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New Turkish Stealth Fighter TAI TF-X

At the Paris Air Show Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) unveiled their one-to-one mock-up of the new Turkish fighter aircraft. This TAI TF-X stealth fighter will be the future of the Turkish Air Force. “In order to meet Turkish Air Force requirements beyond 2030s, an indigenous design and development programme aims to replace the aging F-16 […]

Cooperation For Ultra-Lightweight Missile HUSSAR

Today, at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, Diehl Defence and Safran Electronics & Defence signed an agreement on the development of a tactical air-to-ground weapon system for flying platforms. This particularly lightweight weapon system with the designation HUSSAR is to combine the benefits of a larger loadout with the capability to even engage […]

European Debut Of Ansat

Russian Helicopters Holding Company present the multi-purpose Ansat helicopter for the first time in Europe at the 53th International Paris Air Show, that started yesterday in Le Bourget. Ansat is shown in both its medical and VIP transport variants at the static display as well as in the flight programme. The light multi-purpose helicopter Ansat, […]

Additional H225M For The French Air Force

The French Defence Procurement Agency DGA has signed an order to purchase an additional H225M which will be operated by the French Air Force. The helicopter will be used for Special Forces and Search and Rescue missions. According to Airbus it will be delivered in a configuration that allows it to be interoperable with the […]

GlobalEye For Finland

Saab announced that its Gripen offer to Finland also includes two GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft. GlobalEye is a strategic asset, which can be in operation 24/7 for airspace and ground surveillance. So the total proposal comprises 64 Gripen aircraft, of which 52 are single-seat Gripen E and 12 are dual-seat Gripen […]

Connected Airborne Battlespace Scenario

Airbus announced a successfully completed flight demonstration of a connected airborne battlespace scenario, centred on a MRTT aircraft. The test was carried out as part of the development of Airbus’ Network for the Sky (NFTS) programme. This follows on from last August’s demonstration in Canada of secure mobile communications using a stratospheric balloon to simulate […]

Camcopter S100 In The Arctic

The Norwegian Andøya Test Center has selected Schiebel’s Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial system (UAS) Camcopter S-100 for extensive search and rescue tests in the Arctic 2030 project. The aim of the Andøy Municipality project is to demonstrate the use of VTOL UAS in the Arctic to improve maritime safety. For this purpose, […]

Anti-Drone System

Indra recently presented its anti-drone system that can operate in an integrated manner with anti-aircraft defense systems to multiply its effectiveness in the protection of military bases and installations. According to the company ARMS (Anti RPAS Multisensor System) increases security because it works both independently and autonomously, and might also be integrated with most anti-aircraft systems. […]

Next Steps In The Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles Program

BAE Systems is presenting sensor technology for next generation missiles. Working closely with Lockheed Martin to deliver Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM) to the U.S. Air Force, they were achieving Early Operational Capability (EOC) for the B1-B bomber ahead of schedule. BAE Systems’ long-range sensor and targeting technology enables LRASM to detect and engage protected ships […]

Protecting Military Satellites

Indra is developing a new radar that should be capable of detecting the approach of hostile satellites that attempt to damage, interfere with or spy on space military assets for the Spanish Armed Forces. According to the company the radar will also monitor the position of spy satellites of other powers and follow the trajectory […]

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