Saturday, November 27, 2021

Aerospace Industry

Indonesia seeks autonomy from Airbus on CN235 production

Indonesia is seeking greater autonomy from Airbus in the manufacturing process for the CN235 twin-turboprop aircraft. Meeting documents provided to Janes indicate that Indonesian Ministry of Defense (MoD) officials have included this objective as an offset condition should Jakarta decide...

The new Cold War is getting hotter: China tests new nuclear-capable hypersonic missile

China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August that circled the globe before speeding towards its target, demonstrating an advanced space capability that caught US intelligence by surprise. Five people familiar with the test said the Chinese military launched a...

Pentagon And Lockheed Martin Agree To F-35 Production Rebaseline

Updated schedule ensures production predictability and stability FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) and the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) industry team have agreed on an F-35 production rebaseline that ensures predictability and...

Lockheed Martin introduces the LMXT strategic tanker

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin introduces the LMXT as America's next strategic tanker ― built in America by Americans for Americans. Offered in response to the U.S. Air Force's KC-Y Program, the LMXT represents...

Potential of AI in Missile Defense Testing, Operations

Mountains of data are generated when the U.S. military conducts missile Defense testing, and not all of that data is even used, simply because there's more information to be processed than there are people to process it, the director...

Lockheed Wants to connect weapons with 5G technology

The Pentagon should start electronically connecting its most important weapons first as it builds a broader strategy to link everything on the battlefield using 5G technology, the head of the world’s largest defense contractor says. Lockheed Martin CEO Jim Taiclet...

China outstands in Beijing Technology Expo

China introduced some of its latest achievements in military intelligent technology by displaying advanced land, sea and air combat robots at Beijing Technology Expo on Monday, showing the Chinese arms industry's fast development to meet the demands of future...

$62 million contract from U.S. Army for next-generation missile warning system

BAE Systems has received a $62 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver the next-generation 2-Color Advanced Warning System (2CAWS). The system provides aircrews with advanced threat detection capabilities, improving survivability and mission effectiveness in contested environments. This...

HOT BLADE 21 increased interoperability among helicopter crews

HOT BLADE 21 (HB21), the 15th Blade exercise organised under EDA’s Helicopter Exercise Programme (HEP) came to a close last week at Beja Airbase, Portugal. Over a period of two weeks (16-30 June) and in strict respect of all...

Switzerland Selects F-35 Lightning II for Future Air Defense Requirements

F-35 is the most advanced, capable and affordable aircraft available for the Swiss Air Force's future fighter fleet FORT WORTH, Texas, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swiss Federal Council announced Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II is the aircraft selected...
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IAI Signs Agreement of Cooperation on UAVs With Romanian Defense Company

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed an agreement of cooperation with Romanian defense company IAR-Brasov on UAVs. The cooperation agreement,...
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