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20 July 2018
Industry News

USAF awards $420m MRO contract for Rolls-Royce’s F137 engine fleet
The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a new sustainment contract worth up to $420m to Rolls-Royce for engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the service’s Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft fleet.

Lockheed develops DIAMONDShield for unified image of battlespace
Lockheed Martin has developed the DIAMONDShield unprecedented enterprise system, which was technically matured from a prototype into an operational system.

Netherlands Air Force to receive GA-ASI’s MQ-9 Reaper UAS
The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has selected unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the delivery of an MQ-9 Reaper UAS.

Deals this week: Aero-Glen International, Boeing, GA-ASI
Aero-Glen International LLC has secured a $403m contract to support the F-16 Systems Program Office at Hill Air Force Base (AFB), Utah.

Press Releases

Hellenic Air Force Orders 12 Tecnam P2002 JF Training Aircraft
SoftekSim is pleased to be a part of Tecnam's contract and supply for the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) Flight Simulator and Computer Based Training System.

Thriving Aerospace Pioneer Builds Business in Air and on Land
Entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Israel. A case in point is Kanfit (Migdal HaEmek, Israel), near the city of Nazareth. Founded in 1986 as a composite tool workshop by Shai Fine, an aeronautical engineer with extensive experience building military jets, Kanfit, today, is primarily a build-to-print facility, with some build-to-spec work.

RAF Celebrates 100th Birthday with #RAF100 Historic Flypast
The #RAF100 historic flypast celebrations are prepared to take off approximately 100 days after the RAF's official 100th birthday on 1 April.

FN HERSTAL Showcases New FN® Airborne Digital Suite at Farnborough Airshow 2018
Leading firearms manufacturers FN HERSTAL has developed a new comprehensive FN® Airborne Digital Suite to meet challenging market demands and expectations on integrating machine guns into modern platforms, which will be exhibited at this year's Farnborough International Airshow.

Koehlke July 2018 Newsletter
Koehlke Components is currently executing a first time assembly build for a new customer. The customer first approached Koehlke to bid on the cable assembly.

White Papers

SoftekSim Flight Simulator Solutions for General Aviation and Military Pilot Training
SoftekSim is a European flight simulator manufacturer whose product range includes flight simulators from FNPT II certification level to type specific flight training devices.

AMA Containerised Solutions for Ground Fuel Handling
The CSDS and MSA systems are two of the most successful products among AMA Spa's various containerised solutions.

AMA Rational Solutions in Challenging Situations
The AMA containerised systems are 'self sustained' units designed and manufactured to transport, transfer, dispense and collect a variety of fluids in support to military operations within the field.

Kanfit Company Overview
Kanfit is a leading aerospace engineering and manufacturing subcontractor offering primary and detailed parts, sub-assemblies and ready-to-fly assemblies from composite materials, sheet and block metal for aerospace, medical devices, wind energy, space and defence industries.

The Global Tactical Communications Market 2018-2028
The global tactical communications market is expected to witness marginal growth over the forecast period.

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