Saturday, April 17, 2021

Aviation

Israeli Air Force receives new Oron intelligence spy plane

The Israeli Air Force announced on Sunday that it has received new Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance aircraft, called the Oron. The announcement detailed that the 122nd ("Nachson") Squadron received its new aircraft - the "Oron", which will grant...

U.S. Air Force awards contract to Raytheon for integration of new air-launched munitions

The U.S. Department of Defense announced a contract worth up to $79,3 million for integration and test of new air-launched munitions. According to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has...

British Armed Forces awards contract to BAE Systems for CMWS support

Britain’s biggest defense company BAE Systems has announced that it has received a $21 million contract from the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to support the Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) over the next four-and-a-half years. This contract...

India gets new batch of French Rafale fighter jets

Indian Air Force announced on Wednesday that it has taken delivery of the 4th batch of Rafale fighter aircraft. The details were given in a 31 March media release, to announce that the 4th batch of three Indian...

Saab successfully tests Gripen fighter with 3D-printed parts

Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab announced on Tuesday that it has successfully conducted the trial which marked the first time an exterior 3D-printed part has been flown on a Gripen aircraft, rather than internal 3D-printed components....

Boeing gets new contract modifications for F-15’s digital avionics system

The American plane-maker Boeing has received $9.6 and $8,5 million contract modifications for Eagle Passive/Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS), according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. The deal, which was a modification to a previous...

Italian newest aircraft carrier officially ready to operate F-35B fighter

Just this week, the F-35 Joint Program Office has confirmed that it has delivered a flight clearance recommendation to the Italian Navy for the safe operation of fifth-generation F-35B fighter aircraft on the upgraded Italian Navy flagship...

Semi-autonomous robot dogs helps the U.S. Air Force to improve bases security

The U.S. Air Force successfully integrate quad-legged Unmanned Ground Vehicles, known popularly as "robot dogs," to add an extra level of protection to bases. According to a recent service news release, the first official quad-legged Unmanned Ground Vehicles...

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