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A fighter jet with new generation air-to-air missiles spotted in China

The J-10C fighter jet with new generation air-to-air missiles carried on the wing tips has been spotted in China. According to the Chinese media, the J-10C fighter jet carried under the wings the PL-10 short-range air-to-air missile and PL-15 long-range...

Russia Defence Ministry orders new multipurpose Mi-38 helicopters

The Ministry of Defence of Russia signed the first contract for the supply of an experimental batch of Mi-38 helicopters. According to the terms of the contract, by the end of 2019, under the order...

Airbus Defence and Space successfully tests a new type of aircraft

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully tested a new type of aircraft that will aid the development of future unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for series production. The unmanned jet-propelled demonstrator with the project name...

Russia unveils new Orion-E unmanned air system at MAKS-2017

Russian defence company Kronstadt Technologies is showing in public for the first time at MAKS-2017 its latest medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) Orion-E unmanned air system (UAS). According to the company, the Orion-E is the first UAS in...

Ukrainian aircraft industrial company proposes ACS unmanned aerial system for export

Kyiv-based aircraft industrial company SKYETON has developed a new man portable Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) of the ACS series. The new UAS is being considered to improve the service's surveillance, reconnaissance, and target acquisition capabilities. According to...

Rosoboronexport to sign over 10 contracts at MAKS-2017

Rosoboronexport, a member of Rostec, is to take part at the International Aviation and Space Show MAKS-2017 to be hosted by the Gromov Flight Research Institute in Zhukovsky, Moscow region, on July 18-23. The...

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

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 could actually purchase and use every day, unlike the majority...

US CV-22B Osprey and P-8 Poseidon aircraft join the Sea Breeze 2017 exercise in...

The Sea Breeze 2017 international naval exercise, involving the United States and Ukraine, kicked off on Monday in the northwestern part of the Black Sea and in the regions of Odessa and Mykolaiv. US CV-22B...

Egypt received new Protivnik-GE 3D surveillance radar

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence has received into service the new 59N6E Protivnik-GE 3D early warning surveillance radar from Russia. The 59N6E Protivnik-GE 3D early warning...

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)...