Articles in Defence Industry

Aerovision and UniAir present the 1st Falcon 50 Flying Camera

Aerovision and UniAir present the 1st Falcon 50 Flying Camera

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

The business aviation company AEROVISION and sister company UNIAIR, a maintenance workshop, are proud to present an exclusive aircraft specifically modified for aerial pictures. The pod camera...

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Boeing 747-8 Freighter to fly to Paris Air Show on sustainable Biofuel

Boeing 747-8 Freighter to fly to Paris Air Show on sustainable Biofuel

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

Boeing will fly the new 747-8 Freighter to its international air show debut in a doubly historic fashion, flying the airplane across the Atlantic Ocean to the Paris Air Show using a renewable...

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SELEX Galileo showcases its integrated airborne surveillance and air...

SELEX Galileo showcases its integrated airborne surveillance and air...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Jun , 2011

 SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica company, is demonstrating its leadership in airborne sensors, mission systems and integrated solutions as part of the Finmeccanica exhibit at the 49th Paris Air...

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Rheinmetall unveils new HE DM11 secondary ammunition for MBT 120mm...

Rheinmetall unveils new HE DM11 secondary ammunition for MBT 120mm...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Jun , 2011

Rheinmetall recently revealed a new 120m HE round to a group of international experts at its proving ground in Unterlüß, Germany. It can be fired from any in-service 120mm smoothbore gun (L44...

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Boeing to Build 10 C-17 Airlifters for Indian Air Force

Boeing to Build 10 C-17 Airlifters for Indian Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

Boeing announced that India’s Ministry of Defence has signed an agreement with the U.S. government to acquire 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifters. The Foreign Military Sale — approved by...

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Cobham Delivers Converted Aircraft to Ascent Flight Training Ltd for UK MFTS

Cobham Delivers Converted Aircraft to Ascent Flight Training Ltd for UK MFTS

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

Cobham has delivered four converted Hawker-Beechcraft B350ER King Air special mission aircraft to Ascent Flight Training Limited for the United Kingdom Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS)....

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Eurocopter innovation takes to the skies at Paris Air Show

Eurocopter innovation takes to the skies at Paris Air Show

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

Eurocopter’s commitment to innovation will be showcased at the 2011 Paris Air Show, where the company’s high-profile participation is to include the first public flight presentations of its X3...

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Thales completes successful flight demonstration for full automatic one-ton...

Thales completes successful flight demonstration for full automatic one-ton...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

Thales today announced that it has successfully achieved, with its partner Boeing, the full automatic landing of a one ton class VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) UAV. The automatic landing...

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Lockheed Martin MH-60R Lands on LCS for First Time

Lockheed Martin MH-60R Lands on LCS for First Time

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

The sun provided the light, a U.S. Navy photographer manned the camera and two Lockheed Martin programs provided the action during recent training operations in the Pacific Ocean. A U.S. Navy...

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Boeing Completes Delta System Definition Review of Crew Space Transportation...

Boeing Completes Delta System Definition Review of Crew Space Transportation...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jun , 2011

Boeing completed the Delta System Definition Review (SDR) of the company’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 space capsule design. The milestone follows NASA’s award of a Commercial Crew...

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Military Airbus C295 with AEW&C Rotodome completes maiden flight

Military Airbus C295 with AEW&C Rotodome completes maiden flight

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jun , 2011

The first Airbus Military C295 development aircraft fitted with an Airbone Early Warning sand Command (AEW&C) rotodome has successfully completed its first flight on 7th June 2011 at Airbus...

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Upcoming at Paris Air Show: New Fiber to the Screen Solution

Upcoming at Paris Air Show: New Fiber to the Screen Solution

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jun , 2011

TE Connectivity (TE) introduces the new Fiber To The Screen (FTTS) fiber-optic backbone and interconnect scheme for in-flight entertainment systems. This new system allows the most efficient...

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US welcomes news of historic sale of ten C-17 Aircraft to India

US welcomes news of historic sale of ten C-17 Aircraft to India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

The United States Government welcomed the media reports of the sale of ten Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The acquisition will significantly boost the Indian...

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DCNS India signed an indigenization contract under the Scorpene submarines...

DCNS India signed an indigenization contract under the Scorpene submarines...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

The Contract was signed between Flash Forge India Pvt. Ltd., based in Visakhapatnam, and DCNS India Pvt. Ltd. The production by the shipyard Mazagon Dock Ltd. (MDL) of six SSK Scorpene...

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DCNS presents latest underwater innovations at UDT Europe 2011

DCNS presents latest underwater innovations at UDT Europe 2011

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

The 2011 edition of the annual UDT Europe show – a leading forum for the international undersea defence community – will be held in London, UK, from 7 to 9 June. DCNS specialists will present...

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Controp is launching M-STAMP - a breakthrough option for SUAVs at Paris Air...

Controp is launching M-STAMP - a breakthrough option for SUAVs at Paris Air...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

CONTROP has added a new product which was recently developed and has already being procured: the new M-STAMP – a multi sensor payload for small UAVs! Due to the fact that SUAV manufacturers are...

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental and Freighter to Debut at Paris Air Show

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental and Freighter to Debut at Paris Air Show

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

Boeing’s two new 747-8 airplane models – the Intercontinental passenger version and the Freighter version – will make their international debuts at the Paris Air Show, joining the innovative 787...

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IAF Develops Accident Probability Factor Calculator

IAF Develops Accident Probability Factor Calculator

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jun , 2011

Flight Safety or Aerospace Safety is an ongoing concern for all organisations involved in aviation. In recent times, significant progress has been made in the field of flight safety in terms of...

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The Dangers of Robotic Militarization

The Dangers of Robotic Militarization

By: Tejas Patel | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jun , 2011

As India prepares to induct more unmanned aircraft systems (UAS – with defensive and offensive capabilities) to neutralize future threats from Pakistan and China, a new report from Britain’s...

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Eurocopter Anticipates Indian Order

Eurocopter Anticipates Indian Order

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 26.2 Apr-Jun 2011 | Date: 03 Jun , 2011

In an effort to woo the Indian Army and Air Force, Eurocopter, a division of the aerospace and defence company EADS, is putting its best foot forward to secure India’s order for 197 military...

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