Thursday, February 25, 2021

Aviation

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...

Russia receives requests for Su-57E fighters from foreign customers

The Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation has confirmed that it has received a number of requests from foreign customers for the Su-57E multirole fighter aircraft, an official spokesman of the Service told at the IDEX-2021 defense...

Turkish hunter-killer unmanned aircraft passes 300,000 flight hours milestone

Turkish game-changing unmanned combat system, called the Bayraktar TB2, has reached a major milestone and finished 300,000 hours of operational flight hours. The Bayraktar TB2 unmanned combat armed vehicle (UCAV) becoming the first locally developed aerial vehicle to...

Boeing begins production of newest T-7A aircraft

This month, American plane-maker Boeing started assembly on a U.S. Air Force’s all-new advanced trainer aircraft calls the T-7A Red Hawk at its factory in St. Louis, Mo. The training jet was fully designed using 3D model-based definition...

Saudi Arabia awards contract to Science Technology for Eagle unmanned aircraft

Science Technology company announced on Tuesday an agreement worth about $266 million (1 billion riyals) to produce a new Eagle unmanned aircraft. The contract award from the Ministry of Defense - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia enables the company to...

Two F-117 Nighthawks stealth aircraft spotted over Los Angeles

A freelance photographer Matt Hartman says that at least two F-117 Nighthawks stealth aircraft were spotted over Los Angeles. According to Matt Hartman, on February 19, two mysterious F-117 Nighthawks stealth aircraft flew together with a U.S. Air...

Ukrainian new combat drone makes international debut at IDEX 2021

Ukraine's military export agency, Ukrspecexport, unveiled the Sokil-300 unmanned combat aerial vehicle at the biennial International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX). The Sokil-300 (Falcon-300) is a strike drone developed by the Kyiv-based LUCH Design Bureau. It is a surveillance...

Saab delivers third GlobalEye aircraft to United Arab Emirates

Sweden's aerospace and defense concern Saab announced that it delivered the third GlobalEye aircraft to the United Arab Emirates on 20 February 2021. This follows Saab’s previous deliveries of GlobalEye in April and September 2020. The United...

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Arquus launches its futuristic armored vehicle at IDEX 2021

French Defense company Arquus unveiled its futuristic and will combat vehicle at the IDEX 2021 defense show. As noted by the company, the new advanced...

Russian Army orders more Chinese SUVs

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have ordered dozens of Chinese Haval H9 SUVs and plans to place an additional order for several...