Friday, October 30, 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.

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.

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.

Greece getting 18 Rafales, 8 are free from France

The report says a preliminary agreement for the acquisition has been reached. Ten of these fighters will be the F3-R variant built from scratch while the other 8 jets will be second-hand aircraft that will be transferred free to Greece from the French Air Force.

Russians claim to have photon radar, which makes stealth technology useless

Engineers say they have succeeded in developing phase-active radar thanks to the principles of radiophonics. The prototype has already been tested and, according to a Moscow Komsomol member, is successful.

The Electronic Warfare (EW) suite for a Fighter Aircraft (EM and EO)

Defensive & Offensive EW Suites on an aircraft