Sunday, October 4, 2020

Aviation

Israel is reportedly in talks to buy 12 V-22 Osprey tiltrotors

Source Israeli Defense ministry said that the government returns to negotiations to buy U.S.-made V-22 Osprey tiltrotors. Israeli Defense Ministry has expressed an interest in...

Boeing gets $2,2 billion contract for small diameter bombs

Aerospace giant Boeing was awarded a $2,2 billion contract by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center on 24 September to manufacture and...

U.S. Air Force teased Russia with B-52H bombers

On Wednesday, several U.S. Air Force nuclear-capable bombers teased again Russian troops over the Black Sea.  Ukraine’s Air Force reported that U.S. B-52H strategic bombers,...

U.S. Air Force CV-22s conducts low-altitude flight over Kyiv

On 23 September, a two CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing, conducted a low-altitude flight over Kyiv, Ukraine. For the...

U.S. Air Force conducts live-fire tests of new combat rescue helicopter

The U.S. Air Force announced last week that a new HH-60W Jolly Green II combat rescue helicopter begins live-fire testing. Live fire testing began for...

Russian Su-30 fighter jet crashed in Tver region

A Russian Su-30 fighter jet has crashed near the village of Dornikovo in the Tver region, 40 kilometers from Vyshny Volochok, on 22 September. At the...

Ukrainian and U.S. special operations forces kicked off exercise Fiction Urchin

Ukrainian and United States special operations forces Soldiers conduct static-line and free-fall training as part of a multinational exercise that includes the efforts of...

SNC receives $47 million for two additional Multi-Role Enforcement Aircraft

U.S. Customs & Border Protection awarded Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) a second $47M contract to expand the Multi-Role Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) fleet, bringing total...

Austria to receive 18 AW169M helicopters from Leonardo

Austria has placed a 300 million euros ($352 million) order for 18 AW169M twin-engine helicopters from Leonardo Helicopters in a deal with Italy, Austrian...

Ukraine to upgrade its AN-26 planes to use with U.S.-made T-11 parachute system

Ukrainian Ministry of Defense has awarded the Antonov company a contract to upgrade the AN-26 military transport plane for use with U.S.-made T-11 Advanced Tactical Parachute System. Antonov...

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Azerbaijani military turns Soviet biplane aircraft into drones

Details are emerging regarding the shot down of several Azerbaijani An-2 aircraft during the ethnic and territorial conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani...

Russia plans to equip its combat helicopters with suicide drones

The Russian Armed Forces move to equip some of its combat helicopters with suicide drones, according to multiple reports. A modular cluster of unguided aviation...

Japan military accepts first RC-2 modern spy plane

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force on Thursday accepted the first RC-2 reconnaissance aircraft from Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) following years of testing. On 1 October,...

U.S. Army releases its first digital UH-60V helicopter

The U.S. Army has announced that the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) released its first UH-60 Victor Black Hawk helicopter for delivery. The details were...