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November 2011 Air Force Military Aviation Defence Industry News
 
 

One bomber aircraft OV-10 Bronco of Philippines Air Force crashes in South Philippine 0911113

One bomber aircraft OV-10 Bronco of Philippines Air Force crashes in South Philippine
 

Two military pilots were hurt when their plane crashed Wednesday, November 9, 2011, in this southern Philippine city. According to Lt. Col. Randolf Cabangbang, spokesman for the Western Mindanao Command, the OV10 bronco bomber plane with body number 801 was on a routine test when it crashed around 9:50 a.m. local time at the Edwin Andrews Air Base while it was trying to make an emergency landing.

Two military pilots were hurt when their plane crashed Wednesday, November 9, 2011, in this southern Philippine city. According to Lt. Col. Randolf Cabangbang, spokesman for the Western Mindanao Command, the OV10 bronco bomber plane with body number 801 was on a routine test when it crashed around 9:50 a.m. local time at the Edwin Andrews Air Base while it was trying to make an emergency landing.
 

Indian Air Force is ready to purchase two additional airnorne warning and control aircraft A-50EI 0911112

Indian Air Force is ready to purchase two additional airnorne warning and control aircraft A-50EI
 

India is close to purchase two additional Russian-Israeli airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft, the Times of India newspaper reported. India ordered three A-50EI variants, developed on the basis of the Russian Il-76MD military transport plane and fitted with the Israeli-made Phalcon radar system, in 2004. They are already in service with the Indian air force (IAF).

India is close to purchase two additional Russian-Israeli airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft, the Times of India newspaper reported. India ordered three A-50EI variants, developed on the basis of the Russian Il-76MD military transport plane and fitted with the Israeli-made Phalcon radar system, in 2004. They are already in service with the Indian air force (IAF).
 

India has taken delivery of the first batch of 80 M-17V5 tactical transport helicopter 0911111

India has taken delivery of the first batch of 80 M-17V5 tactical transport helicopter
 

India has taken delivery of the first batch of 80 Mi-17V-5 tactical transport helicopters ordered under a $1.345 billion deal in 2008, Russian arms sales agency Rosoboronexport said on Tuesday, November 8, 2011.

India has taken delivery of the first batch of 80 Mi-17V-5 tactical transport helicopters ordered under a $1.345 billion deal in 2008, Russian arms sales agency Rosoboronexport said on Tuesday, November 8, 2011.
 

United States and German military personnel will conduct observer flight over Russia 0711113

United States and German military personnel will conduct observer flight over Russia
 

In accordance with the Treaty on Open Skies, US and German military personnel will conduct observer flights over Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry press service has reported.

In accordance with the Treaty on Open Skies, US and German military personnel will conduct observer flights over Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry press service has reported.
 

Eurocopter China and Wuhan Helicopter sign contract for three helicopters two AS350 and 1 EC120B 0711112

Eurocopter China and Wuhan Helicopter sign contract for three helicopters two AS350 and 1 EC120B
 

Eurocopter China and Wuhan Helicopter sign contract for the purchase of three helicopters on the occasion of a French ministerial visit. The three helicopters are the first Eurocopter models to be included in Wuhan Helicopter’s fleet, and comprise two AS350 B3e and one EC120 B. Intended for utility missions, they are scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2013.

Eurocopter China and Wuhan Helicopter sign contract for the purchase of three helicopters on the occasion of a French ministerial visit. The three helicopters are the first Eurocopter models to be included in Wuhan Helicopter’s fleet, and comprise two AS350 B3e and one EC120 B. Intended for utility missions, they are scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2013.
 

Ukraine will provide engine aicraft AI-222-25F turbofans for Chinese jet trainer Hongdu L-15 0711111

Ukraine will provide engine aicraft AI-222-25F turbofans for Chinese jet trainer Hongdu L-15
 

China has ordered 250 AI-222-25F turbofans from the Ukraine to power production versions of the Hongdu L-15 advanced jet trainer. The –25F is an afterburning version of the AI-222 that was first flown on the Lead-In Fighter Trainer (LIFT) version of the L-15 in October 2010.

China has ordered 250 AI-222-25F turbofans from the Ukraine to power production versions of the Hongdu L-15 advanced jet trainer. The –25F is an afterburning version of the AI-222 that was first flown on the Lead-In Fighter Trainer (LIFT) version of the L-15 in October 2010.
 

Vietnamese Air Force will take delivery of 16 fighters aircraft Su-30Mk2 by the end of this year 0511111

Vietnamese Air Force will take delivery of 16 fighters aircraft Su-30Mk2 by the end of this year
 

According to an Asian magazine, 20 Russian made fighters aircraft Sukhoi Su-30MK2 will be produced and delivered in Vietnam. The magazine also notes that four of the 20 Su-30MK2 aircraft have been delivered during the month of June 2011, the others would be delivered by the end of 2011.

According to an Asian magazine, 20 Russian made fighters aircraft Sukhoi Su-30MK2 will be produced and delivered in Vietnam. The magazine also notes that four of the 20 Su-30MK2 aircraft have been delivered during the month of June 2011, the others would be delivered by the end of 2011.
 

Boeing has submitted multiyear production and delivery contract for CH-47F helicopter for US Army 0411112

Boeing has submitted multiyear production and delivery contract for CH-47F helicopter for US Army
 

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Army for a multiyear contract for the production and delivery of 155 CH-47F helicopters.

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Army for a multiyear contract for the production and delivery of 155 CH-47F helicopters.
 

The new Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Sukhoi T-50 conducted its 100th flight test 0411111

The new Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Sukhoi T-50 conducted its 100th flight test
 

The 5th generation Russian fighter aircraft Sukhoi T-50 (PAK-FA) conducted Thursday, November 3, 2011, its 100th flight test, said in Moscow the press service of Sukhoi.

The 5th generation Russian fighter aircraft Sukhoi T-50 (PAK-FA) conducted Thursday, November 3, 2011, its 100th flight test, said in Moscow the press service of Sukhoi.
 

Boeing celebrated the first delivery of attack helicopter Apache AH-64D Block III to U.S. Army 0311111

Boeing celebrated the first delivery of attack helicopter Apache AH-64D Block III to U.S. Army
 

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] celebrated delivery of the first AH-64D Apache Block III multi-role attack helicopter to the U.S. Army today in Mesa. The Block III Apache begins a new era in combat aviation by delivering advanced technologies and capabilities to benefit soldiers and battlefield commanders.

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] celebrated delivery of the first AH-64D Apache Block III multi-role attack helicopter to the U.S. Army today in Mesa. The Block III Apache begins a new era in combat aviation by delivering advanced technologies and capabilities to benefit soldiers and battlefield commanders.
 

Saab receives order from the Swedish Defence Administration regarding Gripen aircraft systems 0211112

Saab receives order from the Swedish Defence Administration regarding Gripen aircraft systems
 

Defence and security company Saab has received an order amounting to MSEK 261 from FMV (the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration) for system maintenance and development studies regarding Gripen.

Defence and security company Saab has received an order amounting to MSEK 261 from FMV (the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration) for system maintenance and development studies regarding Gripen.
 

United States are ready to offer F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft program to India 0211111

United States are ready to offer F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft program to India
 

The United States Defense Department offered India technology sharing and talks on its top weapons program, Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, to gain more security cooperation in the face of regional competition from China.

The United States Defense Department offered India technology sharing and talks on its top weapons program, Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, to gain more security cooperation in the face of regional competition from China.
 

A new modernized A-50U AWACS airborne and control aircraft entered service in Russian Air Force 0111111

A new modernized A-50U AWACS airborne and control aircraft entered service in Russian Air Force
 

A modernized A-50U airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft entered service with the Russian Air Force on Monday, said a Russian Air Force spokesman.

A modernized A-50U airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft entered service with the Russian Air Force on Monday, said a Russian Air Force spokesman.
 

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