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U.S. Air Force RQ-4 unmanned surveillance aircraft crashes in California

The RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft crashed in an uninhabited area near Lone Pine, in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, an …

U.S. Air Force

Belarus receives first batch of CS/VN3 armoured vehicles from China

Belarus has received the first batch of CS/VN3 armoured vehicles that were donated by the government of China.<p>That was reported by 42.tut.by.<p>The …

Belarus

Russia tests T-14 Armata battle tank’s strike capabilities

Russian machine building company Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) started test-fired of T-14 Armata next-generation battle tanks at the Staratel test range in …

US Air Force gives Congress classified report on restarting F-22 program

The United States Air Force has provided the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, a classified report on restarting the F-22 …

Military

JF-17 fighter jet of Pakistan Air Force shoots down Iran-made spy drone

Pakistan Air Force shot down an Iranian spy drone flying in Panjgur airspace.<p>The incident is first of its kind in the history of two Islamic …

Aerospace

Israel Aerospace Industries successfully test-fires long-range LORA missile

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has successfully completed a firing trail with LORA (Long-Range Artillery weapon system) as the conclusive stage of …

Military

Airbus Helicopters unveils RACER high-speed helicopter concept

Airbus Helicopters has unveiled further details of the Rapid And Cost-Effective Rotorcraft (RACER) high-speed helicopter concept at the Paris Air …

Aerospace

Two B-1B strategic bombers of the U.S. Air Force train over Korea

Two B-1B strategic bombers of the U.S. Air Force took part in an exercise with two ROK F-15K fighter jets over the Korean Peninsula, Tuesday, …

North Korea

RADA successfully completes testing “On-The-Move” capabilities of its tactical radars

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd., a leader in the development, production, and sale of tactical land radars for force and border protection – today …

Military

US F-35 fighter jet shows off amazing air stunts and maneuvers at Paris Air Show 2017

The F-35A made its aerial demonstration debut on June 19, 2017 at the Paris Air Show in front of crowds of thousands. Watch this impressive display …

Aerospace

Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid tensions between Doha and its Arab neighbors

The first batch of Turkish troops have arrived in Qatar for a ‘long-planned’ Turkish-Qatari military drill, local media reported citing a Qatari …

Middle East

China to unveil new weapon systems at upcoming large-scale military parade

Beijing is likely to hold a large-scale military parade to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the PLA`s establishment. China’s Armed Forces will …

War

Ukraine’s Special Operations Forces shows interest in Z-10 precision rifle

The Ukrainian Special Operations Forces are considering the Z-10 precision rifle to fulfill its broadest range of tactical requirements. That was …

War

US 10th Mountain Division to get first Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

An infantry brigade combat team of the 10th Mountain Division will be the first unit to get the new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, or JLTVs, around …

Military

Chinese naval fleet departs for joint drill in Russia

A Chinese naval fleet sailed out of a port in south China’s Hainan Province Sunday for a scheduled military exercise with the Russian navy in St. …

Russia

Chinese WZ-10 attack helicopters conducts live-fire training exercise at low altitude

The WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to a helicopter regiment of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force conducted a live-fire training exercise …

Military

CONTROP reports sale of several helicopter EO/IR payloads for the Israel Police

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. is announcing the sale of several iSky-20HD (formerly SHAPO-HD) and iSky-50HD (formerly DSP-HD) EO/IR payloads to …

Military

New fighter attack version of M-346 earns most media attention at Paris Air Show

The Paris Air Show will officially open tomorrow, but already the new fighter attack version of the M-346 earned the most media attention.Leonardo …

Aerospace

Leonardo unveils new M-345 trainer aircraft at Paris Air Show

The new M-345 trainer aircraft will have their Paris Air Show debut during the 52ème Salon International de lAéronautique et de lEspace, June 19-25, …

Aerospace

National Guard of Ukraine parades new Varta armoured vehicles

The National Guard of Ukraine or NGU publicly displayed its new Varta armoured vehicles for the first time during a parade to mark the third …

Ukraine

Austria ordered 580 VarioRay laser light module sets for counterterrorism unit

Rheinmetall has racked up fresh successes in the field of advanced infantry and special operations equipment with its VarioRay family of laser light …

War

Russia and China to cooperate on the development of industrial gas-turbine units

As part of the Fourth China-Russia Expo, on June 16, United Engine Corporation (UEC, a company of Rostec) and Harbin Turbine Company (HTC), a Chinese …

China

CONTROP unveils new T-STAMP-XR gyro-stabilized miniature EO/IR payload for UAS at Paris Air Show 2017

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of electro-optics and IR defense and homeland security solutions – launches …

Air Shows

Russia plans to sign contract with China for heavy-lift helicopter production at the end of 2017

Rostec may sign the contract with the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) for the Advanced Heavy Lifter (AHL), a heavy-lift helicopter to …

Aerospace

Russian An-26 transport aircraft collides with moose at Yermolino airport

The An-26 transport aircraft belonging to Russia’s National Guard collided with a moose while landing at Yermolino airport in the Kaluga Region in …

Airplanes

Russia deploys airborne early warning and control aircraft in Crimea

The Russian military has deployed Beriev A-50 (NATO reporting name: Mainstay)airborne early warning and control (AEW) Ilyushin Il-22 aircraft and …

Aerospace

Bangladesh orders five Russian Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters

The Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) inked an order for five Mil Mi-171Sh helicopters from Russian Helicopters on Monday, June 12.<p>That was reported by …

Aerospace

Russia hopes to sign mega deal with Egypt to supply T-90 main battle tanks

Russian defence companies are hoping to sign the mega deal with Egyptian Armed Forces to supply T-90MS main battle tanks (MBTs).<p>That was reported by …

War

Ukrainian company tests new flame-resistant clothing for tank crewmen

The Ukraine-based TEMP-3000 scientific-production enterprise successfully tested its new flame-resistant clothing for the crews of Armoured Fighting …

Clothing