Sunday, March 3, 2024

Aviation

German fighter jets scramble to intercept Russian military aircraft

Two German Air Force Eurofighter jets were scrambled from Lielvarde Air Base in Latvia on March 1, mere hours after initiating NATO Air Policing...

Russian Kh-35 missile crashes in Krasnodar region

A Russian Kh-35 missile, designated NATO name AS-20 'Kayak', has crashed in Krasnodar Krai, within the North Caucasus region of Russia's southwest. The Kh-35, a...

Boeing secures $3.4B contract for Poseidon aircraft for Canada and Germany

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $3.4 billion contract to initiate the production of 14 P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air...

Türkiye launches cruise missile from drone

Türkiye has conducted a successful test of the Çakır cruise missile, demonstrating its capability to engage targets with precision from the Bayraktar Akıncı unmanned...

GA-ASI’s new XQ-67A drone completes maiden flight

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced the XQ-67A drone, which was built for the U.S. Air Force's secretive Off-Board Sensing Station (OBSS) program,...

Türkiye conducts successful tests of new glide bombs

Türkiye's leading defense firm, Aselsan, recently completed successful tests of its latest innovation - the TOLUN GPS/INS guided munition carried on the Smart Pneumatic...

Russia to resume production of A-50 radar planes

Russia plans to restart production of Beriev A-50 long-range detection aircraft, according to Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Russia defense heavyweight Rostec. Chemezov's confirmation underscores the...

Swiss Air Force achieves 200K flight hours on H135 with PW206B2 engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada has announced that the Swiss Air Force has reached a significant milestone of 200,000 flight hours on its fleet of...

Russia uses newest Su-57 jet to strike targets in Ukraine

The Russian Air Force reportedly used their latest Su-57 fighter jets in recent combat operations, targeting Ukrainian military positions in the East of Ukraine. On...

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,...

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