EASA News

Bayraktar AKINCI UCAV Completes 50000 Flight Hours
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar AKINCI UCAV Completes 50000 Flight Hours

Since its first flight in 2019, Baykar’s AKINCI UCAV has reached 50000 flight hours, achieving many milestones in the process.

U.S. Navy Orders a 17 F/A-18 Super Hornet Block IIIs
Navy / Maritime Air E/W

U.S. Navy Orders a 17 F/A-18 Super Hornet Block IIIs

The U.S. Navy ordered 17 additional F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing on March 19, 2024, under a contract worth $ 1.3 billion.

U.S. to Sell F-16 to Turkiye with a price tag of $23.0 Billion
Air Weapon / Missile E/W Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

U.S. to Sell F-16 to Turkiye with a price tag of $23.0 Billion

The State Department approved a possible FMS to Turkiye of F-16 Acquisition and Modernisation and related equipment for an estimated cost of $23.0 billion.

BAE Systems Unveils AMPV-Based C-UAS System
Weapon / Missile

BAE Systems Unveils AMPV-Based C-UAS System

BAE Systems has announced the firing tests of a new C-UAS system based on an Armoured Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV).

ASELSAN Integrates EASA Radar into Aircraft
Sensors Modernisation E/W Expo and Air Show

ASELSAN Integrates EASA Radar into Aircraft

ASELSAN CEO Ahmet Akyol announced that the EASA Murad radar has been integrated into a jet aircraft and AKINCI UCAV.

USAF Activates the First Squadron of F-16s Equipped with AESA Radar
Air Sensors

USAF Activates the First Squadron of F-16s Equipped with AESA Radar

The US Air Force (USAF) has activated the 480th Fighter Squadron as the first USAF F-16CM squadron to be equipped with an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar system. USAF Chief of Staff General CQ Brown Jr. stated that updating the F-16 with the addition of the AESA radar will make this aircraft more effective in combat operations. “I look forward to taking the F-16 further into the future of air superiority,” he said.