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 A lesson in air readiness with NATO http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurea-lesson-in-air-readiness-with-nato-5742581/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurea-lesson-in-air-readiness-with-nato-5742581/ To show just how ready NATO is to deploy its counter threat capability, the organisation recently packed up its entire Deployable Air Command and Control Centre (DACCC) moving it via air, land and sea from Poggio Renatico, Italy, to Sardinia, 600km s… Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Airbus denies Austrian Defence Ministry’s allegations over Eurofighter deal http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsairbus-denies-austrian-defence-ministrys-allegations-on-2003-eurofighter-jets-deal-5743943 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsairbus-denies-austrian-defence-ministrys-allegations-on-2003-eurofighter-jets-deal-5743943 Airbus has expressed surprise regarding the criminal allegations raised by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence in relation to a procurement order for Eurofighter jets signed in 2003. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Northrop demonstrates interoperability between UK RAF's F-35B and Typhoon http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-demonstrates-communications-interoperability-between-uk-rafs-f-35b-and-typhoon-5743543 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-demonstrates-communications-interoperability-between-uk-rafs-f-35b-and-typhoon-5743543 Northrop Grumman has demonstrated airborne communications interoperability between the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) F-35B Lightning II and Typhoon FGR4 aircraft. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT IAI and Kalyani Strategic Systems to co-produce air defence systems in India http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsiai-and-kalyani-strategic-systems-to-co-produce-air-defence-systems-in-india-5743528 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsiai-and-kalyani-strategic-systems-to-co-produce-air-defence-systems-in-india-5743528 Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Kalyani Strategic Systems, the defence unit of Kalyani Group, have agreed to set up a joint venture for the production of air defence systems in India. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT FN Herstal Introduces Third-Generation Mk3 of FN® FCU http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/weapons/fn_herstal/pressfn-herstal-introduces-third-generation-mk3-fn-fcu.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/weapons/fn_herstal/pressfn-herstal-introduces-third-generation-mk3-fn-fcu.html Leading firearms manufacturer Belgium-based FN Herstal is introducing its third-generation Mk3 version of the FN® FCU. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:24:00 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, 17 Feb 2017 09:57:00 GMT Report: Moroccan defence imports to witness steady growth http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsreport-moroccan-defence-imports-to-witness-steady-growth-5741313 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsreport-moroccan-defence-imports-to-witness-steady-growth-5741313 The defence imports of Morocco, the second biggest importer of weapons in the African continent, are forecast to increase during 2017-2022 as the nation intends to establish military superiority over North Africa, says a report by Strategic Defence I… Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT French Defence Ministry launches ASMP-A test missile http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsfrench-defence-ministry-launches-asmp-a-test-missile-5741203 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsfrench-defence-ministry-launches-asmp-a-test-missile-5741203 The French Ministry of Defence has successfully conducted the test launch of an Air-Sol Moyenne-Portée-Amélioré (ASMP-A) nuclear-capable missile without a nuclear charge. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Raytheon, BAE Systems, Vectrus Systems http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-raytheon-bae-systems-vectrus-systems-5741297 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-raytheon-bae-systems-vectrus-systems-5741297 The US Acquisition Management and Integration Center has awarded a $128.45m-worth operations and maintenance service contract to Raytheon Company. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Saab offers sensor package for India's Tejas LCA Mk1A fighter aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssaab-offers-sensor-package-for-indias-tejas-fighter-aircraft-5742630 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssaab-offers-sensor-package-for-indias-tejas-fighter-aircraft-5742630 Saab is offering a sensor package for India's Tejas LCA Mk1A fighter aircraft in partnership with Indian industry. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 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, 16 Feb 2017 15:49:00 GMT Logos and Insitu test Redkite WAMI sensor on-board Integrator UAS http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newslogos-and-insitu-test-redkite-wami-sensor-on-board-integrator-uas-5741021 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newslogos-and-insitu-test-redkite-wami-sensor-on-board-integrator-uas-5741021 Logos Technologies has successfully tested its ultra-light wide-area sensor aboard Boeing subsidiary Insitu's Integrator small tactical unmanned aircraft system (UAS). Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT EDA launches new project to provide networked trainers for MALE RPAS http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newseda-launches-new-project-to-provide-networked-trainers-for-male-rpas-5741463 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newseda-launches-new-project-to-provide-networked-trainers-for-male-rpas-5741463 The European Defence Agency (EDA) is to provide networked procedural trainers to the European Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) Community. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT HAL launches Indian Mutli Role Helicopter prototype at Aero India show http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newshal-launches-indian-mutli-role-helicopter-prototype-at-aero-india-show-5741451 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newshal-launches-indian-mutli-role-helicopter-prototype-at-aero-india-show-5741451 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has launched the full scale prototype of the Indian mutli-role helicopter (IMRH) at Aero India show held at Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru, India. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Textron conducts flight test of G-CLAW precision guided glide weapon http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newstextron-conducts-flight-test-of-g-claw-precision-guided-glide-weapon-5739779 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newstextron-conducts-flight-test-of-g-claw-precision-guided-glide-weapon-5739779 Textron Systems Weapon and Sensor Systems has conducted flight testing of its G-CLAW precision-guided glide weapon at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona, US. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Airbus appoints CAE to support RCAF's FWSAR programme http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsairbus-appoints-cae-to-support-rcafs-fwsar-programme-5740215 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsairbus-appoints-cae-to-support-rcafs-fwsar-programme-5740215 CAE has been selected by Airbus Defence and Space to support the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) fixed-wing search-and-rescue (FWSAR) programme. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cloud Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/cloud-shadow-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/cloud-shadow-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ Cloud Shadow high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was unveiled in November 2016 during the Airshow China 2016 exhibition held in Zhuhai, China. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Orbital to provide integration services for USAF's STPSat-6 multipurpose satellite http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsorbital-to-provide-integration-services-for-usafs-stpsat-6-multipurpose-satellite-5740187 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsorbital-to-provide-integration-services-for-usafs-stpsat-6-multipurpose-satellite-5740187 Orbital ATK has been contracted to provide payload integration and support services for the US Air Force's (USAF) space test programme satellite 6 (STPSat-6). Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Rubb to Showcase Latest Technology at IDEX 2017 http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/logistics/rubb-buildings/pressrubb-showcase-latest-technology-idex-2017.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/logistics/rubb-buildings/pressrubb-showcase-latest-technology-idex-2017.html Rubb will be attending IDEX 2017 to showcase its latest 'super structures' rapid deployment technology. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:33:00 GMT USAF and RAAF to develop munitions to support ISIS-combat mission http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-and-raaf-to-develop-munitions-to-support-isis-combat-mission-5739239 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-and-raaf-to-develop-munitions-to-support-isis-combat-mission-5739239 The air forces of the US and Australia have partnered to co-develop military weapons to support Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Okra. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT