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25 May 2018
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Press Releases

FN HERSTAL and Subsidiary Exhibiting at ITEC 2018
FN HERSTAL and its US subsidiary FN America will be participating in the upcoming ITEC conference between 15-17 May in Stuttgart, Germany.

Expal to Participate in Eighth International Nitrocellulose Symposium
Expal will be taking part in the eighth International Nitrocellulose Symposium organised by MANUCO between 5-7 June.

VPT Enters Exclusive Distributor Agreement with Solid State Supplies
VPT announced it has entered an exclusive distributor agreement with Solid State Supplies for VPT’s high-reliability power conversion products in the UK and Ireland. As a division of Solid State, Solid State Supplies is a highly accredited and experienced distributor for globally recognised electronics OEMs.

3W-International Unaffected Despite 3W-Modellmotoren’s Bankruptcy Filing
The executive management of 3W-Modellmotoren, which acted as production service provider for 3W-International, filed for bankruptcy last week. For this reason, 3W-International managing director Karsten Schudt has released a statement that the leading engine supplier for UAS's remains unaffected in spite of this development.

FN Herstal Attending QUAD-A 2018
FN Herstal, along with US subsidiary FN America, will be attending the QUAD-A 2018 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit.


IFS introduces defence products at world conference
Multinational enterprise software company IFS has launched a range of products to support the defence industry at its World Conference 2018, held 1-3 May in Atlanta, Georgia, US.

Inside NATO’s Joint Air Power Strategy
On 15 February, NATO Defence Ministers formally approved a joint air power strategy, marking the latest development in work that began during the 2014 Wales Summit, to give air defence the “longer-term consideration” then called for by the assembled national leaders. So what does it contain?

Global Defence Technology: Issue 86
In this issue: Training the Royal Marines for CBRN threats, inside the Sky Sabre missile defence system, contenders for the US Navy’s future Guided Missile Frigate, and more

RAF Apprentices: a bright future ahead
A recent award win has highlighted the Royal Air Force's increased focus on science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) training, which has formed a vital part of its apprenticeship programme.

Holography improves heads-up displays for aircraft pilots
Researchers have developed a heads-up display that uses holographic technology to make the display more visible for pilots and free up space in the cockpit.


T-6C Texan II Turboprop Military Trainer
Beechcraft’s (formerly Hawker Beechcraft) T-6C Texan II next-generation military flight trainer aircraft is an improved version of the T-6B Texan II primary aircraft training system.

Atlas V AFSPC-11 Mission
The Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-11 is the latest surveillance mission of the US Air Force.

A400M (Future Large Aircraft) Military Transport Aircraft
The A400M (formerly known as the future large aircraft) is a military transporter designed to meet the requirements of the Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Turkey, Luxembourg and UK air forces.

Elistair Orion Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)
Orion is a fully-automated, portable unmanned aerial system (UAS) designed and developed by French drone maker, Elistair.

AIM-9X Sidewinder Air-to-Air Missile
The AIM-9X is the newest member in the family of AIM-9 Sidewinder short-range missiles produced by Raytheon. It is an infrared air-to-air missile primarily developed for the US Air Force and the US Navy.

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