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Is China constructing an air base in Cambodia?

Satellite photos has revealed that Chinese company Union Development Group has been constructing an airport in Koh Kong province, Cambodia. However, questions were raised as to why the airport has such a long runway....

Romania to acquire additional F-16 fighter jets

Romania is looking to acquire additional F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing MiG-21 Lancer fighter aircraft, National Defense Minister Gabriel Les said. According to Scramble Magazine, the National Defence Minister Gabriel Les announced...

India test-fires MPATGM

India has successfully tested its indigenous Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) on Mar 13. Source …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

Czech Republic orders RBS 70 missiles

Saab has received an order to deliver the Mk II missile for RBS 70 to the Army of the Czech Republic. The deliveries will take place in 2019. Photo: Saab Source …read more Read...

Air Force Exploring AI Pilots with New Skyborg Concept

The Air Force has launched a new program to develop an artificial intelligence “wingman” that would train alongside pilots and perhaps eventually be linked to an unmanned attritable aircraft, the service’s acquisition chief said...

US bomber practiced an attack on a Russian naval base

A US B-52H Stratofortress large-payload multirole strategic bomber aircraft practiced a mock attack on a Russian naval base in the Baltic Sea region. A strategic bomber of the U.S. Air Force approached to within...

Lockheed Martin names new head of fighter aircraft group

Lockheed Martin named Bridget Lauderdale as the incoming vice-president and general manager for its Integrated Fighter Group, the part of the company responsible for the development, manufacturing and sustainment of the F-16 and F-22...

Leonardo targets role on UK’s Tempest next-gen fighter

Leonardo is hopeful that Italy can join the UK’s Tempest sixth-generation fighter programme, building on the involvement of its defence electronics division in the effort. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News...

Russia returned the SU-25 attack aircraft to Syria

The Russian Armed Forces again deployed Sukhoi SU-25 attack aircraft to Syria after a year’s interval. Images from civilian satellite company ImageSat International released a new photo showed returned SU-25 attack aircraft at Khmeimim...

USN to add 36 more EA-18Gs at NAS Whidbey Island

The U.S. Navy has decided to assign another 36 EA-18G electronic attack jets to NAS Whidbey Island. U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers from VAQ-140, Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island, fly alongside an E-8C Joint STARS...

USN to add 36 more EA-18Gs at NAS Whidbey Island

The U.S. Navy has decided to assign another 36 EA-18G electronic attack jets to NAS Whidbey Island. U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers from VAQ-140, Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island, fly alongside an E-8C Joint STARS...

Qatar receives first AH-64E Apache helicopter

Qatar has received the first of 24 AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters, during a ceremony at the manufacturer’s production facility in Mesa. Qatar Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs, Khalid bin...

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