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British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has reached an agreement in principle on an order for the first production batch of four Lightning II stealth combat aircraft. Korea Aerospace Industries said Tuesday, January 20, that its Surion-based helicopter variant for the Korean Marine Corps completed its first test flight. KAI has led the project to develop the helicopter by investing $713m since July 2013. “With the successful test flight, we are confident of completing the development by end-2015 as scheduled,’’ the flight manufacturer said in a press release. Developed by KIA, a Surion utility helicopter is a twin-engine light utility helicopter designed to support missions such as troop assault, search-and-rescue, tactical lift, liaison and medical evacuation.
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Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015 10:53
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Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference 2015 introduces live flying demonstrations
IndoAerospace 2014 Official Online Show Daily News Army Recognition report coverage tri-service defence event exhibition Jakarta Indonesia 5 to 8 November 2014The biennial International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), one of the world's biggest joint defence exhibition, is bringing the next generation of defence technology to the region through the launch of yet another key pillar – the 1st Edition of the Unmanned Systems Exhibition (UMEX) 2015. This first edition of UMEX will take place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center in Abu Dhabi (UAE) from 22 to 26 February. For the first time, Air Recognition, media partner of UMEX 2015, will provide the Online Show Daily news coverage and Web TV Channel of UMEX 2015 with report, news, pictures and video.
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 15:09
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KRET to equip future MiG-31BM fighter jets with Zaslon-M radar system
An image appeared on the Chinese internet showing a new type of electronic warfare (EW) or Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) aircraft based on the Shaanxi Y-9 platform. The Shaanxi Y-9 aircraft is a transport aircraft produced by Shaanxi Aircraft Company in China. It was developed as an improved version of the Shaanxi Y-8F with greater payload and range. The Y-8F is based on Soviet Antonov An-12.More than 50 modernized MiG-31BM fighter jets will be delivered to the Russian armed forces by the end of 2018. The updated MiG jets will patrol some of the most important strategic areas, including the Arctic, as reported by TASS. The upgraded MiG-31BM will have the new Zaslon-M radar system, designed by the Research Institute of Instrumentation named for Tikhomirov, which is part of KRET. The first contract for the modernization of the MiG-31 was signed with the Nizhny Novgorod Aircraft Building Plant Sokol in 2011, guaranteeing the delivery of over 50 modernized MiG-31BM jets to the Russian Air Force by 2019.
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Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015 10:27
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 14:56
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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke by phone with Egyptian counterpart Sedki Sobhi Saturday, September 20, confirming that the United States will deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support its counterterrorism efforts.U.S. Defense Secretary spoke by phone with Egyptian counterpart Sedki Sobhi Saturday, September 20, confirming that the United States will deliver 10 Apache helicopters ...

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