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T-X: Raytheon Teams with Finmeccanica, Honeywell and CAE for USAF Trainer...

Raytheon is partnering with European aircraft manufacturer Finmeccanica, CAE and Honeywell to build the T-100 Integrated Air Training System as its contender for the USAF T-X advanced new jet trainer

IRST sensors, expendable Jammers for the Swedish Gripen-E

Selex ES to supply 60 InfraRed Search and Track (IRST) Skyward for Saab's Gripen E. With the recent contract, added to AESA radar and IFF systems, Finmeccanica– Selex ES already provides about 30 percent of the Swedish next-generation fighter's electronics.

India Terminates Helicopter Contract with AgustaWestland over Corruption Allegations

According to Indian media sources New Delhi has terminated a helicopter purchase from the Italian-british company AgustaWestland, following allegations that the company or its...

Philippines to Buy Eight AW109 Power Helos for $80 Million

  AgustaWestland has won the bidding to supply eight attack helicopters worth $80 million for the Philippine Air Force (PAF). The Philippine STAR reports. A notice of...

Alenia Aermacchi Carves A Niche For a New Jet Trainer

Alenia Aermacchi offers the M-345 as a basic-advanced lightweight fast jet trainer with Life-Cycle Costs comparable to those of heavyweight turboprops. The company claims the jet-trainer provides much better training effectiveness over turboprop powered trainers, as it offers a real jet environment and real jet handling. With its flexibility and flying qualities, in particular at high operational speed, the aircraft allows significant “downloading” of flying hours from the advanced training phase.

European Aerospace Industries Call For a European MALE Program

Paris, Le Bourget: European aerospace industries and defense establishments are promoting pan-European collaboration in launching a collaborative development of Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE)...

Israel, Italy Exchange Multi-Billion Dollar Defense Contracts

The Italian defense group Finmeccanica announced yesterday it has signed contracts worth approximately $850 million under a collaboration agreement between the Italian government and...

Upgraded AMX A-1M Marks First Flight in Brazil

The prototype of the upgraded AMX, designated A-1M flew today for the first time. The first flight was the kickoff mark for the aircraft’s...

Poland Embarks on Helicopter Acquisition Program Worth up to US$1 Billion

The Polish Ministry of National Defense is embarking on the acquisition of a new transport helicopter for the Polish military, at an estimated budget of US$1 billion. The first phase will cover 26 aircraft: 16 new medium transport helicopters for the Army; four ASW and three for Search and Rescue SAR for the Navy and three Combat SAR for the air force.

AgustaWestland to Offer HH-71 for USAF Combat Search and Rescue HH-60G...

AgustaWestland plans to compete for the U.S. Air Force's planned replacement of HH-60G Pave hawk combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter with over 100...

Acquisition of DRS Paves Finmeccanica’s Road to US

Another mega deal reshapes the global map of defense industries – the Italian aerospace and defense group Finmeccanica SpA is ready to offer US$5.2...

Guided Naval Gun Projectiles

Finmeccanica is developing two types of precision guided projectiles for naval guns, the DAVIDE, designed as a high velocity anti-aircraft munition for the Oto-Melara 76mm...

Black Shark Heavyweight Torpedo

Whitehead Div., Alenia Defesa, Finmeccanica (Europe) Whitehead Division of Alenia Difesa – a member of the Finmechanica group, presented a full scale version of its...
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