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21 January 2018
Industry News

USAF conducts increased airstrikes in Afghanistan, says new report
A newly issued figure from the airforce has revealed that the US military carried out more airstrikes in Afghanistan last year compared to those conducted in 2012, reported Fox News.

Saab sets up new development centre in Finland
Swedish defence and security company Saab has established a new development hub called the Saab Technology Centre (STC) in Finland.

Deals this week: Cascade Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, Kaman Aerospace
Canadian firm Cascade Aerospace has secured an order to modernise avionics on-board the L-100 (C-130) Hercules aircraft, which is in service with the Mexican Air Force.

USAF Stratofortressess to conduct continuous bomber presence mission
The US Air Force’s (USAF) six B-52H Stratofortress bombers are being deployed at Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam, in support of the US Pacific Command’s (USPACOM) Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) mission.

Press Releases

3W-International Unveiled New 3W-180 SRE at Xponential
3W-International unveiled its new 3W-180 SRE hybrid Wankel engine at last year's Xponential. Six months later, CEO Karsten Schudt draws a positive balance relative to the new engine.

FN HERSTAL to Showcase Defence and Security Solutions at MILIPOL 2017
FN HERSTAL is due to appear at the MILIPOL 2017 event, which is in Paris, France, from 21-24 November.

iX Cameras Announces Addition of New Value-Priced Camera to i-SPEED 7 Series Range
iX Cameras of Woburn, MA, and Rochford, UK, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-speed imaging cameras, recently announced the addition of a new, value-priced camera to the premium ultra-high-speed i-SPEED 7 Series line.

FN Herstal and Subsidiary Attending Defense & Security 2017
FN Herstal, along with its US subsidiary FN America, will be attending this year's Defense & Security Expo in Bangkok, Thailand.

Sunshades Support Royal Air Force Black Sea Mission
Royal Air Force (RAF) construction specialists have been hard at work in Romania to support the UK MoD's latest aircraft deployment.

White Papers

SCOTTY Airborne Solutions Overview
SCOTTY Group Austria is a solutions provider and manufacturer specialising in beyond line-of-sight audio, video, and data for communications and surveillance. SCOTTY equipment is deployed in the field, on wheeled vehicles, ships, and in the air.

Component Connectivity Systems
HUBER+SUHNER supplies components and systems that deliver electrical and optical connectivity for military operations.

Multi-Fuel Engine Product Portfolio
In 2007, 3W International began to research and develop its first heavy fuel engines. Several developments were made and tested until the R&D department decided on the final engine design.

Gas Engines Product Portfolio
With more than 30 years of experience in developing, manufacturing and testing 2-stroke engines, 3W has designed and patented the newest generation of gas engines for the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry.

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 defence industry.

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