Defence deals

Russian Air Force Orders 20 New Supersonic Sukhoi Su-34 Fighter-Bombers Jets

Russia's Sukhoi Su-34 Fighter-bomber Make First-Ever Nighttime Flight Into Stratosphere

Су-34 (Su-34) – Credits: Vitaly V. Kuzmin  Russia’s Defense Ministry awarded Sukhoi Aircraft Company contract to manufacture 20 Su-34 frontline fighter-bombers, the TASS news agency reported, citing a source in the domestic defense industry. According to the new contract, the Russian Air Force will get the Sukhoi Su-34M, which is …

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Azerbaijan To Buy Combat Drones From Turkey

Azerbaijan To Buy Combat Drones From Turkey

The first export success was achieved in Bayraktar TB2 UAV System, which assumed important responsibilities in Euphrates Shield and Olive Branch operations. Azerbaijani parliament has already approved agreement for purchase of Turkish-made combat drones. Azerbaijan has announced that it would purchase unmanned aerial combat vehicles from Turkey. Speaking in a …

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Germany To Acquire 93 Eurofighter Typhoon & 45 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets/Growlers To Replace Panavia Tornado Bombers

Germany To Acquire 93 Eurofighter Typhoon & 45 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets/Growlers To Replace Panavia Tornado Bombers

Credits: Andreas-Zeitler-Airbus The German government has stated its intention to acquire 138 new combat aircraft for the Luftwaffe, comprising 93 Eurofighters and 45 Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets / E/A-18 Growlers. Amid growing criticism over her decision to include U.S.-made aircraft, the minister told Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper that the F-18s will …

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Croatia Postpone Fighter Jet Procurement Procedure Due To COVID-19 Crisis

Croatia Postpone Fighter Jet Procurement Procedure Due To COVID-19 Crisis

Croatia aims to replace its outdated, Soviet-designed Mikoyan MiG-21s. (S. Brigljević/Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia) Croatia Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said at the government’s meeting on Thursday that in the circumstances of the struggle to curb the coronavirus epidemic, his cabinet decided to put off the procurement of …

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German Air Force Reportedly Buying F/A-18E/F Super Hornets & Eurofighter Typhoon To Replace Panavia Tornado

Germany To Acquire 93 Eurofighter Typhoon & 45 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets/Growlers To Replace Panavia Tornado Bombers

Credits: Andreas-Zeitler-Airbus German Air Force is reportedly buying Eurofighter Typhoons and Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers to replace its aging fleet of Panavia Tornado swing-wing combat jets. Germany will buy up to 90 Eurofighters, 30 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and 15 EA-18G Growlers jets. A key driving factor behind …

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Indian Defence Acquisition Council Clears Acquisition Of 83 Tejas Aircrafts For Rs. 38,000 Crore

Indian Defence Acquisition Council Clears Acquisition Of 83 Tejas Aircrafts For Rs. 38,000 Crore

The Defence Acquisition Council on Wednesday cleared procurement of 83 advanced version of Tejas aircraft, sources said. The defence ministry has given the go-ahead for a Rs. 38,000 cr acquisition of next-generation Light Combat Aircraft that have been developed indigenously, with the production likely to see private sector manufacturing components …

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Russia Denies Reports Of Indonesia Cancelling Sukhoi Su-35 Fighter Jets Deal

Russia Denies Reports Of Indonesia Cancelling Sukhoi Su-35 Fighter Jets Deal

On March 14, 2020, a Bloomberg report claims that Indonesia Cancels Deal To Procure Sukhoi Su-35 Fighter Jets Amid U.S. Sanctions Threat. In response to the Bloomberg report, the director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSVTS) told Rossiya 24 television on Mar. 16 that Moscow has not received …

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