Airforce Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.airforce-technology.com web site http://www.airforce-technology.com/ en-us http://www.airforce-technology.com/ Airforce Technology-Updates http://www.airforce-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Canadian Armed Forces CF-18 Hornets to participate in Nato air policing mission over Iceland http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscanadian-armed-forces-cf-18-hornets-to-participate-in-nato-air-policing-mission-over-iceland-5821747 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscanadian-armed-forces-cf-18-hornets-to-participate-in-nato-air-policing-mission-over-iceland-5821747 The Canadian Armed Forces’ CF-18 Hornet detachment has been deployed to Iceland as part of Operation Reassurance to contribute to Nato’s assurance and deterrence measures. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Visit Oxley at the AP&M Show http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/landing_aids/oxley2/pressvisit-oxley-apm-show.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/landing_aids/oxley2/pressvisit-oxley-apm-show.html The Oxley team will be exhibiting at the AP&M show between 31 May - 1 June at Olympia London. The show is the leading networking event for the commercial aviation aftermarket and the Oxley team will be on Stand F-52. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Northrop opens LAIRCM repair and maintenance facility in Australia http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-opens-laircm-repair-and-maintenance-facility-in-australia-5820177 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-opens-laircm-repair-and-maintenance-facility-in-australia-5820177 Northrop Grumman has unveiled a new repair and maintenance facility for the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) laser-based large aircraft infrared countermeasures (LAIRCM) systems. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Z-19E Light Attack Helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/z-19e-light-attack-helicopter/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/z-19e-light-attack-helicopter/ The Z-19E light attack helicopter, an export variant of Z-19 Harbin armed and reconnaissance helicopter, performed its maiden flight in May. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT India’s HAL flight tests second HTT-40 basic trainer aircraft prototype http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newshal-flight-tests-htt-40-basic-trainer-aircraft-for-indian-air-force-5821552 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newshal-flight-tests-htt-40-basic-trainer-aircraft-for-indian-air-force-5821552 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has reportedly conducted the first flight of the second prototype of Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40). Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT US DoD faces space capability delays, says GAO report http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-faces-space-capability-delays-says-gao-report-5819986 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-faces-space-capability-delays-says-gao-report-5819986 The US Department of Defense (DoD) is continuously facing challenges of delayed delivery of critical space capabilities, according to a new report released by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO). Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT USAF’s U-2S Dragon Lady participates in Northern Edge 17 exercise http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusafs-u-2s-dragon-lady-participates-in-northern-edge-17-exercise-5820223 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusafs-u-2s-dragon-lady-participates-in-northern-edge-17-exercise-5820223 For the first time, the US Air Force’s (USAF) U-2S Dragon Lady has participated in the Northern Edge joint training exercise. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT EDA to open new European Tactical Airlift Centre in Spain http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newseda-to-open-new-european-tactical-airlift-centre-in-spain-5820280 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newseda-to-open-new-european-tactical-airlift-centre-in-spain-5820280 The European Defence Agency (EDA) is to open the new European Tactical Airlift Centre (ETAC) in Zaragoza, Spain, on 8 June. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oxley Gains PMA Approval for PAR 64 LED Replacement Landing Light http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/landing_aids/oxley2/pressoxley-pma-approval-par-64-led.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/landing_aids/oxley2/pressoxley-pma-approval-par-64-led.html Following the successful launch of the Oxley Par 64 LED Replacement Landing Light, Oxley has now been granted a PMA providing FAA approval for the replacement of incandescent bulbs on aircraft. The PMA grants approval for the replacement of 4559, Q45… Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oerlikon Skyshield® MOOTW / C-RAM System http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/air-defence/oerlikon-skyshield-system/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/air-defence/oerlikon-skyshield-system/ The opponent side using rockets, artillery and mortar (RAM) in asymmetric warfare is highly mobile and very difficult to identify and to distinguish. The Oerlikon Skyshield® MOOTW / C-RAM System is the Rheinmetall Air Defence solution to counter this… Fri, 19 May 2017 08:50:00 GMT M&As this week: C4i Consultants, Kapco Global http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-c4i-consultants-kapco-global-5818531 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-c4i-consultants-kapco-global-5818531 C4i Consultants Inc, a Canadian company engaged in providing software development and training services to defence, government and commercial organisations, has been acquired by Bartragh Services, LLC. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: BAE Systems, Raytheon, CACI Enterprise Solutions http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bae-systems-raytheon-caci-enterprise-solutions-5817371 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bae-systems-raytheon-caci-enterprise-solutions-5817371 BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services Inc has won a $48.49m-worth contract in support of solid state phased array radar systems of the US Air Force. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT L3 WESCAM introduces MatriX ISR kits for fixed and rotary-wing platforms http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsl3-wescam-introduces-matrix-isr-kits-for-fixed--and-rotary-wing-platforms-5819157 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsl3-wescam-introduces-matrix-isr-kits-for-fixed--and-rotary-wing-platforms-5819157 L3 WESCAM has expanded its product range with the introduction of new MatriX intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) system solutions kits for fixed and rotary-wing platforms. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT US and South Korean air forces begin combined flying operations http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-and-south-korean-air-forces-begin-combined-flying-operations-5817308 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-and-south-korean-air-forces-begin-combined-flying-operations-5817308 The US and South Korean air forces are conducting combined flying operations as part of Buddy Wing 17-4, at Jungwon Air Base, South Korea. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT 3W International-Heavy-Fuel and Gas Engines for Unmanned Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/uav/3w-international-airforce/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/uav/3w-international-airforce/ 3W International (3W) manufactures next-generation heavy-fuel (HF) and gas engines for the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT CPI Aero delivers first batch of F-35A lock assemblies to Lockheed Martin http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscpi-aero-delivers-first-batch-of-f-35a-lock-assemblies-to-lockheed-martin-5818873 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscpi-aero-delivers-first-batch-of-f-35a-lock-assemblies-to-lockheed-martin-5818873 CPI Aerostructures (CPI Aero) has completed delivery of the first batch of F-35A lock assemblies to Lockheed Martin, under a previously awarded contract. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Component Connectivity Systems http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronic/component-connectivity-systems-air/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronic/component-connectivity-systems-air/ HUBER+SUHNER supplies components and systems that deliver electrical and optical connectivity for military operations. Thu, 18 May 2017 14:57:00 GMT Saab wins $153.2m contract to supply AEW&C system to undisclosed customer http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssaab-wins-1532m-contract-to-supply-aewc-system-to-undisclosed-customer-5817567 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssaab-wins-1532m-contract-to-supply-aewc-system-to-undisclosed-customer-5817567 Saab has secured a contract to deliver its airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system to an undisclosed customer. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Snipe Nano Quadrotor UAS http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/snipe-nano-quadrotor-uas/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/snipe-nano-quadrotor-uas/ The latest tactical unmanned aircraft system (UAS) introduced by AeroVironment, the Snipe Nano quadrotor is intended for close-range intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Boeing to assemble T-X training aircraft in St Louis, Missouri, US http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsboeing-selects-st-louis-facility-for-t-x-training-aircraft-assembly-5817427 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsboeing-selects-st-louis-facility-for-t-x-training-aircraft-assembly-5817427 Boeing has decided to assemble the T-X aircraft for the US Air Force (USAF) at its facility in St Louis, Missouri, if it wins the competition for the air force's T-X advanced pilot training programme. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT