Friday, February 26, 2021

Aviation

Afghan forces on alert amid reports Pakistani helicopters helping Taliban

The Afghan national security forces were put on alert amid reports Pakistani helicopters are helping the Taliban militants by supplying weapons in eastern Paktika province. Deputy spokesman for the Ministry of Defense, Dawlat Waziri, told reporters on...

Russian Su-24M «Flanker» Bomber Crashes in Khabarovsk

A Sukhoi Su-24 jet of the Russian Defense Ministry has crashed in in Khabarovsk, a source in the law enforcement authorities told Interfax. Both pilots were killed in the crash, the ministry said in a statement. “Today at...

Iran’s Building a New Flying Ekranoplan

The Iran Shipbuilding and Offshore Industries Complex appears to have built a new ekranoplan at the shipyard located near Bostanu, satellite imagery suggests. Imagery acquired by DigitalGlobe from October 2014 shows Iran’s new flying boat. It’s the country’s...

Egyptian Navy seeking to acquire a single NH90 helicopter for its new FREMM frigate

Egyptian Navy is reportedly seeking to acquire a single NH90 multimission helicopter for its new FREMM frigate, which was transferred by DCNS to the Egyptian flag on 23 June. Several press reports clam that Egyptian Navy is...

China to deploy Air Force Rainbow-4 UAV

China to deploy Air Force Rainbow-4 UAV for earthquake damage reconnaissance for first time Rainbow-4 is the largest fixed wing UCAV of the Rainbow series (as of end of 2013). Externally, CH-4 looks almost identical to General...

Bell 525 Relentless completes first flight

The Bell 525 Relentless super-medium helicopter has successfully completed its first flight at Bell Helicopter's aircraft assembly centre in Amarillo, Texas, the company announced on 1 July. The flight test began with taxi testing and manoeuvres, after which...

Russian MiG-29 Fighter Crashes In the Kuban

A Russian MiG-29 fourth-generation fighter jet crashed near the village of Kushchevskaya in the Krasnodar Territory on Friday, injuring one of the pilots, the Interfax news agency reported. The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed the information about the crash....

Interior of Kawasaki P-1 Japanese maritime patrol aircraft

Interior of Kawasaki P-1 Japanese maritime patrol aircraft

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Russia receives requests for Su-57E fighters from foreign customers

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Russian Army orders more Chinese SUVs

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have ordered dozens of Chinese Haval H9 SUVs and plans to place an additional order for several...