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Ukraine aircraft repair plant ”Aviakon” received Certificate of conformity with NATO standards

Ukraine state enterprise “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant”Aviakon” received Certificate of conformity with NATO standards AQAR 2120. UKROBORONPROM Deputy Director General Volodymyr Kostrytskyy – with the participation of Governor of Sumy Region Mykola Klochko and...

US F-22A fighter landing gear fails during Sentry Aloha at Hickam Air Force Base

Several F-15 jets and more than 130 airmen from Barnes Air National Guard base are in Hawaii for a training exercise.The 104th Fighter Wing announced Tuesday that it is part of Sentry Aloha; a...

UK mulls P-8A Poseidon buy, to counter the Russian nuclear submarines

The Royal Navy of UK mulls procuring 12 US made P-8A Poseidon ASW aircraft, to counter the Russian nuclear submarines, which are regularly patrolling the coast of Britain. The Poseidon will replace aging Nimrod...

US Marines conducted hot-reload exercises with the F-35B Lightning II in Japan

Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 conducted hot-reload exercises at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, April 6, 2017. That was reported by Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni. This signified the first time the squadron...

Iraq’s soldiers using Taiwanese-made RAYSUN MD1 counter drone system in Iraq

Iraqi soldiers are using modern RAYSUN MD1 counter drone system in Iraq. The Anti-UAV defence system developed by Jiun-An Technology Co., Ltd in Taiwan. The RAYSUN MD1 was spotted near Mosul in Iraq. The RAYSUN...

Russian Airborne troops for the first time are participating in the joint international exercise...

Units of the Russian Airborne troops with hardware and armament are participating in the joint international exercise held in Africa for the first time. They are to leave Russia for Egypt in October 2016. This...

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...

First C-130J Super Hercules of U.S. Air Force is heading Yokota’s way

The first of 14 Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Super Hercules transports that will be assigned to the U.S. Air Force installation at Yokota Air Base, Japan, departed the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics facility on Feb. 24,...