Rolls-Royce is awarded $35.6 million modification contract to produce and deliver 17 AE1107C engines in support of the V-22 aircraft, to include one engine for the Marine Corps, eight engines for the Navy, and eight engines for the government of Japan
The Russian Su-34 fleet has been grounded after two of the jets collided mid-air while training over Sea of Japan on Friday. "On 18 January, at 8:07 (Moscow time), while performing a planned training flight over the Sea of Japan, 35 kilometers from the coast, two Su-34 planes of the Far Eastern Air Defence Forces made contact in the air while manoeuvring," Russian media quoted Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Russian MoD as saying
China has completed design and development stage of its home-grown turbine-based combined cycle (TBCC) engine system and has entered the aircraft-engine integration test phase. An article published by the WeChat account of Chengdu Aircraft Research and Design Institute, a design facility of the Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Co, last Thursday said the TBCC engine flight test project is led by the institute's chief architect Wang Haifeng, who also led key national defense projects, such as the development of the J-20 and J-10 fighter jets,
The Taiwanese Air Force in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Sciences is studying on how to reverse engineer the General Electric J85 small single-shaft turbojet engines from its decommissioned F-5E/F fighters to reuse them in missiles. Due to the strong engine thrust, it can provide a speed of Mach 1
General Electric is awarded $70 million modification contract for the procurement of 16 F414-GE-400 install engines for the F/A-18 aircraft for the United States Navy. Work is expected to be completed by December 2020, the US department of defense said in a statement Friday
General Electric Aviation has won a $11 million contract for engineering and engine system improvement in support of the F414 engine component improvement program. The F414 is an afterburning turbofan engine in the 22,000-pound (98 kN) thrust class for use in the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
General Electric has been awarded an $11million contract for engineering and technical services in support of the following engines: F-16 F110-GE-100, A-10 TF-34, KC-135 F-108, B-1 F118, E-6B F108, T700-401C, J85-21B, F110, F16 C/D, F/A-18 and F110-GE-129. This contract provides for on-site proficiency training and advice to elevate the technical skill and abilities of personnel responsible for the operation and maintenance of the GE Aviation equipment/systems to the level of self-sufficiency, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday
United Technologies is awarded a $400 million modification contract for performance based logistics sustainment in support of the F-35 Lightning II F135 propulsion system for the United States Navy; US Air Force; US Marine Corps; Non-US Department of Defense (DOD) participants, and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. This modification provides for maintenance of support equipment; common program activities; unique and common base recurring sustainment; repair of repairable; field service representatives; common replenishment spares; conventional take-off and landing/carrier variant F135 unique maintenance services, and short take-off and landing F135 unique services, the US department of defense said in a statement
Rolls-Royce has won a $40 million US contract to supply 20 production MT7 marine turbine engines for Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 100 class craft 109 through 113. This procurement is in support of the Ship-to-Shore Connector program
Organizers of Airshow China 2018 announced orders for 239 aircraft and deals worth more than $21.2 billion concluded at the event in Zhuhai last week but did not give out a break-up of aircraft orders or details of the deals
A United States Navy F/A-18 fighter jet has crashed into the sea off the southern island of Okinawa on Monday. The fighter jet crashed “due to engine trouble,” Osamu Kosakai, spokesman for the ministrys Okinawa defense bureau was quoted as saying by Japan Times Monday
The US Federal Aviation Administration has approved usage of Power Door Opening System (PDOS) brackets manufactured using GE Additive Concept Lasers M2 Multilaser machines for application on GE Aviations GEnx-2B engines which power the Boeing 787 and 747-8 airliners. The new cobalt-chrome alloy brackets are lighter and more fuel efficient as compared to conventionally manufactured nickel-based super-alloy PDOS brackets
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