Category: Notizie Estero

Ukraine wants to revive production of An-74

The Ukrainian government has indicated over the weekend that it wants to resume production of the Antonov An-74 cargo aircraft. Oleg V. Belyakov – AirTeamImages, CC BY-SA 3.0 GFDL 1.2, via Wikimedia Commons News reports from Ukraine says the intention is to produce 8 aircraft with four going to the Navy. For more information, hit […]

Netherlands to replace Goalkeeper CIWS with RIM-116 and DART

Netherlands has laid out its plan to replace the aging Goalkeeper close-in weapon system (CIWS) with a new solution that consists of the RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) with the Leonardo DART (Driven Ammunition Reduced Time of flight) 76 mm guided ammunition. Photo: LA(Phot) Amanda Reynolds/MOD, OGL v1.0, via Wikimedia Commons The new system will […]

Slovenia to buy one C-27J

Slovenia is set to be the newest operator of the Leonardao C-27J transport aircraft as the country’s Ministry of Defense announced the purchase on Jan. 15. Ronnie Macdonald from Chelmsford, United Kingdom, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons The country had found that it needed a modern transport aircraft after the outbreak of COVID-19. It […]

Slovakia orders EL/M-2084

Another Eastern European nation has decided to purchase the Israeli EL/M-2084 multi-mission radar (MMR) made by Elta. By United States Missile Defense Agency [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Slovakia will pay $181 million for 17 radars, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) – parent company of Elta – says. The deal includes manufacturing of radar components locally […]

Avenger carries Legion pod for the first time

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has integrated the Lockheed Martin Legion Pod on its Avenger unmanned air vehicle for the first time. Photo: General Atomics The drone carried out a successful captive-carry flight test and flew for 90 minutes. The company says additional follow-on flights are planned for this year. For more information, hit […]