Saturday, January 22, 2022

Air Forces

60 Aircraft To Participate in ‘Shaheen X’ Exercise Being Held in China

''Shaheen X''will take place in China’s western theatre command in the Second week of December.

Anatolian Eagle 2021 – JF-17 Thunders To Pitch Against Rafales and Vipers

The International Anatolian Eagle-2021 Exercise will be held between June 21- July 02, 2021, at the 3rd Main Jet Base in Konya with the participation of Turkish Naval Forces and Air Force and Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Qatar Air Forces, and NATO AWACS elements. Bangladesh, Belarus, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Georgia, Iraq, Sweden, Kosovo, Lebanon, Hungary, Malaysia, Nigeria, Romania, Tunisia, Ukraine, Oman, Jordan, and Japan will also participate as observers.

Argentine Air Force is Considering JF-17 as it’s Future Fighter

According to the chief of staff of the Argentine Air Force, Javier Isaac, aircraft manufacturers easily succumbed to British pressure, since they doubted the country's financial ability to pay for the purchase of new fighters. The general explained that the purchase of a JF-17 fighter is possible. The aircraft is produced in Pakistan, which was visited by a special commission of the Air Force in 2017.

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.