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Astra BVRAAM Missiles are Ready to be Adopted by the Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI, (BM) - In India as successful tests Astra "air-to-air" missiles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Indian sources and Topwar. Recall that a few days ago in the Indian Air Force conducted a test launch of missiles on board the Su-30MKI. Read more: Russia and India Discuss Production of Russia’s S-400 Components in India

MBDA Develops a New Electronic Warfare Weapon for the Royal Air Force

PARIS, (BM) - MBDA has been awarded a contract to demonstrate SPEAR-EW, a new electronic warfare version of the SPEAR weapon system family on order for the Royal Air Force (RAF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: French MBDA Unveils Precision Strike Missile at DSEi 2019 SPEAR-EW is being developed by MBDA

An American Company is Developing a New Medium-Range Weapon

TUCSON, (BM) - Raytheon is developing a new medium-range, air-launched weapon called the Peregrine missile that is half the size and cost of today's air-to-air missiles, yet delivers greater range and effect, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Raytheon Developing System to Defeat Drones with Speed-of-light Technologies Developed to

US Sells Additional F16 Ammunition to Morocco

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of additional F-16 ammunition for an estimated cost of $209 million. Read more: Morocco Buys Various TOW-2A Anti-Tank Missiles from US The Government of Morocco has requested a possible sale of five thousand eight hundred

China Sells Armed Drones in Europe, Serbia is the End User

BELGRADE, (BM) - Serbia’s military will receive Chinese-built armed drones in the coming months, marking the first time Chinese remotely piloted aircraft have been sold to a European country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Stars and Stripes. Serbia will take delivery of nine Chengdu Pterodactyl-1 drones within six months, with a

According Russian Media, Some U.S. Bombs and UAV Being Adjusted Using AI

MOSCOW, (BM) - Recently, the US military conducted a significant experiment, in which for the first time a multi-stage fire control system was developed with a wide freedom of action of artificial intelligence (AI)*, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar and Chinese portal Huanqiu. Read more: Rafael is continuing to develop a 6th

Who Will Buy the Fifth Generation Russian Fighter?

Guests are dear They tried to make MAX-2019 as spectacular as possible: as much as possible in conditions of actual isolation, when you should not wait for crowds of foreign guests and overseas exhibits. Viewers, for example, were first shown experimental C-37 on a static site. The once-promising “deck”, existing in one flight instance and

Raytheon Plans to Produce Identification Systems for the Korean Military

ABERDEEN, (BM) - Raytheon Company and Hanwha Systems signed a technical cooperation agreement to produce Identification Friend or Foe Mode 5 systems for the Korean military, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: F-35s Will Replace South Korean F-16 in Near Future Mode 5 IFF systems allow operators to positively identify friendly

Algeria Purchases Large Batch of Russian Multi-Functional Fighter Jets

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Algerian Air Force will soon replenish with new Russian fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. As it became known, Russia and Algeria signed contracts for the purchase of multi-functional heavy fighter Su-30MKI (A) and light MiG-29M / M2. This was reported by Vedomosti with reference to a

Italy to Join European Development Program of Next-Gen Stealth Fighter Jet

ROME, (BM) - According to the Italian media outlet La Stampa, Italy will soon join the UK Tempest program which involves the development of a sixth-generation multi-role fighter and the first European stealth fighter aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting BeforeFlight. Read more: Germany, France and Spain: Part of The European

Israeli Defence Market: Rafael Enters Unmanned Aerial Platform Domain

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., developer and manufacturer of some of the world’s most groundbreaking technologies for air, land, naval, space and cyber applications, announces it has completed, with its partner, Mr. Avichai Stolero, the acquisition of Aeronautics Ltd., one of Israel’s leading developers of unmanned aerial

Raytheon Has Published Pictures of Its Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Below are the first images of Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band on the EA-18 GROWLER. NGJ-MB is a high-capacity and high-power airborne electronic attack weapon system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense 360 U.S. Photo credit: Defense 360 U.S. It will protect air forces by denying, degrading and disrupting

Turkey Has Successfully Test-Fired Its First Cruise Missile

ANKARA, (BM) - Turkey has successfully test-fired its first cruise missile with a warhead capable of penetrating a concrete bunker, according to Turkey’s industry and technology minister, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russia Launched a Moskit Cruise Missile During the Exercise in East Sea (Video)

Israel Sells G2 Drone to Undisclosed Country in West Africa

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Aero-Sentinel Company, an Israeli manufacturer of UAV systems, recently won a tender to supply its G2 drone to a security agency in a West African country for surveillance missions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. Read more: An Israeli UAV Is the First to be Able to Transport Casualties or Others Needing

China Showcased the Largest J-20 Stealth Fighter Jets Formation

BEIJIN, (BM) - The People’s Liberation Army Air Force for the first time showcased seven J-20 stealth fighter jets, the largest J-20 formation ever publicly shown, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Asia Timers. Leading experts to say China’s military is already operating a considerable number of J-20s, which could achieve regional aerial

F-35s Will Replace South Korean F-16 in Near Future

SEOUL, (BM) - The U.S. military plans to begin rotating F-35 stealth fighters into South Korea starting in a few years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according a South Korean newspaper report. The American planes would join a growing fleet of South Korean F-35s. The U.S. Air Force is already practicing employing the F-35s in a war with North

Raytheon Will Build Subsystems of the U.S. Army’s New Hypersonic Missile

TUCSON, (BM) - Raytheon will build and deliver the control, actuation and power-conditioning subassemblies that control flight of the U.S. Army’s new Common-Hypersonic Glide Body program, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The work will enhance the system’s flight performance and will be performed under Dynetics Corporation contracts. Read

Italy and Poland Present a Next Generation Multirole Military Helicopter Concept

KIELCE, (BM) - Leonardo, through its industrial pillar in the Polish helicopter sector PZL-Świdnik, and the Polish Armaments Group, jointly with the Polish aviation industry and R&D centres, present a next generation multirole military helicopter concept based on a legacy W-3 Sokół platform at MSPO 2019, learned BulgarianMilitar.com, qyoting

Negotiations in Kielce: The US is Trying to Sell F-35 Block 4 to Poland

KIELCE, (BM) - American defense company Lockheed Martin is vying for a contract to supply 32 F-35 fighter jets to Poland by offering to deliver new-generation Block 4 versions and ensuring that selected components for the jets are produced by Polish manufacturers, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Poland is

Russian Air Force to Get Hundreds of Helicopters by 2027

MOSCOW, (BM) - Under the government program for armaments the Russian Defense Ministry will get 423 helicopters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu statement on Tuesday. Read more: A Russia`s Combat Helicopter Fires Two Missiles Against Two Different Targets at a Time "In accordance with the government

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