Category: Week in Photos

Maldivian National Defence Force (MNDF) Do-228 Maritime Surveillance aircraft 0

India Hands Over Surveillance Aircraft to Maldives Amid Strategic Tussle with China

The requirement for a Dornier Maritime Surveillance aircraft was raised during the visit of former President Abdulla Yameen to India in 2016. While it could not get implemented earlier, the present Ibrahim Solih government...

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Israeli Netanyahu’s controversial new ‘Air Force One’

Long delayed and over budget, Israel’s PM was about to receive a VIP-configured Boeing 767 to fly him around the world. Fearing criticism amid an economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the plane...

USAF F-16C (87-352) captive-carry Gray Wolf cruise at Edwards AFB, 9 Jun 2020 0

USAF 416th FLTS, AFRL Tests “Gray Wolf” Prototype Cruise Missile

The USAF 416th Flight Test Squadron recently completed a round of tests of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s “Gray Wolf” prototype cruise missile at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Gray Wolf is a DoD-directed...

German Aerospace Center Dassault DLR IS­TAR re­search air­craft 20 February 2020. 0

Flight experiments for the air transport system of the future – New DLR IS­TAR re­search air­craft ar­rives in Braun­schweig

Handover in the hangar of DLR’s Flight Experiments facility in Braunschweig together with representatives from science, industry, government and the media. Commissioning with first flight tests and further development of ISTAR begins. ISTAR joins...

Kuwait Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role fighter aircraft 0

First flight of ‘most advanced variant of Kuwaiti Eurofighter’ takes place

The first Instrumented Series Production Aircraft (ISPA 6) configured for the Kuwaiti Air Force has successfully completed its first flight. The aircraft is the first to fly the Captor E-Scan Radar with Phase Enhancement...

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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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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,...

Czech Air Force AERO Vodochody L-159A ALCA 0

Aero will overhaul 16 L-159 aircraft for the Czech army for CZK 1.6 billion

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and Czech Ministry of Defence announced during the International Defence and Security Technologies Fair in Brno, Czech Republic contract for maintenance of 16 L-159 aircraft in four years. The total...

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KMW Set to Modernise 101 German Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tanks

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has been awarded a contract to modernise 101 Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks.   The contract in question was signed on 28 March 2019 at the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr...

Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon 0

Ice Warriors / Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons

Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons proved their swing-role capability this winter during the NATO Exercise Trident Juncture in Norway Exercise Trident Juncture is centered on the scenario of protecting Norway from a border invasion by...