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 SCOTTY Airborne Solutions Overview http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/surveillance/scotty-in-the-sky/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/surveillance/scotty-in-the-sky/ SCOTTY Group Austria is a solutions provider and manufacturer specialising in beyond line-of-sight audio, video, and data for communications and surveillance. SCOTTY equipment is deployed in the field, on wheeled vehicles, ships, and in the air. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:28:00 GMT Saab to supply fuse subsystems for Meteor BVRAAM http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssaab-to-supply-fuse-subsystems-for-meteor-bvraam-5954176 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssaab-to-supply-fuse-subsystems-for-meteor-bvraam-5954176 MBDA has contracted Saab to supply radar proximity fuse subsystems (PFS) for the Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM). Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Signalink, Boeing, Pratt and Whitney http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-signalink-boeing-pratt-whitney-5951417 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-signalink-boeing-pratt-whitney-5951417 The US Air Force Test Center, Eglin Air Force Base has awarded a contract worth $998m to Signalink Inc and several other companies for testing of weapon systems. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cobham to deliver antenna suite for KAI’s KF-X fighter http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscobham-to-deliver-antenna-suite-for-kais-kf-x-fighter-5953113 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscobham-to-deliver-antenna-suite-for-kais-kf-x-fighter-5953113 Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) has contracted Cobham Antenna Systems to provide antenna suite for the future Korean Fighter Experimental (KF-X) multi-role fighter aircraft. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Harris wins $133m contract to supply electronic jammers for F/A-18 aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsharris-wins-133m-contract-to-supply-electronic-jammers-for-fa-18-aircraft-5953094 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsharris-wins-133m-contract-to-supply-electronic-jammers-for-fa-18-aircraft-5953094 Harris has secured a $133m contract to supply electronic jammers for the F/A-18F Super Hornet and F/A-18 Hornet aircraft operated by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and the US Navy respectively. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 80 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-80-5947857/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-80-5947857/ In this issue: Trends in soldier armour, Palau’s place in US military strategy, trans-Atlantic cooperation on anti-submarine warfare, the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates, 3D printing for naval replacement parts, new treatments for PTSD and more Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:19:00 GMT Trelleborg Applied Technologies http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/manufacturing/trelleborg-airforce/5617524915001.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/manufacturing/trelleborg-airforce/5617524915001.html Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMT Indra to develop trainer for A330 MRTT aerial refuelling tanker pilots http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindra-to-develop-trainer-for-a330-mrtt-aerial-refuelling-tanker-pilots-5952205 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindra-to-develop-trainer-for-a330-mrtt-aerial-refuelling-tanker-pilots-5952205 Indra has been selected to develop a trainer for Airbus Defence and Space's (Airbus D&S) A33 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT). Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT French Air Force deploys equipment in support of Exercise Aurora 17 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsfrench-air-force-deploys-equipment-in-support-of-exercise-aurora-17-5952025 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsfrench-air-force-deploys-equipment-in-support-of-exercise-aurora-17-5952025 The French Air Force has deployed two SAMP/T sections, two Crotale weapon systems and a 3D Air Defence Management Centre (CMD3D) in support of Exercise Aurora 17. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT USAF to conduct cold weather testing on F-35A aircraft at Eielson AFB http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-to-conduct-cold-weather-testing-on-f-35a-aircraft-at-eielson-afb-5952014 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-to-conduct-cold-weather-testing-on-f-35a-aircraft-at-eielson-afb-5952014 The US Air Force (USAF) is set to conduct cold weather testing on F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter in a bid to ensure that the fifth-generation multi-role fighter aircraft performs optimally in harsh weather conditions. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Thales develops active array radar for IAF’s Tejas Mk1A multi-role LCAs http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsthales-develops-active-array-radar-for-iafs-tejas-mk1a-multirole-lcas-5952002 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsthales-develops-active-array-radar-for-iafs-tejas-mk1a-multirole-lcas-5952002 Thales has developed an active array radar that will be fitted on 80 Tejas Mk1A multi-role light combat aircraft (LCA) operated by the Indian Air Force (IAF). Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT US approves $2.404bn sale of F-16 Fighting Falcon upgrade to Greece http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-approves-2404bn-sale-of-f-16-fighting-falcon-upgrade-to-greece-5952157 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-approves-2404bn-sale-of-f-16-fighting-falcon-upgrade-to-greece-5952157 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of an estimated $2.404bn possible foreign military sale of the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft upgrade to Greece. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Electro-Optical Imaging, Inc.-High-Speed Video Trackers and Tracking Systems for Airforce Applications http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/electro-optical-imaging/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/electro-optical-imaging/ Electro-Optical Imaging Inc (E-O Imaging) is a leading designer and supplier of real-time, high-speed automatic video trackers and integrated tracking solutions for airforce, tactical, test range, UAS, surveillance, and drone countermeasure systems. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT Russia receives second batch of Su-34 frontline bombers from Sukhoi http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsrussia-receives-second-batch-of-su-34-frontline-bombers-from-sukhoi-5950888 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsrussia-receives-second-batch-of-su-34-frontline-bombers-from-sukhoi-5950888 The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has received the second batch of Su-34 frontline bombers from Sukhoi. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Aero Vodochody completes Iraqi Air Force’s L-159 conversion training http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsaero-vodochody-completes-iraqi-air-forces-l-159-conversion-training-5950872 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsaero-vodochody-completes-iraqi-air-forces-l-159-conversion-training-5950872 Under a contract previously awarded by the Ministry of Defense of Iraq, Aero Vodochody has completed the L-159 conversion training of the third group of the Iraqi Air Force pilots. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kuwait requests $342.6m sale of C-17 logistics support from US http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newskuwait-requests-3426m-sale-of-c-17-logistics-support-from-us-5950908 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newskuwait-requests-3426m-sale-of-c-17-logistics-support-from-us-5950908 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a $342.6m potential foreign military sale of C-17 logistics support services and equipment to Kuwait. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT US approves sale of AIM-120 C-7 AMRAAMs to Netherlands http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-approves-sale-of-aim-120-c-7-amraams-to-netherlands-5949706 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-approves-sale-of-aim-120-c-7-amraams-to-netherlands-5949706 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale of AIM-120 C-7 advanced medium range air-to-air missiles (AMRAAM) to the Netherlands. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT US, Japan and South Korea conduct bilateral training mission http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-japan-south-korea-air-forces-conduct-bilateral-training-mission-5949731 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-japan-south-korea-air-forces-conduct-bilateral-training-mission-5949731 Personnel from the US Air Force (USAF), Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) and the Republic of Korea Air Force have participated in a bilateral training mission in a bid to improve combined capabilities and tactical skills. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT ULA launches NROL-52 satellite from Atlas V rocket http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsula-launches-nrol-52-satellite-from-atlas-v-rocket-5949747 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsula-launches-nrol-52-satellite-from-atlas-v-rocket-5949747 United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully launched a national security payload from the Atlas V rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, US, for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in support of national defence. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Canada submits Expression of Interest for Australian F/A-18 fighter aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscanada-submits-expression-of-interest-for-australian-fa-18-fighter-aircraft-5948449 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscanada-submits-expression-of-interest-for-australian-fa-18-fighter-aircraft-5948449 The Public Services and Procurement Canada has confirmed that the country has formally approached the Australian Government for the potential purchase of Boeing F/A-18 Hornet fighter aircraft. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT