Thursday, October 28, 2021

Air

Schiebel Pacific teams with Raytheon Australia for Australian Army’s Land129 Phase 3

Australia, Nowra, 27 July 2020 – Schiebel Pacific and Raytheon Australia have teamed up for the LAND129 Phase 3 Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (TUAS) project for the Australian Army. The tender response was submitted last week. The teaming couples Schiebel’s...

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...

Raytheon to upgrade air traffic surveillance radars for Brazilian Air Force

DULLES, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is modernizing the Brazilian Air Force's surveillance radars across the Amazon. Raytheon will upgrade seven legacy radars to the next-generation Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar system, Condor Mk3, increasing...

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...

Draken International’s MIRAGE F1 Takes Flight Over Florida

Draken International successfully completed the maiden voyage of its first regenerated Mirage F1 on November 12 at Lakeland Linder International Airport, Lakeland, FL. The supersonic, radar-equipped F1 is one of 24 ex-military fighter aircraft currently being regenerated by Draken...

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...

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...
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Spirit Airlines and Pratt & Whitney to power 100 airbus a320neo

Spirit Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney’s GTF engines to power its latest order of 100 Airbus A320neo and...
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