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 of the multi-year contract for 12 A330 MRTTs signed by the French Ministry of Defence in November 2014 and bring the total firm order to nine. More...

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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...

11/12/2015 10:37

TAI and LHTEC Sign Contract for CTS800 Engine

Turkish Aerospace Industries and the Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company, a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. and Rolls-Royce, have signedan agreementto supply CTS800 turboshaft engines More...

09/12/2015 17:42

Boeing Delivers Final Peace Eagle AEW&C Aircraft to Turkey

Boeing delivered the fourth and final Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the Turkish Air Force at Konya Air Base today, completing the Turkish AEW&C fleet and enhancing More...

09/12/2015 10:49

Russian airbase in Armenia received a batch of new helicopters

Russian airbase Erebuni (Armenia) received a batch of modern helicopters – the Mi-24P attack and Mi-8MT transport ones, said Russian Defense Minstry. The aircraft have arrived from the military airfield of the More...

09/12/2015 10:25

Russian Helicopters offers after-sales services to helicopter operators in Egypt

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) is preparing to provide after-sales service and maintenance for Russian-made helicopters operated in Egypt. The repair base in Heluane (Egypt) will be retooled More...

08/12/2015 10:46

Armenian UAV shot down – PHOTO

A drone of the Armenian Armed Forces has been shot down, press service Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Dec.7. According to information, Azerbaijan’s Air Defense Troops have shot down a small-scale drone More...

04/12/2015 22:51

EXPAL’s SHEPHERD-MIL UAV participates in the RAPAZ programme

The project launched last June by the Directorate General of Armament and Material (DGAM) is aimed at evaluating the varying RPAS systems that exist on the national market, and which are considered of interest to More...