Thursday, April 22, 2021

Aviation

Russia tries to jam signals from U.S. Air Force RQ-4 surveillance drone

According to U.S. officials, Russia trying to find a way to jam and block signals from U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted and unarmed, aerial reconnaissance system. In the past few months, high-flying RQ-4 Global...

Northrop Grumman secures $2,3B contract for Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the contract for sustaining engineering support and program management support services for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) propulsion subsystem, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. The contract, from Air...

Colombian fighters intercepts Il-96 aircraft of Russia’s main security agency

The Colombian Air Force scrambled jet fighters to intercept Ilyushin Il-96-400VPU aircraft with tail number RA-96104 assigned to Russia's main security agency, or FSB. In a release late Monday, Colombian Air Force said that its Kfir fighter jets intercepted a Russian IL-96...

Boeing receives $79.4M for support for Japanese KC-46A tankers

American plane-maker Boeing has won a sole-source, $79,4 million deal for KC-46A long-lead spares, initial spares and support equipment from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, according to an Apr. 19 Pentagon announcement. The award, an...

U.S. Air Force awards mysterious contract to Lockheed Martin for high altitude platforms

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp was awarded a mysterious contract from the U.S. Air Force for various high altitude platforms, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. The award, announced by the U.S. Department...

Russian fighter jet again intercept U.S. Air Force RC-135 spy plane

Russian MiG-31 Foxhound fighter jet intercepted U.S. Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Pacific Ocean along the southeastern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Friday. According to the ministry,...

Russia deploys A-50 airborne early warning aircraft on western border

Data acquired by plane-tracking site FlightRadar confirms redeployment of at least two Russian A-50 Aerial Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the country's western border. According to an account by a user who posted one of the...

Hundreds of military helicopters scare Russians

Social media has been flooded with videos and photos of a huge number of low-flying military helicopters in almost the whole of Russia. For several days, hundreds of transport and attack helicopters can be spotted flying through almost...

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