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Lockheed Developing Unmanned Helicopter

Lockheed Developing Unmanned Helicopter

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Nov , 2010

Aerospace major Lockheed Martin is developing an unmanned helicopter called the Kaman K-MAX that will fly without a pilot and will carry 6,000lbs of cargo at a maximum speed of 92 mph. It will...

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India to Enhance AWACS Fleet

India to Enhance AWACS Fleet

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Nov , 2010

After having received the first of the three contracted Ilyushin Il 76-based Airborne Warning & Control Systems (AWACS) aircraft modified by Elta Systems, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace...

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Boeing-KAI sign agreement for production of F-15 Silent Eagle Conformal...

Boeing-KAI sign agreement for production of F-15 Silent Eagle Conformal...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Nov , 2010

Boeing has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) for KAI to design, develop and manufacture the Conformal Weapons Bay (CWB) for the F-15 Silent...

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IAF upgrading facilities in northeast: Air chief

IAF upgrading facilities in northeast: Air chief

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Nov , 2010

Kalaikunda (West Bengal), Nov 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is upgrading its capabilities in the northeastern region of the country by revamping eight advance landing grounds and improving...

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Fifth Generation Fighters for India

Fifth Generation Fighters for India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Nov , 2010

According to the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal PV Naik, the Indo-Russian Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA), the state-of-the art stealth fighters will be inducted into the Indian...

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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor performs Air Demo for first time over Dallas

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor performs Air Demo for first time over Dallas

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Nov , 2010

The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor performed its precision aerobatics at the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 30-31, marking the first time the aircraft has demonstrated its aerial capabilities in...

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BAE Systems M777 Howitzer Programme

BAE Systems M777 Howitzer Programme

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Nov , 2010

BAE Systems has received an order for 93 additional M777 howitzers, taking the order book to 955 systems and taking sales for the programme to over £1bn. The US is buying 58 guns for the US Army...

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Second Airbus Military tanker for RAF makes maiden flight

Second Airbus Military tanker for RAF makes maiden flight

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Oct , 2010

The second A330 MRTT Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft (FSTA) for the UK Royal Air Force has successfully completed its maiden flight from the Airbus Military facility at Getafe, Madrid following...

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Mine Clearing System SOUVIM-2 developed by MBDA

Mine Clearing System SOUVIM-2 developed by MBDA

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Oct , 2010

The mine clearing system, SOUVIM 2, has been developed by MBDA for mobility support missions. These missions are served by carrying out the rapid opening of long stretches of mined routes at the...

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KMW's DINGO for a safe recovery

KMW's DINGO for a safe recovery

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Oct , 2010

The multitudinous and extremely variable DINGO 2 family from Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has welcomed a new arrival. The company presented the armoured DINGO 2 recovery vehicle at the EUROSATORY...

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SESM Modern Powerpacks for T-72 and T-90

SESM Modern Powerpacks for T-72 and T-90

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Oct , 2010

Until today, the T-72 remains one of the most popular MBTs worldwide. Introduced in the 70s with a remarkably compact design, various modifications and upgrade programs (protection, night...

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Elbit Systems Awarded Contract for Night Targeting System Upgrade for AH-1W...

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract for Night Targeting System Upgrade for AH-1W...

By: IDR News Network | Date: 26 Oct , 2010

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) announced today that its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, was awarded a $45.5 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite...

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Eurofighter committed to deepening strategic partnership with India

Eurofighter committed to deepening strategic partnership with India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Oct , 2010

Eurofighter, its partner companies and the four nation members of the European consortium Germany, UK, Italy and Spain, are fully committed to deepening the strategic partnership with India....

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India Goes Airborne : C130J Super Hercules for India

India Goes Airborne : C130J Super Hercules for India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Oct , 2010

The first three of the six C130J Super Hercules aircraft for India have taken the final positions on Lockheed Martin’s assembly line in Marietta, Georgia. Equipped with Infra-red Detection Set...

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EADS to Focus on India

EADS to Focus on India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Oct , 2010

As per EADS Chief Executive (Defence & Security) Stefan Zoller, European aerospace consortium, Eurofighter, is set to transfer some development work of its fourth generation Eurofighter Typhoon...

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AgustaWestland awarded contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command

AgustaWestland awarded contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Oct , 2010

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce today that it has been awarded a contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command to provide six AW139 helicopters for their...

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Eurocopter inaugurates its new Eurocopter India subsidiary

Eurocopter inaugurates its new Eurocopter India subsidiary

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Oct , 2010

Eurocopter today inaugurated its new Indian subsidiary, which has been given the goals of expanding the world’s largest helicopter manufacturer’s commercial presence in this highly-promising...

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BEL Manufactured Equipment for Boeing P-8I

BEL Manufactured Equipment for Boeing P-8I

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Oct , 2010

Boeing received the first Indian manufactured item the Data Link II a month ahead of schedule, to be installed during the final assembly of the P-8I at its facility in Renton, Washington. Data...

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DCNS wins EU funding for maritime safety R&D

DCNS wins EU funding for maritime safety R&D

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Oct , 2010

Improved maritime surveillance is a major challenge for European Union member states. In support of research in this important area, the European Commission has selected the I2C project led by...

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Rheinmetall and Timoney's Advanced Chassis Technology for all-terrain vehicles

Rheinmetall and Timoney's Advanced Chassis Technology for all-terrain vehicles

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Oct , 2010

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RRMV) of Munich has entered a farreaching agreement with Timoney Technology Ltd. of Gibbstown, Ireland, to cooperate in the military logistic and tactical...

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