New pilot helmet for Israeli Atalef helicopters

Paris Le Bourget: A new pilot Helmet Mounted Systems (HMS) will be installed in the Israeli airforce (IAF)  Eurocopter AS 565 SA (Atalef) helicopters...

Boeing Selected to Develop a new Multi-Int Airborne System for the U.S. Army

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) was selected by the U.S. Army to develop the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS). The company was awarded...

Updated: Pentagon awards US$4.1 Bn for 43 F-35s

Lockheed Martin has been awarded additional a $4,123 million contract, as a modification to the F-35 program, for the production of 43 F-35s under the eighth Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP Lot VIII) lot of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The Pentagon claimed the cost of the current lot reflects a reduction of 3.6 percent over LRIP VII. More reductions will come into effect in the next batch of production.

Elbit Systems Introduces Highlights Avionics, C2 and Homeland Security at LAAD 2011

Elbit Systems and its Brazilian subsidiary Aeroeletronica S.A. (AEL) are promoting here modern avionics suites, comprising computer interface and high definition smart displays, Unmanned...

Demand for Aerostats Increases Demand for SPEED-A Payloads

Two years ago Controp unveiled its new, aerostat-optimized EO multi-sensor payload system. Since its introduction, SPEED-A has been operational in combat by several military...

Brazil Launches KC-390 Medium Transport Aircraft Program

// Embraer has signed a US$1.3 billion contract with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for the KC-390 military transport aircraft program. In...

International Conference on Unmanned Systems – AUVSI Israel 2012

For four decades Israel’s aerospace industries are maintaining their world leading position in the field of unmanned systems. The upcoming International Conference on Unmanned Systems will offer international delegates a unique insight into one of the country's most competitive fields of expertise.

International Debut for F-35 at Farnborough, Air Tattoo in July

The F-35 Lightning II aircraft will make its international debut in July this summer, the British Defence Secretary has announced. The F-35 Lightning II will...
P-8A Poseidon in flight. Photo: Boeing

UK’s New Rapid Deployment ‘Strike Brigades’ to Deal With Emerging Threats

The UK is planning a £178 billion investment in defence equipment and support over the next decade, as part of the Government’s five year National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). Among the main items - the establishment of two rapid deployment 'Strike Brigades', procurement of eight P-8A maritime patrol aircarft and life extension for the Typhoon fleet of fighter aircraft.

Satellite imagery indicates progress in North Korean KN08 ballistic missile

Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea is conducting a number of significant activities at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station (“Tongchang-ri”) related to...

New Orders Reflect Growing Interest in Rada’s Tactical Radars

Israel's tactical radar pioneer RADA Electronic Industries reported new orders worth US$5 million for two variants of its mobile radars, the Multirole Hemispheric Radar, employed in Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM), Counter UAV (C-UAV) and Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) applications.

A View to a Kill – AC-130 Gunship Style

New helmet sights to be introduced on U.S. Air Force AC-130W Stinger II gunships in the next two years will improve situational awareness and...

Final KC-X Tanker Proposals Submitted by Boeing, EADS

On Thursday, Feb 10, 2011 Boeing and EADS submitted their final proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s KC-X tanker competition. Both proposals address the...

Elbit Systems’ DIRCM to be Integrated on Boeing Military Aircraft & Helicopters

The Boeing Company and Elbit Systems have entered a cooperation agreement to jointly develop self-defense solutions for Boeing military aircraft in international markets.

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