Saturday, January 22, 2022

Air Forces

Huge order to supply F-16 fighter jets for “foreign customers”

Pentagon has approved sale of 90 A/Cs to foreign customers, we know that 66 of these have been ordered by Taiwan, it is unclear that who is getting the rest.

China Unveils Wing Loong- 10 Attack Drone

China has displayed its new Wing Loong-10 attack drone at Nanchang Airshow 2020 that kicked off on Saturday. The aircraft is a ground-attack version of the Wing Loong. It uses 1t thrust ZF850 engine that costs ¥6 million, according...

Boeing Shows Super Hornets Bristling With 14 Missiles In Formal Sales Pitch To Canada

Boeing's Super Hornet is now formally competing against Lockheed Martin's F-35 and Saab's Gripen E to become Canada's next fighter jet.

Setback for Modi, Macron as French Judge Opens Criminal Investigation Into Rafale Deal With...

A French judge has been appointed to lead a judicial investigation into alleged corruption and favouritism in the 7.8 billion euro sale to India of 36 fighter aircraft.

US approves sale of AIM120C8 AMRAAM to Japan

The Government of Japan has requested to buy thirty-two (32) AIM-120C-8 AMRAAM and one (1) AIM-120C-8 AMRAAM guidance section spare. Also included are containers, support and support equipment, spare and repair parts, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistical support services, and other related elements of logistical and program support. The estimated total cost is $63 million.

Chinese Stealth Fighters Head West To Confront India

The J-20 deployment, however temporary, signals Beijing’s resolve as China wrestles with India for influence over a disputed region of the Himalayas.