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21 July 2017
Industry News

Deals this week: Northrop Grumman, KeyW, Numet Machining Techniques
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp has secured a $98m-worth contract to support the US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).

USAF’s operations squadron takes control of WGS-9 satellite
The US Air Force’s (USAF) 4th Space Operations Squadron (4 SOPS) has taken over the operational control of its first wideband global SATCOM (WGS) satellite.

US-developed Biarri Point satellite launched into orbit
Australian Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has announced that the Biarri Point cube satellite has been successfully deployed from the International Space Station (ISS) into its own orbit.

USAF’s KC-10 refuels various aircraft supporting Talisman Saber exercise
The US Air Force’s (USAF) KC-10 Extenders have successfully refuelled various aircraft supporting the Talisman Saber training exercise in Australia.

Press Releases

Increase in HF and Gas Combustion Engines for Unmanned Helicopter Use
In 2016, 3W-International saw an increase in the interest of heavy-fuel (HF) and gasoline combustion engines, especially so for their use in unmanned helicopters.

iX Cameras Receives Innovation 50 Award
iX Cameras has recently received the Innovation 50 Award from Essex Innovation Programme and Anglia Ruskin University.

VPT Releases New VXR Series DC-DC Converters
VPT has just released its dual output VXR series to increase its line of high-reliability commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products.

3W-International Provides New Customer Service Solutions
German engine manufacturer 3W-International has provided a new customer services solution for both new and existing, as well as third-party customers.

3W-International Unveils New Hybrid Wankel Engine at XPONENTIAL
German engine manufacturer 3W-International is expanding its range of drive products for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by a further engine sector, the 3W-180 SRE Wankel.

White Papers

Future of Australia Defence Industry: Forecasts to 2022
This report offers insights into the market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to gain market share in the Australian...

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....

Pacer Comet 4 (PC4) Jet Engine Test Cell
The Pacer Comet 4 (PC4) jet engine test facility recently introduced at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma sets a 'next generation' standard for high-performance testing of a wide range of...

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...

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