August 01, 2020 Military Aviation News

India Scrutinizing Russian SU-57 Stealth Jets As Makers Struggle To Fulfill Orders


Earlier, Russian Minister of Industry had confirmed on June 27 that a contract for the procurement of 76 Sukhoi Su-57 aircraft, Russia’s first indigenously designed and built fifth-generation stealth fighter jet, has been concluded between the Moscow and United Aircraft Corporation.

F-35 Proposal to Canada Submitted


On July 30, the U.S government submitted the Request for Proposal (RFP) response for the Lockheed Martin built F-35 to Canada in support of their Future Fighter Capability Project. Canada has been a valued partner since the inception of the Joint Strike Fighter competition. Canadian industry plays an integral role in the global F-35 supply chain and has gained significant technical expertise over the past 15-plus year involvement in the F-35 production.

Mitsubishi Heavy set to oversee Japan's homegrown fighter project


Japan's Defense Ministry confirmed Friday it will award a contract to a single Japanese company to oversee its next-generation fighter jet project, part of an effort to preserve a domestic defense industry that has atrophied amid decades of U.S.-led development.

In Russia’s Far East, A Stealth-Fighter Factory Spins Up


It’s one thing to design a warplane. And other thing to build it. That’s a truism Russian fighter-maker Sukhoi is learning—or relearning—as it tries to fill the Kremlin’s order for 76 Su-57 stealth fighters. Sukhoi builds the twin-engine Su-57 at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur aircraft plant in the Russian Far East. The factory previously built the non-stealthy Su-35—and learned some hard lessons.

Turkey deploys F-16 fighter jets to Azerbaijan


On Friday, the Ministry Of Defense Of Azerbaijan has reported that F-16 fighter aircraft of the Turkish Air Force arrived in Azerbaijan to participate in the “TurAz Qartali-2020” Joint Exercises.

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