Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Aviation

Raytheon completes first flight test for new AMRAAM-ER

Raytheon, in partnership with Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and Armed Forces, has successfully conducted a flight...

B-52 bomber makes emergency landing due to engine fire

A U.S. Air Force (USAF) B-52H Stratofortress strategic bomber from Minot Air Force Base (AFB) in North Dakota made an emergency landing after one of the aircraft’s...

Germany deploys fighter jets to Latvia

Five German Air Force Eurofighter jets landed at Lielvarde Air Base in Latvia on February 26, 2024, as part of support for NATO's Air...

Ukraine claims it shot down another Russian combat jet

The commander of the Ukrainian Air Force, Mykola Oleshchuk, reported via Telegram that Ukrainian air forces have successfully shot down yet another Russian Su-34...

Honeywell to supply engines for Germany’s new CH-47F helicopters

Honeywell Aerospace Technologies has secured a contract to provide 105 T55-GA-714A engines to support Germany's acquisition of its first fleet of CH-47F Chinook helicopters. The...

US Air Force deploys B-1B bombers to Sweden

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers, hailing from the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota, touched down at Luleå-Kallax...

US fighter jets intercept high-altitude balloon

NORAD, the military command responsible for air defense over the U.S. and Canada, confirmed it had detected a small, high-altitude balloon drifting across the...

Apache helicopter crashes during routine flight in Mississippi

Two Mississippi National Guardsmen on Friday were killed in a Mississippi National Guard AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crash near Booneville, MS. The crash occurred during...

Ukraine confirms it downed Russian radar jet

The Ukrainian Defense Intelligence Directorate (GUR) has disclosed details of a recent joint operation with the Ukrainian Air Force over the Sea of Azov,...

Russia reportedly loses second A-50 radar jet

Recent social media footage captures a burning aircraft on the ground, suspected to be the A-50 Mainstay airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) jet,...

Hungary orders more Gripen fighter jets

Saab announced on Friday that it has finalized a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to supply four more Gripen C fighter...

US Marines use TRV-150 drones for Arctic operations in Norway

U.S. Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 6, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, recently employed the TRV-150 unmanned aircraft systems during test...

India moves closer to procuring 15 C295 maritime patrol aircraft

India is edging closer to finalizing the acquisition of a maritime patrol variant of the Airbus C295 aircraft, with the country’s Defence Acquisition Council...

Azerbaijan looks to buy Pakistani JF-17 jets in record $1.6bn deal

Azerbaijan is in talks with Pakistan to purchase an undisclosed number of fourth-generation JF-17 Thunder Block-III fighter jets equipped with enhanced radar systems and...

Boeing secures $405M contract to support Minuteman III missile

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded the new deal to Boeing for the maintenance and testing of the Minuteman III weapons system, a key...

Ukraine unveils first wreckage of Russia’s stealthy cruise missile

Experts from the Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise have showcased the remains of a Kh-69 stealthy cruise missile for the first time,...

Turkish stealth fighter prototype made its first flight

The prototype of the Türkiye's next-generation fighter jet, KAAN, successfully completed its maiden flight. Developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), the KAAN represents Türkiye's most...

Elbit Systems unveils next-gen unmanned aircraft system

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems has introduced its latest innovation in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) with the launch of the Hermes 650 Spark....

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