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29 March 2017
Industry News

USAF’s 416 FLTS conducts in-flight testing of APG-83A radar on F-16 aircraft
The US Air Force’s (USAF) 416th Flight Test Squadron (FLTS) is conducting in-flight testing of the APG-83A scalable agile beam radar (SABR) installed onboard the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft.

US DoD debuts new Science on a Sphere weather training aid
The US Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the launch of a new weather training aid, Science on a Sphere.

US and Australia begin Diamond Shield training exercise
A team of airmen from the US and Australia are participating in a training exercise, Diamond Shield 2017, in New South Wales.

France gives nod for new Rafale F4 standard
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has given approval for the initial development of the new F4 standard for Dassault Rafale combat aircraft.

Press Releases

SMART High Reliability Solutions Introduces Persistent Memory Capabilities to M Series Highly Ruggedised MLC SSD Product Line
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-M2 2.5in SATA 6Gb/s SSD with pFail (power failure) data protection capability.

Rheinmetall Oerlikon Skynex for 'Below Patriot Scenarios'
At IDEX 2017, Rheinmetall, the world's foremost supplier of state-of-the-art air defence systems, showcased its new approach to the below-Patriot threat spectrum in five highly realistic scenarios.

iX Cameras Announces US Distribution Network Expansion
High-speed imaging cameras specialist iX Cameras has announced the expansion of its US distribution network.

Rubb Military Aircraft Shelters Integral in Typhoon Environmental Trial at RAF Coningsby
Rubb Military aircraft shelters played an integral part in the Typhoon aircraft environmental trial at RAF Coningsby, UK.

FN Herstal Introduces Third-Generation Mk3 of FN® FCU
Leading firearms manufacturer Belgium-based FN Herstal is introducing its third-generation Mk3 version of the FN® FCU.

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....

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...

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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