Monday, January 17, 2022

Aviation

Boeing nabs $471M for Japanese Super Interceptor program

Aerospace giant Boeing was awarded a $471,3 million contract action from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center for the ‘Japanese Super Interceptor’ program.  According to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements, Boeing has been awarded...

Israel confirms buying CH-53K helicopters and additional KC-46 tankers

The Israeli Ministry of Defense confirmed on December 30, 2021, that Tel Aviv will buy 12 Lockheed Martin CH-53K helicopters for about $2 billion and two more Boeing KC-46 refueling aircraft, to add to the two already...

Truck carrying Russian Su-34 fighter-bomber aircraft involved in crash

A truck carrying a Su-34 Fullback fighter-bomber aircraft has driven off a road in Russia. The incident reportedly took place in the Saratov region of South-Western Russia, according to a video circulated on Russian social media. No one was...

Lockheed Martin to develop new F-35 variant for foreign customer

America's biggest defense firm Lockheed Martin was awarded a contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command for developing a new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter variant for a foreign customer. According to the U.S. Department of Defense contract...

Ukraine’s new intelligence-gathering drone took to the sky for the first time

The new Ukrainian-made electronic intelligence complex based on an unmanned aircraft platform took to the air.  On December 27, Defense Express reported that Ukraine’s intelligence-gathering version of the PD-2 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has begun its flight test...

US Air Force battle management plane spotted over Ukraine

The U.S. Air Force E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System battlefield management command and control aircraft was spotted over Ukraine on 27 December. Freelance journalist Vladimir Vorobyov posted the photo of E-8C while it flew in Ukrainian...

First US Air Force base in Europe receives fifth-generation stealth fighter

The U.S. Air Force has confirmed that its first base in Europe received the new 9-g capable multirole fighter that combines stealth, sensor fusion, with unprecedented situational awareness. The details were given in a 48 Fighter Wing Public...

BAE Systems receives $493M to upgrade F-35’s electronic warfare system

BAE Systems, a global leader in electronic warfare, was awarded a $493 million contract modification from Lockheed Martin to significantly upgrade and modernize the electronic warfare (EW) system for the F-35 Lightning II, enabling the fifth-generation fighter to quickly...

TRENDING NOW