Saturday, November 27, 2021

Air Forces

Raytheon to upgrade air traffic surveillance radars for Brazilian Air Force

DULLES, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is modernizing the Brazilian Air Force's surveillance radars across the Amazon. Raytheon will upgrade seven legacy radars to the next-generation Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar system, Condor Mk3, increasing...

Draken International’s MIRAGE F1 Takes Flight Over Florida

Draken International successfully completed the maiden voyage of its first regenerated Mirage F1 on November 12 at Lakeland Linder International Airport, Lakeland, FL. The supersonic, radar-equipped F1 is one of 24 ex-military fighter aircraft currently being regenerated by Draken...

Portugal signs contract for acquisition of five Multi-Mission Airlift KC-390

ÉVORA, Portugal, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Portuguese Government and Embraer signed today, at a ceremony held at Embraer's facility in Évora, a contract for the acquisition of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390. Additionally, services and support and...

Air2030: Planning decree for the acquisition of new fighter jets

BERN – At its meeting of May 15, 2019, the Federal Council decided to continue the procedure concerning the Air2030 program. It instructed the DDPS to submit by the beginning of September at the latest a draft planning order...

PHOTOS: Russian combat drone and new Su-57 painting

The first photo of combat drone Sukhoi Okhotnik (Hunter), built by the Novosibirsk Aviation Plant, which completed its first runway tests in November, was released. The Okhotnik also known as S-70 is scheduled to complete its first flight in 2019,...

Russia’s Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet gets advanced stealth coating

MOSCOW — A new composite material with enhanced radar wave absorbing properties was used to make the cockpit canopy of the most advanced Sukhoi Su-57 multirole fighter jet and the Tupolev Tu-160 strategic missile-carrying bomber, Russia’s state hi-tech corporation...

UK declares IOC for F-35B fighters

Defence Secretary Sets Sights on Next Century of British Air Power Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has today revealed that Britain’s combat air power has reached new heights whilst speaking in a brand-new hangar displaying one-hundred years of fighter jets. Speaking at...

Brazilian Air Force confirms Leonardo as AMX logistic support supplier

ROME — The Brazilian Air Force General Command of Support (COMGAP) has confirmed Leonardo as the supplier of long-term logistic support services for the Força Aérea Brasileira’s (FAB) AMX aircraft fleet. The agreement was signed within the framework of the...

First M-345 Production Aircraft Performs its Maiden Flight

ROME —The first M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer) production basic/advanced trainer aircraft successfully performed its maiden flight at Venegono Superiore airport (Varese, Italy) on December 21 with pilots Quirino Bucci and Giacomo Iannelli onboard. Quirino Bucci, Aircraft Division’s Trainer Project...

Embraer successfully performs first flight of the series production KC-390 multi-mission airlift

GAVIÃO PEIXOTO, Brazil – Embraer achieved another important milestone today with the completion of the maiden flight of the first series production multi-mission medium airlift KC-390. As agreed with the Brazilian Air Force, the aircraft will now join the flight...
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IAI Signs Agreement of Cooperation on UAVs With Romanian Defense Company

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed an agreement of cooperation with Romanian defense company IAR-Brasov on UAVs. The cooperation agreement,...
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