Can Foreign Sales Of The F35 Breathe Life Back Into The Struggling...

April 29, 2013 @ 11:32 AM

Deep-pocketed U.S allies are emerging as the saviors of Lockheed Martins most costly military plane, the F35 fighter aircraft, which has struggled to make sales on the home ground

Brazil To Buy 34 Gepard Tanks From Germany

April 12, 2013 @ 03:14 PM

Brazil announced today that it will buy 34 1A2 Gepard anti-aircraft tanks from Germany to provide security at major religious and sporting events, like the upcoming World Cup. A Defence Ministry statement said the contract would be signed in the coming days with the total value still under

USAF Grounds Aircraft Operations Following Budget Cuts

April 10, 2013 @ 03:27 PM

The US Air Force today announced that it has begun curtailing operations of about one-third of the active-duty combat aircraft following recent budget cuts. “The stand down is the result of cuts to Air Combat Command's operations and maintenance account, which must be implemented in part by flying approximately 45,000...

U.S To Increase Missile Protection, Defense Contractors Look At Long-Term Investments

March 27, 2013 @ 01:08 PM

The U.S has announced plans to increase its missile defense protection despite budget cuts and sequestration is full effect -- a move that defense giants are likely to welcome the open arms

V-22 Osprey Cleared To Fly In Japan

September 19, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

After many protest over the use of V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft in Japan, the U.S has received approval to operate the aircraft

Embraer, Brazilian Air Force Complete Initial KC-390 Design Review

September 10, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Embraer Defense and Security and the Brazilian Air Force have concluded the preliminary design review of the military transport jet KC-390 development project. The Air Force Command received technical characteristics of the project’s solutions adopted for structural and aircraft systems, including the definitions of the main components and their interfaces, demonstrating that the project has reached its expected maturity at the current phase

US Army Awards Kongsberg CROWS Contract Worth $970 Million

August 20, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The US Army has awarded Kongsberg a new framework agreement that includes production, system control and engineering support of the M153 CROWS Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) valued at $970 million. M153 CROWS is the primary remote weapon station being used by U

UN Arms Trade Treaty Fails; US, Russia Blamed

July 31, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The month long UN Arms Trade negotiations to regulate the $60 billion arms trade industry has failed after the world's biggest arms exporters, the United States and Russia failed to reach a decision. U

Brazil And Argentina Award Type Certification To GE Aviation’s H80 Turboprob Engine...

June 28, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The Brazilian Civil Aviation agency (ANAC) and the Argentine aviation authority (Administracion Nacional de Aviacion Civil) have awarded type certification to GE Aviation's H80 turboprop engine. These certifications follow type certifications for the H80 engine from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the U

U.S Army To Acquire 1,000 Tiny, Throwable Robots

June 28, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The U.S Army has awarded ReconRobotics, Inc

U.S Values Japan’s F-35A Deal $10 billion

May 3, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The proposed sale of 42 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighter aircrafts to Japan has been assessed by the U.S at $10 billion

American Air Force Backtracks On LAS Contract, Embraer Disappointed

February 29, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The U.S Air Force has announced today that it is withdrawing the $354 million Light Air Support (LAS) contract which was earlier awarded to Sierra Nevada, a U