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Indonesia airline Lion Air adopts L-3 data and voice recorders, integrated surveillance equipment for 234 Airbus A320 aircraft

Indonesia airline Lion Air adopts L-3 data and voice recorders, integrated surveillance equipment for 234 Airbus A320 aircraft

PHOENIX, 14 Nov. 2014. Officials at Lion Air in Indonesia sought integrated surveillance and voice- and data-recording equipment for the airline’s fleet of 234 Airbus A320 aircraft. They found their solutions at L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) in Phoenix: L-3 AP’s FA2100 Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR)/Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and T3CAS Integrated Surveillance System.

Curtiss-Wright to provide embedded computing for Army UH-60V helicopter avionics

ASHBURN, Va., 10 Nov. 2014. Helicopter avionics experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. needed rugged commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) single-board computers for a project to install glass cockpits in Army UH-60 utility helicopters. They found their solution from the Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va.

Rockwell Collins wins $101.1 million avionics radio contract for foreign sales

Rockwell Collins wins $101.1 million avionics radio contract for foreign sales

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 10 Nov. 2014. Military radio communications experts at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will provide 1,160 AN/ARC-210 avionics radios and related equipment for foreign militaries under terms of a $101.1 million contract.

Russian Mi-26 helicopter crew transporting cargo saves polar bear cub in Arctic

Russian Mi-26 helicopter crew transporting cargo saves polar bear cub in Arctic

MOSCOW, 7 Nov. 2014. The crew of a Russian Mi-26 military helicopter from the Eastern Military District Army Aviation airbase saved a baby polar bear from starving to death in the Arctic, after the young bear became separated from its mother.

MOSCOW, 6 Nov. 2014. Officials at Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec in Moscow, implemented lean technology across the company’s production in 2013 and have found that the lean technology pilot projects delivered a saving of roughly 70 million roubles last year.

Russian Helicopters saves 70 million roubles with lean technology pilot projects

MOSCOW, 6 Nov. 2014. Officials at Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec in Moscow, implemented lean technology across the company’s production in 2013 and have found that the lean technology pilot projects delivered a saving of roughly 70 million roubles last year.

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