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The latest news from the world of military aviation

A new KT-112UD light attack helicopter concept has been unveiled by SE «Ukrinmash», which is a part of the SC «Ukroboronprom»,  at the IDEX 2017 defence show in Abu Dhabi. The KT-112UD is a multirole combat helicopter developed by «KB Vertical». The KT-112UD can be armed with light munitions and precision weapons, including...
Turkey's military is on track to receive its first Hurkus-C light ground attack aircraft in 2018. That was reported by Turkish Ministery of Defence. The Hurkus-C is an armed version of Hurkus basic trainer aircraft developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). The armed Hurkus-C variant is fitted with a more powerful 1,600 hp...
Russian Naval aviation of the Pacific Fleet received An-140-100 new transport aircraft. The new aircraft was designed to transport passengers and cargos at the distance of up to 3,700 kilometers. The plane is capable to transport 52 persons. An-140-100 is equipped with 2 turboprop engines. The aircraft is capable to...
Paramount Group is expected to unveil its new Mwari light multirole aircraft at IDEX 2017 defence and security exhibition. According to Paramount Group, the Mwari is developed to combine the features of a helicopter and reconnaissance plane, the Mwari offers low acquisition cost, as well as a reduced requirement for maintenance support. Duties include surveillance, policing, patrol, counter insurgency...
China deployed BZK-005 high altitude, long range UAV  to a contested island in the South China Sea. The Chinese BZK-005 drone was spotted on  airport runway  in the South China Sea. The newly obtained satellite images from ImageSat International (ISI) show a Chinese Harbin BZK-005 long range reconnaissance drone on Woody Island in the...
The Houthi forces claims their fighters shot down an MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over the northern Yemen province of Marib. Iranian state media claims that Houthi forces shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States federal government. According to local activists, the Houthi forces shot down...
The MB&F M.A.D.Gallery takes flight with French photographer Manolo Chrétien and his powerful aeronautical artwork. The photographs Acclaimed artist and photographer Manolo Chrétien unearths his deeply rooted passion for aviation in the Nose Art exhibition at the MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, debuting in February 2017. In a powerful yet playful approach, Chrétien captures...
The Russian Defense Ministry refused to buy modern Sukhoi Superjet 100 twin-engine regional jet for Air Force and NAVY aviation. That was reported by Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov. The Superjet-100 was to replace Russia's aging fleet of Tu-134 and Tu-154 jet airliner. Currently, there are 21 Tu-154 and 36 Tu-134...

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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