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Poland looks at AW101 Merlin helicopters for search and rescue missions

The Ministry of National Defence Republic of Poland is looking to order AW101 Merlin multi-role helicopters for search and rescue (SAR), airborne mine countermeasures and ship-based utility missions. The AW101 Merlin is a long range,...

Polish military delegation visits Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

January 5th. at the premises of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation was officially the end of the first stage of production aircraft under the agreement for the supply G550 aircraft to be used for VIP transport...

Chinese naval aviation forces conduct drill in Sea of Japan

Chinese naval aviation forces on Monday carried out a drill in the Sea of Japan, a spokesperson with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy said Tuesday. That was reported by xinhuanet.com. Liang Yang said the drill, testing...

Russia sends more close-support aircraft to Syria

Russian armed forces has increased the number of Su-25 close-support aircraft at an air base near Latakia, Syria, giving its forces a new ability to strike targets on the ground in the war-stricken country. The...

China nuclear-capable bomber spotted flying over Japan

Japanese Air Self-Defense Forces were scrambled in response to Chinese Air Force aircraft flying over the Korean Strait near the islands of Tsushima and Kyushu, local media reported on Monday. The Chinese Xian H-6 strategic nuclear-capable...

Leonardo awarded contract to deliver support and training services for AW159 Wildcat helicopters

Leonardo has been awarded a £271 million (approximately €320 million) contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver support and training services for their fleet of 62 AW159 Wildcat helicopters operated by...
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USA announces successful perdix micro-drone demonstration

The Department of Defense of USA gave “60 Minutes” exclusive access to document a test of autonomous drones, and then used the Pentagon-friendly segment to promote the new technology, raising questions about unethical collaboration...

Russian pilots of the Black Sea Fleet spent more than 5,500 hours in the...

In 2016, Russian pilots of the Black Sea Fleet spent more than 5,500 hours in the air. These results exceed the ones of the previous year by 1.5 times. They took part in all exercises held...

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Russia unveils new T-90M «Proryv-3» main battle tank

Russia has unveiled the latest version of the Russian T-90 main battle tank called T-90M «Proryv-3». That was reported Russian military expert Alexei Khlopotov. The T-90M...

Leonardo to develop new attack helicopter for Italian Army

Italy defence technologies group Leonardo-Finmeccanica has announced the agreement of the develop and produce a replacement for the Italian Army’s A129 attack helicopters. The multiyear contract for...
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JAS-39 Gripen of Royal Thai Air Force crashes during air show, pilot killed

A JAS-39 Gripen fighter jet of Royal Thai Air Force crashed during a Children's Day air show in Hat Yai, Songkhla province, on Saturday. The pilot...