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  • 11 June 2009

    US Orders Fifth-Generation Combat Trainers

    The US Air Force is to receive P5 combat training systems / tactical combat training systems from Cubic Corporation. The systems will include an air-to-air data link that operates on...

  • 11 June 2009

    RAF Chinook Simulators to Get Upgrades

    Two Royal Air Force CH-47 Chinook helicopter full mission simulators will get major upgrades under military contracts given to CAE totalling over C$80m. The investment by the Ministry of Defence...

  • 11 June 2009

    USAF to Acquire $87m Multispectral Sensors for UAVs

    The US Air Force will acquire multispectral sensors to support its Predator / Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) programme in a deal with Raytheon worth $87m. The contract includes 35...

  • 10 June 2009

    Infrared Sensor Payload Fitted to USAF Warning Satellite

    The US Air Force's (USAF) space-based infrared system (SBIRS) has been integrated with the spacecraft bus for the second geosynchronous satellite (GEO-2) for the second geosynchronous SBIRS spacecraft (GEO-2). The...

  • 9 June 2009

    BAE Systems Acquires Advanced Ceramics Research

    BAE Systems has acquired Arizona-based unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer Advanced Ceramics Research after the receipt of regulatory approval. Ceramics manufactures three UAS platforms and renders relative support to US...

  • 9 June 2009

    A400M Deliveries to See Further Delays

    The defence ministries of the seven nations involved in the A400M programme will have to wait several more months before they finally receive the airlifters. Spain, Belgium, Britain, France, Germany,...