Rockwell Collins, Taqnia Collaborate To Work on Fixed-Wing Avionics In Saudi Arabia

December 20, 2016 @ 07:16 PM

Rockwell Collins signed an agreement with Taqnia Aeronautics as well as with the latter's defense and security technology subsidiaries to collaborate for work on military rotary and fixed wing avionics in Saudi Arabia. The partnership will cover work on aircraft assembled, manufactured and updated in Saudi Arabia, the company announced today...

Raytheon Wins $459M US Navy Contract To Modernize Voice Encryption Systems

December 16, 2016 @ 12:34 PM

Raytheon has been awarded a worth nearly $459 million to modernize the US Navy's aging voice encryption systems to meet the National Security Agency's encryption standards. "The Raytheon Company has been awarded a $458,999,839 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for VINSON/Advanced Narrowband Digital Voice Terminal (ANDVT) Cryptographic Modernization (VACM) program full-rate production," the...

Obama Blocks Chinese Investor's Takeover Of German Semiconductor Equipment Firm

December 3, 2016 @ 11:01 AM

Beijing reacted strongly after the Obama administration blocked a Chinese firms takeover of Aixtron, Inc., a California based firm which specializing in semiconductor equipment manufacture

IMP Aerospace Selects Rockwell Collins To Modernize Chilean Navy's P-3 Orion Avionics

November 30, 2016 @ 04:35 AM

IMP Aerospace has selected Rockwell Collins Flight2 integrated avionics system to modernize the cockpit avionics of P-3 Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft for the Chilean Navy. “Chilean Navy pilots will experience greater situational awareness and communications capabilities with the highly advanced avionics on board these aircraft,” said Alan Prowse, vice president and...

LORD Completes Delivery of Improved Vibration Control Systems For Chinook Choppers

November 9, 2016 @ 01:23 PM

LORD Corporation has completed delivery of the first production orders of its Improved Vibration Control System (IVCS) to Boeing for the CH-47 Chinook helicopter. LORD has an agreement with Boeing through 2019 to support Boeing CH-47 production activities in Philadelphia, Pa

US Navy Begins F-35B Lightning II Aircraft Testing

November 2, 2016 @ 10:23 AM

The US Navy will soon begin operational testing of Lockheed Martin-built F-35B Lightning II aircraft on board the amphibious assault ship USS America. Five Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II aircraft landed on the ship on Friday, October 28, according to US Navy press release

Chinese Su-35 Jets To Get New Irbis-E Radar Control Systems

November 1, 2016 @ 07:55 AM

Chinese Su-35 jets contracted from Russia have been offered the Irbis-E radar and RSUO weapons control system which will transform the fighter jets into formidable airborne killing machines. Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET), part of State Corporation Rostec, is ready to provide new Irbis-E radar control systems for Su-35 fighters that will be exported from Russia

NASA To Test Mid-Flight Folding Aircraft Wings

October 28, 2016 @ 01:11 PM

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched a program Spanwise Adaptive Wing (SAW) with Boeing and Area-I aeronautics company to test wings equipped with actuators that would enable them to fold during flight. The folding wings project could provide the ability to modify wings for maximum efficiency depending on flight conditions,

Tata-Lockheed Martin Joint Venture Delivers 50th C-130J Super Hercules Empennage

September 20, 2016 @ 10:53 AM

A Tata-Lockheed Martin Joint Venture has delivered 50th C-130J Super Hercules Empennage. TLMAL, a joint venture between Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Lockheed Martin Aeroframe Corporation, was established in 2010 and it began production of C-130J Super Hercules airframe components beginning in late 2011

Raytheon To Retrofit USAF F-16 Fighters’ Center Display Units

September 8, 2016 @ 10:58 AM

Raytheon has been awarded $8.7 million US Air Force contract for work on F-16 Fighting Falcon center display units

Elbit Systems To Display IR Missile Systems At US Exhibition

September 6, 2016 @ 12:27 PM

Elbit Systems of the US will be displaying PAWS-US IR-Missile System alongwith other aircraft modernizing capabilites at the US 18th General Conference and Exhibition, held from September nine to 12. PAWS-US IR-based Missile Warning System provides protection for aircrews during constantly changing combat environments

Ukrainian Air Force Receives 4 MiG-29 Airframes, 2 L-39 Jet Trainers

August 18, 2016 @ 02:48 PM

The Ukrainian Air Force has received four overhauled MiG-29 airframes, along with two L-39 jet-trainers. The six combat aircraft were refurbished and upgraded at state owned facilities of Ukroboronprom, Chuguev-based CARZ company, and Kharkiv-based FED company