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Thales Selected to Modernize IFF on Indian MiG-29s

Thales will deliver the Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (RSK-MiG) avionic identification systems to be installed in 63 upgraded MiG-29 aircraft bound to India. The systems, part of Thales' TSB 2500 family of Interrogator Friend/Foe (IFF) systems, comprise Combined Interrogator Transponder (CIT) and Cryptographic National Secure Mode...

USMC Awards $79 million for foreign MRAP designs

The second batch of orders worth of a total US$79 million for low-rate initial production MRAP vehicles were issued this week. The vehicles include the South African designed RG-31, the Australian Bushmaster and the new Golan vehicle, designed under a joint Israeli-US cooperation. Three manufacturers received...

Republic of Korea Shop for More Multi-role Fighters

After India's planned procurement of 126 multi-purpose fighter aircraft, South Korea is also planning to invest some $2.4 billion to introduce 20 'next generation' fighters. These aircraft are planned for introduction into service by 2010 – 2012, therefore ruling out the Lockheed Martin's F-35...

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