Israeli Air Force retires F-16A/B Netz
Aviation & Air Defense

Israeli Air Force retires F-16A/B Netz

December 27, 2016 Defense Watch 0

The Israeli Air Force retired its F-16A/B “Netz” jets on Monday morning during a ceremony that took place at Ovda Airbase in southern Israel. The F-16 “Netz” has recorded 36 years of operational activity with […]

Poland to acquire 1,300 Piorun MANPADS
Aviation & Air Defense

Poland to acquire 1,300 Piorun MANPADS

December 23, 2016 Defense Watch 0

The Polish Ministry of Defense has ordered 1,300 Piorun shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles (MANPADS) from Polish arms manufacturer Mesko. The contract, that was signed on Tuesday with the state-run company, will total 211 million Euros. Poland’s […]

A Turkish military transport aircraft has violated Greek airspace over an island in the eastern Aegean on Tuesday morning
Aviation & Air Defense

Turkish CN235 violates Greek airspace

December 21, 2016 Defense Watch 0

A Turkish military transport aircraft has violated Greek airspace over an island in the eastern Aegean on Tuesday morning. The violation comes just one day after two Turkish F-4 fighter jets violated the Greek airspace between […]

Antonov rolls out first An-132D
Aviation & Air Defense

Antonov rolls out first An-132D

December 21, 2016 Defense Watch 0

Ukraine’s Antonov has rolled out its first An-132D turboprop light transport aircraft which is built under the framework of a contract with Saudi Arabia. The An-132D can carry up to 9.2 tons of cargo for short […]

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