Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Aviation

F-35B stealth aircraft begin sea trials aboard Italian Navy aircraft carrier

The F-35 Joint Program Office has announced that two F-35B Lightning II stealth aircraft begin sea trials aboard Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour (CVH 550). Test pilots flew the specially instrumented U.S. F-35Bs from Naval Air Station Patuxent...

Boeing’s unmanned combat aircraft makes successful maiden flight

The first Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) Loyal Wingman uncrewed aircraft took to the air today. Aerospace giant Boeing reported that a prototype of new unmanned combat aircraft has made a successful maiden flight in Australia. The flight of...

South Korea to showcase its new fighter jet in April

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) plans to unveil a prototype of South Korea's first indigenous fighter jet in April, the arms procurement agency has said. According to the arms procurement agency, KAI is set to roll out the first...

Top 5: best-looking modern fighter jets

Modern high-performance fighters have undoubtedly wild design that stands out against business jets and airliners. What are the 5 nicest fighter aircraft in the world?  We asked our readers to vote for their favorite fighter jets and they...

Russian military helicopter crashes in Syria

Multiple news outlets reported that a Russian military helicopter crashed in northeast Syria. Syrian media on Feb. 28, reported that a Russian helicopter crashed in the countryside of the town of Tel Tamr, north of Syria’s Hasakah, two...

UkrOboronProm starts assembly of new ‘Iroquois’ utility helicopter

Ukraine's leading defense group UkrOboronProm has announced a multi-year plan to produce a new medium utility helicopter at the Odesa Aircraft Plant. On Friday, the director-general of the Ukraine-based defense company Yuri Gusev said that at the "Odessa...

General Atomics releases new image of its next-generation combat drone

General Atomics' Aeronautical Systems division, or GS-ASI, has released a new rendering of its stealthy, next-generation unmanned aircraft system. The GA-ASI released a new rendering of the new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and strike unmanned air...

Israeli military selects CH-53K King Stallion as new transport helicopter

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 25 February that it has chosen Lockheed Martin's heavy-lift CH-53K King Stallion as a new Israel Defense Force᾿s (IDF) transport helicopter, replacing the current “Yas’ur” (CH-53) model. On Thursday, the...

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South Korea to showcase its new fighter jet in April

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) plans to unveil a prototype of South Korea's first indigenous fighter jet in April, the arms procurement agency has said. According...

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Romania receives first U.S.-made rocket launchers

Romanian Armed Forces have taken delivery of its first M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS, according to the country’s o. The batch of...

Practika looks to upgrade in-service Ukrainian BTR-60s

Kyiv-based scientific and production association “Practika” expects to upgrade several hundred in-service BTR-60 armored personnel carriers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to a new 'BTR-60M'...