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05 December 2016
Industry News

USAF to begin final phase of C-17 Globemaster III drag reduction testing
The US Air Force (USAF) is to begin the final phase of C-17 Globemaster III drag reduction testing.

Textron to provide A²PATS for simulation testing of F-35 EW systems
Textron Systems Electronic Systems is set to supply its advanced architecture phase amplitude and time simulator (A2PATS) for simulation testing of the F-35 Lightning II electronic warfare (EW) systems.

ATC subcontracts Rockwell for USAF's B-52 training system modifications
Rockwell Collins has been subcontracted by Aviation Training Consulting (ATC) to provide modifications to the US Air Force's (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress bomber's training system programme.

Deals this week: S4, BAE Systems, Vectrus Systems
S4 Inc. has secured a $99m-worth contract to provide information technology systems management services to the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the US Northern Command.

Press Releases

VPT Receives Platinum Level Award from Military and Aerospace Electronics 2016 Innovators Awards Programme
HEICO company VPT® announced today that its V-SHIELD® packaging technology has been recognised by the judges of the 2016 Military and Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards programme with the highest, platinum level award.

VPT Adds Industrial Level VHR Series DC-DC Converter Line
VPT now offers its VHR Series of industrial level DC-DC converters and EMI filters, available in models ranging from 5W to 100W.

Saab Gripen E Launch Featured Oxley Lights
Saab unveiled its first next-generation Gripen E aircraft at the company facility in Linkoping, Sweden. Oxley is proud to supply LED lighting to the Gripen E programme.

SMART High Reliability Solutions Announces New HRS-M1 Highly Ruggedised MLC SSD
SMART High Reliability Solutions (SMART HRS), a provider of current and next-generation solid-state storage solutions specialising in ruggedised, high-performance and high-capacity solid-state drives (SSDs) for defence, aerospace and industrial markets, today announced its HRS-M1 2.5in SATA 6Gb/s SSD.

Rubb Produces Military Hangar for Aircraft MRO and Storage Operations
Rubb Buildings produced a military aircraft hangar complete with insulated cladding system for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and storage operation purposes.

White Papers

Oerlikon Skyshield® MOOTW / C-RAM 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...

Component Connectivity Systems
HUBER+SUHNER supplies components and systems that deliver electrical and optical connectivity for military operations....

High Reliability Power Conversion
When your programme needs true military grade high-reliability DC-DC converters, EMI filters and other power accessories qualified to MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and Class K, count on the proven...

High-Quality Connectivity Solutions
HUBER+SUHNER has many years of experience in the development, production and qualification of cables, connectors and cable systems for airborne...

GPU and DC units
Sinepower have been developing and manufacturing 400Hz solid state frequency converters for more than a decade...

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