Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Aviation

Ukraine claims to have shot down Russian combat aircraft

Ukraine's military says it shot down a Russian aircraft in the eastern part of the country. A Russian Su-34 Fullback fighter-bomber was shot down over...

Mystery drone strikes Russian oil refinery in Yaroslavl

Reports emerged regarding an incident at the Russian oil refinery "Slavneft-YANOS" in Yaroslavl, where an unknown kamikaze drone crashed onto the premises. The Militarnyi news...

US Air Force deploys new HH-60W helicopter to Japan

The U.S. Air Force has deployed its new US Air Force deploys its new HH-60W Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II combat search and rescue...

Russia’s new kamikaze drone fell into hands of Ukrainian soldiers

Ukrainian soldiers have found an almost fully intact Shahed-136, a kamikaze-type drone that is used by the Russian military for conducting strikes on critical...

Sale of F-16 fighter jets to Türkiye approved

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced that the U.S. State Department approved the sale of new F-16 fighters to Türkiye following the Turkish government’s...

US State Department approves $8.6B sale of 40 F-35s to Greece

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8.6 billion sale of 40 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to the government of Greece, the...

US State Department approves $500M sale of helicopters to Croatia

Croatia has been granted the green light to acquire $500 million worth of UH-60 M Black Hawk helicopters, as confirmed by the U.S. State...

Turkish C-160 plane makes emergency landing after mechanical failure

A C-160 Transall transport aircraft from the Turkish Air Force was compelled to perform an emergency landing during a routine training exercise in Kayseri,...

South Korea starts production of new spy drone

South Korea has started mass production of the new multi-purpose medium-altitude unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) named 'Korean Reaper' to increase military surveillance reach over...

North Korea says it tested new nuclear-capable cruise missile

North Korea says it successfully test-launched a new nuclear-capable cruise missile. The new strategic cruise missile dubbed "Pulhwasal-3-31" is currently under development, and the test-firing...

Biden gives the green light to Turkey’s $20B F-16 buy

U.S. President Joe Biden has taken steps to initiate the formal notification process for the potential sale of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets to...

Ukraine will get Sea King helicopters from Germany

Germany has made a significant commitment to Ukraine, with the announcement that it will dispatch six 'Sea King' helicopters from its own military inventory...

German fighter jets to get new Brimstone missiles

Germany has unveiled its plans to equip its Eurofighter combat aircraft with the MBDA Brimstone air-to-surface missile, according to government sources. Outlined in Bundeswehr budgetary...

US Air Force’s new stealth bomber enters low-rate production

The U.S. Air Force's new B-21 Raider stealth bomber has entered low-rate initial production (LRIP), according to a statement by the Undersecretary of Defense...

Russian IL-76 plane crashes near Ukrainian border

An Il-76 Candid heavy cargo jet of Russian Air Space Forces has crashed in the Korochansky district of Belgorod region, Russia, not far from...

Ukraine declassifies details of strike on Russian Tu-22M3 bomber

Ukraine's Defense Intelligence Directorate (GUR) has declassified details of a unique mission conducted in 2023. In August 2023, Ukraine's military intelligence conducted a high-risk mission...

US spy plane monitors North Korea following Haeil drone test

The U.S. Air Force's RC-135W Rivet Joint spy plane conducted a surveillance flight over South Korea to monitor North Korea's activities following its claim...

Norway disperses its F-35 fighter jets

The Norwegian Armed Forces announced that two of its F-35 fighter jets landed on Wednesday at Sola base as part of the disperses concept...

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