• Angola to receive Su-30K fighters from Russia in 2015

    Russia is to supply Angola with Sukhoi Su-30K 'Flanker-D' fighter aircraft later in the year, a military-diplomatic source told IHS Jane's . The 558th Aviation Repairing Plant located at Baranovichi in Belarus is upgrading 12 Su-30Ks that are to be supplied to Angola in accordance with a contract

  • Australia replaces Super Hornets with legacy Hornets in Iraq mission

    The six Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet multirole fighters equipping the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) air task group (ATG) supporting coalition operations in Iraq have been replaced by what is understood to be the same number of older F/A-18A 'classic' Hornet multirole aircraft, the Department of

  • Bangladesh and Belarus to get Yak-130 combat trainers in 2015

    Russia will supply 14 Yakovlev Yak-130 'Mitten' advanced jet trainer aircraft to Bangladesh in 2015, with two more to follow next year, Irkut corporation president Oleg Demchenko has told IHS Jane's. Bangladesh is buying the aircraft under a USD1 billion credit agreement signed with Moscow. It had

  • Huneed to locally produce Airbus missile launch detectors

    Airbus is to transfer technologies to South Korean company Huneed, enabling localised production of parts for the European group's AN/AAR 60 Missile Launch Detection System (MILDS), Airbus confirmed to IHS Jane's on 27 March. An Airbus spokesman said that under an industrial agreement signed

  • Mikoyan, ATSC team for Malaysian MiG-29 upgrades

    Malaysian company Aerospace Technology Systems Corporation (ATSC) has teamed with the Russian aircraft group Mikoyan to bid to upgrade the Royal Malaysian Air Force's (RMAF's) fleet of MiG-29N 'Fulcrum' fighter aircraft, ATSC's chief executive officer confirmed to IHS Jane's . Fadzar Suhada said on

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  • Croatia displays new AFV fleets

    The Croatian Armed Forces (CAF) presented new armoured vehicles at their Gasinci training grounds on 20 March. Four variants of the Patria Armoured Modular Vehicle (AMV) were presented: medical, logistical, and command versions, plus an armoured personnel carrier variant fitted with a Kongsberg


  • YY-1 observation and tracking system

    Type Sensor turret Development The LOEC YY-1 turret-mounted EO observation and tracking system was first noted at the Asian Aerospace exhibition in Singapore in February 2006, where it was being promoted. It is designed for use on UAVs, helicopters and ground-based applications. In the latter

  • Rockwell Collins CNPC-1000

    Type Miniature datalink. Description The Rockwell Collins Control and Non-Payload Communications (CNPC) - 1000 miniature datalink is designed to provide 'high-reliability' communications between an unmanned AV (including small UAS classes) and a GCS. System features include: the ability to

  • CANA Guardian

    Type Multirole tactical UAV. Development The main objective of the Comando de Aviación Naval Argentina's (CANA - the Argentinian Navy's Naval Aviation Command) two-year, USD164,000 Guardian programme was to develop a system to improve command and control of its surveillance and

  • Cyber Technology CyberEye II

    Type MALE surveillance UAV. Decelopment Cyber Technology characterises its CyberEye II MALE surveillance UAV as being designed for the detection, localisation and tracking of targets and as being suitable for a range of applications including emergency services/safety support, infrastructure