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Northrop Grumman wins antenna technology contract from DARPA
12 September, 2014
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Northrop Grumman to develop advanced wideband digital antenna technology for next generation radio frequency sensors...
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UK MoD kicks off training helicopter procurement
Friday, September 12, 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is seeking a new contractor to operate its helicopter training organisation to replace the existing ageing fleet of 34 AS350 B3 Squirrel HT1 trainers from...

NORAD suspends Vigilant Eagle exercise with Russia over Ukraine crisis
Friday, September 12, 2014 The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has cancelled a joint annual cooperative air defence exercise with Russia in response to the country’s role in the Ukraine...

USAF, Lockheed discover permanent fix for F-16 longeron cracks
Thursday, September 11, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) and Lockheed Martin have found a potential fix for the longeron cracks that were discovered in some of the service’s F-16 fighter...

France receives fifth A400M aircraft from Airbus
Thursday, September 11, 2014 The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has taken delivery of the fifth A400M Atlas military transport aircraft from Airbus Defence and...

Italian Air Force completes UAS sortie for EU NAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta
Thursday, September 11, 2014 The Italian Air Force’s 32nd wing has successfully completed the first sortie of the remote controlled Predator unmanned aerial system (UAS) in support of the EU Naval Force’s Operation...

Boeing hands over third Peace Eagle aircraft to Turkish Air Force
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 The Turkish Air Force (TuAF) has taken delivery of the third Peace Eagle airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft from Boeing at Konya Air Base in...

IBC to supply BeralCast castings for F-35 fighters
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 IBC Engineered Materials has been awarded a contract to supply critical cast components for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter’s electro-optical targeting system...

UK Royal Air Force halts operations at RAF Leuchars
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has stopped combat aviation operations at RAF Leuchars in Fife, Scotland, with the relocation of 1 (Fighter) Squadron to nearby RAF...

US, South Korea plan to finalise KF-16 upgrade deal by year end
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 The US Government is reportedly planning to sign an agreement with South Korea by year-end for second phase of the Republic of Korea Air Force’s (ROKAF) KF-16C/D Block 52 aircraft upgrade...

Nato members agree to strengthen cooperation in munitions sector
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 A letter of intent (LOI) has been signed by six Nato member countries at the recently concluded Nato Wales Summit, to help develop innovative methods for increasing the availability of munitions...

Turkey starts LORAMIDS talks with Eurosam
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 The Turkish Government is reportedly negotiating the purchase of a long-range missile defence system from the French-Italian company Eurosam, following disagreements with...

US expands air campaign into western Iraq
Monday, September 08, 2014 The US military has expanded its air campaign in Iraq by conducting additional strikes on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) insurgents near the Haditha and Mosul...

Embraer receives Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion software for KC-390 aircraft
Monday, September 08, 2014 Embraer has taken delivery of Pro Line Fusion flight test software from Rockwell Collins for use in the KC-390 military transport...

DARPA seeks insights to introduce space robotics capabilities in GEO
Monday, September 08, 2014 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a request for information (RFI) to industry partners for robotic satellite servicing missions in or near Geostationary...

MBDA to participate in Polish Wisla air and missile defence programme
Friday, September 05, 2014 MBDA has signed two letters of intent (LoI) with MESKO and PIT-RADWAR for cooperation on the Polish Wisla medium-range air and missile defence...

Raytheon completes SDB II’s guided test vehicle flights
Friday, September 05, 2014 Raytheon has successfully completed three guided test vehicle (GTV) flights of the US Air Force’s (USAF) new Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) at an undisclosed...

KAI orders additional nickel-based batteries from Saft
Friday, September 05, 2014 Saft has been awarded a contract to continue the delivery of maintenance-free nickel-based aircraft batteries to Korea Aerospace Industries...

India nears MMRCA deal with France
Thursday, September 04, 2014 The Indian Air Force (IAF) is reportedly close to finalising the long-awaited medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) deal with Dassault...

TAI completes upgraded F-16 deliveries to Pakistan Air Force
Thursday, September 04, 2014 The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has taken delivery of the last four upgraded F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) at the company’s facility in Ankara,...

Pratt & Whitney to test proposed F-35 engine fix
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Pratt & Whitney is reportedly set to start testing a potential design change aimed at fixing the problem that led to the failure of the engine that powered the F-35 Lightning II joint...


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