Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Aviation

Egypt in talks for Chinese J-10C and J-31 fighters

The Egyptian Air Force is exploring the acquisition of Chinese J-10C and J-31 fighter jets as part of its efforts to modernize its fleet. According...

Peru cancels plans to buy Russian Yak-130 aircraft

The Peruvian Air Force has decided to cancel its planned acquisition of the Yak-130 combat training aircraft, prioritizing the purchase of more advanced fighter...

US B-52 bombers arrive in Romania for NATO mission

Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber aircraft, assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, landed at Mihail Kogalniceanu...

Netherlands buys Brazilian-made military transport aircraft

The Dutch Ministry of Defense signed a contract for the acquisition of nine Embraer C-390 Millennium aircraft during a ceremony at the Farnborough Airshow. This...

Iconic Flying Tigers’ A-10 returns to the skies

The distinctive shark teeth markings on the military aircraft of the 23d Wing are more than just an aesthetic choice. These markings serve as...

Lockheed Martin begins deliveries of TR-3 configured F-35s

Lockheed Martin has commenced the delivery of F-35 fighter jets equipped with the latest Technology Refresh 3 (TR-3) configuration. The first of these upgraded aircraft...

US Air Force tests ‘Super Squadron’ concept in South Korea

The U.S. 7th Air Force has announced the temporary assignment of 31 F-16 fighter jets to Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. The Air...

Russian Il-76 cargo jets grounded due to substandard bearings

Russia's investigative committee has confirmed that the supply of substandard bearings led to the grounding of five Ilyushin Il-76 Candid cargo jets, according to...

Aeon develops next-gen precision missile systems

Aeon has announced the successful testing of its next-generation precision missile system, the Zeus Weapon System. The company has taken the Zeus system from design...

FPV drone almost intercepts Russian Mi-8 helicopter

Ukrainian military forces have released a video showcasing an attempt by an FPV (First Person View) drone to intercept a Russian Mi-8 helicopter. The rare...

US approves $138M sale of Hellfire and APKWS missiles to Czech Republic

The United States has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Czech Republic, including 200 AGM-114R Hellfire missiles, 600 WGU-59A/B mid-body guidance...

Russian military receive upgraded MiG-31BM jets

The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has delivered the first batch of MiG-31BM fighter jets to the Russian Ministry of Defense as part of this...

Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine core upgrade meets key milestone

Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of RTX, has successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for the F135 Engine Core Upgrade (ECU), setting the...

Romania to buy F-35 fighter jets

Romania is set to enhance its defense capabilities with the acquisition of state-of-the-art F-35 fighter jets from the United States. Defense Minister Angel Tilvar announced...

China hits Anduril with sanctions over Taiwan arms deal

China has imposed sanctions on Anduril Industries, an AI-powered defense technology startup with roots in Silicon Valley, and several of its executives. Anduril Industries, founded...

GE Aerospace tests breakthrough hypersonic dual-mode ramjet

GE Aerospace announced the successful demonstration of its cutting-edge hypersonic dual-mode ramjet, marking a significant milestone in high-speed propulsion technology. According to a press release...

Chinese Scorpion drone flies near Okinawa

A Chinese TB-001 Scorpion reconnaissance and attack drone conducted a surveillance mission near Okinawa on Monday, July 8th. The drone, which took off from the...

German Eurofighters intercept Russian carrier-based MiG-29K jets

German Eurofighter jets, deployed in Latvia, were scrambled to intercept two Russian carrier-based MIG-29K fighter jets flying without a flight plan and not in...

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