October 15, 2020 Military Aviation News

Azerbaijan planning to buy Italian light attack aircraft


Leonardo S.p.A., an Italian company specialising in aerospace, defence and security, is planning to deliver M-346FA (Fighter Attack) jets to an international customer, most probably to Azerbaijan. During a visit to Italy in February, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and company representatives signed a deal on the acquisition of M-346 combat jet trainer aircraft.

The U.S. Air Force's New 6th-Generation Fighter: Stealth, Speed and AI


The Air Force’s vision for a sixth-generation stealth fighter include, incredible speeds, improved stealth and the use of artificial intelligence (AI). In fact, already a prototype of the secret plane has already taken to the sky, yet virtually all details regarding the stealth fighter are naturally kept unavailable for security reasons. As a result, speculation of about the new fighter jet continues to run rampant.

Spain receives first of 12 new combat search-and-rescue helicopters


The Spanish air force has taken delivery of the first NH90 helicopter meant to upgrade its aging combat search-and-rescue fleet. NHIndustries — a joint venture between Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo, and Fokker Technologies — has delivered the first of 12 NH90 tactical transport helicopters that will eventually replace Spain’s fleet of AS332 Super Pumas. These new aircraft will be based in Cuatro Vientos, according to an Oct. 14 statement by Airbus.

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