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21 January 2017
Industry News

Airbus conducts air-to-air refuelling between C295W and H225M helicopter
Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed an air-to-air refuelling demonstration between a C295W tactical airlifter and a H225M Caracal helicopter.

Deals this week: Northrop Grumman, General Electric, Leidos
The US Air Force has awarded a contract modification worth $140m to Northrop Grumman Corporation in support of battlefield airborne communication node payload systems.

Northrop Grumman and partners to support RAAF's KC-30A fleet
Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services (IDS) has partnered with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) and Lufthansa Technik to provide support services for Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) fleet of KC-30A multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft.

Leonardo wins €500m aircraft delivery contracts for Italian air force and army
Leonardo has been awarded two contracts totalling €500m from the Italian National Armaments Directorate of the Italian Defence Ministry.

Press Releases

FN Herstal Attending SHOT Show 2017
Small arms specialist FN Herstal, along with its subsidary FN America, will be attending the SHOT Show 2017.

2017 Trade Shows for FN Herstal
FN Herstal has issued the list of trade shows the company, and its US subsidiary FN America, will attend in 2017.

EXPAL in Last Project Phase to Destroy 3,400,000 PFM-1 Type Cluster Munition in Belarus
A demilitarization program funded by the European Union.

EXPAL Demonstrates its ʻOne-Stop Shopʼ for Mortar Systems
The demonstration took place last Tuesday, 16 November, in the Spanish Army firing and training range 'Álvarez de Sotomayor', in Almeria, Spain. EXPAL showed all the products and systems involved in this proposal during the different exercises performed on the field.

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.

White Papers

Aeronautical System Maintenance
Experience, know-how and capabilities in the development and manufacture of weapon systems and ammunition, together with a clear vocation of service to the armed forces, strengthens EXPAL's...

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...

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