President Obama Signs Long Over Due FAA Bill

February 15, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The Aviation community cheered on Tuesday when President Obama signed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) bill into law which includes key provisions on the addition of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the national airspace system. The Congress in 2003 passed the FAA bill when the UAS’ were just beginning...

Elbit Systems wins $130 million contract to supply electronic systems to American

June 21, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a contract to supply a Latin American Army with Command, Control, Computer & Communications (C4I) systems and Electronic Warfare (EW) systems, valued at approximately $130 million

KC-390 offsets to bring bonanza to Brazilian Industry

May 31, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

The KC-390 will come into operation with the Brazilian Air Force, bringing advances in operational capabilities for missions such as transport, refueling and humanitarian relief. But before taking off for the first time, the design of the new Brazilian military aircraft will bring benefits to domestic firms that participate...

Selex Sistemi Integrati to supply two KRONOS radars to Peru Navy

April 22, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

SELEX Sistemi Integrati, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract with the Military Navy of Peru to supply two multifunctional surveillance radars KRONOS NV to be installed on board of the “Aguirre” class frigates (former-Lupo), once belonging to the Italian Navy. The system refers to a multifunction radar,...

Brazil Fighter Jet bid results to be announced in a fortnight

March 26, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Brazilian Defense Minister Nelson Jobim said March 25 that the winner of a multi-billion-dollar contract to supply the Brazilian air force would not be announced in a fortnight, according to news agency reports. France's Dassault with its Rafale fighter, Sweden's Saab with the Gripen NG aircraft and U

UK to display a range of UAVs, other technologies at FIDAE Show

March 18, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

UK companies involved in some of the most cutting edge technology in the defence and security sectors are flying from the UK to support the 30th anniversary of the FIDAE exhibition, the 80th anniversary of the Chilean Air Force and to show their continuing commitment to Chile in view of the recent most tragic events and what we know is a very important year for Chile on the occasion of the 200 years Bi-Centennial. The UK delegation is led by Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton, Chief of Air Staff of the Royal Air Force, and includes Mr Geoff...

BEL signs contract with Suriname Armed Forces at Defexpo 2010

February 16, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) signed a contract with the Suriname Armed Forces (SAF) at Defexpo 2010 today (February 16, 2010) for the delivery of Coastal Communication System Network (CCN) Server. CCN was supplied to SAF during 2008-09

Brazilian Navy has awarded $20.9 million contract to ST Engineering for L70...

February 4, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

ST Engineering today announced that its land systems arm, ST Kinetics, has won a contract worth US$20.9m (about S$29

Helibras to upgrade 34 AS365K Panther helicopters of Brazilian Army

January 7, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

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If SAAB wins Brazilian fighter order, its chances may improve in the...

January 7, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

The Brazilian MoD may be falling shy of announcing a winner in its fighter aircraft competition but there are indications that the Swedish manufacturer SAAB may have emerged as the winner in the technical evaluation which was officially acknowledged as completed by the Brazilian Air Force command. SAAB Gripen, Boeing F-18 and Dassault Rafale are the three contenders in the race to equip Brazil’s Air Force with modern fighters

ATMOS,SELEX Galileo sign MoU for development of AESA radar technology in Brazil...

January 6, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

SELEX Galileo of Finmeccanica announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ATMOS Sistemas (ATMOS) Ltda of Brazil. The MoU marks the beginning of a relationship between SELEX Galileo, key player in the Defense Electronic market, and ATMOS Sistemas and outlines the way for the collaboration in airborne AESA radar support and development

IVECO Defence Vehicles signs $3.6 billion contract with Brazilian Army for APCs

December 22, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

IVECO Defence Vehicles announces that on December 18, 2009 the Brazilian Army signed a contract for the supply of 2,044 units of the base model of the new family of armoured personnel carriers (VBTP-MR). The vehicles will replace the old models Urutu used today by the Brazilian armed forces