South Korea to develop its own maritime transport and patrol aircraft

According to the South Korean news agency Yonhap, quoting the executive vice president of KAI, the South Korean aircraft manufacturer has obtained from DAPA, the country's armament program development agency, the green light to develop a medium transport aircraft program to replace the majority of the C-130 and C-235 in service with the country's air and naval forces, for transport missions, but also for maritime patrol. The timetable, the budget envelope and the performance of the device concerned have not yet been communicated, but KAI announced last year that such a project would require 7 years of work and 2,7 $bn for…

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Israel claims attack on Iranian freighter MV Saviz in response to Iranian attacks

On March 25, the Lori, a container ship flying the Israeli flag, was hit by an Iranian missile in the Arabian Sea, causing no injuries or casualties. It is in response to this new attack against its merchant ships that the Jewish state organized the attack on the Iranian cargo ship MV Saviz, a ship identified for several months by the American secret services as a naval action platform. for the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. According to information communicated by the New York Times quoting an American official, the Israeli services would have positioned a naval mine under the waterline of the ship before making it...

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With the Vixen, the Royal Navy studies the use of a versatile on-board combat drone

Obviously, the ambition to equip the aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales with a catapult and arresting wires to implement combat drones is gaining momentum within the Royal Navy. Indeed, according to several articles that have appeared in the specialist press across the Channel, the Royal Navy is actively studying the possibility of using a fixed-wing combat drone, designated the Vixen program, on board its aircraft carriers, to fulfill numerous missions. , ranging from early air warning to in-flight refueling, air-to-ground and air-to-surface strikes, and intelligence and communication missions. Better, the objective...

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Faced with intensifying fighting in Donbass, Ukraine asks to join NATO

"NATO is the only way to end the fighting in Donbass." These are the terms that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke during a conference call with Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the Atlantic Alliance on Tuesday, according to Reuters. This pressing request from the Ukrainian President to begin discussions as soon as possible between NATO and Ukraine so that the latter can join the alliance is the consequence of the resumption of heavy weapons fighting in the Donbass, between the Ukrainian loyalist forces, and the secessionist forces of the Lughansk and Donetsk Oblasts in the Donbass heavily supported by Moscow. 6 soldiers…

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