Aircraft

Aircraft

X-59, Photo by NASA

NASA will soon test how quiet its new X-59 aircraft really is. The X-59 aircraft is designed to reduce the sound of sonic booms...
B-21 Raider artist rendering graphic, Photo by US Air Force

The first B-21 Raider, Northrop Grumman's heavy bomber under development for the United States Air Force (USAF) and scheduled to enter service in 2025,...
F-15, by oxonimages on Pixabay

The U.S. military will supply F-15s to Egyptian forces, according to a senior U.S. general. The U.S. has disclosed this long-planned transaction according to...
Photo illus. CH-47 Chinook helicopter by US DoD

The MH-47 Chinook helicopter variants are the primary heavy-lift transport helicopters for the U.S. Army’s Special Operations. Six new helicopters will be built for...
MQ-8C Fire Scout. Photo: Northrop Grumman

The US Navy needs an airborne sensor that can detect deeper water mines. A new variant of the Navy’s unmanned helicopter may soon feature...
Photo CH-53K helicopter by Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin will produce 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters for Israel under a US Navy Foreign Military Sales (FMS) agreement. The first four of...
Photo F-16 by Media and Public Affairs Bureau Israel Min. of Defense

Israel Ministry of Defense sent four additional F-16s (Falcon) to the US and completed the delivery of a total of 12 fighter jets to...

The US Air Force is funding a new augmented reality (AR) initiative for pilot training. Red 6, an AR technology firm that provides military...
Photo-from-Sikorsky-website-Black-Hawk

Rotorcraft aircrews face numerous demands, particularly when flying in close proximity to buildings, terrain, people and from the threat of adversary RADAR systems. Today,...

The Netherlands Defence Materiel Organization (DMO) has awarded Bristow Group, a provider of vertical flight solutions, a contract to provide its Coastguard with search...

The SB>1 Defiant helicopter successfully completed U.S. Army's Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) mission profile test flights, including confined area landings and low-level flight...
pilot training

A next-generation virtual reality and mixed reality (VR and MR) headset is dubbed a game-changer in enhanced pilot training. The XTAL 3 VR and...

The Israel Ministry of Defense has signed an agreement (LOA) with the U.S. government to acquire 12 Lockheed Martin CH-53K helicopters that will replace...

France has contracted Airbus for the development and production of the H160M Guépard (Cheetah) helicopter for its military. The contract which is part of...

In a first for the Marine Corps, Marines conducted over-the-horizon heavy lift and troop transport ship-to-shore operations aboard CH-53K King Stallions over the Atlantic...

IAI has supplied the Israeli Air Force with an innovative air combat training system that enables debriefing of flight training exercises to be completed...

As physical pilot training gets more expensive, the combination of a physical, fully-functioning F-16 cockpit replica, with a wide field of view provided by...

The development and manufacturing of systems for the defense and aerospace fields pose challenges that require both expertise and creativity to come up with...
Photo illustration Wikimedia US DoD

A new manned light attack aircraft is designed to support U.S. special operations forces. Lockheed Martin’s Polish subsidiary PZL Mielec showcased its new MC-145B...

Three new F-35 'Adir' fighter planes landed on Sept. 26 at the Israel Air Forces Nevatim Air Base. The Air Force now has 30...

Military seaborne operations offer nearly unlimited water landing zones providing significant flexibility. As the US national strategic objectives shift focus to littoral regions, the...
fighter aircraft

A new autonomous aircraft could become the next-generation of drones that accompany manned planes into battle. Northrop Grumman has unveiled the stealthy jet Model...