February 2020 news

Air Forces - Aerospace and Defense Industry


Russia offered to India an additional batch of MiG-29 fighter jets, CEO of Russia’s state arms trader Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheev told TASS at the DefExpo international arms show.

The Boeing Australia team recently completed major fuselage structural assembly for the first Loyal Wingman. The aircraft is one of three prototypes that will be developed as a part of the Loyal Wingman – Advanced Development Program in partnership with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

Elbit Systems UK has been selected by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to conduct maritime demonstration flights in the UK using a number of its unmanned aerial systems (UAS) including the Hermes 900. The demonstration flights are designed to demonstrate the advantages of using long-range unmanned capabilities in civilian airspace, with the ability to utilise multiple sensors on a single platform.

Russia is ready to create the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) in cooperation with India, and a contract under which India could purchase Russia's Su-57 fighters may become a positive signal toward activating the effort, Trade and Industry Minister Denis Manturov has said in an interview with Sputnik.

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