November 28, 2020 Military Aviation News

Lockheed Martin delivers next three F-35B aircraft to the U.K.’s Royal Air Force


In a release Friday, Air Officer Commanding No 1 Group, Royal Air Force, Allan Marshall said the new stealth fighter jets to increases the British fleet to 21 F-35s. “Looking forward to their arrival in the UK over the coming days,” the message added. According to Britain’s Royal Air Force website, the F-35B Lightning combat aircraft currently operates alongside the Typhoon.

Indian BrahMos Goes Global; After Indonesia, Brazil Looks To Arms Its Gripen Jets With Indo-Russian Missile


The BrahMos-NG is intended to be a mini-version of the existing BrahMos, being lighter and shorter while still having a range of about 300 km. It would be India’s premier air-to-surface missile and would arm most of its fighter fleet which includes the Su-30MKI, LCA Tejas, MiG-29UPG, MiG-29K, and even the Dassault Rafale.

Korean Air to provide service life extension work for USAF F-16 jets


The US Department of Defense has awarded a KRW290bn ($261.9m) contract to Korean Air for service life extension and depot level maintenance of F-16 fighter jets. Work will be performed on jets that are deployed to the US Forces in Korea and Japan for a ten-year period commencing this month. The programme will involve the highest level of aircraft maintenance, which includes reliability verification of the main parts of the fuselage and wings of the F-16 fighter jets.

Rescue teams search for missing pilot after Indian military aircraft crashes into sea


The Indian military has launched a huge search for a young pilot who went missing after an air navy plane crashed into the sea. The MiG-29K trainer aircrraft went down while flying over the Arabian Sea at 5pm local time (11.30am GMT) on Thursday. One pilot was rescued but the other remains missing, the navy said on Friday. “One pilot ejected safely. Search by air and surface units is in progress for the second pilot. An inquiry has been ordered to investigate the incident,” added the Indian ar

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