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Chinese military confirmed it received four Russian-made Su-35 fighter jets

The Chinese military official confirmed it received four Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets in late December, but noted that the Su-35 might be the last combat plane China would import thanks to its own...

Made the first flight Yak-130 for Belarus

February 27, 2015 at the airport of Irkutsk Aviation Plant JSC "Corporation" Irkut "He made the first flight Yak-130 for Air Force and Air Defense of Belarus. The Belarus Air Force is starting the...

UVision unveils new Hero-400EC high-precision, extended-range loitering munition system

UVision Air Ltd. – a global pioneer of lethal aerial loitering systems of all sizes – unveils the Hero-400EC, its new enlarged, extended-range, extremely precise loitering munition system. The system’s unique cruciform aerodynamic design delivers...

Turkish A400M military transport aircraft arrives in Russia

The Airbus A400M Atlas military transport aircraft was spotted at Vnukovo international airport located 28 kilometres (17 mi) southwest of the centre of Moscow, Russia. Turkish A400M (14-0028 TUAF904) military transport aircraft arrived in Russia before Turkish...

Boeing seeks patent on a helicopter-airplane — with the airplane part detachable and flyable

Boeing seeks patent on a helicopter-airplane — with the airplane part detachable and flyable A compound rotorcraft including a rotary wing aircraft having a fuselage and at least one rotor and a fixed-wing aircraft coupled...

New Zealand looks to buy Japanese P-1 maritime patrol plane and C-2 transport aircraft

Japan is in negotiations with New Zealand to export the Self-Defense Forces' patrol and transport aircraft, in hopes of beating out U.S. and European competition to score its first large-scale arms contract. That was reported...

Russian Navy ship fired shots at Ukrainian An-26 military transport aircraft

The Russian anti-submarine corvette of Black Sea Fleet fired shots at Ukrainian An-26 military transport aircraft over Odeske gas field, located on the continental shelf of the Black Sea. That was reported by dumskaya.net. Russian soldiers opened fire from small...

Minister of Defense of Indonesia affirmed that the plan to purchase eight Sukhoi Su-35...

President of Indonesia  Joko Widodo will visit Russia in the third week of May to participate in the Russia-ASEAN Summit and will witness the signing of an agreement to purchase eight 4.5-generation Sukhoi Su-35,...

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)...