Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Topic: transport

C-17 Globemaster III passes four million flight hours milestone

The C-17 Globemaster III massive long-haul military transport aircraft has now flown more than four million flight hours, achieving this impressive milestone in 25 years of operations.  A...

Ukraine reportedly to acquire 8 AN-74 transport aircraft

The Ukrainian Armed Forces will reportedly buy up to 8 An-74 multipurpose transport aircraft to replace the aging AN-26 fleet. Ukrainian Armed Forces are intending to acquire new...

Russian Air Force conducts a mass launch of AN-124 heavy cargo aircraft

For the first time, the Russian Air Force has conducted a mass launch of 6 AN-124 (Nato reporting name Condor) cargo aircraft, practicing the combat capability of...

India to buy 56 C295 transport aircraft in $2.5 billion contract

The Indian government reportedly will spend $2.5 billion to purchase C295 tactical transport aircraft from Airbus Defense, multiple news outlets reported. On Tuesday, Hindustan Times has reported that...

UK’s Royal Air Force releases video of C-17 landing on dirt runway

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) has released a short video that shows the C-17 Globemaster III  transport aircraft landed on a dirt runway. British long-range, heavy-lift strategic transport aircraft performed take-off and...

C-130 military transport aircraft makes emergency landing in Russia

A Bangladesh Air Force C-130 transport plane made an emergency landing at Khabarovsk airport in Russia. Local officials said two of the plane's four turboprops failed and it...

Russia announces plans to receive new Il-112V aircraft in 2023

Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov has announced that country's Defense Ministry to receive new serial Ilyushin Il-112V aircraft from 2023. "We should additionally transfer two...

Ukraine plans to buy new AN-178 military transport aircraft

Ukraine has announced plans to buy three new AN-178 military transport aircraft to replace its ageing fleet of AN-26 aircraft. Citing a report from Minister for Strategic Industries...

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MSVS trucks complete their first year in service in the Canadian Army

On December 4, 2019, the 1,587th and last Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) truck was completed on the production lines in Marolles-en-Hurepoix. It was...

Ukraine in talks to buy 5.56mm assault rifles

Ukrainian Armed Forces are in advanced talks with an unnamed European defense contractor about a possible purchase of a batch of 5.56mm caliber assault...