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Sikorsky meets accelerated BLACK HAWK Helicopter deliveries for Sweden

Sikorsky meets accelerated BLACK HAWK Helicopter deliveries for Sweden

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

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. today delivered to the U.S. Army the fourth of 15 UH-60M BLACK HAWK aircraft for further transfer to the Swedish Defence Material...

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Tawazun Precision Industries prepares to enter the MBDA Global Supply Chain

Tawazun Precision Industries prepares to enter the MBDA Global Supply Chain

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

Tawazun Precision Industries (TPI), a Tawazun Holding subsidiary specialised in the manufacture of metallic components for Aerospace/ Aviation, Defence, and Oil & Gas industries, has entered...

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Boeing becomes full member of Danish Advanced Manufacturing & Research Centre

Boeing becomes full member of Danish Advanced Manufacturing & Research Centre

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

The Boeing Company has expanded its partnership with the Danish Advanced Manufacturing and Research Centre (DAMRC), becoming a full participating member. Boeing’s membership offers the DAMRC...

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Mexico takes delivery of its first Airbus Military

Mexico takes delivery of its first Airbus Military

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

The Mexican Navy has taken delivery of the first of four CN235 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) ordered from Airbus Military through a contract with EADS North America under the Mérida Initiative,...

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India and US Sign Aviation Safety Agreement

India and US Sign Aviation Safety Agreement

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

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the completion of a bilateral agreement between the United States and India that will allow for the reciprocal certification of aviation...

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Indo-Pak: Limitations of Peace Talks

Indo-Pak: Limitations of Peace Talks

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2011

One always has a lot of emotional attachment with his or her place of birth. Therefore it is understandable why Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has a very soft corner for Pakistan. He once had...

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India plans to develop solar-powered UAVs

India plans to develop solar-powered UAVs

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

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has revealed that India plans to develop solar-powered unmanned flying machines with the capability of remaining airborne for at least a...

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Helicopter Acquisition by the IAF

Helicopter Acquisition by the IAF

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

The Indian Ministry of Defence is currently in the process of finalising helicopter gunships for the IAF in a deal worth $550 million. Its acquisition were earlier dogged by controversy. The IAF...

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Naming ceremony of fuel cell submarine U-35 for German Navy

Naming ceremony of fuel cell submarine U-35 for German Navy

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

Dr. Sigrid Hubert-Reichling, the wife of the Mayor of Zweibrücken,  named one of the most modern non-nuclear submarines in the world at the Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW) shipyard in...

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Rheinmetall breaking new ground in the world of high-tech simulation

Rheinmetall breaking new ground in the world of high-tech simulation

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

With over 35 years’ experience in providing simulation and training systems to armies, air forces and navies around the globe, Rheinmetall Defence’s Simulation and Training division is well...

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Sikorsky to Upgrades Royal Saudi Land Forces BLACK HAWK Helicopters

Sikorsky to Upgrades Royal Saudi Land Forces BLACK HAWK Helicopters

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

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced the signing of a follow-on contract with the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command (RSLFAC) to upgrade its fleet of BLACK HAWK UH-60A helicopters...

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Small UAV Raven

Small UAV Raven

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

Pilots might dismiss Ravens as radio-controlled toys, but they are popular with soldiers in Afghanistan. The American army’s entire annual purchase of almost 1,300 Ravens is thus lighter than a...

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IAI unveils UAV Ghost

IAI unveils UAV Ghost

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

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd has unveiled its new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) ‘Ghost’ at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America conference in Washington DC. The ‘Ghost’, a 4-kg...

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Investigations in Malegaon blasts go for a six!

Investigations in Malegaon blasts go for a six!

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Nov , 2011

The politicisation and communalisation of the investigation process since 2006 in terrorism-related cases has led to a paralysis of the investigation machinery in the States and the Government of...

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Rheinmetall transfers first Kodiak armoured engineering vehicle to Sweden

Rheinmetall transfers first Kodiak armoured engineering vehicle to Sweden

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

Rheinmetall Defence has handed over the first “Kodiak” AEV 3 S armoured engineering vehicle to the Swedish armed forces procurement agency (FMV, Försvarets Materiel Verk). At an official...

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Irkut to Upgrade India's Su-30

Irkut to Upgrade India's Su-30

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

In a deal to upgrade the Su-30MKI fleet of the IAF so as to provide it with capabilities similar to that of fifth-generation combat aircraft, Russia’s Irkut Corporation confirmed that...

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Elbit systems forms JV with Embrear

Elbit systems forms JV with Embrear

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

The Brazilian subsidiary of Israeli company Elbit Systems has formed a joint venture company with Embraer to develop technologies in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), avionics and simulators in...

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Arjun MBT Mk-II Version Undergoes Technical Trials

Arjun MBT Mk-II Version Undergoes Technical Trials

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

The technical trials of the Arjun Mark-II Main Battle Tank (MBT) have been carried out by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in the deserts of Rajasthan. The Mk-II sports...

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Iran - Russia in Legal Tussle Over S-300 SAM System

Iran - Russia in Legal Tussle Over S-300 SAM System

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

In response to Russia’s refusal to supply Iran with S-300 air defence missile systems, the latter has appealed in an international court against the former’s decision. The S-300 contract, worth...

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MBM chooses Sagem for flight data management

MBM chooses Sagem for flight data management

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

Sagem (Safran group) signed a contract with MBM Aeronautics, a company based in the United Arab Emirates, concerning the promotion and distribution of its new Cassiopée Exclusive service to...

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