Kamov Ka-52 Russian Helicopter

India, Russia Deals On Frigates, S-400 Missile System, Kamov Helicopters Move Forward

India and Russia have adopted a strategy framed by them for defence cooperation on Friday to concretize deals on frigates, S-400 air defence missile system and Kamov helicopters. India’s Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in Russia this week, co-chaired the 17th meeting of the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) on Friday with…

Lockheed Martin launched the C-130J-SOF, the first ever SOF-configured production variant of the Super Hercules transport aircraft to be offered for export, at the Paris Air Show on 20 June.

Paris Air Show 2017: LM launches production SOF variant of C-130J for export

Lockheed Martin officials launched the C-130J-SOF at the Paris Air Show on 20 June, the first ever special operations forces (SOF)-configured production variant of the Super Hercules transport aircraft to be offered for export. The baseline C-130J-SOF comes in an ISR configuration that features an electro-optic/infrared imaging system in a turret under the nose, upgraded…

Tupolev Tu-160M supersonic strategic bomber.

Russia Delays Development of PAK DA Stealth Bomber; will Produce Tu-160 Instead

Russia will resume production of the supersonic and variable-wing Tupolev Tu-160M strategic heavy bomber instead of continuing development of its already much delayed stealth strategic bomber, the Tupolev PAK DA. Production of the Tu-160, which is capable of lofting nuclear weapons, ended in 2008 and only 27 bombers were produced for use by the Russian…

Launch of a Switchblade and the destruction of its target.

US Special Forces Now Operate Lethal Kamikaze Killer Drones

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) recently received what appears to be its first shipment of “Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile Systems” (LMAMs), confirming the combat value of this “Kamikaze” drone first deployed in the ongoing War in Afghanistan. The LMAMs delivered to USSOCOM is the “AeroVironment Switchblade” developed by California-based AeroVironment, Inc. This 2.7…