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USMC looks for UAS surrogate to support specialist training

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTThe US Marine Corps (USMC) is seeking a surrogate aircraft to support the training of Marine Special Operations Support Teams (MSOSTs) in the operational use of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs).

Laser-Based Missile Protection System for Aircraft Approved for International Sale

March 3, 2015 BAE Systems issued the following news release:BAE Systems, Inc. today announced that its Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures (ATIRCM) system has been approved for export by the U.S. Department of Defense. The exp...

Airbus reports year-end results

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTAirbus reported its full 2014 results on 27 February, with revenue increasing 5% and net income increasing 59% for the year.At EUR60.7 billion (USD68.0 billion), Airbus 2014 revenue was a record for the group...

Thales FMS selected for UH-60L upgrade

March 3, 2015



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Northrop Grumman has selected Thales' i-FMS200 interactive Flight Management System (FMS) to equip US Army Black Hawk helicopters as part of the UH-60L upgrade programme.

New eyes for old Hornets: sensor options firm up for legacy F/A-18s

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsOperators of early Hornet fighters are looking for ways to enhance their capabilities, to put off having to acquire replacementsOne of the most cost-effective ways would be to upgrade to a new AESA ...

AIR FORCE PLACES 18 A-10 AIRCRAFT INTO 'BACKUP STATUS'

March 3, 2015 WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command issued the following press release:The Air Force, with congressional authorization, will convert 18 primary combat-coded A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from a...

IDEX 2015: SATCOM widens Shadow's capability set

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTTextron Systems Unmanned Systems' (formerly AAI's) Shadow M2 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is set to feature two different core configurations - one of which introduces a satellite communications capability.

Country Risk Watch - March 2015

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTIndia reboots defence ties with US and opens nuclear energy sectorIndia and the United States are to restart a stalled 2008 civil nuclear deal and scale up bilateral defence and security ties. Indian governme...

Micro-Flyer demonstrates autonomous operations in degraded environments

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTResearchers from the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University have partnered with staff from Sensible Machines to demonstrate the ability of a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to autonomously opera...

IDEX 2015: Exelis promotes exportable Wide Area Motion Imagery

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTExelis released clips of its CorvusEye 1500 Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) system - developed to perform persistent wide area airborne surveillance (WAAS) for military operations, border protection, disaster...

-Embraer's Phenom 300 is the most delivered business jet for the second year in a row

March 3, 2015 Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, - Embraer Executive Jets delivered 73 Phenom 300 in 2014, making it the most delivered business jet in the world, according to a report by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (G...

Predator and Reaper GCS to receive applique training systems

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTGeneral Atomics Aeronautical Systems has contracted L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) to deliver eight of its Blue Box HD (BBHD) Block 30 Training Support Equipment units for integration on the gr...

Washington: Notice of Inquiry: Request for Comments Regarding Controls on Military Aircraft and Military Gas Turbine Engines on the Commerce Control List

March 3, 2015 US Federal Register has published the following document:[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 40 (Monday, March 2, 2015)][Proposed Rules][Pages 11315-11316]From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing ...

IN to fast-track plans for second indigenous carrier

March 3, 2015



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The Indian Navy (IN) is fast-tracking plans to build its second, 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) in southern India.

-MILESTONE AVIATION GROUP EXPANDS GLOBAL OPERATIONS AND ENHANCES FINANCIAL FLEXIBILITY FOLLOWING ACQUISITION BY GE CAPITAL

March 3, 2015 ORLANDO, Florida, -Milestone Aviation Group, a GE Capital Aviation Services company and the global leader in helicopter leasing announced today at Helicopter Association International's Heli-Expo that the company is e...

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