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Northrop Grumman and SELEX Galileo Execute an MOU to Jointly Pursue the...

Northrop Grumman and SELEX Galileo Execute an MOU to Jointly Pursue the...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

Northrop Grumman Corporation and SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company, have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at jointly pursuing the international directional...

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Boeing and American Airlines to Accelerate Quieter, Cleaner Aviation...

Boeing and American Airlines to Accelerate Quieter, Cleaner Aviation...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

Leading global carrier to be the customer for first ecoDemonstrator Advanced noise and fuel efficiency technologies to be highlighted Reducing fuel consumption, carbon emissions and...

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ATR increases its Paris Air Show record - 88 firm orders and 42 options: 130...

ATR increases its Paris Air Show record - 88 firm orders and 42 options: 130...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

ATR keeps increasing its outstanding order book at 2011’s historical Paris Air Show. With today’s signature with the leasing company Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), ATR brings to 88 its total...

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Eurocopter Malaysia signs contract to upgrade Hornbill Skyways' EC135 Fleet

Eurocopter Malaysia signs contract to upgrade Hornbill Skyways' EC135 Fleet

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

Eurocopter Malaysia today signed a Fleet Upgrade and Retrofit contract for all the 5 units of EC135 belonging to Hornbill Skyways. In addition to retrofitting and upgrading works, the contract...

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Norway approves funding of Lockheed Martin F-35 Training Jets

Norway approves funding of Lockheed Martin F-35 Training Jets

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2011

The Norwegian parliament unanimously approved the funding of four Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II training jets to begin fulfilling Norway’s future air-combat capability requirements. These...

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Boeing Begins Final Assembly of India's 1st P-8I Aircraft

Boeing Begins Final Assembly of India's 1st P-8I Aircraft

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2011

Boeing began final assembly of the Indian navy’s first P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft this month at the company’s Renton factory. The P-8I, based on the Boeing Next-Generation...

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MBDA announces the launch of SCALP Naval, France's future cruise missile

MBDA announces the launch of SCALP Naval, France's future cruise missile

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2011

The first submarine launch as part of the SCALP Naval / MdCN (Missile de Croisière Naval) programme was carried out successfully by the French DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) at its Ile...

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American Eurocopter Delivers First WAAS EC135 to Paradigm Helicopters

American Eurocopter Delivers First WAAS EC135 to Paradigm Helicopters

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2011

American Eurocopter announced the delivery of the first Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)-capable EC135 in the United States. The aircraft was delivered to Paradigm Helicopters and will be...

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Boeing Statement on GECAS Agreement for 747-8 Freighters and 777-300ERs

Boeing Statement on GECAS Agreement for 747-8 Freighters and 777-300ERs

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jun , 2011

747-8 Freighter to be a new addition to the GECAS portfolio Boeing announced an agreement at the Paris Air Show that GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and...

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Pratt&Whitney Canada to Flight Test C-Series Engine Imminently

Pratt&Whitney Canada to Flight Test C-Series Engine Imminently

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jun , 2011

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a United Technologies Corp. (UTX) division, will perform flight tests of the Bombardier Inc. (BBD.B.T) CSeries engine within the next month, President John Saabas said in...

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GE Capital Aviation Services signs order for 15 ATR 72-600, plus 15 options

GE Capital Aviation Services signs order for 15 ATR 72-600, plus 15 options

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jun , 2011

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric and European turboprop manufacturer ATR, today announced a new order for 15 ATR...

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Honeywell Green Jet Fuel Powers first-ever transatlantic Biofuel Flight

Honeywell Green Jet Fuel Powers first-ever transatlantic Biofuel Flight

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jun , 2011

Use of Honeywell Green Jet Fuel saves 5.5 metric tons of net carbon dioxide emissions Green Jet Fuel now one step closer to commercial use with initial ASTM approval Honeywell biofuel and...

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DCNS names innovative Gowind OPV

DCNS names innovative Gowind OPV

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jun , 2011

DCNS named Gowind offshore patrol vessel L’Adroit at a ceremony that gathered more than 500 potential customers, partners, co-suppliers and employees. The L’Adroit programme spearheads DCNS’s...

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U.S. Air Force KC-46 Tanker to Feature Eaton Products and Technology

U.S. Air Force KC-46 Tanker to Feature Eaton Products and Technology

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jun , 2011

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation will be a key system supplier to The Boeing Company on the U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 Tanker program. Eaton is a world leader in aerial...

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Israel set for the world's biggest Air Show in Paris

Israel set for the world's biggest Air Show in Paris

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jun , 2011

Following successful battle experience with Iron Dome, the counter-rocket missile system, along with the Stunner interceptor, being part of the future David’s Sling, Arrow II, III and Barak 8,...

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Boeing Phantom Eye HALE Completes Vibration Tests

Boeing Phantom Eye HALE Completes Vibration Tests

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jun , 2011

High-altitude long endurance unmanned airborne system marks major milestone in preparation for 1st flight The Boeing Phantom Eye high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned airborne system...

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Eurofighter Typhoon: Ready for India

Eurofighter Typhoon: Ready for India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 24.1 Jan-Mar 2009 | Date: 19 Jun , 2011

The Eurofighter consortium is fully committed to meet the future requirements of the Indian Air Force (IAF). As the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) competition progresses, EADS which...

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Australia selects US Navy's MH-60R SEAHAWK Helicopter for AIR 9000 Phase 8...

Australia selects US Navy's MH-60R SEAHAWK Helicopter for AIR 9000 Phase 8...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2011

The U.S. Navy announced the Commonwealth of Australia has selected the MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopter to fulfill the Australian Defence Force’s AIR 9000 Phase 8 requirement for a fleet of 24...

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Israel Highlights Latest Aerospace Trends at the National Pavilion at the...

Israel Highlights Latest Aerospace Trends at the National Pavilion at the...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2011

The 49th Paris Air Show taking place at Le Bourget, Paris June 20 – 26, offers the biggest showcase for Israel’s Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industries. Israel is participating in this biennial...

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EADS enhances online services for media

EADS enhances online services for media

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2011

EADS press website now offering extended resources and services tailored to journalists´ needs EADS press twitter account goes online Dedicated microsite features EADS’ presence at Paris Air...

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