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 Harris wins follow-on contract for USAF's ground-based systems http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsharris-wins-follow-on-contract-for-usafs-ground-based-systems-4905550 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsharris-wins-follow-on-contract-for-usafs-ground-based-systems-4905550 Harris has secured a $106m contract to continue to support the US Air Force's (USAF) ground-based systems used in missile warning, defence and space surveillance missions. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Military aircraft engines market to witness moderate growth in the next ten years http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsreport-military-aircraft-engines-market-to-witness-moderate-growth-in-the-next-ten-years-4903384 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsreport-military-aircraft-engines-market-to-witness-moderate-growth-in-the-next-ten-years-4903384 The global market for military aircraft engines is anticipated to witness a moderate compound annual growth rate of 2.6% in the next ten years to reach $11.2bn in value by 2026, according to a new report by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI). Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation, S&K Aerospace LLC http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-spirit-aerosystems-inc-booz-allen-hamilton-holding-corporation-sk-aerospace-llc-4905543 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-spirit-aerosystems-inc-booz-allen-hamilton-holding-corporation-sk-aerospace-llc-4905543 Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., a subsidiary of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc., has announced senior notes offering to raise $300m, which will be used to buy back its outstanding senior notes due 2020. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Royal Canadian Air Force selects ViaSat's STT for CP-140 Aurora fleet http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsroyal-canadian-air-force-selects-viasats-stt-for-cp-140-aurora-fleet-4905511 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsroyal-canadian-air-force-selects-viasats-stt-for-cp-140-aurora-fleet-4905511 The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has selected ViaSat's small tactical terminal (STT) for use on its CP-140 Aurora aircraft fleet. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Supplier of Global Solutions for Aviation Fuel Handling http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/supplier-global-solutions-aviation-fuel-handling/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/supplier-global-solutions-aviation-fuel-handling/ AMA's AFT, FTP and PRP Mobile Systems, trailer or cart mounted, are designed and manufactured to facilitate fuel handling operations at locations where conventional systems are not available, for rapid deployment and / or temporary projects. Thu, 26 May 2016 11:14:00 GMT AMA Containerised Solutions for Ground Fuel Handling http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/ama-ground-fuel-handling-airforce/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/ama-ground-fuel-handling-airforce/ The CSDS and MSA systems are two of the most successful products among AMA Spa's various containerised solutions. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:59:00 GMT AMA Rational Solutions in Challenging Situations http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/ama-rational-solutions-airforce/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/ama-rational-solutions-airforce/ The AMA containerised systems are 'self sustained' units designed and manufactured to transport, transfer, dispense and collect a variety of fluids in support to military operations within the field. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:51:00 GMT USAF's 96th Bomb Squadron trains on upgraded B-52 Stratofortress bomber http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusafs-96th-bomb-squadron-trains-on-upgraded-b-52-stratofortress-bomber-4904434 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusafs-96th-bomb-squadron-trains-on-upgraded-b-52-stratofortress-bomber-4904434 The US Air Force's (USAF) 96th Bomb Squadron has trained on the latest B-52 Stratofortress upgrade at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana for the first time. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT RE2 Robotics wins contract to support USAF's RADR programme http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsre2-robotics-wins-contract-to-support-usafs-radr-programme-4904426 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsre2-robotics-wins-contract-to-support-usafs-radr-programme-4904426 RE2 Robotics has secured a subcontract from a division of Applied Research Associates (ARA) to develop robotic systems for the US Air Force's (USAF) rapid airfield damage repair (RADR) programme. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT RAAF's first P-8A Poseidon aircraft completes maiden flight http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraafs-first-p-8a-poseidon-aircraft-completes-maiden-flight-4904344 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraafs-first-p-8a-poseidon-aircraft-completes-maiden-flight-4904344 The first of the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon aircraft has completed its maiden flight. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sweden's FMV to upgrade Gripen C/D aircraft fleet http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsswedens-fmv-to-upgrade-gripen-cd-aircraft-fleet-4903076 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsswedens-fmv-to-upgrade-gripen-cd-aircraft-fleet-4903076 The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, has geared up to upgrade all Gripen C/D aircraft later this year. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Orbital ATK to supply DSU-33D/B proximity sensors to undisclosed customer http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsorbital-atk-to-supply-dsu-33db-proximity-sensors-to-undisclosed-customer-4902763 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsorbital-atk-to-supply-dsu-33db-proximity-sensors-to-undisclosed-customer-4902763 Orbital ATK has won a contract to supply DSU-33D/B proximity sensors to an undisclosed international customer. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Royal Netherlands Air Force's F-35 fighter jets visit Netherlands for first time http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsroyal-netherlands-air-forces-f-35-fighter-jets-visit-netherlands-for-first-time-4901333 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsroyal-netherlands-air-forces-f-35-fighter-jets-visit-netherlands-for-first-time-4901333 The Royal Netherlands Air Force's (RNLAF) two F-35 fighter jets from the US have visited the Leeuwarden Air Base in Netherlands. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Mwari Light Multirole Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/mwari-light-multirole-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/mwari-light-multirole-aircraft/ Mwari is a new light, multirole aircraft being developed by Paramount Group for armed forces across the globe. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT India successfully completes smart anti-airfield weapon test launch http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindia-successfully-completes-smart-anti-airfield-weapon-test-launch-4901445 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindia-successfully-completes-smart-anti-airfield-weapon-test-launch-4901445 India has reportedly test launched the indigenously developed smart anti-airfield weapon (SAAW) in the state of Karnataka. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT USAF awards GPS III Phase I production readiness assessment contract to Lockheed Martin http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-awards-gps-iii-phase-i-production-readiness-assessment-contract-to-lockheed-martin-4901785 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-awards-gps-iii-phase-i-production-readiness-assessment-contract-to-lockheed-martin-4901785 The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a Phase I production readiness assessment contract to Lockheed Martin for future global positioning system (GPS) III satellites in an effort to improve warfighters' capabilities. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT MICCAVIONICS to Attend ILA Berlin Show 2016 http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/command/miccavionics/pressmiccavionics-attend-ila-berlin-show-2016.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/command/miccavionics/pressmiccavionics-attend-ila-berlin-show-2016.html German based firm MICCAVIONICS will be attending the ILA Berlin Show between 1-4 June 2016. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT USAF's active-duty and reserve personnel work on KC-135 maintenance http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusafs-active-duty-and-reserve-personnel-work-on-kc-135-maintenance-4901340 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusafs-active-duty-and-reserve-personnel-work-on-kc-135-maintenance-4901340 The US Air Force's (USAF) active-duty and reserve maintainers at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas will together improve the maintenance on KC-135 Stratotankers. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Telos to upgrade USAF's networking equipment http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newstelos-to-upgrade-usafs-networking-equipment-4899949 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newstelos-to-upgrade-usafs-networking-equipment-4899949 The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted Telos Corporation to upgrade the networking equipment in de-militarised zone. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT RAAF's Hawk 127 lead-in fighter completes 100,000 flying hours http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraafs-hawk-127-lead-in-fighter-completes-100000-flying-hours-4900239 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraafs-hawk-127-lead-in-fighter-completes-100000-flying-hours-4900239 The Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) Hawk 127 lead-in fighter has successfully recorded 100,000 flying hours with flying and technical defence crews. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT