Final AC-130U Spooky returns from combat deployment

The final AC-130U Spooky gunship returned here from the airframe’s last scheduled combat deployment July 8, 2019. While still on alert to respond to contingencies...
KC-390 Military Transport Aircraft

Portugal Announces Firm Order for the Multi-Mission Airlift KC-390

The Portuguese Government announced today a firm order of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390 as part of the process to modernize Portuguese Air Force...

JF-17 Fighter Jet becomes star attraction at Paris Air Show

ISLAMABAD: Hordes of aviation enthusiasts turned up to see the static and aerial display of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF)’s JF-17 Thunder fighter jet...

Turkey Unveils New Fifth-Generation Jet TF-X, Indigenous Alternative to F-35

Just as Turkey lost access to Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Turkish Aerospace Industries unveiled a model of its indigenously designed fifth-generation fighter...

US Air Force Conducts Successful Hypersonic Weapon Flight Test

The U.S. Air Force successfully conducted the first flight test of its AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW, on a B-52 Stratofortress...

First Rafale Fighter Jet Squadron Arrives in Qatar

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, on Wednesday attended a reception ceremony to...

Ukraine suspends joint venture with Saudi Arabia to build An-132 aircraft

Ukraine has suspended a joint venture with Saudi Arabia to produce the An-132 military transport aircraft. President of Ukraine Antonov State Company, Alexander Donets, which...

Russia, Turkey Jointly Developing Aircraft and Helicopters

Russia and Turkey are jointly working on creating promising aircraft and helicopters, and also components for the armor, the press office of Russia’s state...

China Develops Unique Heat-Resistant Material for Hypersonic Aircraft

Chinese scientists have developed a new heat-resistant material for hypersonic aircraft which can endure over 3,000 C from friction caused by a Mach 5-20...

F-35 Aircraft Sustainment: DOD Needs to Address Substantial Supply Chain Challenges

F-35 aircraft performance is falling short of warfighter requirements—that is, aircraft cannot perform as many missions or fly as often as required. This lower-than-desired aircraft...