Monday, September 21, 2020

Air Forces

Royal United Services Institute’s examines the JF-17 & Tejas

Royal United Services Institute’s Justin Bronk examines the current state of fighter aircraft programmes around the world.

The US Air Force has built and flown a mysterious full-scale prototype of its...

The U.S. Air Force has secretly designed, built and flown at least one prototype of its enigmatic next-generation fighter jet, the service’s top acquisition official confirmed.

Greece to Buy 18 Rafale Fighters, Four New Frigates to Boost Defense

The country will also be boosted through the acquisition of Romeo SH-60 Seahawk helicopters, torpedoes, anti-tank and guided missiles and the modernization of the Hydra-class frigates.

Rafale’s Impact on IAF’s Air Power Capabilities

Any immediate impact of the Rafale on IAF’s air power capabilities is, thus, simply over-hyped. This inference, however, must not be dealt with lightly...

Bangladesh Plans Aircraft Production In 2021

BAF has also already set up a lab for satellite research and development. Bangladesh Air Force is going to launch "Indigenously" made Training Satellite system within 2-3 years.

Acquisitions And Upgrades Could Give Greece’s Air Force A Formidable Edge Over Turkey

Greece’s goals to acquire new fighter jets and upgrade its existing air force could see the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) attain a very formidable qualitative edge over its Turkish rival by the end of the 2020s.

U.S. Army awards contract to Leidos to support Mi-17 and PC-12 aircraft for Afghanistan...

Leidos was awarded a $35,7 million modification by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, for continued contractor logistics support services for special mission wing Mi-17/PC-12 aircraft fleets in support of the government of Afghanistan.

Indian envoy in Bangladesh meets BAF chief, discusses defence cooperation

Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh, Riva Ganguly Das on Tuesday met with Bangladesh Air Force chief Masihuzzaman Serniabat and discussed defence cooperation between the two countries. On Tuesday, Das had called on Bangladesh Navy chief Vice Admiral Shaheen Iqbal and congratulated him on his appointment as the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS).

Kushner .. UAE is in the final stages of getting the F35

In an interview on Sky News with the American Counselor, Kushner said that negotiations with the UAE to obtain the F35 are in their final stages.

Japan pushes defense equipment exports with corporate expertise

The Japanese government will work with the private sector to promote sales of defense equipment to India, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia, helping to provide market research and other expertise in a sector long barred from exports.