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July 2020 news

Air Forces - Aerospace and Defense Industry


 

According to information published by the South China Morning Post on July 12, 2020, the Chinese aviation industry has launched the mass production of the Chengdu J-20B stealth fighter aircraft. The Chengdu J-20 also known as Mighty Dragon is a single-seat, twinjet, all-weather, stealth, fifth-generation fighter aircraft developed by China's Chengdu Aerospace Corporation for the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).

A new intelligent, smart factory is set to increase productivity and revolutionise combat aircraft production in the UK. A first-of-its-kind industry 4.0 factory is applying game-changing digital technologies to advance manufacturing on the UK’s next-generation combat aircraft system, Tempest.

According to a press release published on July 10, 2020, American company Boeing has completed delivery of all new AH-64E Apache and CH-47F(I) Chinook military helicopters to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters were handed over to the IAF at Air Force Station, Hindan. Earlier in March, Boeing handed over the last five of 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopters to the IAF.

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