The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours while the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing...
Lockheed Martin received an Undefinitized Contracting Action for $37.7 million from the US Air Force for continued development of a new wing design for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile – Extended Range (JASSM-ER).
Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a miniratna Defence Public Sector Undertaking (DPSU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Defence for the financial year 2017-18.
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a Navratna Schedule 'A' Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the financial year 2017-18 with the Ministry.
Air Force Station Jammu was tasked today for casualty evacuation of passengers on board the passenger bus which accidentally tripped down in the valley between Ramban and Banihal.
Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff is on an official visit to France from 17-20 Jul 17. The visit is intended to further strengthen the existing defence cooperation between the Air Forces of the two countries.
On July 4, three braveheart air warriors of the Indian Air Force led by Wing Commander Mandeep Singh Dhillon, Commanding Officer of the Tezpur-based Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) unit, met with a tragic end when their helicopter crashed in the hills of Arunachal Pradesh.
The IAF has recently participated in a joint exercise with Sri Lankan forces. A transport aircraft of IAF had ferried a contingent of 65 members of IAF personnel on July 9, 2017 to Sri Lanka with an aim of carrying out joint training.
HAL signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the financial year 2017-18 with Ministry of Defence (MoD) in Delhi yesterday.
The Unified Commanders' Conference for the year 2017 commenced on 10 July 2017 at New Delhi. The Conference provides a platform for discussions at the apex level on all 'Joint' issues amongst the three Services.
L-3 Communications recently awarded Rockwell Collins a repair chain management contract to support the repair of over 500 parts for the USAF on 59 KC-10 aircraft.
Lockheed Martin received a direct commercial sale contract from the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) to provide Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) for its F-16 fleet, becoming the 25th international customer for the program.
Rockwell Collins has completed the 59th and final US Air Force KC-10 cockpit upgrade with its Flight2™ integrated avionics system.
An IAF team of mountaineers successfully summitted Mt Dhaulagiri on May 20, 2017. The team was flagged in by The CAS, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC on June 21, 2017.
The Spring Term 'Combined Graduation Parade' for 199th Pilots and Ground Duty Officers Course was conducted at Air Force Academy, Dundigal in Hyderabad today.
Indian Air Force in coordination with Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) is undertaking a Joint Multi Adventure Expedition from 12 Jun 17 to 17 Jun 17.
The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Komaki South F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility here today. The Japan F-35 FACO is operated by MHI with technical assistance from Lockheed Martin and oversight from the U.S. Government.
Airmen from the Alaska Air National Guard today accepted the first HC-130J Combat King II assigned to an U.S. Air National Guard unit at the Lockheed Martin facility here.
Lockheed Martin received a $413.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for Lot 15 production of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM)-Extended Range (ER) version.
Mr. Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs, witnessed a spectacular flying display of HAL products at HAL Airport here today on May 29, 2017.
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff, led a four aircraft, MiG-21 'Missing Man' formation flypast today, at AF Station Bhisiana, to honour the valour and supreme sacrifice of Kargil martyrs.
Indo-Thailand Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Table Top Exercise 2017 is in progress at Chiang Mai, Thailand from 22 May to 26 May 17 between the Indian Air Force and Royal Thailand Air Force (RTAF).
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI) today announced that its new MQ-9B SkyGuardian™ Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) system, a "Certifiable" (STANAG 4671) version of its Predator® B product line, has set a company record with the longest endurance flight of any Predator-series aircraft.
Lockheed Martin received a delivery order from the U.S. Air Force to provide Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) to the Kuwait Air Force for its F/A-18C/D Hornet aircraft.
Raytheon Co. - Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $52,686,179 fixed-price-incentive-firm engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) contract for 3DELRR System.
The government on May 10 approved the appointment of West Bengal cadre and 1982 batch officer Sanjay Mitra as the next Defence Secretary with a fixed tenure of two years. Mitra, who was holding the charge of secretary in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways till now, has been appointed officer-on-special-duty in the defence ministry and will assume charge on May 24 when incumbent G Mohan Kumar retires.
Pilots gain secure, integrated communications capabilities; tests validate information sharing between F-22 and F-15C aircraft
Lockheed Martin will deliver a tailored simulation-based F-16 training environment for the Romanian Air Force (RoAF). The family of systems training system includes a comprehensive suite of full mission trainers and combat tactics...
The first Short Take-Off/Vertical Landing version of the F-35, or F-35B, assembled outside the United States rolled out of the Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility here today.
India and Turkey have differences over the status of Kashmir and Northern Cyprus, but that has not stopped the two nations from strengthening relations. Both nations believe that economic and trade relations can be more comprehensive and India believes that economic-relations can help in weaning away Turkey from Pakistan.
GKN Aerospace has signed a development agreement with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) covering the design, development and manufacture of fuel bladders for the MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) system.
Boeing now has six aircraft in its KC-46 tanker test program, expanding its ability to complete ground and flight-test activities as it progresses toward first deliveries to the U.S. Air Force.
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff, IAF visited Air Force Station Agra on April 28, 2017. During the visit the CAS flew in the AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) as part of forces participating in the ongoing War gaming Exercise of Western Air Command "Exercise Trishul".
Lockheed Martin's next iteration of the F-35's Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) has been approved for installation at U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy F-35 sites. Along with a number of improvements to the system's baseline, the upgrade delivers significant enhancements for managing forward operations and sustainment.
Lockheed Martin's advanced tactical Group 3 unmanned aerial system (UAS), Fury, is regularly flying long-range endurance test missions as the company prepares it for low-rate production.
The U.S. Air Force Materiel Command has awarded Raytheon Company a contract with an initial value of up to $375 million over six years to sustain and modernize the Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System, or AOC WS.
Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff released a revised version...
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and partner Saab [Stockholm: SAABB] have completed the first flight of their second production-ready T-X aircraft, which is identical to the first and designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force advanced pilot training requirement.
Rolls-Royce has opened a new Defence Service Delivery Centre (SDC) in Asia, located at the Manyata Embassy Business Park in Bengaluru.
Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Raksha Mantri inaugurated the biannual Air Force Commanders' Conference at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi on 19 April 2017.
The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC visited Anti Naxalite Task Forces at Raipur and Jagdalpur on April 17, 2017.
Indian Air Force is embarking upon a mountaineering expedition to Mt Dhaulagiri in Nepal from 15 Apr to 03 Jun 2017.
The U.S. Air Force authorized extending the service life of the Lockheed Martin F-16's designed service life to 12,000 Equivalent Flight Hours — far beyond the aircraft's original design service life of 8,000 hours.
HAL has been conferred with 'SCOPE Meritorious Award 2014-15' for Corporate Governance. Mr Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, presented the award to Mr T Suvarna Raju, CMD-HAL today at New Delhi coinciding with the 'Public Sector Day celebrations'.
The U.S. DoD awarded Rockwell Collins a $21 million contract to support the second production lot of the CRIIS for upgrading Air Force, Navy and Army test ranges.
The air, space and cyber domains are increasingly challenged by threats. To help address current and future threats, Lockheed Martin will host a three day war game exercise at its Center for Innovation or "The Lighthouse" in Suffolk, Virginia to show...
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful airborne demonstration of a Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) on a GA-ASI Predator® B/MQ-9 Reaper® Block 5 aircraft.
Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and Calspan Corporation successfully demonstrated manned/unmanned teaming to improve combat efficiency and effectiveness for the warfighter.
Hon'ble Chief of Andhra Pradesh Shri Nara Chandrababu Naidu welcomed the TU-142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft of the Indian Navy which landed at INS Dega for the last time this morning.
On the occasion of World Health Day on 07 Apr 17, IAF organized a seminar at AF Auditorium, Subroto Park on the theme "Depression: Let's Talk". Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff and Mrs Kamalpreet Dhanoa, President AFWWA (C) were the chief guests.
A Gripen fighter from the Swedish MOD with a GKN RM12 engine powered by 100% renewable biofuel has succesfully completed the first biofuel demonstration flight in a single engine installation on 28 March 2017.
Lockheed Martin today announced the CH-53K King Stallion program successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone C decision that enables low rate initial production funding.
When the U.S. Air Force's sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-6) satellite launches into space, a 3-D printed part will be along for the ride.
Boeing, the US Navy, the Royal Australian Air Force and the United Kingdom Royal Air Force will continue modernizing global maritime patrol capabilities through a $2.2 billion contract awarded March 30 for at least 17 P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
Lockheed Martin's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) was successfully released from a U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland.
Rockwell Collins' Flight2™ avionics system has been selected by the Pakistan Air Force through the Foreign Military Sales Office, Warner Robins, Georgia, for the upgrade of up to 11 C-130E and 5 C-130B aircraft.
The U.S. Navy has selected Rockwell Collins and Leonardo DRS to supply their encrypted, next-generation tactical training system.
Schiebel and Patria have been working together to integrate Patria's sophisticated Compact Airborne Networking Data Link (CANDL) communication network onto the CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS).
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC has formally launched the e-billing system 'ATF DIP' at New Delhi on March 28, 2017.
The 13th Air Force Civilians Inter-Command Football Tournament held from 24 February 2016 to 02 March 2016 comes to an end today at Air Force Station.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has continued to contract the company for Phase 2 of the Gremlins program.
Rockwell Collins recently teamed with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to demonstrate its Sonic Boom Display at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center.
From its final orbit location 22,000 miles above the equator, the third Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite recently sent its first images back down to Earth, a milestone known as "first light."
Boeing has received a five-year contract to continue long-term sustainment of the Republic of Korea Air Force's (ROKAF) F-15K aircraft, supporting to the fleet's readiness.
Just over a year after Rockwell Collins' Remote Vision System (RVS) aided in the Boeing KC-46A tanker's successful first refueling test flight, the U.S. Air Force has awarded...
Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) completed two product verification flight tests at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
The Defense Logistics Agency has named Lockheed Martin as the Industrial Product-Support Vendor (IPV) for the U.S. Air Force Generation III logistics program.
The Hon'ble President of India and Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces, Pranab Mukherjee awarded the Prestigious President's Standard and Colours to 125 Helicopter Squadron and Mechanical Training Institute (MTI) respectively, during a grand ceremonial parade held at Air Force Station Tambaram today.
The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar presented the Raksha Mantri's Trophy and Citation for the best Service Hospital in the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) for the year 2016 to INHS Asvini, Mumbai here today.
Lockheed Martin has announced that its Dual Mode Plus laser-guided bomb (LGB) will be branded Paragon. The Paragon direct attack munition is an affordable, effective alternative to current dual-mode weapons.
Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited, country’s largest integrated stainless steel producer today announced its entry into the defence sector by signing the License agreement with Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence which entails transfer of technology for manufacturing High Nitrogen Steel (HNS) for Armour applications.
Following the closing of the transaction between Airbus Group SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) and KKR, a leading global investment firm, a new European defence company headquartered in Germany, HENSOLDT, has been launched.
Raytheon Company and the U.S. Air Force validated performance of an upgraded navigation system for the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD-J) in six flight tests from B-52 and F-16 aircraft at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
On 21 Feb 17, Mi-17 V5 helicopters of IAF doused fire in an operation at Mukkunimala Hill which is located 10 km east of airfield at Trivandrum. An Air Force radar is also located on hill top at Mukkunimala.
Two Lockheed Martin T-50A aircraft are now soaring together in the skies over Greenville, South Carolina.
Rolls-Royce has announced plans to open its first Service Delivery Centre (SDC) in India to deliver improved support for over 750 defence engines that power the aircraft of the Indian Armed Forces.
Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC took to the skies in Yelahanka over Bengaluru city in the indigenously designed and developed aircraft LCA Mk I (Tejas) at 1645 hrs today on February 14, 2017.
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC is on a two day visit to air bases in Jammu and Kashmir.