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Singapore Air Force deploys its fighter jets and spy plane to Guam

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The 36th Wing Public Affairs reported that The Republic of Singapore Air Force deployed airmen, F-16 fighters, F-15SG fighters and a G550 Airborne Early Warning aircraft to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 24, 2021. This deployment provides bilateral training for aircrew and maintenance personnel to enhance interoperability and cultivate regional partnerships. “We welcome the […]

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Russia develops new single-engine fighter aircraft

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Russian plane maker Sukhoi is developing a next-generation single-engine fighter, an industry source has told TASS news agency. According to TASS, Russian state aerospace company Sukhoi is now developing new light tactical fighter aircraft. “The Sukhoi company is developing a single-engine light tactical plane with the takeoff weight of up to 18 tonnes. The plane’s maximum […]

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Philippines confirms buying six T129 attack helicopters

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The Minister of National Defense of the Philippines, Dolphin Lorenzana, on May 24, 2021, confirmed the existence of an intergovernmental firm contract with Turkey for the purchase of six T129B ATAK combat helicopters manufactured by the Turkish state aircraft company Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) in the amount of $ 269 million. “Based on the latest […]

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U.S. Air Force B-52H bombers wraps up target training over Black Sea

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The U.S. Air Force has reported that its B-52H bombers complete target training over the Black Sea. According to a recent service news release, U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, integrated with five NATO allies in and around the international airspace over the Aegean and […]

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Poland buys Bayraktar TB2 armed drones from Turkey

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Poland has confirmed it will acquire Turkish-made armed drones. “We have signed a contract for the purchase of four sets, that is, 24 aircraft armed with anti-tank missiles,” Poland’s Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on the air of Polish Radio 24, announcing the purchase of Bayraktar TB2 armed drones. The first medium-altitude, long-range tactical unmanned […]

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Czech Air Force receives latest version of C295 airlifter

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The Czech Air Force has taken delivery of the latest version of the Airbus C295 medium airlifter on 19 May. According to the Czech Ministry of Defense, on the night of May 19, 2021, the first of two Airbus C295MW military transport aircraft ordered for the Czech Air Force (tail number “0481”, serial number 172) […]

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Antonov completes first An-178-100P fuselage for Ukrainian Air Force

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Ukrainian airlifter specialist Antonov has completed the major fuselage structure for the first An-178 military cargo aircraft. On Thursday, the Antonov rolled out the first fuselage for the advanced version of its new cargo plane in advanced AN-178-100P configuration. The new aircraft developed for the Ukrainian Air Force. Ukrainian Air Force has awarded the Antonov […]

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U.S. Air Force taps Wolverine Tube for next generation cargo pallets

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The U.S. Department of Defense said Tuesday that Wolverine Tube Inc. won $17,4 million for a contract to supply the Next Generation All Aluminum cargo pallets. The universal cargo handling system using the 463L cargo pallet has been the mainstay for cargo movement since the early 1960’s, with the standard aluminum cargo pallet essentially unchanged […]

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U.S. Air Force awards new contract to Northrop Grumman for RQ-4 surveillance drone

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded the multi-billion dollar contract for the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. The contract, from U.S. Air Force Installation Contracting Center and announced on Tuesday, is valued at more than $75,5 million. Under the terms of the agreement, the contractor […]

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Belarus confirms Russian-made Yak-130 jet crashed

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The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus confirmed Wednesday morning local time that a Russian-made Yak-130 jet trainer has crashed. Two pilots died when a training aircraft crashed outside the Baranovichi airport, Ministry of Defense officials say. There were two pilots in the cockpit of the Yak-130 trainer. Immediately after takeoff from the […]

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