Sikorsky To Provide Black Hawk Helicopter Spares Kits To Taiwan and Jordan

July 27, 2016 @ 08:51 AM

Sikorsky Aircraft has been awarded a Foreign Military Sales contract to provide modified UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter standard spares kits to the governments of Taiwan and Jordan. “Sikorsky Aircraft Corp

Cannon, Missile Upgrade For French Mirage-2000D Aircraft

July 20, 2016 @ 02:30 PM

The French defense procurement agency DGA has awarded Dassault Aviation and MBDA a contract for the mid-life upgrade of 55 Mirage 2000D aircraft in service with the French Air Force. The goal of the mid-life upgrade is to allow them to operate alongside the Rafale combat aircraft beyond 2030, DGA said...

Leonardo-Finmeccanica- Airbus DS Team Selected By UK MoD To Upgrade Identification Friend...

July 12, 2016 @ 02:21 PM

Leonardo-Finmeccanica, partnered with Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) as “Team Skytale”, has been chosen as preferred bidder by the UK Ministry of Defence to upgrade the Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems on more than 400 operational platforms. In 2020, the UK will be switching over to the new...

Esterline CMC To Provide Cockpit Avionics Upgrade For Finnish Hawk Trainers

July 11, 2016 @ 11:22 AM

Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) has been selected by Patria, Finland, to provide a glass cockpit avionics upgrade for seven BAE Systems Hawk trainers for the Finnish Air Force. The existing upgraded fleet of Hawk Mk51 and Mk66 aircraft provides basic and advanced training at Tikkakoski Air Base for pilots destined for...

Esterline CMC To Supply Avionics Systems For AN-124 and AN-148/158/178 Aircraft

July 11, 2016 @ 11:18 AM

Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) has recently been awarded two key contracts to supply its high-performance avionics systems for the AN-124 transport aircraft operated by Antonov Airlines as well as for the AN-148/158/178 aircraft. Under the terms of the first contract, Esterline CMC Electronics will supply its CMA-9000 Flight Management System (FMS),...

Esterline CMC Electronics To Supply Cockpit Avionics For Australian Air Force PC-21...

July 11, 2016 @ 11:04 AM

Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) has been awarded a contract by Pilatus to supply its advanced cockpit avionics for the Royal Australian Air Force fleet of 49 PC-21 turboprop trainer aircraft. Esterline CMC will supply the Cockpit Displays, dual Flight Management Systems (FMS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) Landing System Sensors as well as the Head-Up Display (HUD) sub-system, the company made the announcement at the Farnborough International Airshow Monday

China's AVIC Acquires UK Aircraft Interiors Company, AIM Altitude

June 24, 2016 @ 01:08 PM

AVIC has acquired the leading aircraft interior supplier of UK, AIM Altitude on June 2, the company press release stated. This acquisition follows the April 20 acquisition by AVIC of the Spanish Aritex, the leader in aviation assembly line automation

Samtel Completes Supply Of 1000 Multi-Function Displays For Su-30MKIs

June 24, 2016 @ 09:57 AM

Samtel Avionics has achieved a milestone by completing supply of 1000 units of indigenously manufactured Multi-Function Displays (MFDs) to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for induction into frontline Sukhoi Su-30 MKI aircrafts. The proud accomplishment implies that now out of a planned fleet of 272 Sukhoi aircrafts with the Indian Air Force, 143 would be flying with India-made MFDs – a critical component of an aircraft cockpit

Royal Navy Selects iXBlue's Inertial Technology For Surface Ships, Subs

May 19, 2016 @ 08:44 AM

iXBlue has won a contract to provide 70 MARINS M7 to equip 35 Royal Navy major surface ships and submarines, as part of the Navigation Compass Programme (NCP). The decisions to equip both the Queen Elizabeth-Class Aircraft Carriers and the fourth Astute-Class nuclear-power submarine with iXBlues MARINS Inertial Navigation System (INS) were the first steps made by the UK Ministry of Defense toward the adoption of iXBlue Fiber Optic Gyroscope (FOG) technology

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

AEL Delivers Wide Area Display Software For Brazilian Gripen Jets

May 6, 2016 @ 08:56 AM

Saabs Brazilian partner AEL Sistemas (AEL) has successfully delivered the Wide Area Display (WAD) Demo HMI Software for the Gripen NG jet. In February 2015, Saab announced the selection of AEL as a new Gripen supplier in Brazil

US Navy’s Bomb Disposal Robots To Use Rockwell Collins’ MicroGRAM GPS Receivers...

May 5, 2016 @ 08:47 AM

Rockwell Collins will provide up to 2,000 of its MicroGRAM GPS receivers for integration in Neyas Autonomous Behavior Capability Module, in support of Increment 1 of the Naval Surface Warfare Centers Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System (AEODRS). “MicroGRAM provides the US Navys AEODRS program the small, embedded, secure GPS necessary to ensure mission success,” said Mike Jones, vice president and general manager of Communication, Navigation and Electronic Warfare Solutions for Rockwell Collins