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Smiths Detection Checked Baggage Screener Achieves Lab Certification for Detection of Homemade Explosives

Smiths Detection announced its high-speed checked baggage screener HI-SCAN 10080 XCT has achieved laboratory certification for homemade explosives (HME) detection, based on TSA’s requirements for automated detection of explosives. This newest achievement follows certification for detection of conventional explosives received in 2013. A dual-energy line scanner utilizing both 3D volumetric Computed Tomography (CT) imaging and […]

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LM-100J Commercial Freighter Will Make International Debut at 2017 Paris Air Show

Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft will make its international debut at the 2017 International Paris Air Show. The aircraft will be on static display June 19-21 at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. The LM-100J represents the 17th different mission capability for the C-130J Super Hercules platform and is an updated version of the L-100 […]

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Indra introduces mixed reality and Microsoft Hololens in ATM to design more efficient routes

Indra drives augmented reality in air navigation with its development of a pioneer solution based on the Microsoft HoloLens to improve the design of air routes, reducing fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and airline costs, while at the same time contributing to minimizing sound pollution in urban areas near airports. As a first case of possible […]

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New JV, Airfoils Advanced Solutions

Paris, Amstelveen, June 12, 2017 – The joint venture between Safran Aircraft Engines and AFI KLM E&M, announced a year ago, now has an official name: Airfoils Advanced Solutions. Located at the Sars-et-Rosières business park in northern France, near Valenciennes, the new company’s plant will be completed in early 2018, with operations due to kick […]

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Naval Supply Systems Command Awards Leidos $18 M Task Order

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center to provide professional and technical support to the Joint Staff J6 (JS J6) Joint Deployable Analysis Team (JDAT). The cost-plus fixed-fee task order has a one-year base period of performance, two […]

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Order for BAE laser-guided rockets

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $180.5 million contract to continue producing Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWSTM) laser-guided rockets to meet the growing U.S. and international demand for the systems. APKWS rockets are seeing increasing use in theater because they deliver cost-effective precision strikes with reduced potential for collateral damage. The latest […]

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Kraken and Atlas Elektronik Sign Teaming Agreement

Kraken Sonar Inc. (TSX VENTURE: PNG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc., has signed a Teaming Agreement with ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH («ATLAS»), a leading international defence contractor. The objective of the Teaming Agreement is to combine the expertise and technology of both companies to provide the Royal Canadian Navy with the […]

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Elbit will Reveal SkEye WAPS at Paris Airshow

Elbit Systems will reveal at the 2017 Paris Air Showin Le Bourget, taking place this week, an innovative wide area persistent surveillance solution– SkEye WAPS. Visual Intelligence (VISINT) gathering was traditionally available in a designated video format. The user could see and record only the area the Electro Optic (EO) payload was viewing, while missing […]

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GA Awarded Sole Source Procurement Contract for Advanced Arresting Gear

General Atomics (GA) announced today that it has been awarded a sole source production contract modification for the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) for the future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80).  This contract award establishes GA as the sole source provider of both AAG and the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) for the […]

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Modular Panel-Based Radar Demos Exceptional 1st Flight Test Performance

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) successfully completed the first flight test of its innovative modular panel-based sensor. The open architecture, multi-function surveillance system represents a leap forward in radar capability. Among its defining features, the radar is hardware-enabled and software-defined, allowing for rapid adjustment to emerging mission requirements by adapting new modes and capabilities, including […]

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Navistar To Provide Medium Tactical Vehicles For Iraq

LISLE, Ill. , June 13, 2017 / PRNewswire / — The U.S. Army recently awarded Navistar Defense, LLC a foreign military sales contract valued at $18.8 million to provide 115 International ® 7000-MV Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTV) to Iraq. Navistar Defense MTVs are based on the highly multipurpose International ® WorkStar ® severe-duty platform designed for […]

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Textron Businesses to Feature Military and Commercial Products and Services at Paris Air Show

Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, TRU Simulation + Training and Textron Airborne Solutions, all businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), have announced their plans for the Paris Air Show—the largest aerospace event in the world—which will be held June 19-25 at the Exhibition Center of Le Bourget. Textron will […]

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