Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Air Defense

UK backs Brimstone missile to 2030 from MBDA

The United Kingdom has awarded MBDA a £400 million contract for the capability sustainment programme (CSP) of the advanced Brimstone air-to-surface missile, to extend its service life beyond 2030. Under the capability sustainment programme effort, MBDA will manufacture new Brimstone...

IAF commits to 324 Tejas fighters, provided a good Mark-II jet is delivered

NEW DELHI - After years of being critical of the Tejas fighter, which is still not combat-ready 35 years after the Light Combat Aircraft project was first approved by the government, the IAF has now agreed to induct 324...

Latest Aegis Combat System is successful against Medium Range Ballistic Missiles

Aegis Weapon System test supports the U.S. Phased Adaptive Approach to protect NATO Europe against ballistic missile threats USS JOHN PAUL JONES, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The USS JOHN PAUL JONES, supported by the U.S. Navy, Missile Defense Agency...

Raytheon kill vehicle succeeds in first intercept of intercontinental ballistic missile

Test keeps program on track for 44th delivery in 2017 VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, or EKV, a kinetic-force weapon that slams into its targets, destroyed an...

Saab receives order for RBS 70 from Brazilian Army

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract on deliveries of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (very short range air defence system) to the Brazilian Army. The order has a total value of approx. MSEK 105 and deliveries will...

Lockheed Martin Q-53 Radar Demonstrates Counter-UAS Capability

SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) AN/TPQ-53 counterfire radar recently demonstrated its ability to identify and track unmanned aerial systems and pass that information to a command and control node, a key capability...

First of eight Aermacchi M-346 aircraft for Polish Air Force

The roll-out ceremony for the first of eight Polish Air Force M-346 aircraft took place today at Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s facility in Venegono-Superiore (near Varese). The event was attended by the Polish Deputy Defense Minister, Bartosz Kownacki, the State Under Secretary...

Elbit Systems Receives U.S. Navy Contract to Modify the NAVAIR Test Pilot School C-26

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 9, 2016 - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, through its subsidiary M7 Aerospace, LLC, was awarded a $7.5 million Firm, Fixed Price contract by the US Navy to perform modifications on United States Naval Test Pilot...

Elbit Systems Delivers Mission Training Center to Air Force in Latin America

Elbit Systems has delivered a networked multi-cockpit mission training center to an Air Force in Latin America. The center provides realistic simulated aircraft training for fighter pilots as well as ground controllers and variety of aircraft systems. Elbit Systems has delivered an interconnected...

Aerochine Aviation Purchases Bell 407GXP for Corporate and VIP Transport

Fort Worth, TX (April 19, 2016) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the sale of a Bell 407GXP to Aerochine Aviation at the Asian Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (ABACE) held last week. The aircraft...
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Embraer and L3 Harris to Develop New Agile Tanker via KC-390 to Support U.S. Air Force Operational Imperatives

New tactical tanking solution focused on contested logistics and agile combat employment Includes advanced boom and resilient, open...
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