Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Aviation

Ukrainians turn newest Russian Su-30SM fighter into souvenir key fobs

Ukrainians seeking to help their Armed Forces are crowdfunding by selling a downed Russian Su-30SM Flanker-H fighter jet as souvenirs. The team of aviation enthusiasts at the Fuselage Creations is turning wreckage from the newest Russian fighter aircraft...

Saboteurs blew up Russian Ka-52 helicopters

A massive explosion erupted at the Russian Naval Aviation air base in western Russia as saboteurs blew up Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters. Saboteurs reportedly have destroyed two Ka-52s, and two more were seriously damaged at the Ostrov airfield...

Italy’s Carabinieri orders 20 AW119Kx helicopters

Italian aerospace and defense group Leonardo announced on Thursday the signing of a contract by Italy’s Carabinieri for the supply of 20 AW119Kx single-engine helicopters for its Air Service. Leonardo said in a release that the aircraft will...

US Air Force B-1B bombers take part in naval mine exercise

On Thursday, the U.S. Air Force release said that B-1B Lancer bombers from the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, integrated with U.S. Naval forces over the Indo-Pacific region to conduct a naval...

US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper demonstrate new capabilities in recent exercise

The U.S. Air Force announced that its MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft system has demonstrated new capabilities in a recent exercise. The Air Force said in a release that Air Force Special Operations Command’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise participated...

Boeing delivers first upgraded AH-64E Apache to Netherlands

Aerospace giant Boeing has reported that it has delivered the first upgraded AH-64E Apache attack helicopter in the Version 6 configuration to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF). As noted by the company, the new AH-64E is...

Russia loses impressive 25% of its Ka-52 helicopter fleet

Russia is visually confirmed to have lost over 25% of its total operational Ka-52 helicopter fleet, according to the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD).  The last intelligence update said there had been at least 23 verified losses of...

US Air Force’s new stealth bomber will finally debut Dec. 2

The U.S. Air Force confirmed on Oct. 20 that it plans to reveal the B-21 Raider stealth bomber aircraft Dec. 2 during an unveiling ceremony hosted and sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Corporation at its production facilities in Palmdale,...

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