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Indonesia Unveiled Prototype Of First Indigenous Strike-Capable MALE Drone

Indonesia Unveiled Prototype Of First Indigenous Strike-Capable MALE Drone

Indonesian state-owned aerospace company PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) has unveiled a prototype of an indigenously developed medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The strike-capable UAV, which has been dubbed Elang Hitam (Black Eagle), was unveiled to the public on 30 December at PTDI’s facilities in Bandung. The platform is …

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Russian Mi-8 Helicopter With 24 On-board Crash-Lands in Krasnoyarsk Region

Russian Mi-8 Helicopter With 24 On-board Crash-Lands in Krasnoyarsk Region

A Mil Mi-8AMT helicopter of KrasAvia, operating flight SSJ9663, crashed on takeoff from Baykit Airport (UNIB, Russia. There were 21 passengers and three crew members on board. “Six people were injured. Four of them are being examined by doctors, two others are undergoing surgery. The condition of all those injured …

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Iran Air Force MiG-29 Fighter Jet Crashes Near Mount Sabalan Killing Two Pilots

Iran Air Force MiG-29 Fighter Jet Crashes Near Mount Sabalan Killing Two Pilots

Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) Mikoyan MiG-29 fighter jet crashed under unknown circumstances near Mount Sabalan, Lesser Caucasus range – Iran. According to the semi-official ILNA news agency report, both pilots died in the crash. A helicopter from the Red Crescent has been dispatched to the crash site …

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Russian Fighter Jets Buzzed U.S. Navy Destroyer In The Black Sea

Russian Fighter Jets Buzzed U.S. Navy Destroyer In The Black Sea

A United States Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer operating in international waters in the Black Sea experienced several close interactions by Russian aircraft on December 23. USS Ross (DDG 71) encountered multiple, aggressive flight maneuvers by Russian aircraft that were performed within close proximity of the ship. Two Russian SU-24 …

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Russia’s New Sukhoi Su-57 Stealth Fighter Jet Crashes During Testing

Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighter Is Reportedly Undergoing Unmanned Flight Testing

The newly developed Russian Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation stealth fighter jet crashed 111 km off Dzyomgi airfield under unknown circumstances while performing a test flight. The pilot ejected safely. The black boxes of the crashed jet were being recovered. The crash occurred during an engines test, a local government representative reported. …

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