StandardAero Component Services expands repair capabilities to include 8 new military engine platforms

April 20, 2017 · 200 Views

StandardAero has expanded repair capabilities for servicing eight new engine platforms with associated component part repair services and authorizations. StandardAero is now qualified to perform component repairs for…

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500th Eurofighter Typhoon produced, delivered to Italian Air Force

April 14, 2017 · 418 Views

The 500th Eurofighter Typhoon has been delivered to the Italian Air Force during a special ceremony held at Leonardo Aircraft Division’s Turin site. The first Eurofighter was delivered…

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Airbus Helicopters and IAR sign an exclusive agreement for the H215M in Romania

April 13, 2017 · 131 Views

Airbus Helicopters and IAR have signed a general agreement for an exclusive cooperation for the heavy twin engine H215M multi-role helicopter. Under this general agreement IAR will become…

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T408-powered CH-53K King Stallion achieves Milestone C

April 7, 2017 · 382 Views

Lockheed Martin announced the CH-53K King Stallion, which is powered by GE Aviation’s T408-GE-400 turboshaft engine, successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone…

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Pilots begin flights in new F-35 Lightning II simulator

March 31, 2017 · 433 Views

A flight engineering simulator created by BAE Systems is ready to be “flown” by F-35 Lightning II pilots for the first time as they prepare for flight trials…

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UK Ministry of Defence selects Smiths Detection for airport security contract

March 27, 2017 · 236 Views

Smiths Detection has been awarded a new, multi-million pound contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide a wide range of aviation security solutions across all…

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AAR awarded 15-year US$909m landing gear contract from the U.S. Air Force

March 27, 2017 · 114 Views

AAR has been awarded a US$909,394,297 fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force for the Landing Gear Performance-Based Logistics One program. Work expected to be completed by 2032.…

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Elbit Systems awarded contract by Israel Ministry of Defense to supply and maintain radio systems

March 26, 2017 · 176 Views

Elbit Systems was awarded an approximately US$100m contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) for the supply of advanced radio systems. According to the contract, Elbit Systems…

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Thales delivers flight and navigation training simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force

March 22, 2017 · 196 Views

Thales has been selected to deliver an FNPT II (Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer) simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force for the purposes of initial pilot training.…

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Lockheed Martin selected by the Department of Defense to fight cyber crime

March 20, 2017 · 181 Views

Lockheed Martin will support the Department of Defense’s efforts against cyber criminals under a new contract overseeing the world’s largest accredited digital forensics lab. Lockheed Martin will continue…

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Boeing, U.S. Army sign US$3.4bn contract for 268 AH-64E Apache Helicopters

March 17, 2017 · 362 Views

Boeing and the U.S. government have signed a five-year, US$3.4bn contract through which the Army, and a customer outside the U.S., will acquire the latest Apache attack helicopter.…

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Vector Aerospace extends support of U.S. armed forces through UH-72A Lakota program

March 14, 2017 · 109 Views

Vector Aerospace continues to extend its long-standing tradition of serving the United States armed forces by providing support for the Airbus UH-72A Lakota. Based on Airbus Helicopters’ H145/EC145…

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Boeing wins five-year contract to sustain Republic of Korea F-15K fleet

March 13, 2017 · 366 Views

Boeing has received a five-year contract to continue long-term sustainment of the Republic of Korea Air Force’s (ROKAF) F-15K aircraft, supporting to the fleet’s readiness. “This approach guarantees…

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Sikorsky transfers S-70i helicopter to Aselsan for Turkish Utility Helicopter Program development

March 2, 2017 · 169 Views

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has transferred to defense electronics firm Aselsan an S-70i Black Hawk helicopter for use as the prototype aircraft for the Turkish Utility Helicopter…

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Rolls-Royce AE engine family hits 70 million flight hours

March 2, 2017 · 112 Views

The Rolls-Royce AE engine family has topped 70 million engine flight hours, amassing a record of dependable and efficient service across military and commercial fleets in the US…

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Airbus completes divestment of Defence Electronics unit to KKR

February 28, 2017 · 94 Views

Airbus has finalised the sale of its Germany-based Defence Electronics business to KKR, a leading global investment firm, following the receipt of regulatory and other approvals, including from…

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Airbus to retrofit 26 Bundeswehr CH-53 helicopters

February 27, 2017 · 134 Views

Airbus Helicopters has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to retrofit 26 CH-53 heavy transport helicopters. This contract…

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Pakistan expands its AW139 fleet with new orders

February 20, 2017 · 375 Views

The Pakistan Ministry of Defence has placed orders for an undisclosed number of additional AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform utility…

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StandardAero awarded Royal Canadian Air Force propulsion system maintenance contract

February 13, 2017 · 312 Views

In support of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) awarded an initial four-year performance-based contract to StandardAero for T56 propulsion sustainment on…

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Elbit Systems awarded approximately US$110m contract for upgrade of M-17 helicopters

February 8, 2017 · 100 Views

Elbit Systems was awarded an approximately US$110m contract from an Asia-Pacific country for the upgrade and maintenance of dozens of Mi-17 helicopters. The project will be performed over…

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