Category: All Aviation News

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Defense contractor delivers over 20 strike helicopters to Russian troops in 2019

According to Rostec director, the corporation fully meets the Defense Ministry’s needs for modern combat helicopters. Russian Helicopters Group (part of the state hi-tech corporation Rostec) has fulfilled its 2019 defense procurement plan and...

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Canadian Air Force accepts first new SAR plane despite issue with manuals

The Canadian military has accepted the first of 16 new search-and-rescue (SAR) planes despite outstanding issues with the aircraft’s manuals. The new plane was officially handed over by European manufacturer Airbus to the Royal...

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Iranian Air Force conduct test flight of Yasin trainer jet

The Iranian Air Force has conducted a test-flight of the Yasin jet trainer, a locally-produced aircraft. On October 17, 2019, Iran showed off the jet trainer, referred to as Yasin, at a ceremony at...

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UK Orders Five Boeing E-7 AEW&C in $2 Billion Deal

The Wedgetail is an Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft with maritime search capabilities, the ability to control unmanned aircraft and intelligence gathering capabilities. The Wedgetail is based on a Boeing 737-700, with the...

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Raytheon Set to Offer Retrofits for Boeing’s F-15 Jet Fleet

Raytheon Company RTN recently secured a $15-million modification contract for retrofitting  F-15 jet fleet with Mode 5 capable Identify Friend or Foe units. The deal was awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center,...

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Thousands turn out to see event in Lielvarde marking Latvian Air Force’s 100th anniversary

Thousands of people turned out to see an event at Lielvarde Air Base yesterday marking the 100th anniversary of the Latvian Air Force, LETA observed. The event opened with a concert in the morning,...

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Leonardo’s BriteCloud decoy flies toward service on RAF Typhoons

Leonardo will support UK MOD trials with its BriteCloud Expendable Active Decoy in the UK and US. The decoy is expected to go into service on Typhoon later in 2019 BriteCloud is a drinks-can...

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Top Aces sees expanded role for red air as Air Force training evolves

The federal government’s request for proposals for a next-generation fighter jet may be delayed until July, but the company that provides aggressor or “red air” training for the fighter fleet is already preparing for...

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Deep Learning Model Speeds Up, Automates Satellite Image Analysis

Algorithm trains itself to identify objects, unlocking new geospatial workflow efficiencies. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) develops satellite imagery recognition system using open-source deep learning libraries to quickly identify and classify objects or targets in...

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The Czech Army took over three AERO Vodochody L-159T2 two-seat aircraft

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. delivered to the Czech Army three two-seat L-159T2 aircraft improved by a number of major upgrades to meet the new requirements of the Czech Air Force for advanced pilot training...