Avionic Solid-State Recorders

Start < Page 2 of 6 > The first applications of digital recorders were in avionics systems, where analog and tape based systems are gradually being replaced...

Boeing P-8A Poseidon Special Missions Aircraft

Boeing is modifying its single-isle flagship - Boeing-737-800 airframe into a fighting machine. The first fuselage was completed by Spirit Aerospace and moved by...

Embraer Establishes a New Unit Dedicated to Defense & Security Markets

Brazil's Aerospace company Embraer announced the creation of Embraer Defense and Security, a subsidiary focusing  on defense and security markets worldwide. “Brazil has a growing...

Four Multinational Teams Bid for £1.5 billion UK-MOD Operational Readiness Training Services Contract

The British Ministry of Defense has selected four groups to bid for its upcoming Air Support to Defense Operational Training (ASDOT) requirement. Each of the groups selected for the program has teamed with training services specialists from the USA, Canada, and Israel to deliver adversary aircraft and weapons. The winning group will operate various high-performance jets simulating aggressor fighter and attack planes, cruise missiles and electronic combat to training British air, land and naval forces. A final selection is expected in September 2018 followed by the contract award in 2020 that could be worth up to £1.5 billion over 15 years.

Enhanced APKWS Rockets Enter Production, to arm Marine Corps Gunships

APKWS, the lightweight 2.75" laser guided rocket developed by BAE Systems in partnership with the U.S. government, has been approved for production. The U.S....

APKWS – High Precision, Deadly Sting

Currently in its third year of full rate production, BAE Systems' APKWS rocket is the only U.S. Department of Defense fully qualified guided 2.75-inch rocket. Following the Navy and Marine Corps, the US Army has also ordered the rocket for its Apaches. Since the weapon has been cleared for export the US NAVY program has received 13 formal letters of request (LORs) from international customers expressing interest in acquiring APKWS.

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...

Indo-Israeli Barak 8 Scores Direct Hit on 1st Sea Launch

Israel's Ministry of Defense and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) conducted today the first full system flight and intercept test of the Barak 8 missile system developed jointly by Israel and India. This was the second time that the Barak-8 missile scores a direct hit, a testament of the system's capability to deal with highly maneuverable targets

KAI, Eurocopter Unveil the Korean Utility Helicopter (KUH) Surion

Three years after the launch of the Korean Helicopter Program in 2006, Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Eurocopter celebrated the Rollout of the first...

Pakistan considers buying 30-40 stealth fighters from China

Pakistan is interested in acquiring a stealth fighter and has expressed interest in the newly unveiled Chinese FC-31. Pakistan is one of several countries interested in the new Chinese fighter - the first stealth aircraft available for export without US or Russian restrictions.

New Mini-Drone Provides ‘Eye in the Sky’ for Small Boats

Elbit Systems introduce today the Skylark C - the first naval member of its electrically powered mini-UAV family. Based on the operational and combat-proven Skylark I-LEX Mini UAS, the naval variant extends the Skylark reconnaissance and surveillance capabilities to the maritime domain.

A-400M

Following repeated delays the A400M program is now in full swing, with the first aircraft undergoing final assembly in Seville, Spain. Assembly will be...

X-47 Remains on Schedule for Sea Trials despite First Flight Delay

The first flight of the U.S. Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator has been postponed by several months and will take place at Edwards...

Honeywell Takes T-Hawk for Afghanistan Roadshow

On 14 January a group of soldiers and civilians from coalition forces gathered at the Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan to witness how the...

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