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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 the new exploration and escort helicopter (NEES) of the Italian...
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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 was killed. That was reported by bangkokpost.com. Families were gathered at the airport...

Russia claims it found Airbus drone downed in the Black Sea

Russia claims that one small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) discovered near the Black Sea in the vicinity of Anapa. "On Sunday, in the region of the Blagoveshchenskaya spit near the coast was discovered and raised by  Airbus...

Russia to refurbish Il-78 refuelling tanker aircraft for Pakistan Air Force

A Pakistan Air Force Ilyushin Il-78 air-to-air refuelling tanker aircraft are will be refurbished at the Russian 360th Aircraft Repair Plant in Ryazan. The Pakistan Air Force has signed an agreement with JSC Rosoboronexport and 360th Aircraft...

Lockheed Martin unveils wing-body tanker concept for refuel stealth aircraft

Lockheed Martin has unveiled its concept of next-generation wing-body tanker aircraft for refuel fighters like the F-22 and F-35. That was reported by Graham Warwick. The concept of new stealth tanker aircraft was displayed for...

Military expert: Azerbaijan ready to purchase JF-17 Thunder?

Expert-Adviser of Baku based Center for Strategic Studies under the President of Azerbaijan Republic Fuad Shahbazov told Defence Blog that Azerbaijan ready or not to purchase JF-17 Thunder fighter jets from Pakistan. Azerbaijan and Pakistan have a unique history of...

Poland completes overhaul of Senegal’s Mi-24 attack helicopter

Polish company Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 1 S.A. (Military Aviation Works No. 1) has confirmed that conducts maintenance, repair, overhaul Mi-24 attack helicopters for Senegalese Air Defence. Last week WZL-1 had an honour to host a visit of...

Polish DEDAL troop parachutes adopted for use by Ukrainian Armed Forces

The Polish DEDAL air assault parachute is designed for training jumps and combat deployment, was adopted for service by Ukrainian Armed Forces. That was reported by Head of Communications and Press Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Colonel...

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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...