Airforce Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the 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 Croatian Air Force receives first upgraded MIG 21 fighter from Ukraine http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscroatian-air-force-receives-first-upgraded-mig-21-fighter-from-ukraine-4215443 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscroatian-air-force-receives-first-upgraded-mig-21-fighter-from-ukraine-4215443 The Croatian Air Force and Air Defence has taken delivery of the first upgraded MIG-21 BIS fighter aircraft from Ukraine at the Pleso Air Base in Zagreb, Croatia. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Raytheon secures first Paveway IV export contract http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-secures-first-paveway-iv-export-contract-4215449 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-secures-first-paveway-iv-export-contract-4215449 Raytheon has been awarded a contract for the supply of its Paveway IV precision-guided munitions (PGM) to an undisclosed international customer. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT ULA orders DuraNET 3000 Ethernet Switch technology from Curtiss-Wright http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsula-orders-duranet-3000-ethernet-switch-technology-from-curtiss-wright-4214647 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsula-orders-duranet-3000-ethernet-switch-technology-from-curtiss-wright-4214647 Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division has been awarded a contract to supply its commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)-based rugged Ethernet Switch technology in support of the US Air Force’s evolved expendable launch vehicle (EELV) programme. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Quickstep, Marand sign long-term F-35 component agreement http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsquickstep-marand-sign-long-term-f-35-component-agreement-4214656 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsquickstep-marand-sign-long-term-f-35-component-agreement-4214656 Quickstep has signed a long‐term agreement (LTA) with Marand Precision Engineering to manufacture components for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Cubic to supply P5 combat training system to Moroccan Air Force http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscubic-to-supply-p5-combat-training-system-to-moroccan-air-force-4214667 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscubic-to-supply-p5-combat-training-system-to-moroccan-air-force-4214667 Cubic Defense Systems has received a contract to supply its P5 combat training system (P5CTS) to the Royal Moroccan Air Force. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT The Updated and Modernised New Edition of Stimson’s Introduction to Airborne Radar is Available for Preorder http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/technical-publications/iet/pressthe-updated-and-modernised-new-edition-of-stimsons-introduction-to-airborne-radar.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/technical-publications/iet/pressthe-updated-and-modernised-new-edition-of-stimsons-introduction-to-airborne-radar.html SciTech Publishing (an imprint of the Institution of Engineering and Technology) are pleased to announce that the eagerly anticipated new edition of Stimson's Introduction to Airborne Radar, 3rd Edition is due to publish in May 2014. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:40:00 GMT Stimson’s Introduction to Airborne Radar, Third Edition http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/technical-publications/stimsons-introduction-to-airborne-radar-third-edition/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/technical-publications/stimsons-introduction-to-airborne-radar-third-edition/ Prompted by the advent of "stealth," the daunting prospect of ever more sophisticated radar countermeasures and the explosive growth of digital processing, this updated edition of Stimson's Introduction to Airborne Radar is the ONLY book to offer a c… Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:24:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 38 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-38-4214003/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-38-4214003/ In this issue: How the British soldier’s kit evolved during operations Iraq and Afghanistan, the world’s nuclear arsenal, breakthroughs in networked simulation training for pilots, naval power shifts in the Asia Pacific region and more Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:30:00 GMT Kitron to supply communication equipment for Oman’s NASAMS system http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newskitron-to-supply-communication-equipment-for-omans-nasams-system-4213965 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newskitron-to-supply-communication-equipment-for-omans-nasams-system-4213965 Kitrons’ Norwegian subsidiary Kitron has been awarded a contract to supply a range of military communications equipment to Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Integrated pilot training system developed for ADF’s AIR 5428 project http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsintegrated-pilot-training-system-developed-for-adfs-air-5428-project-4213970 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsintegrated-pilot-training-system-developed-for-adfs-air-5428-project-4213970 BAE Systems, Beechcraft and CAE have offered an integrated pilot training system (PTS) for the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) AIR 5428 project. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Gripen vote: how people power could ruin Saab’s $3bn Swiss deal http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuregripen-vote-how-people-power-could-ruin-saabs-3bn-swiss-deal-4213552/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuregripen-vote-how-people-power-could-ruin-saabs-3bn-swiss-deal-4213552/ The Swiss Government has agreed to spend billions of dollars replacing the air force’s 1970s-era fighters with modern Swedish jets. There is only one problem: the deal has to go to a referendum for the people to approve. Could a centuries-old politic… Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Dassault’s nEUROn UCAV conducts formation flight with Rafale, Falcon 7X jets http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdassaults-neuron-ucav-conducts-formation-flight-with-rafale-falcon-7x-jets-4213979 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdassaults-neuron-ucav-conducts-formation-flight-with-rafale-falcon-7x-jets-4213979 Dassault Aviation’s nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) successfully conducted a formation flight with a Rafale multi-role combat aircraft and a Falcon 7X business jet over the Mediterranean Sea. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Northrop delivers payload module for USAF’s fourth AEHF satellite http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-delivers-payload-module-for-usafs-fourth-aehf-satellite-4213039 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-delivers-payload-module-for-usafs-fourth-aehf-satellite-4213039 Lockheed Martin Space Systems took delivery of the fourth advanced extremely high frequency (AEHF) satellite payload module from Northrop Grumman, two months ahead Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Telos secures NETCENTS-2 NETOPS and infrastructure solutions contract http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newstelos-secures-netcents-2-netops-and-infrastructure-solutions-contract-4213026 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newstelos-secures-netcents-2-netops-and-infrastructure-solutions-contract-4213026 Telos has been selected as one of the prime contractors for the US Air Force’s (USAF) Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) network operations and infrastructure solutions contract. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT USAF receives first production lot of JASSM-ER missiles http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-receives-first-production-lot-of-jassm-er-missiles-4213019 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-receives-first-production-lot-of-jassm-er-missiles-4213019 The US Air Force (USAF) has taken delivery of the first production lot of joint air-to-surface standoff missile extended range (JASSM-ER) missiles from the Armament Directorate at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, US. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Institution of Engineering and Technology-Specialist Publishers for the Global Engineering and Technology Community http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/technical-publications/iet/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/technical-publications/iet/ The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has a 140-year heritage of publishing material for global engineering and technology. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:50:00 GMT Magellan wins RCAF’s CF-188 Hornet F404 engine maintenance contract http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsmagellan-wins-rcafs-cf-188-hornet-f404-engine-maintenance-contract-4212303 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsmagellan-wins-rcafs-cf-188-hornet-f404-engine-maintenance-contract-4212303 Magellan Aerospace has been awarded a contract for repair and overhaul (R&O) of the F404 afterburning turbofan engines that power the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) CF-188 Hornet aircraft fleet. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT USAF to soon complete F-22 automatic back-up oxygen system installation http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-to-soon-complete-f-22-automatic-back-up-oxygen-system-installation-4212312 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-to-soon-complete-f-22-automatic-back-up-oxygen-system-installation-4212312 The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s (AFLCMC) F-22 Division is set to complete installation of the automatic back-up oxygen system (ABOS) in the air force's F-22 Raptor aircraft fleet by December 2014. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT South Korea requests AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder missile sale from US http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssouth-korea-requests-aim-9x-2-sidewinder-missile-sale-from-us-4212306 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssouth-korea-requests-aim-9x-2-sidewinder-missile-sale-from-us-4212306 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder missiles and associated equipment to the Republic of Korea (ROK). Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT AYESAS-Aviation Hardware and Software Systems http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/electronic/ayesas1/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/electronic/ayesas1/ AYESAS is an AS 9100 certified solution provider for aviation hardware and software systems for airlines and air forces. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT