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easyJet receives 1st of 130 A320neo aircraft

Airbus has delivered easyJet’s first A320neo, which is also the airline’s 300th A320 Family aircraft, at a ceremony in Toulouse involving Carolyn McCall, easyJet CEO, Gaël Méheust, CFM international CEO, Tom Enders, Airbus CEO, and other senior executives. The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, is configured in a comfortable 186 seat layout. To mark […]

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LM Taps ViaSat’s Datalink Communications System for US Navy LRASM Integration and Test Program

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, announced today it received a follow-on contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to deliver datalink communications for the integration and test phase of the U.S. Navy’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program. The contract calls for ViaSat to provide Weapon Data Link (WDL) L-Band […]

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Textron Systems Selected to Compete for USSOCOM MEUAS III Task Orders

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) business, announced today that it has been named as one of two companies selected to compete for Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MEUAS) III task orders from the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Textron Systems is eligible to compete for opportunities to provide contractor-owned, contractor-operated operations using the […]

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Kaman Extends Production of Commercial K-MAX Helicopter

Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) announced today that its Aerosystems division will continue production of the commercial K-MAX® heavy-lift utility helicopter. The company resumed K-MAX® production in 2015 after a more than decade long hiatus with an initial commitment to build at least ten new aircraft. “Continued demand and interest in the capabilities of the K-MAX® have […]

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F-35A: Παραμένουν καθηλωμένα στην Αριζόνα

    Καθηλωμένα παραμένουν τα αεροσκάφη LM F-35A στην αεροπορική βάση Λιουκ στην Αριζόνα. Αιτία είναι η μη εύρεση της αιτίας του προβλήματος στην παροχή οξυγόνου στους χειριστές. Υπενθυμίζεται ότι πέντε αεροσκάφη παρουσίασαν πρόβλημα στην παροχή οξυγόνου, αλλά κατάφεραν να προσγειωθούν χωρίς άλλα προβλήματα χάρη στην ενεργοποίηση του εφεδρικού συστήματος. Η προσπάθεια γίνεται προκειμένου να […]

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L3 to Feature Longsword and SPYDR II Aircraft at International Paris Air Show

L3 Technologies (NYSE:LLL) announced today that it will exhibit two next-generation tactical aircraft from its expanding stable of multi-mission platforms at the International Paris Air Show as part of its outdoor static display. L3’s Aerospace Systems business segment will debut the AT-802L Longsword™, an FAA- and military-certified ISR and light-attack aircraft, and the SPYDR II, […]

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ΗΠΑ: Συμφωνία με τους… «τρομοκράτες»

    Αν και το προηγούμενο διάστημα ο Αμερικανός Πρόεδρος Ντόναλντ Τραμπ χαρακτήρισε το Κατάρ από τη μία πλευρά «κρίσιμο στρατηγικό σύμμαχο» κι από την άλλη «παραδοσιακό χορηγό της τρομοκρατίας», τελικά δεν απέκλεισε τις συμφωνίες πώλησης οπλικών συστημάτων. Δεδομένου ότι η κυβέρνηση Ντ. Τραμπ δεν χαρακτηρίζεται για τη σοβαρότητά της, η απόφαση πώλησης όπλων στο […]

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CGI awarded $133.9M contract to develop the US Army Contract Writing System

CGI (NYSE: GIB ) (TSX: GIB.A) announced that it has been selected for a 10-year IDIQ contract valued at $US133.9M to provide the U.S. Army with a single, enterprise-wide contract writing and management system designed to put capabilities in the troops’ hands faster and more efficiently. The new Army Contract Writing System (ACWS) will leverage […]

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E195-E2, KC-390 and Legacy 450 debut at Paris Air Show 2017

Demonstrating the company’s unique position within the commercial, defense, and executive aircraft markets, three Embraer aircraft will have their Paris Air Show debut during the 52eme Salon International de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace, June 19-25, at the Le Bourget Airport, in Paris, France. This is going to be Embraer’s largest presence at a major airshow […]

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Rockwell Collins looks to the future with innovations in cockpit, cabin, communication and connectivity

At Paris Air Show 2017, taking place June 19-25 at Le Bourget, Rockwell Collins (Chalet 313, Row B) will highlight how its investments in innovative solutions for cockpit, cabin, communication and connectivity are unleashing the potential of the rapidly changing aviation ecosystem. The company recently purchased B/E Aerospace to create its new Interior Systems business, […]

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Austria Opts for Rheinmetall Laser Light Modules

Rheinmetall has racked up fresh successes in the field of advanced infantry and special operations equipment with its VarioRay family of laser light module products. In the first quarter of 2017, Austria’s Federal Ministry of the Interior ordered 580 VarioRay laser light module sets for Cobra, the country’s crack counter-terrorism unit. Worth over €1 million, […]

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Cubic to Showcase Advanced Air Combat Training Solutions In Paris

Cubic Global Defense, a business division of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), today announced it will highlight advanced air combat training systems that bridge the gap between current training and next-generation live, virtual and constructive (LVC) training at the International Paris Air Show from June 19 – 25 at the Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France. […]

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