'

DFNS.net Air Blog

Russian Fighter Jet 10m from Swedish Plane

Russian fighter jets have been acting more aggressively around Swedish reconnaissance aircrafts lately, according to Anders Grenstad, deputy director of operations in the Swedish Armed Forces. On Friday a photo was released by the...

Indian Airforce Chief Concerned By Fighter Delays

Indian top-gun pilots are slowly but surely running out of combat-worthy fighters to fly. Faced with the twin-threat from China and Pakistan, the IAF has once again sounded the red-alert over the huge delays...

Japan intercepts new Chinese GX-8 ELINT aircraft

Japan’s Ministry of Defense has released a photo of a new type of Chinese intelligence-gathering aircraft that its fighters intercepted in international airspace over the East China Sea on 3 October. Known as the...

Germany to make decision on MEADS next year

Germany will decide whether to continue to develop the MEADS missile defense system, or modernize the existing Patriot system, next year. …read more Source:: Alert5 (Air)

USAF buys Raytheon’s GaN C-band radar

Raytheon’s Three Dimensional Expeditionary Long Range Radar (3DELRR) has been selected by the U.S. Air Force as its next expeditionary radar. The C-band radar uses the latest gallium nitride (GaN) technology that increase the...

Indonesia, South Korea sign up for next phase of KFX programme

South Korea and Indonesia have signed a joint engineering and development agreement for the Korean Fighter Experimental (KFX) 4.5-generation fighter, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration in Seoul announced on 6 October. The agreement, which...

Israel retaliates for Hizbullah border attack

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has responded to a Hizbullah bombing on 7 October by shelling targets in southern Lebanon in what was the most significant recent security escalation between the two sides. Two...

AUSA 2014: Polaris unveils SOCOM off-road vehicle

Polaris Defense plans to unveil its DAGOR ultra-light combat vehicle at an upcoming US Army conference, company officials said on 7 October. So far Polaris has received contracts for the vehicle from elements of...

Russia’s new Armata MBT to make its debut in 2015

The Russian Land Forces are to receive a first batch of 32 Armata main battle tanks (MBTs) in 2015, Russia’s Land Forces Commander, Colonel General Oleg Salyukov, has stated. The new MBT is expected...

US approves JASSM sale to Poland

The US Congress approved a possible sale to Poland for 40 AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSMs) and Polish Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 52 fighter aircraft upgrades on 2 October. Poland has requested a...

US Army could fund AVX, Karem JMR tech development

The US Army could fund development of rotorcraft technology offered by two companies not selected to build demonstrator aircraft under the Pentagon’s Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) programme, officials announced on 3 October. The...

Raytheon bags 3DELRR contract from US Airforce

Raytheon Company has bagged a $19.5m contract from the US Air Force (USAF) for engineering and manufacturing development of a new expeditionary radar, designed to detect, identify and track drones, missiles and aircraft. …read...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close