Bangladesh to Buy Fighter Jets, Apache Gunships & Missile Systems from US

October 18, 2019 @ 11:06 AM

Bangladesh is looking to buy multi-role combat jets, Apache attack helicopters and surface-to-air missile systems from the United States. "Both countries are currently negotiating two agreements that are required by the US law for the purchase to go ahead that will expand the military cooperation between the countries," two US government...

New Russian Engine for Mi-171A2 Helicopter Certified in India

October 9, 2019 @ 07:59 AM

The General Directorate of Civil Aviation of India has certified a new engine for the Mi-171A2 helicopter being manufactured by Russias UEC-Klimov enterprise. The new VK-2500PS-03 turboshaft engine is the latest modification of the VK-2500 engine with an improved performance

P&W Wins $5.7 Billion for 332 F-35 Engines

October 4, 2019 @ 11:05 AM

Pratt & Whitney has won a $5.7 billion contract for 332 F135 engines that powers the F-35 stealth jet

Pratt & Whitney Wins $2.2B to Supply 183 Engines for F-35 Stealth

October 1, 2019 @ 07:45 AM

Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp has won a $2.2 billion modification contract to supply 183 engines for the F-35 stealth fighter

Hackers Target Airbus via Subcontractors for Engine Data

September 28, 2019 @ 08:02 AM

Hackers seeking data on Airbus Engines for the A400M and A350 aircraft have intruded Airbuss computer networks via some of its subcontractors. An AFP report quoting unnamed security sources suggests that the industrial espionage activity is controlled from China

UTC to Support Engines of F-15 & F-16 Jets Belonging to Taiwan,...

September 27, 2019 @ 06:01 AM

United Technologies Corp has won a $19.8 contract to provide engineering and technical services in support of the engines for the F-15 and F-16 aircraft belonging to Taiwan, South Korea, Pakistan and 7 other countries

P&W to test if Software Update to F-35B Engine Produces Extra Thrust...

September 27, 2019 @ 05:28 AM

Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp, has been awarded $7.5 million to evaluate whether the software update to the F-35B engine produces a bump in thrust during emergency take-off situations

General Electric Wins $143M for Engines of US Navy’s CH-53K Choppers ...

September 5, 2019 @ 09:07 AM

General Electric has won $143 million modification contract for 24 low rate initial production Lot 3 T408-GE-400 turboshaft engines and three Lot 2 T408-GE-400 engines for the CH-53K helicopter. In addition, this modification provides for associated engine and programmatic support, logistics support, peculiar support equipment and spares

Mitsubishi Setting up Aero Engine Parts Factory

August 19, 2019 @ 09:50 AM

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will establish a new factory within its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works to manufacture aero engine parts along with launching new engine MRO service. MHI is anticipating continued growth of its aero engine business, and in establishing the new facility the Company looks to strengthen its global competitiveness by developing a highly advanced engine parts production line, to grow aero engines into one of MHI Group's core businesses

Rolls Royce Picks IFS To Provide Real-time Operational Data

August 7, 2019 @ 05:04 PM

Rolls Royce has selected IFS Maintenix to enable it to exchange engine data with airlines operating Rolls-Royce Trent engines, including the Trent 1000, Trent XWB and Trent 7000. The IFS Maintenix Aviation Analytics capability enables the automated provision of field data, which ensures that Rolls-Royce receives timely and accurate information

Russian AF to Receive Upgrade Su-30SM Jet with Engine from Su-35 Fighter...

August 5, 2019 @ 12:55 PM

The Russian Air Force will receive a batch of Su-30SM fighter jets upgraded with AL-41F-1S turbojet engine in 2021 taken from the current top line fighter, the Su-35. The upgraded aircraft will arrive for the air regiment stationed in the Tver Region in west Russia in 2021, the press office of Russias Western Military District reported on Monday as reported by TASS

Russia Commences Work on Supersonic Passenger Aircraft

July 19, 2019 @ 05:24 PM

Russia has kick-started work on its new supersonic passenger aircraft with the work on the engine to power the jet having begun. "Before we create the aircraft, we have to construct the engine, as no one in the world has a civilian propulsion system of this class