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Saab 2000 MPA for Indian Medium Range Maritime Reconnaissance

Saab 2000 MPA for Indian Medium Range Maritime Reconnaissance

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 May , 2011

The Saab 2000 multi-role Maritime Patrol Aircraft equipped with the fifth generation AESA and RBS-15 Anti-Ship missiles is being offered to the Indian Navy to meet the growing challenges in...

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German Armed Forces procure protected Mercedes-Benz Actros Heavy Recovery...

German Armed Forces procure protected Mercedes-Benz Actros Heavy Recovery...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May , 2011

Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks in Germany has signed a contract with the German Armed Forces for delivery of protected Actros Heavy Recovery Vehicles for immediate use by the German troops in...

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First Lockheed Martin Advanced Block 50 F-16 unveiled for Turkish Air Force

First Lockheed Martin Advanced Block 50 F-16 unveiled for Turkish Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 May , 2011

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) and Lockheed Martin unveiled the first of 30 new Turkish-built F-16s in ceremonies today at TAI’s facility near Ankara. Turkish officials at the event...

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BATCIS & General Dynamics receives commendation from Chief of Defence...

BATCIS & General Dynamics receives commendation from Chief of Defence...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 May , 2011

The Bowman and Tactical Communications and Information Systems (BATCIS) Experimentation, Research and Operational Support Team, including team members from General Dynamics UK, has received a...

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The AS350 B3 Helicopter Proves its High-Altitude Performance

The AS350 B3 Helicopter Proves its High-Altitude Performance

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

The AStar family of helicopters has become the platform of choice for a variety of missions throughout the world. From law enforcement to utility and from tour to air medical and Search and...

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Indian Navy to Opt for Open Bidding in Chopper Deal

Indian Navy to Opt for Open Bidding in Chopper Deal

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 26.2 Apr-Jun 2011 | Date: 23 May , 2011

The multi-billion dollar deal to supply at least 16, and as many as 60, Multi-Role Helicopters (MRH) to the Indian Navy will be contracted after an open competitive bidding. The Indian Navy is...

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Second Sukhoi PAK FA Tested

Second Sukhoi PAK FA Tested

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 26.2 Apr-Jun 2011 | Date: 23 May , 2011

Russia has successfully completed the first flight test of its second Prospective Airborne Complex – Frontline Aviation (PAK FA), a fifth-generation fighter jet, which when fully developed, is...

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BAE Systems, Dassault to Develop UAS

BAE Systems, Dassault to Develop UAS

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 26.2 Apr-Jun 2011 | Date: 23 May , 2011

BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the design, development, production and support of a medium altitude long endurance (MALE)...

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MBDA's PARS 3 LR successfully tested on German Tiger

MBDA's PARS 3 LR successfully tested on German Tiger

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

Three firings, three hits! This is the impressive score of the test firing exercise conducted with the PARS 3 LR guided antitank missile system. For the first time, the test firings with...

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UTair'sTraining Center joins Eurocopter Global Training Network

UTair'sTraining Center joins Eurocopter Global Training Network

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

Andrei Martirosov, CEO UTair Aviation, and Vladimir Demkin, director of Personnel Training Center (PTC) received from Derek Sharples, Eurocopter Executive Vice President for Support and...

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Sea Viper support contract awarded to MBDA

Sea Viper support contract awarded to MBDA

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2011

MBDA has been awarded a £165M contract to provide the support for Sea Viper, the Royal Navy’s latest and most modern weapon system. Sea Viper is a world leading area air defence missile system...

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Burbank Group Orders an AW109 Power Helicopter

Burbank Group Orders an AW109 Power Helicopter

By: IDR News Network | Date: 19 May , 2011

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Burbank Group of Australia has placed an order for one AW109 Power light twin helicopter. This aircraft will be used to...

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Boeing KC-767 Tankers for Italian Air Force

Boeing KC-767 Tankers for Italian Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 May , 2011

The first two Boeing KC-767 advanced aerial refueling tankers for the Italian Air Force (ItAF) formally entered into service during a public ceremony near Rome. The ItAF accepted delivery of the...

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Genel Havacilik A.S. Orders a GrandNew Helicopter

Genel Havacilik A.S. Orders a GrandNew Helicopter

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 May , 2011

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, announced that Genel Havacilik A.S. of Turkey has placed an order for a GrandNew light twin helicopter. The aircraft will be used to perform VIP transport...

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Eurocopter X3 hybrid helicopter exceeds its speed challenge

Eurocopter X3 hybrid helicopter exceeds its speed challenge

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

Eurocopter’s X3 hybrid helicopter demonstrator has delivered on the promise of pushing the frontiers in rotary-wing aviation by surpassing its original speed target of 220 kts. demonstrating the...

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EADS invites young talents and experienced professionals to Le Bourget Air Show

EADS invites young talents and experienced professionals to Le Bourget Air Show

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

More than 20 workshops, more than 1000 participants expected EADS CEO Louis Gallois and other top executives to attend the workshops Recruitment targets of more than 4000 permanent recruits...

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Boeing Awarded CH-47F Chinook Modification Work by US Army

Boeing Awarded CH-47F Chinook Modification Work by US Army

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 May , 2011

Boeing received a $23.7 million contract on May 9 to perform Initial Production Fielding Support modifications on 49 CH-47F Chinook helicopters at the Boeing Millville Modification Center. The...

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SELEX Galileo acquires UTRI and reinforces its UAS capability

SELEX Galileo acquires UTRI and reinforces its UAS capability

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 May , 2011

SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica company and leader in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Italian technology firm UTRI (Unmanned Technologies Research...

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AgustaWestland and the European Defence Agency Launch Synthetic Helicopter...

AgustaWestland and the European Defence Agency Launch Synthetic Helicopter...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 May , 2011

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with the European Defence Agency for the provision of an Interim Helicopter Tactics Training Service....

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SELEX Galileo foresees strategic opportunities within the Turkish market

SELEX Galileo foresees strategic opportunities within the Turkish market

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 May , 2011

SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company, has been working with Turkey for decades, establishing strong industrial links with a number of local industries. SELEX Galileo is primarily working with...

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