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Category: Air

Jordan orders Robinson helicopters for training

Jordan has ordered eight Robinson R44 helicopters, the Robinson Helicopter Company announced on 15 October. The US company said the R44s will replace the Royal Jordanian Air Force’s (RJAF’s) Hughes 500D helicopters that have...

Shenyang makes progress on J-15 fleet

New photos that have appeared on Chinese aviation websites suggest that mass production of the Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (SAC) J-15 carrier-based multirole fighter is gathering pace. Two new J-15 aircraft, numbered 104 and 105,...

Airbus and Tata team for Indian MTA requirement

Airbus Defence and Space (DS) has teamed with Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) as it looks to secure the Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) Medium Transport Aircraft (MTA) requirement with its C295, it was announced on...

Lockheed, Pentagon Agree on Eighth F-35 Lot

Lockheed Martin has reached an agreement with the Pentagon to procure the eighth lot of F-35 joint strike fighters, including the first stealthy jets for Israel and Japan. …read more Source:: Defense News (Air)

DoD, Lockheed Shake On 29 F-35s; Price Drops 3.6%

WASHINGTON: It’s finally official. After months of senior program and Pentagon officials saying they were really close to a deal, Lockheed Martin and the Joint Program Office just announced they’ve got agreement in principle...

NGC-Built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Reports for Duty

The U.S. Navy has declared initial operational capability (IOC) for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, designed, developed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). It is the newest and most technologically advanced variant of...

Predator training base sees rising demand for services

​Predator squadron commanders at Holloman AFB in New Mexico, the air force’s primary training base for what it prefers to call remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) crews, are aware that demand for General Atomics Aeronautical...

Predator training base sees rising demand for services

​Predator squadron commanders at Holloman AFB in New Mexico, the air force’s primary training base for what it prefers to call remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) crews, are aware that demand for General Atomics Aeronautical...

India chooses Israel over US for $525M missile deal

India has chosen to buy anti-tank guided missiles from Israel, rejecting a rival US offer, as the right-wing government clears projects worth $13.1 billion to modernize its aging military, official sources said Sunday. …read...

Saab, Brazil finalise Gripen NG deal

​Saab and industrial partners including Embraer are to start work on 36 Gripen NG fighters formally ordered today by Brazil with the signing of a SKr39.3 billion ($5.8 billion) contract for delivery from five...

Saab and Brazil Sign Contract for Gripen NG

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Brazilian Federal Government (Ministry of Defense through the Aeronautics Command, COMAER) covering the development and production of 36 Gripen NG fighter aircraft for...

Israeli Firm Adapts Iron Dome for Intercepts at Sea

Rafael Ltd. is developing ship-based versions of Iron Dome, the system credited with intercepting nearly 90 percent of the thousands of Gaza-launched rockets designated as direct threats to the Israeli home front in last...

Elop unveils miniature laser designator for UAVs

Elbit Systems’ Elop subsidiary has unveiled what it claims is the smallest laser designator that can be carried by a mini unmanned air vehicle. …read more Source:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

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