems of all sizes – unveils the Hero-400EC, its new enlarged, extended-range, extremely precise loitering munition system. The system’s unique cruciform aerodynamic design delivers high-accuracy and reduces collateral damage. Its electric motor enables it to loiter silently above a...
The North Dakota National Air Guard's 119th Wing will receive two unmanned aircraft this summer. That was reported by www.stripes.com. The National Guard says the move part of the U.S. Air Force's larger plan to upgrade its remotely piloted capability. The aircraft is the MQ-9 Reaper, a multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance precision attack...
China has unveiled the new MA60H maritime patrol aircraft for to counter piracy and to back up its territorial claims in East Asia and the South China Sea. The South China Sea (and the Spratly Islands) is the site of an ongoing dispute between several neighboring nations. The new maritime patrol...
An Iraqi air force Bell Armed Scout IA-407 has been downed west of Mosul Saturday afternoon after coming under fire from Daesh, also known as ISIS or ISIL, according to Iraq’s joint operations command. The helicopter was hit while supporting Iraq’s mostly Shiite militia forces in an operation to retake...
Leonardo has showcased the M-346 jet trainer aircraft to the Azerbaijani authorities. A presentation of new generation M-346 jet trainer aircraft, manufactured by Italy’s Leonardo Aircraft company, was held at an air base of Azerbaijan’s Air Force on May 10, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, that was reported by azeridefence.com. The leadership...
AeroVironment, Inc. unveiled the new Snipe Nano Quad, a miniature (“Class 0”) and field-rugged unmanned aircraft system designed to support close-range intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The first U.S. government customer delivery of 20 Snipe systems took place in April. “Snipe’s tiny size belies its impressive capabilities,” said Kirk Flittie,...
Leonardo Helicopters presented the AW101 Royal Navy ultimate multi-mission maritime helicopter at the 13th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF 2017). The AW101 combines the most advanced technologies, mission equipment, security features, outstanding comfort and manufacturing expertise to deliver a superior helicopter system. With its latest-generation integrated avionics, navigation, communications, safety and security...

Indonesian Marines started to use Ukrainian-made BTR-4M amphibious wheeled armoured personnel...

Marine battalion of Indonesian Marine Corps has officially began using of five Ukrainian BTR-4M, which were delivered by "SpetsTechnoExport" in January this year. This...

Ukraine is expected to unveil its upgraded T-84 tanks during celebration...

Ukraine is expected to unveil its upgraded T-84 main battle tanks (MBTs) during a 24 August parade as part of the 26th anniversary of...

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UkrOboronProm shows off the firepower of its BTR-4 armoured personnel carriers

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US soldiers rolled out first green armored vehicles in Black Sea...

Soldiers from Task Force Fighting Eagles rolled out the first green armored vehicles to appear outside of Germany from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team,...