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Meet Boeing’s concept of MQ-25 Stingray: An Unmanned Carrier-Based Aerial-Refueling System

The United States Navy plans to procure unmanned aircraft that could refuel F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, EA-18G Growler and F-35 mid-air, effectively increasing their operating radius. MQ-25 would be the world’s first carrier-based Unmanned  Aeriel-Refueling System. The United States Navy has expressed interest in a refuelling system that has stealth capabilities. The video released by Boeing Defense shows a sneak preview ...

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Brazil plans to purchase HMS Ocean Helicopter Carrier for £84 million

Brazil plans to replace its ageing aircraft carrier São Paulo and the 22,000-tonne helicopter carrier seems to be the preferred choice. The HMS Ocean is planned to undergo a comprehensive refit to Brazil’s specification before it joins the Brazillian Navy with a new name. According to Brazilian journalist Roberto Lopes in an e-mail to UK Defence Journal, the ship’s cost to the ...

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Dozens of Aircraft with No Call-signs and Destination are leaving Iran. Are the powerful and the rich fleeing Iran?

Protests increasing in the last four days across Iran has made the top officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran very uneasy. Calls for severe actions against protestors has backfired against the government. Today an unusually large number of aircraft with no Call-signs and unidentifiable destination were seen leaving Iran on FlightRadar. Speculations of the members of the government and ...

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Russian Military plans to use Egyptian Air Bases

Russian and Egyptian military aircraft would be able to use each other’s air space and airfields by giving five days advance notice, according to the new draft agreement signed between Russia and Egypt, which is expected to be valid for five years and could be extended. Egytian Air Bases Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has expanded military ties with Russia ...

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Bangladesh Air Force Plans to Buy Eight Multi-Role Combat Aircraft

In the world today, continuous development of the armed forces is the key for any country to survive without being assaulted by the foreign powers. Bangladesh is no stranger to this process. The country that came into existence in 1971 after a long and tensed battle, understands the need for development and strength very well. That is why, Bangladesh’s Director ...

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France Surrenders to North Korea, Plans to Gift 83 Dassault Rafales to the DPRK

In what seemed to be an unprecedented turn of events. Today, France has officially declared complete unconditional surrender to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Recent threats by North Korea on the annihilation of the United States pushed France to take these drastic preemptive measures. North Korean leaders have praised French actions and have declared that France will be ...

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$38 Billion US military aid package for Israel will include F-35s and F-15s

US officials at the state department have announced a landmark $38-billion-dollar military aid package to Israel, the largest pledge of military assistance in US history according to the congress and administration. America will deliver weapons systems to Israel over a period of 10 years, which will include F-35 and F-15 tactical fighters, by 2018. The agreement, which took months to ...

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China plans to resurrect The World’s Largest Plane by restarting Antonov AN-225 ‘Mriya’ production

The World’s largest plane will soon be resurrected. China will sign a deal with Ukraine to breathe new life into the Soviet-era manufacturing program for the production of the AN-225, which is a strategic, airlift cargo aircraft designed in the Soviet Union in the late 80s by Antonov Design Bureau. With a maximum payload of 250 tons for cargo, the ...

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Aeroengine Corporation of China plans to compete with the likes of Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce and General Electric

When it comes to aircraft Engines, there are a few names that come to our minds such as Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, and General Electric. But there is a new kid on the block, and this time, it’s from China. Debuting for the Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC), the engine will be showcased during the upcoming 11th China International ...

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