LNA Reportedly Receives Fighter Jets as It Plans Escalation of Libya War
Posted on Thu, 21 May 2020 17:21:03 +0000 EST

The commander of the Libyan National Army, Gen. Khalifa Haftar, has threatened to escalate the LNA’s offensive in western Libya, amid reports that his militia has taken delivery of fighter …

First Ariane 6 Launch Likely Delayed Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted on Thu, 21 May 2020 15:12:28 +0000 EST

The first launch of an Ariane 6 rocket will likely be delayed to 2021 due to the  COVID-19 pandemic, SpaceNews reported. Arianespace announced in March 2020 that operations had been …

Ukraine Plans Air Force Overhaul
Posted on Wed, 20 May 2020 13:27:24 +0000 EST

The Ukrainian military is looking to procure new fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles over the coming years. In the Air Force Vision 2035 document, recently approved by the Military Council …

Full Speed Ahead for U.S. Navy SLQ-32 EW Program
Posted on Wed, 20 May 2020 07:00:20 +0000 EST

The U.S. Navy has long determined that an increasingly adverse electronic warfare environment is brewing like an approaching storm on the waterways of the world. Through the Surface Electronic Warfare …

Afghan Military Thwarts Taliban Attack on Kunduz
Posted on Tue, 19 May 2020 13:12:02 +0000 EST

Afghan security forces have repelled a Taliban attack on the northern city of Kunduz. In a statement on Tuesday, the Afghan Defense Ministry announced that an early morning attack on …

Airbus and Boeing Report April 2020 Commercial Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Posted on Tue, 19 May 2020 07:00:57 +0000 EST

Deliveries plummet in April due to plant closures. Airbus forced to furlough 6,200 workers in Wales and France to preserve cash as Boeing terminates joint venture agreement with Embraer by …

India Plans to Scrap 114-Unit Fighter Order in Favor of More Tejas LCAs
Posted on Mon, 18 May 2020 15:43:53 +0000 EST

India intends to forgo a planned acquisition of 114 foreign-sourced combat aircraft in favor of more indigenous Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCAs). The move comes a little over two years …

Su-35 Production for Egypt Begins
Posted on Mon, 18 May 2020 12:45:06 +0000 EST

Production of the first Su-35 for the Egyptian Air Force has begun. A military diplomatic source said the following to state-owned media outlet TASS Russian News Agency over the weekend: …

Caution: Armaments Not Intended for Use
Posted on Fri, 15 May 2020 17:32:36 +0000 EST

When a weapon system is purchased by or gifted to a state, it will then generally enter into service with that state’s military and be put to use either in …

Philippines Defense Secretary Says U.S. Attack Helicopter Offers Are Too Pricey
Posted on Fri, 15 May 2020 15:26:26 +0000 EST

Barely two weeks after an announcement that government-to-government Foreign Military Sales (FMS) requests by the Philippines to Washington for potential buys of U.S.-sourced attack helicopters had been cleared by the …