Sunday, February 28, 2021

Aerospace Industry

Modernization of Chile’s F-16 fighters

  WASHINGTON — The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Chile of equipment and related services for F-16 Modernization for an estimated cost of $634.70 million. The Defense Security Cooperation...

First Nigerian Air Force A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft successfully completes inaugural flight

Jacksonville, EUA, April 17, 2020 – Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced the first of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack, combat and reconnaissance aircraft for the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) successfully completed its inaugural...

Lockheed Martin delivers 134 F-35s in 2019, exceeding annual commitment

FORT WORTH, Texas – Lockheed Martin delivered the 134th F-35 aircraft for the year today, exceeding the joint government and industry 2019 delivery goal of 131 aircraft. One hundred and thirty-four deliveries represent a 47% increase from 2018 and nearly...

Saab Presents First Gripen E to Brazil

Saab has taken another important step in the delivery of Gripen E to the Brazilian customer. Marked by a ceremony in Linköping, Sweden, on 10 September, the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft was delivered to start the flight test...

First brazilian Gripen E completes its first flight

Saab today completed a successful first flight with the first Brazilian Gripen E fighter aircraft, 39-6001. At 2.41 pm CET on August 26, the Gripen E aircraft took off on its maiden flight flown by Saab test pilot Richard...

Portugal signs contract for acquisition of five Multi-Mission Airlift KC-390

ÉVORA, Portugal, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Portuguese Government and Embraer signed today, at a ceremony held at Embraer's facility in Évora, a contract for the acquisition of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390. Additionally, services and support and...

Elbit Systems to supply components for the color HMD system of the CV-22 Aircraft

Haifa, Israel, August 12, 2019 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ELST) (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC, ("Elbit Systems of America") was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for the...

French Ministry of the Armed Forces brings development of future Joint Light Helicopter forward

MARIGNANE, France – The French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, has announced that the launch of the Joint Light Helicopter (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger; HIL) programme has been brought forward to 2021. The HIL programme, for which the Airbus...

Air2030: Planning decree for the acquisition of new fighter jets

BERN – At its meeting of May 15, 2019, the Federal Council decided to continue the procedure concerning the Air2030 program. It instructed the DDPS to submit by the beginning of September at the latest a draft planning order...

Lockheed Martin inaugurates F-16 production line In Greenville, South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) hosted a ceremony to celebrate its new F-16 production line in Greenville, South Carolina. F-16 tooling and equipment previously in Fort Worth, Texas, has since been installed in a...
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Tawazun and MBDA to cooperate on SmartGlider development

Abu Dhabi, 22 February 2021 – Tawazun and MBDA have signed a head of terms agreement with the intent...
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