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Boeing Delivers US Navy's 10th C-40A Derivative Aircraft

Boeing Delivers US Navy's 10th C-40A Derivative Aircraft

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

Boeing delivered the 10th C-40A transport/cargo aircraft to the U.S. Navy. The Boeing 737-700 commercial derivative was modified at the company’s Wichita facility for its Navy mission. “The...

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Final AW159 Lynx Wildcat Test Aircraft Makes Its Maiden Flight

Final AW159 Lynx Wildcat Test Aircraft Makes Its Maiden Flight

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

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the third and final AW159 test aircraft successfully completed its maiden flight on November 19th at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil...

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Fast delivery - Norwegian DINGO-2 to Afghanistan three weeks after order

Fast delivery - Norwegian DINGO-2 to Afghanistan three weeks after order

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

10 new vehicles already on the way to Aghanistan  KMW proves once again its ability for quick and reliable delivery Only three weeks after the order agreement between the Norwegian Army...

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Boeing Phantom Ray Completes Low-speed Taxi Tests

Boeing Phantom Ray Completes Low-speed Taxi Tests

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

Boeing Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system successfully completed low-speed taxi tests on Nov. 18 at Lambert International Airport in St. Louis. “Phantom Ray did exactly what it was supposed to...

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Selecting Military's Top Brass

Selecting Military's Top Brass

By: Maj Gen Mrinal Suman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Nov , 2010

Indian armed forces have many unique organisational features. Most of them have been discussed frequently in public debates. One lesser known aspect is total lack of meritocracy in higher...

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Chinese avionics & missiles for Pakistan

Chinese avionics & missiles for Pakistan

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Nov , 2010

The Chinese Communist Party controlled “Global Times” has reported as follows on November 18,2010: Pakistan inks deal for Chinese missiles by Xu Tianran in Zhuhai and Chris Dalby in...

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China defends decision to dam the Brahmaputra

China defends decision to dam the Brahmaputra

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Nov , 2010

In continuing disregard of India’s major concern over the implications of the daming of the Brahmaputra River in order to construct a hydel power station at Zangmu in the so-called Tibet...

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Anti-India mindset entrenched in Pakistan

Anti-India mindset entrenched in Pakistan

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2010

New Delhi, India – If a recent report in the leading U.S. daily The Wall Street Journal is to be believed, the Obama administration is to intensify efforts to make India resolve its tensions...

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Honeywell will provide APUs to the Canadian Forces for its CH-147 helicopters

Honeywell will provide APUs to the Canadian Forces for its CH-147 helicopters

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2010

Honeywell announced that Boeing has selected the 36-150 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for CH-147 helicopters that will be delivered to Canada. “Honeywell engines and auxiliary power units are...

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Boeing Delivers UK Royal Air Force's 7th C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing Delivers UK Royal Air Force's 7th C-17 Globemaster III

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2010

The Boeing Company delivered the United Kingdom’s seventh C-17 Globemaster III to the Royal Air Force (RAF) today during a ceremony at Boeing’s final assembly facility in Long Beach. “The...

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India and Aung San Suu Kyi : Quo Vadis?

India and Aung San Suu Kyi : Quo Vadis?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2010

In her speeches, statements and interviews since her release from house arrest by the military Junta , Aung San Suu Kyi, the Myanmar pro-democracy leader, has already given some indication of her...

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KMW Training & Simulation selected by the Norwegian Armed Forces for LEOPARD 2

KMW Training & Simulation selected by the Norwegian Armed Forces for LEOPARD 2

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2010

German KMW Training & Simulation has been selected by the Norwegian Armed Forces to deliver the BATSIM® Classroom for the main battle tank LEOPARD 2. The BATSIM® Classroom provides state of the...

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Is Copy-Cat of Mumbai 26/11 Possible in Indonesia?

Is Copy-Cat of Mumbai 26/11 Possible in Indonesia?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2010

Is a copy-cat act of terrorism similar to the 26/11 terrorist strikes in Mumbai possible in Indonesia? That is a question that needs examination following the disclosures made by the Indonesian...

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60 military aircrafts crash in last three financial years

60 military aircrafts crash in last three financial years

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Nov , 2010

As many as 60 military aircrafts including fighter jets and helicopters have crashed in the last three financial years. The Defence Minister A K Antony told Lok Sabha that 48 persons including...

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Lockheed Martin F-35 begins flying Block 1 Software

Lockheed Martin F-35 begins flying Block 1 Software

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Nov , 2010

The fundamental building block for all future avionics software on the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter has entered flight testing on an F-35 test jet. “Block 1,” the first of...

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Honeywell enhances passenger comfort and productivity in Boeing Business Jets

Honeywell enhances passenger comfort and productivity in Boeing Business Jets

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Nov , 2010

Honeywell announced that its Ovation Select Cabin Management System has been selected for installation in two different Boeing Business Jets, providing customers with superior in-flight...

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SELEX Galileo unveils the Mirach 100/X after the successful completion of...

SELEX Galileo unveils the Mirach 100/X after the successful completion of...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Nov , 2010

An intensive research and development programme that included project, modelling, simulation and test activities has borne fruit in the form of the Mirach 100/X Aerial Target, unveiled today by...

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Airbus CEO and OCCAR Programme Manager join parachutists in jump from A400M

Airbus CEO and OCCAR Programme Manager join parachutists in jump from A400M

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

A ten-man team of parachutists who jumped from the new Airbus Military A400M airlifter yesterday included Airbus President and CEO Tom Enders, and the A400M Programme Manager at the OCCAR...

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Rheinmetall Defence on course for sustainable growth

Rheinmetall Defence on course for sustainable growth

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

At Rheinmetall Defence, the first nine months of the fiscal year were strongly marked by increasing internationalization and the targeted expansion of operations, for example through the joint...

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Honeywell T-Hawk: Hover and Stare capability provides real-time surveillance

Honeywell T-Hawk: Hover and Stare capability provides real-time surveillance

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

Honeywell announced that its T-Hawk Micro Air Vehicle, the only fielded unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with hover and stare surveillance capability, has recorded its 10,000th flight since...

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