Category: Defence & Military

Pentagon And Lockheed Martin Reach Agreement Reducing F-35A Cost By 12.8 Percent

Pentagon And Lockheed Martin Reach Agreement Reducing F-35A Cost By 12.8 Percent

Date 29.10.2019

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The F-35A is now below $80 million; lower cost than legacy aircraft   The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) finalized a $34 billion agreement for the production and delivery of 478 F-35s at the lowest aircraft price during the history of the Program. This contract includes all U.S., International Partners and Foreign Military […]

X-37B breaks record, lands after 780 days in orbit

X-37B breaks record, lands after 780 days in orbit

Date 28.10.2019

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The Air Force’s X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Mission 5 successfully landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility Oct. 27, 2019, at 3:51 a.m. The spaceplane conducted on-orbit experiments for 780 days during its mission, recently breaking its own record by being in orbit for more than two years. As of today, the total number of […]

Top Aces Receives Notice of IDIQ Award: Advanced adversary air training leader ideally positioned to be key provider

Top Aces Receives Notice of IDIQ Award: Advanced adversary air training leader ideally positioned to be key provider

Date 25.10.2019

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Mesa, October 25, 2019-Top Aces Corp. is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a winner under the U.S. Air Force Combat Air Force Contracted Air Support contract. This contract provides a vehicle through which Top Aces can offer it’s highly advanced adversary air capabilities and compete for individual tenders at twelve U.S. […]

Senegalese Chief of Air Force flies L-39NG

Senegalese Chief of Air Force flies L-39NG

Date 9.10.2019

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The first customer flew in L-39NG aircraft. General Joseph Mamadou Diop, the Chief of the Air Force of the Republic of Senegal, made an hour-lasting flight with test pilot of Aero Vodochody Vladimír Továrek on Sunday 6th October

MILITARY PILOT TRAINING – SEVEN DECADES OF EXCELLENCE

MILITARY PILOT TRAINING – SEVEN DECADES OF EXCELLENCE

Date 17.6.2019

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Czech Republic has a long history in the area of military pilot training provided for a wide range of countries. The first real large-scale training occurred shortly after WWII when Israel was heavily supported by the then Czechoslovak administration. In the following decades, USSR satellite states´ pilots were trained in the country with hundreds of Czechoslovak pilots […]

CZECH CHOPPERS IN THE AFGHAN SKY

CZECH CHOPPERS IN THE AFGHAN SKY

Date 4.6.2019

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In January 2010 three Czech Mi-171Sh helicopters were unloaded in Afghanistan and soon after started to fulfil tasks within the ISAF international task force. After many missions in former Yugoslavia the most difficult foreign deployment of the rotary section of the Czech Air Force was about to begin. Prior to their departure these helicopters underwent […]

L-39NG program remains a key priority to AERO

L-39NG program remains a key priority to AERO

Date 27.4.2019

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New management team of AERO presented its strategy for future of the company. In the middle of March, Dieter John replaced Giuseppe Giordo as President and CEO of AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE. During past weeks, new CEO consolidated his management team and now he presented his plans for AERO. AERO’s business strategy as it was set out […]

Light military transport aircraft IL-112V made its first flight

Light military transport aircraft IL-112V made its first flight

Date 2.4.2019

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Light military transport aircraft IL-112V made its first flight from the aerodrome of the aircraft building enterprise PJSC “VASO” on 31. March 2019. The first prototype of the IL-112V, built under a contract with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, lifted into the air on March 30. The crew was commanded by Nikolai […]

I would like LOM PRAHA to remain a constant on the Czech Republic’s aeronautical map

I would like LOM PRAHA to remain a constant on the Czech Republic’s aeronautical map

Date 18.3.2019

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Interview by: Jakub Fojtík   Mr Planička, LOM PRAHA boasts the longest tradition amongst the Czech aviation companies, what is the company’s current position? We celebrated our 100th anniversary in 2015 and the company has demonstrated that it has been a truly strategic enterprise of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic for many years. […]

The breakthrough Grob 120TP trainer

The breakthrough Grob 120TP trainer

Date 20.2.2019

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In an interview for the Aerospace magazine, Grob’s Test and Chief Instructor pilot Major Ret. Tom Reinert talks about the company’s history and its breakthrough trainer Grob 120TP. The story of GROB AIRCRAFT SE (previously known as Grob Aerospace) started in Tussenhausen-Mattsies in South Germany in 1971. Since then, Grob has become an important player in the […]

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