Bell Boeing Wins $80 Million US Navy Contract For V-22 Osprey Parts

July 27, 2016 @ 08:56 AM

Bell Boeing has been awarded the US Navy contract worth $80 million to provide repair of various parts on the V-22 aircraft. “Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, California, Maryland, is being awarded $80,250,156 for modification of delivery order 0006 under a previously awarded contract (N00019-09-D-0008) for repair of various parts on...

Lockheed Martin Launches Hellenic Navy P-3B Patrol Aircraft Modernization Program

July 26, 2016 @ 09:18 AM

Lockheed Martin and Hellenic Aerospace Industry (HAI) hosted a ceremony on Monday at HAI's facilities to mark an official launch of the Hellenic Navy P-3B maritime patrol aircraft modernization and upgrade program. On July 13, the first of two Hellenic Navy P-3B Orions were successfully transferred from Elefsis Air Base to...

Leonardo-Finmeccanica To Supply Two King Air 350ER Aircraft To African Customer

July 12, 2016 @ 09:04 AM

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has won a contract to supply two Beechcraft King Air 350ER aircraft, including their mission systems and sensor load-outs, for an African customer. The aircraft will be equipped with the companys ATOS (airborne tactical observation and surveillance) mission system and a suite of sensors including the Leonardo Seaspray AESA surveillance...

Bluedrop To Provide Training Courseware For Canadian Maritime Patrol Aircraft Program

June 23, 2016 @ 05:19 PM

Bluedrop has received a $13 million contract from Sikorsky to provide instructors and training courseware for pilots and maintainers learning to operate Canadas new fleet of 28 CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters. The agreement extends by three years the training that Bluedrop has provided to the programme — known as the Canadian...

Norwegian Long Term Defense Plan Recommends 4 New Subs, Maritime Patrol Aircraft...

June 18, 2016 @ 08:38 AM

The Norwegian Government long term plan proposes an acquisition of four new submarines to replace the current fleet, replace Norways Maritime Patrol Aircraft and other investments in air defense systems after completing the acquisition of F-35 fighter jets. The long term plan will both see the introduction of longer range weapons...

Iranian Army's Pilatus Trainer Aircraft Crashes, Crew Injured

June 6, 2016 @ 09:41 AM

The Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer aircraft of the Iran's army crashed in the central province of Isfahan Sunday, Tasnim news agency reported. The trainer plane crashed due to a technical problem near the village of Zafarqand, along a road between the cities of Naeen and Ardestan on June 5

Indian Arms Dealer Under Scanner For Involvement In Pilatus Trainer Deal

June 3, 2016 @ 12:11 PM

Delhi-based arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari has come under scanner once again after the media reports allege that he is also involved in financial crime related to Pilatus trainer aircraft deal. Investigators are probing what kind of services his company, the Offset India Solution Private Limited, had provided to Swiss aircraft major Pilatus, NDTV reported

Lockheed Martin Delegates Meet C-130J RORO University Challenge Winners

June 2, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

A team of Lockheed Martin executives visited the Tata-Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Limited (TLMAL), and Tata Sikorsky Aerospace Limited (TSAL) facilities in Hyderabad on May 31 to meet the winners of the C-130J Roll-On/ Roll-Off University Design Challenge. The purpose of the visit was for the winners from IIT Chennai and University of Petroleum & Energy Studies who received a grant to develop a prototype of their modular design, to interact with LM & TASL Aerospace engineers and receive valuable feedback and guidance on their designs

Boeing Awarded $42 Million Worth US Navy Contracts For P-8A Aircraft Components...

May 17, 2016 @ 08:48 AM

Boeing has been awarded three contracts total worth $42 million from the US Navy for the repair coverage of components used on the P-8A aircraft. The first contract worth $19 million awarded to Boeing is for the repair coverage of 193 various mission system components on the P-8A aircraft

Chinese Naval Fighter Jet Crashes Into Factory

May 13, 2016 @ 11:53 AM

A Chinese naval fighter jet crashed into a factory in East China's Zhejiang Province on Wednesday while conducting a nighttime drill. No casualties were reported

TEKEVER’s AR5 Life Ray UAS Selected For European Maritime Surveillance Testing

May 5, 2016 @ 03:37 PM

The European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) have selected TEKEVERs AR5 Life Ray Unmanned Aerial Systems to demonstrate the first European maritime surveillance system where drones are integral to operations. The first demonstration will be performed this summer over the Maltese waters of the Mediterranean sea, Pedro Sinogas, TEKEVER CEO said Wednesday

Pakistan Army Orders Cessna Commercial Planes

April 21, 2016 @ 09:14 AM

Cessna Aircraft has been awarded a foreign military sales contract worth $14 million to supply two Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX aircraft and four Cessna T-206H Stationair aircraft to Pakistan. “Cessna Aircraft Co