Author: defenceupdate

Saab’s Gripen E makes flight debut

Saab’s first prototype Gripen E fighter has completed its debut flight from the company’s Linköping site in Sweden. Performed by test pilot Marcus Wandt on 15 June, the milestone sortie with aircraft 39-8 lasted...

Trials of Fire & Forget Anti-Tank Nag Missile begin

Third Generation Fire and Forget Anti Tank Prospina missile (known as Nag)(Gen-3) trials with improved Imaging Infra Red Seekers (which guide the missile to its target after launch) started in Jaisalmer’s Pokhran Field firing...

First JF-17 for Myanmar commence flight testing

The first JF-17 Thunder fighter jet for Myanmar has commenced flight testing according to pictures posted online. Myanmar became the first export customer for the type, which is co-produced by Chinese Chengdu Aircraft Industry...