Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Aviation

Ukraine awards contract to German company for hundred drones

The Germany-based Quantum-Systems company has announced that the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has placed a second batch order of Vector systems, following an earlier order of 33 UAS of the same model in August 2022. As noted...

Lockheed Martin rolls out German’s first KC-130J aerial refueler

Lockheed Martin rolled out the first KC-130J tanker and transport aircraft for the German Air Force, or Luftwaffe. The first aircraft for Germany was rolled out of Lockheed Martin's Marietta production facility in Georgia on 26 January. The new...

Latest version of F-16 fighter jet conducts first flight

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin has announced that the latest version of the F-16 aircraft successfully carried out the first flight.  As noted by the company, the F-16 Block 70 took to the skies for its inaugural flight...

Ukrainian military receives new batch of Bayraktar TB2 drones

Ukrainian Armed Forces recently received a new batch of two Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 armed drones, according to the nation's Defense Intelligence directorate (GUR). "Today we received 2 more Bayraktar TB2 drones from our great friends and partners of Ukraine...

Austrian Army to receive more AW169M helicopters

Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo announced that the Austrian Armed Forces have procured additional AW169M helicopters. According to the company, the 304 million EUR Contract for additional 18 helicopters follows the Italy-Austria Government-to-Government (G2G) Agreement amendment signed in...

US military evaluates new miniature strike munition for drone

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. has announced that its Hatchet miniature strike munition underwent multiple live fire exercises.   According to a press release from NG, Hatchet munition recently participated in several Department of Defense tests where a...

US troops test their capabilities in Arctic environment

The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command announced that MacDill Air Force Base's D-Cell visited Alaska to train and test their capabilities in an arctic environment. The ability to rapidly deploy and establish forward operating locations, manned by multi-capable Airmen, is...

Kratos receives Mayhem hypersonic missile program contract award

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced that its Defense & Rocket System Services (DRSS) Division, in collaboration with Kratos’ Unmanned Systems Division, has received a contract from its prime teammate and...

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