Category: Defence
Air Crash Investigations

A Nigerian Air Force passenger plane crashed on Sunday after suffering an engine failure, killing all seven passengers on board. The Beechcraft King Air 350i was travelling from Abuja airport to Minna when the pilot reported a single engine failure, and turned back for Abuja, according to the air force. The plane ultimately crashed into […]

Defence

Aeralis’ two-seater keeps the same fuselage but can swap in and out different engines and wing configurations.

Defence

Airbus’ mini unarmed aerial system (UAS) subsidiary SURVEY Copter has secured a contract to supply the French Navy with 11 systems (22 aircraft) of the electrically powered fixed-wing Aliaca maritime version UAS (known as SMDM). The contract also involves the provision of training and integrated logistic support. The first tranche of SMDMs is scheduled to […]

Defence

Sikorsky has now secured a deal to supply five additional VH-92A Presidential ‘white top’ helicopters to the US Marine Corps. The global defence prime Lockheed Martin subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to deliver five VH-92A Presidential Helicopters, also known as ‘White Tops’ to the Marine Corps, in addition to the […]

Defence

The US Air Force has ordered a “comprehensive” review of its security measures across its bases following a security breach that saw an unarmed intruder access the flight line at Joint Base Andrews. Notably, Joint Base Andrews, located in Maryland, 24km south-east of the White House, is the military facility that houses Air Force One, […]

Defence

The newly-built Boeing fighter jet is one step closer to delivery, after completing its first test flight in Missouri, US. The Boeing F-15EX fighter jet has reportedly completed its first 90-minute test flight, taking off and landing from St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Boeing F-15 chief test pilot Matt Giese tested the multirole jet’s avionics, […]

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