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100 Thousand ATOM 35mm Air Burst Ammunition Electronics Produced
Land Navy / Maritime Air Ammunition Logistics Country Modernisation

100 Thousand ATOM 35mm Air Burst Ammunition Electronics Produced

ASELSAN produces ATOM 35 mm Air Burst Ammunition within the 35 mm Air Defence System Modernisation and Particle Ammunition Supply.

The First of 17 B-1B Bombers Retire
Air Modernisation

The First of 17 B-1B Bombers Retire

B-1B #85-066 became the first of 17 of its type to head for retirement on Feb. 17. Out of those 17 aircraft, only four will remain in a reclaimable condition.

Turkey Lobbies To Protect Its Rights On F-35
Air Bilateral Relations Defence Politics Modernisation

Turkey Lobbies To Protect Its Rights On F-35

A US-based internet site https://www.foreignlobby.com/ wrote that SSTEK signed an agreement with Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP lobbying company.

Siper Will be Vertically Launched
Air Weapon / Missile Investment Country Regional / Strategy Modernisation

Siper Will be Vertically Launched

President of SSB, Demir, gave details about Turkish air defence systems. Demir said that Siper will be vertically launched, and have ARH + IIR.

Airbus reports full year 2020 results
Air Space Investment Modernisation

Airbus reports full year 2020 results

Airbus SE reported consolidated Full-Year (FY) 2020 financial results and provided guidance for 2021.

First Atak Helicopter for Police
Land Air Defence Politics Modernisation

First Atak Helicopter for Police

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAS) announced that two T-129 Atak assault helicopters are delivered to the General Directorate of Police and Turkish armed forces. There are more than 50 T-129 helicopters in the inventory of the army. Turkish police received its first T-129 helicopter.

Ukraine Seeks Foreign Partner for An-74 Aircraft Plant
Air Investment Country Modernisation

Ukraine Seeks Foreign Partner for An-74 Aircraft Plant

Ukrainian state concern UkrOboronProm published a proposal statement to find an international partner to revive its Kharkiv State Aviation Manufacturing Company (KSAMC). The plant manufactures An-74 aircraft and has 20 planes to complete production.

Vietnam orders L-39NG Albatros jet trainers from Aero Vodochody
Air Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Vietnam orders L-39NG Albatros jet trainers from Aero Vodochody

Aero Vodochody will deliver the 12 L-39NG Albatros jet trainers under a contract signed between OMNIPOL and the Vietnam defence ministry.

Ukrainian Navy to Receive further Armed UAV in 2021
Navy / Maritime Air Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

Ukrainian Navy to Receive further Armed UAV in 2021

The Ukrainian Navy Rear Admiral Oleksiy Neizhpapa has revealed some details about armed UAV and missile systems for the Ukrainian Navy.

Atmaca will be in the inventory in 2021
Land Navy / Maritime Air Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Atmaca will be in the inventory in 2021

Prof. Dr Faruk Yiğit, Chairman of the Board and Murat İkinci, President & CEO of Roketsan, provided information about recent developments at Roketsan.

Iran and N. Korea resumed missile collaboration
Air Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Iran and N. Korea resumed missile collaboration

According to UN Report, Iran and North Korea have started to cooperate on ballistic missile and tactical nuclear weapons.

Indian Army has leased four Heron UAVs
Air Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

Indian Army has leased four Heron UAVs

The Times Now News has reported that the Indian Army has leased four Heron unmanned air vehicles from Israel as part of an emergency procurement program.

F-16 Air Combat Training Center for Jordan
Air Bilateral Relations Defence Politics Modernisation

F-16 Air Combat Training Center for Jordan

The U.S. State Department approved FMS to Jordan for an F-16 Air Combat Training Center and related equipment at an estimated cost of $60 million.

India to Receive S-400 This Year
Air Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

India to Receive S-400 This Year

India will receive the Russian S-400 Triumf missile air defence system before the end of 2021. Rosoboronexport told TASS during the Aero India 2021 expo.