Αρχείο | Φεβρουαρίου, 2014

Rolls-Royce to deliver 1st flight test engine for Scott’s – Bell 47

Rolls-Royce has signed a multi-engine order with Scott’s – Bell 47 and will deliver the first RR300 engine this summer for installation in a flight test aircraft. Scott’s – Bell 47 already has orders for 38 of its new 47GT-6 helicopters with first deliveries scheduled in 2016, and expects to produce more than 30 aircraft […]

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Exelis to supply Pakistan with more components for electronic warfare systems

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received $9 million from the U.S. Air Force to supply spare components for electronic warfare (EW) technology provided to Pakistan under an existing contract. The original contract, awarded in December 2011, granted Exelis $53 million to supply Pakistan with ALQ-211 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite (AIDEWS) systems to protect the […]

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Touchy-feely joystick heading to Space Station

Stowed inside ESA’s next supply ship to the International Space Station will be one of the most advanced joysticks ever built, designed to test the remote control of robots on the ground from up in orbit. Due to be launched this summer, the Automated Transfer Vehicle will deliver more than five tonnes of propellant, supplies […]

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NGC Extends Agreement with Bell Helicopter to Supply Navigation System

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has entered into an agreement with Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, to supply its LCR-100 Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) for the Bell 412 helicopter through 2017. Produced by Northrop Grumman Navigation and Maritime Systems Division’s subsidiary in Germany, Northrop Grumman LITEF, the LCR-100 AHRS is a widely used system […]

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AW109 Trekker Unveiled At Heli Expo

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce a new addition to its range of class leading light twin-engine helicopters, the AW109 Trekker, the first AgustaWestland light twin to offer skid landing gear. The aircraft was unveiled during a ceremony at Heli Expo 2014 today in Anaheim, California. With a maximum take-off weight of 3,175 […]

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Raytheon awarded $123 M Phalanx contract from Republic of Korea

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a $123 million contract to deliver nine Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon Systems to the Republic of Korea Navy. Under the direct commercial sale, the largest ever for the Phalanx program, Raytheon will deliver the Phalanx systems for installation aboard the FFX Batch II frigate-class ships and AOE II-class fast […]

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The PA100 PUREair System Successfully Completes 1st Flight on AS350 Helicopter

DART Aerospace today announced that the next generation engine protection system for the AS350 and EC130 family of helicopters has been successfully installed and flight-tested in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The PA100 PUREair System, co-developed by Pall Aerospace & DART Aerospace, is a totally redesigned, reengineered, and retested engine air protection system that takes the capabilities […]

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Rolls-Royce enhances support for helicopter engine operators

Rolls-Royce has launched a 24/7 Operations Center for its civil helicopter engines to deliver round-the-clock support for its global customer base. The new Center is the focal point of a series of improvements to the customer experience for helicopter engine operators and fleets, aimed at further enhancing mission success. The new Operations Center will align […]

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Latest Norwegian CV90 is most advanced yet

The first vehicle in a major upgrade of Norway’s CV9030 armoured vehicle fleet was handed over to our customer yesterday by Tommy Gustafsson-Rask, President of BAE Systems Hägglunds AB. The new vehicle fleet has significantly enhanced protection, survivability, situational awareness and interoperability, incorporating lessons learned from Norwegian, Swedish and Danish operations in Afghanistan with CV90. […]

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Ένα ιδιαίτερο άλμα

Ιδιαίτερος είναι ο ρόλος της 4ης Ταξιαρχίας Ομάδας Μάχης, της 25ης Μεραρχίας Πεζικού του Αμερικανικού Στρατού, με έδρα την Αλάσκα. Η περιοχή επιχειρήσεων που καλύπτει είναι πραγματικά τεράστια και με τρομερές διαφορές. Οι επιχειρήσεις που μπορεί να αναλάβει εκτείνονται από την περιοχή του Αρκτικού Κύκλου και φτάνουν μέχρι την περιοχή της Ασίας/Ειρηνικού. Πριν από λίγες […]

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Υπερωρίες για τα ισραηλινά υποβρύχια

Κάθετη αύξηση τόσο του αριθμού όσο και της διάρκειας των θαλασσίων επιχειρήσεων σημείωσαν τα υποβρύχια του Ισραηλινού Ναυτικού, σύμφωνα με δημοσιογραφικές πηγές της χώρας. Επικαλούμενα στρατιωτικές πηγές, τα δημοσιεύματα αναφέρουν ότι, το 58% του πλεύσιμου χρόνου του στολίσκου υποβρυχίων, κατά το 2013, ήταν για επιχειρησιακές αποστολές, κυρίως κοντά στα σύνορα με τον Λίβανο, ενώ το […]

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Ρωσία: Ασπίδα για τα λέιζερ

Ο Κοσμήτορας της Σχολής Νανοτεχνολογίας της Κρατικής Σιβηρικής Ακαδημίας Γεωδαισίας, ανακοίνωσε την ανάπτυξη ειδικού φίλτρου που προστατεύει τις ευαίσθητες οπτικές συσκευές από πηγές λέιζερ. Ως γνωστό, τα ηλεκτροπτικά συστήματα είναι ευπαθή στα αντίπαλα συστήματα λέιζερ, γεγονός που μπορεί να προκαλέσει πολλά προβλήματα μιας και ολοένα και περισσότερο αυξάνεται η χρήση τους. Όπως ανέφερε ο Κοσμήτορας […]

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