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Raytheon and Northrop win contracts to modernise USAF's RQ-4 Global Hawk
23 August, 2016
Raytheon has received a $104m subcontract to modernise the US Air Force's (USAF) RQ-4 Global Hawk autonomous...
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Lockheed, Wem to set up $318m weapons integration facility for Tejas in India Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Lockheed Martin, along with UK-based firm Wem Technologies, is reportedly planning to build a new facility for weapons integration for India’s light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas in the Indian...

USAF to conduct chemical and biological decontamination tests on F-35 Lightning II Tuesday, August 23, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) has geared up to conduct chemical, and biological decontamination testing on the F-35 Lightning II joint strike...

Lockheed Martin wins $10bn contract to support C-130J production programme Monday, August 22, 2016 The US Department of Defense has awarded a $10.02bn indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity contract to Lockheed Martin for the US Air Force’s (USAF) C-130J Super Hercules military...

Orbital satellites successfully deployed to track in-orbit man-made objects for AFSPC-6 mission Monday, August 22, 2016 Orbital ATK-designed satellites have been deployed successfully after their launch aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in the...

IAF deploys Sukhoi-30 MKI in Arunachal Pradesh near China border Monday, August 22, 2016 The Indian Air Force (IAF) has deployed Sukhoi-30 MKI air dominance fighter aircraft after activating the upgraded advanced landing ground (ALG) at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh, India, near...

Controp installs SHAPO airborne payload to protect Rio Olympics 2016 Friday, August 19, 2016 Controp Precision Technologies has announced that its SHAPO Airborne EO/IR surveillance payload is being used to protect the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,...

Report: Flight simulators to lead growth of the global military simulation and virtual training market Friday, August 19, 2016 The flight simulators segment of the simulation and virtual training market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.72%, according to a new report from Strategic Defence Intelligence...

Boeing wins $2.8bn for low-rate initial production of USAF’s KC-46A tanker Friday, August 19, 2016 Boeing has been awarded a $2.8bn contract for the low-rate initial production of the US Air Force’s (USAF) KC-46A Pegasus multirole...

Deals this week: General Atomics, CSC Government Solutions, Raytheon Friday, August 19, 2016 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has won a $370.93m-worth contract for the production of 30 MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles...

Russia launches first airstrike from Iran against ISIS Thursday, August 18, 2016 Russia has carried out an airstrike against ISIS-controlled eastern Syria using Su-34 bombers, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has...

USAF establishes industry partnerships for aircraft research and development Thursday, August 18, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) is signing cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs) with industry partners to conduct airworthiness assessments on non-Defense Department military...

UK MoD orders third Zephyr-S UAV from Airbus Defence and Space Thursday, August 18, 2016 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has placed an order with Airbus Defence and Space (ADS) for a Zephyr-S unmanned aerial vehicle...

MBDA wins £184m MoD contract to supply ASRAAMs for F-35B Lightning II Wednesday, August 17, 2016 MBDA has secured a £184m contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to supply advanced short-range air-to-air missiles (ASRAAMs) for the F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF)...

USAF's B-52 drops JASSM from internal bay for first time Wednesday, August 17, 2016 The US Air Force's (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress jet-powered strategic bomber has successfully dropped three joint attack surface standoff missiles (JASSMs) from the internal weapons bay for the...

iGov wins contract to provide TACP-MCS for US AFLCMC Wednesday, August 17, 2016 iGov has received a tactical air control party mobile communications system (TACP-MCS) delivery order from the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center...

Lockheed Martin delivers two additional MC-130J Commando II USAF Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Lockheed Martin has delivered two additional MC-130J Commando II multimission combat transport / special operations tankers to the US Air Force (USAF) from its facility in Marietta, Georgia,...

Russian Helicopters to supply Mi-35 helicopter equipment to Peru Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Russian Helicopters has been contracted to supply aviation equipment for the Peruvian Air Force's Mi-35...

USAF's KC-46A Pegasus tanker gains Milestone C approval Tuesday, August 16, 2016 The US Air Force's (USAF) KC-46A Pegasus tanker has achieved Milestone C approval from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and...

DARPA seeks technologies for protection against sUAS threats Monday, August 15, 2016 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking research proposals on novel technologies that provide protection against airborne...

MTSI wins engineering support contract for AATC in US Monday, August 15, 2016 Modern Technology Solutions (MTSI) has received a modernisation and engineering support contract from the National Guard Bureau (NGB) for the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command...


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