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Argentina Wants to Buy P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft from US

BUENOS AIRES, (BM) - The Argentine Navy confirmed that it is negotiating with the US government regarding the acquisition of four Lockheed P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft (MPAs) to replace the P-3Bs assigned to its ‘Naval Air Exploration Squadron’ (Escuadrilla Aeronaval de Exploración), learned bulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. Read

Northrop Grumman Announces New Orders for Its ISR System Firebird

SAN DIEGO, (BM) - Marking its European debut, Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Firebird product line will be showcased at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, in the United Kingdom, July 19-21, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according company`statement. The company is also announcing signed agreements with Tenax Aerospace and

Two New F-35 Fighter Jets Raising the Number of Stealth Aircraft in Israel’s Arsenal

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Two new F-35 “Adir” fighter jets landed at Nevatim Airbase on Sunday, raising the number of advanced stealth aircraft in Israel’s arsenal to 16, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. “The ongoing procurement of the ‘Adir’ is another expression of the long-term military cooperation between Israel and the US,

Indra Strengthens Its Arms Systems to Counter the Next Generation of Drones

MADRID, (BM) - Indra has revealed the strategy that will protect critical infrastructures, airports, official buildings and public events from the ever-increasing threat that the next generation of drones will bring, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com, according company` statement. The popularity and, accessibility of these aircraft continues to

India is Planning to Buy Drones in Order to Secure the International Borders

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Indian Army is planning to make a large scale purchase of drones in order to secure the international borders, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Army Recognition. The drones to be purchased by the Indian Army will help its huge force of 1.2 million soldiers in maintaining a strong surveillance system at the borders shared

Portugal Has Placed an Order for Five Embraer KC-390 Aaircraft

LISBON, (BM) - Embraer has secured its first export customer for the KC-390 airlifter, with the announcement on 11 July that Portugal has placed a firm order for five aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. The decision by the Portuguese government to sign for the Brazilian-built transport aircraft comes nine years after the

The Air Force B-2 Stealth Bomber Will be Armed with a New B61-12 Nuclear Weapon

WASHINGTON, (BM) - New weapons and technologies arming the Air Force’s stealthy B-2 bombers are expected to bring “massive firepower to even the most heavily-defended targets,” learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting RealClear Defense and according to an official service acquisition report. The Air Force report says the B-2 will be armed with

Greece Buys Seven MH-60R Seahawk Multi-Mission Helicopters Totaling $600 Million

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has cleared a possible $600 million foreign military sale of seven MH-60R Seahawk Multi-Mission helicopters to Greece, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Congress was notified of the sale July 12, according to an announcement posted to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency’s website.

The US Navy Have Declared Initial Operational Capability of Unmanned Helicopter

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US Navy have declared initial operational capability of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter, clearing the way for fleet operations and training, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting UKDJ. The MQ-8 Fire Scout is a sea-based, vertical lift unmanned system that is designed to provide reconnaissance, situational

The Bulgarian Council of Ministers Has Approved the F-16`s Purchase

SOFIA, (BM) - The Bulgarian Council of Ministers has approved the F-16 purchase, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. „Lockheed Martin welcomes the Bulgarian cabinet’s decision to accept the Letter of Acceptance from the U.S. Government for eight F-16 Block 70 aircraft, the most advanced version of this benchmark NATO fighter available today." the

Pakistan Has Planned the JF-17 Block 3’s Maiden Flight for the End of 2019

ISLAMABAD, (BM) - The PAF has slated the JF-17 Block 3’s maiden flight for the end of 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. It then expects to fly the fighter operationally in 2020. The PAF Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Mujahid Anwar Khan, said that the PAF will also procure 26 twin-seat JF-17Bs alongside the 50 Block 3s.

Russia Sells to India’s Air Force 18 Russian-Made New Sukhoi Su-30MKI Fighter Jets

MOSCOW, (BM) - India’s Air Force will buy 18 Russian-made new Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov statement on Tuesday. Read more: Russia Has Sold to India Anti-tank Missiles to Arm Its Mi-25/35 Helicopters

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