Monday, September 20, 2021

Aviation

Japanese jets intercept Chinese giant drones

The Japanese Ministry of Defense's Joint Staff Office has released footage of what it says were interceptions over neutral waters of Chinese new long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicles that were flying toward its border over the East China...

Russian Aerospace Forces Su-24 plane crashed near Perm

Details are still limited, but a Russian Aerospace Forces Su-24 Fencer combat jet has crashed in the city of Perm, near the Ural Mountains. According to local media, Su-24 crashed Friday while during a scheduled flight for repairs. "While flying...

U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker was late for Ukrainian independence parade

The U.S. Air Force KC-135T Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, with tail number 85-0092, was late for the Ukrainian Independence Day military parade in Kyiv. The curious incident occurred Tuesday morning when a U.S....

U.S. Air Force takes next step with new, low-cost Skyborg combat drones

U.S Air Force edged forward to low-cost, artificial intelligence-enabled teamed aircraft with the August contract options valued up to $13.2 million to KRATOS (XQ-58A) and up to $7 million to General Atomics (MQ-20) to further the development...

British fighters intercepts Russian military aircraft over Black Sea

Royal Air Force scrambled fighter jets to intercept a Russian military aircraft flying in International Airspace over the Black Sea. In a release Tuesday, Royal Air Force reported that Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets on Quick Reaction Alert based in Romania...

Russian Air Force’s newest transport aircraft crashes near Moscow

A prototype of the newest Russian IL-112V military light transport aircraft crashed during a flight in Kubinka outside Moscow. The incident occurred during a training flight at the Kubinka air base. The cause of the crash is unknown. Eyewitnesses...

China sent its fighter jets to Russia

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force has deployed J-10B and J-16 fighter jets to Russia for the Aviadarts military aviation competition. Chinese media on Aug. 14, reported that PLA's military aircraft, including fighter jets and transport...

Slovak Air Force to join Ukrainian military parade for independence anniversary

Slovak Air Force military aircraft will for the first time to take part in a lavish parade in Kyiv this August marking the 30th anniversary of independence following the Soviet Union's breakup. Earlier this week, the Slovak Air...

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