Sunday, May 16, 2021

Air Forces

US sixth gen fighter making rapid progress, to enter service by end of decade

USAF plans two all-new fighters, a much greater use of autonomous and unmanned aircraft and a new way of providing close air support.

Tunisia is negotiating to acquire Kuwaiti F-18 Hornet fighters

Tunisian military is about to purchase all or part of the F / A-18C Hornets fleet. Kuwait withdrew its fleet of 31 F-18s from service three weeks ago with the launch of F / A-18 E / F Super Hornets and the imminent arrival of Eurofighter Typhoons.

L3Harris Technologies to Provide Next-Generation Electronic Warfare System for F-16 Multirole Fighter

System will protect aircraft from emerging electronic threats with advanced digital technologies

Taiwan loses two F-5E fighter jets in apparent collision

Taiwanese pilot killed and another missing in the ageing fleet’s third crash over the past six months.

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Pakistan General Nadeem Visits IQAF HQ

He was received by Chief of Staff of the Iraq Air Force, Lt. Gen Pilot Shihab Jahid Ali. Note the JF-17 Model prominently displayed at HQ!

Indian Air Force Pilot Killed In MiG-21 Bison Accident During Training Mission

Group Captain A Gupta lost his life in the unfortunate accident.

The Other Two Pakistani Sticks That Forced India Into Submission

Six Indian military installations were engaged by PAF strike aircraft using two types of glide bombs both of which are manufactured in Pakistan; H-4 SOW (Stand - Off Weapon) & Range Extension Kit (REK).

BAF to get high-performance fighter planes: Bangladesh PM

Besides, the BAF is also going to get soon the air defence system integration, unmanned aerial vehicle system, mobile gap filler radar and ultra-modern air defence radar, she said.