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21 November 2017
Industry News

Thales and Dassault to upgrade Mirage 2000-9 fleet in UAE
Thales and Dassault Aviation are set to upgrade the UAE Armed forces’ Mirage 2000-9 fleet.

JASDF’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye conducts first flight
The Japan Air Self Defense Force’s (JASDF) E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) has made its first flight on 9 October.

US approves $170m sale of AIM-120 C-7 AMRAAMs to Norway
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of an estimated $170m possible foreign military sale of AIM-120 C-7 advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles (AMRAAMs) to Norway.

USAF awards contract for JASSM telemetry kits
The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to produce telemetry kits for both baseline and extended range versions of joint air-to-surface standoff missiles (JASSM).

Press Releases

VPT Introduces SVRSA Series of 6W Output Radiation Hardened DC-DC Converters
VPT (VPT®), a HEICO company, today released its single and dual output SVRSA DC-DC converters to further expand its offering of radiation hardened high-reliability space products.

EXPAL Exhibited at Pacific Exposition 2017
EXPAL exhibited its proposal in weapon systems, naval and army ammunition, technology systems and demilitarisation services in this international maritime exposition in Sydney between 3-5 October.

EXPAL to Showcase Air, Land and Sea Solutions at AUSA 2017
EXPAL will demonstrate its capabilities and developments in demilitarisation services, demolition material and energetic products that manages in its state-of-the-art facilities located in Texas at this year's AUSA meeting and exposition.

SMART HRS Announces Availability of New HRS-M4 Solid State Drive with Opal 2.0
Designed to meet applications where temperature tolerances and resilience to extreme environments are as important as high-performance and reliability, the M4 is a security-rich, 1TB, multi-level cell (MLC) technology solution.

Rubb Buildings Exhibiting at DSEI 2017
Rubb Buildings is returning to this year's Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI), exhibiting our military building range of deployable aircraft hangars, military storage warehouses, sunshades, workshops and shelter infrastructure.

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 is the Rheinmetall Air Defence solution to counter this challenge.

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 gas turbine engines deployed by the Air Force.

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 offer as maintenance service and modernization provider.

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 products from VPT's DV Series.

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 applications.

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