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