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23 February 2017
Industry News

USAF and RAF personnel fix landing gear problem in RC-135 Airseeker aircraft
The US Air Force (USAF) 55th Maintenance Squadron (MXS) and the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) 51 Squadron have corrected a landing gear problem in an RAF RC-135 Airseeker aircraft.

MBDA wins £146m UK MoD contract to upgrade RAF's long-range missile
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a £146m contract with MBDA for the modernisation of the Royal Air Force's (RAF) long-range, air-launched missile.

Boeing secures contract to provide C-17 Globemaster III logistics support in UAE
Boeing has been contracted to provide logistics support and training simulator maintenance for the UAE's fleet of C-17 Globemaster III.

Lockheed carries out first test flight of second T-50A aircraft
Lockheed Martin has conducted the test flight of its second T-50A aircraft, which is the company's offering for the US Air Force's (USAF) advanced pilot training (APT) competition.

Press Releases

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.

Rubb to Showcase Latest Technology at IDEX 2017
Rubb will be attending IDEX 2017 to showcase its latest 'super structures' rapid deployment technology.

FN Herstal to Exhibit FN® Expert Marksmanship Training System at IDEX 2017
Belgium-based leading firearms manufacturer FN Herstal will be exhibiting its FN® Expert Marksmanship Training System at this year's IDEX trade show in Abu Dhabi between 19-23 February.

New FN SmartCore® Supplies FN SCAR® Firearms with Enhanced Shot Counter Technology
Leading firearms manufacturer FN Herstal has released its newly developed, self-powered for the FN SCAR® collection of rifles based on breakthrough technology.

White Papers

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Aeronautical System Maintenance
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