Thursday, October 22, 2020

Air Forces

India Setting Up A New Complex To Develop A 110 kN Fighter Jet Engine

“The new engine complex is being set up as a national mission to develop a 110 kilo newton powered engine for the future class of AMCA and could produce the engine within seven years of starting work,” the report says.

Ready to undertake operations on both China, Pakistan fronts: Indian AF

Speaking about the IAF's capability to undertake night operations in these tough terrains, a fighter pilot said, "Today, our warfare capabilities have grown, so much so that we are able to undertake all types of missions even at nights from the forward base."

Russian Su-30 fighter jet SHOT DOWN during military drills

A Su-30 fighter jet that crashed in central Russia might have been accidentally shot down by another jet during military drills, local media has reported. Both pilots managed to eject safely, but the aircraft was destroyed.

IAF Su-30MKI starts getting New Secured Radio and Radio altimeter

BNET-AR/Global-Link Airborne software-defined Radio will be integrated into most of the fighter jets so that the Pilots can communicate with each other without been eavesdropped by the rival pilots (Pakistani & Chinese) in the vicinity.

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.