• China’s Beihang UAS readies BZK-005E long-range reconnaissance UAV for export

    The Beijing-based Beihang Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Technology is now seeking the first international order for its export-specific BZK-005E multirole medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (MALE UAV), following the successful grant of an export licence for the air vehicle

  • Sea Lion passes milestones on road to deliveries to German Navy

    The Sea Lion variant of the NHIndustries NH90 helicopter has passed two important milestones towards first delivery to the German Navy at the end of 2019, Airbus announced on 21 November. The German Navy version of the NH90 NATO Frigate Helicopter (NFH) recently completed its service qualification

  • Colombia to receive donated C-130 from US

    Colombia is to receive a Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules airlifter that is being donated by the US. The announcement was made in mid-November by General David L Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the US Air Force (USAF), during a visit to the South American country. According to national media reports,

  • Cypriot Mi-35Ps flying again

    Cyprus’s 11 Mi-35P attack helicopters are flying again after having been grounded for a few months due to logistical problems. Two Mi-35Ps participated in the ‘Dynamic Fist 2018’ exercise held 5–10 November. The same helicopters were also seen in the Paphos airbase flying

  • Czech Republic joins European MALE RPAS project

    The Czech Republic has joined the multinational team developing the European medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) remotely piloted air system (RPAS), the European Council disclosed on 19 November. The country’s addition to the European MALE RPAS (formerly EuroDrone and EuroMALE) team that is

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  • US Marines seek new UVS capability

    The US Marine Corps Rapid Capabilities Office (MCRCO) is interested in lightening the load that infantry marines currently carry by equipping squads with new unmanned vehicle technologies. In a recent request for information posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the MCRCO said it is
  • RoKN receives fourth and final LST-2-class tank landing ship

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has handed over the fourth and final Cheonwangbong (LST-2)-class tank landing ship to the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN). The service received the ship, which has been named Nojeokbong (pennant number 689), in a ceremony held on 21 November at