Thursday, September 16, 2021

Aviation

Russia unveils production line of Okhotnik combat drone

Russia's Defense Ministry on Thursday released footage showing a new prototype of the newest S-70 Okhotnik flying wing unmanned combat air vehicle at the assembly line at the Novosibirsk Aviation Plant. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu inspected the...

Road to the future: Bell unveils VTOL aircraft concepts

The Bell helicopter maker, part of American conglomerate Textron, is rolling out a new concepts of future High-Speed Vertical Take-Off and Landing (HSVTOL) aircraft. Bell announced Monday the unveiling of design concepts for new aircraft systems for military applications which...

Turkmenistan showcases newly acquired Leonardo’s M-346FA combat aircraft

Turkmenistan has publicly displayed its newly acquired M-346FA light attack aircraft. TheM-346FA (Fighter Attack) is a light attack version of M-346 jet trainer developed by the Italian firm Leonardo. The first two aicraft were spotted on footage released by...

BAE Systems develops advanced version of APKWS guidance kits

Aerospace giant BAE Systems announced Monday it has developed an advanced version of its combat-proven APKWS guidance kit that offers enhanced strike distance and precision strike lethality. The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System, best known as APKWS, is a...

Russian pilots use US-made GPS receivers during combat missions in Syria

Russian military pilots use commercial GPS receivers during their combat operations in Syria, according to Viktor Alksnis. Nationalist politician and Soviet Air Force veteran Viktor Alksnis drew attention to recent images of Su-34 Fullback fighter-bomber aircraft in Syria,...

Ukraine to parade Bayraktar TB2 armed drone for first time

From upgraded main battle tanks to the world's largest cargo airplane, Ukraine will show a host of high-tech weaponry systems and aircraft during an upcoming parade commemorating celebrate the 30th anniversary of its independence. Ukrainian Armed Forces also...

Second flight test for U.S. Air Force hypersonic missile fails

The second flight test of the U.S Air Force's latest hypersonic missile failed on July 28 following technical problems, the service announced in a statement. The details were given in a media release, to announce Air Force conducted...

Sukhoi Su-35 jet crashes in Russia’s far east

A Russian Aerospace Forces Su-35 fighter jet has crashed in the far east of Russia on Saturday, Russian news agencies cited rescue officials as saying. Four minutes after the takeoff, the pilot ejected, and the fighter jet continued...

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