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Thai Army acquires six Airbus Helicopters EC145 T2

Thai Army acquires six Airbus Helicopters EC145 T2

The Royal Thai Army’s rotorcraft fleet has acquired  six Airbus Helicopters light-utility EC145 T2, which is the newest and most powerful model in Airbus Helicopters’ proven EC145 light twin more
BRAHMOS successfully test fired from INS Kolkata.

BRAHMOS successfully test fired from INS Kolkata.

BRAHMOS Supersonic Cruise Missile was successfully test fired from the Indian Navy’s newest destroyer INS Kolkata. The launch was flawless and the missile met all its designed parameters. The I more
Indian Navy showcases operational capability in TROPEX naval exercise

Indian Navy showcases operational capability in TROPEX naval exercise

The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar addressed the sailors and officers of the INS Vikramaditya after witnessing two days’ of Theatre Readiness Operational Level Exercise (TROPEX-2015), off th more
Boeing to strengthen presence in India’s Aerospace Sector

Boeing to strengthen presence in India’s Aerospace Sector

Boeing  underscored its commitment to strengthen strategic partnerships with customers, the government, industry and academia aimed to support India’s expanding aerospace industry. “With In more
Aero India 2015: Elbit Systems to present Unique Next-Generation Systems

Aero India 2015: Elbit Systems to present Unique Next-Generation Systems

Elbit Systems will feature variety of its next-generation systems at the Aero India exhibition, set to take place in Bangalore, India from February 18-22, 2015. Visitors to the Company booth (Isr more
India’s Alpha Design Technologies and IAI to produce mini-unmanned aerial systems

India’s Alpha Design Technologies and IAI to produce mini-unmanned aerial systems

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)and India’s Alpha Design Technologieshave signed a teaming agreement for the production and marketing of mini-Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in India. The IA more
Aero India: IAI will present an impressive array of technologies

Aero India: IAI will present an impressive array of technologies

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will display a variety of cutting-edge defense solutions at the upcoming Aero India air show, to be held in Bangalore, India, from February 18-22, (Hall A, Booth more
Aero India: Textron to exhibit modern capabilities

Aero India: Textron to exhibit modern capabilities

Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation, Inc. and Textron Systems, all businesses of Textron Inc.  announced that their joint presence during Aero India 2015, February 18-22, at Air Force Station Yela more
Indonesia Air Force Chief visits Singapore

Indonesia Air Force Chief visits Singapore

The Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Air Force , Air Chief Marshal  Agus Supriatna, called on Second Minister for Defence Mr Chan Chun Sing after inspecting a Guard of Honour at the Ministry of more
Thailand and Singapore strengthen ties

Thailand and Singapore strengthen ties

Deputy Minister of Defence and Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army (RTA) General (GEN) Udomdej Sitabutr called on Second Minister for Defence Mr Chan Chun Sing at the Ministry of Social and more
First Airbus A400M for Malaysia makes its maiden flight

First Airbus A400M for Malaysia makes its maiden flight

The first of four Airbus Defence and Space A400M new generation airlifters ordered by the Royal Malaysian Air Force has made its successful maiden flight, marking a key milestone towards delivery more
TEJAS achieved yet another accomplishment

TEJAS achieved yet another accomplishment

With three consecutive start-ups of its engine after overnight soak in extreme cold(around -15ºC) conditions of Laddakh winter, that too without any external assistance, Tejas, the Indian Light more
First Airbus A400M airlifter for Malaysia rolled out of paintshop

First Airbus A400M airlifter for Malaysia rolled out of paintshop

  The first Airbus A400M new generation airlifter for the Royal Malaysian Air Force has now been painted in its new colours at the Airbus Defence and Space facility in Seville, Spain. In the more
Lockheed Martin leaders visit Tata-Lockheed Martin aero-structures facility

Lockheed Martin leaders visit Tata-Lockheed Martin aero-structures facility

A team of senior Lockheed Martin executives led by Patrick Dewar, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin International, visited the Tata-Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Limited (TLMAL) facility more
The SAF marks 50 years of formation

The SAF marks 50 years of formation

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF)  unveiled plans to mark 50 years of its formation through a series of commemorative and celebratory activities lined up for 2015. These SAF50 activities pay trib more
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Agustawestland to expand support capabilities in the Middle-East

Agustawestland to expand support capabilities in the Middle-East

AgustaWestland Aviation Services LLC (AWAS), an Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) and Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland joint venture, announced that it is expanding its range of support solutions serving the more
TAE awarded F135 engine MRO & upgrade contract for Joint Strike Fighter aircraft

TAE awarded F135 engine MRO & upgrade contract for Joint Strike Fighter aircraft

  TAE, Australia’s leading gas‐turbine engine maintenance and engineering company announced its selection as the regional maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade provider for the Pratt more
Kongsberg to deliver Protector RWS for the GD UK SCOUT Vehicle Programme

Kongsberg to deliver Protector RWS for the GD UK SCOUT Vehicle Programme

KONGSBERG has signed the production contract with General Dynamics UK, for the delivery of PROTECTOR Remote weapon systems for the SCOUT Specialist Vehicle Programme, valued at GBP 61 million. more
Avon Protection launching comprehensive world class CBRN solutions

Avon Protection launching comprehensive world class CBRN solutions

Avon Protection, the world leading respiratory protection provider, has developed a new range of comprehensive end-to-end CBRN solutions with its strategic partner, SecureBio Ltd. Avon Protectio more
IDEX 2015: BAE Systems showcasing a wide spectrum of products

IDEX 2015: BAE Systems showcasing a wide spectrum of products

BAE Systems will be showcasing a wide spectrum of products and high-end technologies for air, land, sea and cyber with a strong focus on advanced solutions and technologies such as the M777, M10 more
France test fires MMP combat support missile

France test fires MMP combat support missile

The French Defence Procurement Agency  successfully carried out the first firing of MMP (Missile de Moyenne Portée or Medium Range Missile), the successor to the Milan weapon system. Carried ou more
Lockeed Martin’s Legion Pod takes flight

Lockeed Martin’s Legion Pod takes flight

Lockheed Martin  introduced Legion Pod – a multi-function sensor system that supports collaborative targeting operations between multiple aircraft in radar-denied environments. Combining Lockh more
IAI completes test-flights for its Innovative M-19HD Multi-Sensor Electro-Optical Payload

IAI completes test-flights for its Innovative M-19HD Multi-Sensor Electro-Optical Payload

Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) innovative M-19HD payload has successfully completed all airborne test-flights on manned and unmanned platforms. Local and international customers have sh more
IAI delivered the first replacement wing for the T-38 aircraft

IAI delivered the first replacement wing for the T-38 aircraft

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) delivered the first replacement wing for the United States Air Force (USAF) T-38 aircraft. In a ceremony held at IAI’s main campus, the T-38 wing was prese more
Elbit Systems delivers Venus Space Camera to French Space Agency

Elbit Systems delivers Venus Space Camera to French Space Agency

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced has delivered the Venus Space Camera to the French Space Agency, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES). This delivery follows the completion a successful a more
German Air Force takes delivery of A400M Full Flight Simulator

German Air Force takes delivery of A400M Full Flight Simulator

The German Air Force (GAF) has taken delivery of a Full Flight Simulator (FFS) for the A400M aircraft provided by Airbus Defence and Space. The training device entered service at Wunstorf Air Bas more
Thales to upgrade US Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters

Thales to upgrade US Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters

Thales  has been selected by Northrop Grumman Corporation  to supply its state of the art Flight Management System software, i-FMS200, which will be embedded in the avionics mission equipment p more
Sagem-led Autoprotection consortium launches Blue Dome anti-piracy system

Sagem-led Autoprotection consortium launches Blue Dome anti-piracy system

The Autoprotection consortium, led by Sagem (Safran), is unveiling Blue Dome at the Euro maritime trade show and exhibition from February 3-5, 2015 in Paris. Blue Dome is a complete, fully integr more
Embraer KC-390 military transport takes maiden flight

Embraer KC-390 military transport takes maiden flight

Embraer successfully performed the first flight of the new military transport and aerial refueling jet, the KC-390. Test pilots Mozart Louzada and Marcos Salgado de Oliveira Lima and flight test more
BAE Systems to provide Radio communication integration support for US Navy

BAE Systems to provide Radio communication integration support for US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a nine-year contract to support radio and communications systems design and integration for 13 surface combatant ships. The initial award is valued at $28.4 more
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