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Taiwan develops new compact loitering guided weapon

The National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) of Taiwan has unveiled its new anti-radiation loitering munition system or anti-radiation missile at the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE 2017). The new...

​New Delhi approves Apache acquisition for Army

New Delhi’s Defence Acquisition Council has approved the acquisition of six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for the army at a cost of $651 million. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

RAF A400 Atlas Debuts During Mobility Guardian

Many Mobility airframes from 11 international countries are attending Mobility Guardian, including the Royal Air Force’s A400M Atlas as it makes its debut in a large-scale exercise. The tactical airlifter is comparable to the...

India to buy six AH-64Es for its Army

India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the purchase of six Boeing AH-64E attack helicopters for the Army. Photo by …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

Taiwan unveils its anti-radiation suicide drone

Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology has unveiled its anti-radiation suicide drone at this year’s Taipei Aerospace and Defence Technology Exhibition. …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

Second PAF F-7PG crash this month

The Pakistan Air Force lost another Chinese-made F-7PG fighter this month when one crashed near Sargodha on Aug. 17. The pilot survived the ejection. By Michael B. Keller, U.S. Air Force [Public domain], via...

Air Force Puts Meat On A11 Space Bones

WASHINGTON: It probably won’t do much to fend off vigorous efforts by House lawmakers to create a Space Corps, but the Air Force has picked most of the people to staff its new A11...

USN plans ‘raid’ upgrade ECP for RAM Block 2

The US Navy (USN) has revealed plans for a further update of the RIM-116C Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Block 2 ship self-defence missile, as part of efforts to improve performance against complex multi-missile raids....

India approves Apache procurement for army

India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved the INR41.7 billion (USD651.3 million) import of six Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters for the Indian Army (IA). The six helicopters, which were approved on 17...

UK explores Multi-Role Support Ship concept

Key Points The MRSS pre-concept study is due to report in 2018 MRSS will address future amphibious, forward repair, and medical capability requirements The UK Royal Navy (RN) has instigated a package of studies...