Turkey’s first UAV Bayraktar TB2 hits target from 8 km away

The first domestically produced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Bayraktar TB2, has been armed, making Turkey the fifth country to arm a UAV. With the anti-tank missile installed, which was developed by Roketsan, Bayraktar successfully completed the test shots on Thursday. The Turkish defense industry sees the arming of the UAV as an important achievement, More...

19/12/2015 22:28
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ANTONOV and ТAQNIA AERONAUTICS signed a Memorandum on delivery of 30 AN−178s to Royal Saudi Air Force

On December 17, 2015, ANTONOV Company and «ТAQNIA AERONAUTICS», Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, signed the «Memorandum of Understanding». This document confirms the parties’ intension to deliver 30 multipurpose More...

19/12/2015 11:44

Ukrainian military will receive fast and economic trainer aircrafts

Ukrainian military will receive two fast trainer aircrafts L-39M1, modernized by UKROBORONPROM enterprise “Odessa Aviation Plant”, to meet challenges of modern times. The aircrafts got new tactical possibilities More...

19/12/2015 11:41

Rostec expects to sign an agreement with China for heavy helicopters in 2016

The contract for the creation of the AHL (Advanced Heavy Lift) Russian-Chinese heavy helicopter should be signed with the Chinese company Avicopter in mid-2016, said Dmitry Shugaev, Deputy CEO of Rostec. “We More...

17/12/2015 14:02

Ukroboronprom successfully tested modernized helicopter Mi-8MSB

UKROBORONPROM SE “Plant 410 CA” has successfully completed the cycle of ground and flight tests of Mi-8MSB. Increased flight range and payload and lower fuel consumption are the results of modernization. More...

17/12/2015 13:09

F-15 Eagles to return from Incirlik

The Air Force F-15 Eagles and Strike Eagles deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, are returning to RAF Lakenheath, UK, beginning Dec. 16. Turkey is a NATO ally, a close friend of the United States, and an important More...

16/12/2015 19:57

France confirms order for eight Airbus A330 MRTT tankers

Airbus Defence and Space has received a firm order from the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) for a further eight A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft. The aircraft constitute the second tranche More...

15/12/2015 11:44

U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin Conduct First LRASM Captive-Carry Flights on F/A-18E/F

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy recently completed the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) prototype captive-carry flight tests on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. The flights were conducted at Patuxent River More...

13/12/2015 00:29

Orbital ATK Granted U.S. Patent for Helicopter Active Protection System

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced it was granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the Helicopter Active Protection System (HAPS), a system More...

11/12/2015 21:04

Russian Helicopters delivers five Mi-171Sh helicopters to Bangladesh

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) delivered a batch of five military transport Mi-171Sh helicopters to Bangladesh’s Ministry of Defence. In addition to regular cargo transportation operations More...