The European Union defense pact, known as Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), has identified 17 defense projects to be undertaken by the 25 participating EU states starting next year. European Union member states on Monday kick-started the establishment of a defense union, after the European Council approved the new European defense and security cooperation network, at a meeting in Brussels, an EU press release said
Elbit Systems has won a $74 million contract to provide and operate flight simulators for the upgraded C-130H and C-130J transport aircraft of the Israeli Air Force (IAF). The contract is for a 13-year period which includes a set up phase of three years and a ten-year operating period, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Lockheed Martin and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) have signed a five-year agreement for the agency to purchase Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTRs) on behalf of member countries. The follow-on agreement is in effect through 2021 and provides for the purchase of up to 3,000 ELGTRs a year for the next five years, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Six Afghan Air Force members became the first ever AAF UH-60 Black Hawk pilots, after graduation from Aircraft Qualification Training during a ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. Maj
General Dynamics was awarded the Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract by the US Army Contracting Command. The multiple award contract has a ceiling value of approximately $975 million with a five-year ordering period
Saab launches a new tool for military O/C (Observer/Controller) and exercise leaders. The new application, We:Are, is built on Augmented Reality for smart phones and tablets, and will be showcased to the training market for the first time at this year´s I/ITSEC in Orlando, Florida
Lockheed Martin received six contracts, with awards totaling $198.4 million, to improve training for C-130 airmen and operators around the world
Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) supplied to Israel's Air Force (IAF) a drill debriefing system that performs debriefing in record time. The system was developed for the Blue Flag Exercise held in November 2017 which was led by the IAF and included air forces from USA, Poland, Greece, Germany, Italy, France, India and other countries
Thales plans to establish a dedicated United Arab Emirates Defence Service Centre in Abu Dhabi to provide training and transfer of knowledge to UAE Armed Forces. The new Service Centre will serve all divisions of the UAE Armed Forces and will span across the entire Thales portfolio of solutions
Lockheed Martin recently delivered F-35 Full Mission Simulators (FMS) to the Israeli, Italian, Japanese and Norwegian Air Forces – the first-ever deliveries to international F-35 operators. The simulators are critical components of the pilot training capability at F-35 operating bases in these four countries, where they will facilitate pilot qualification training, continuation training and mission rehearsal training
Discovery Air Defence Services has won a contract worth over C$1 billion to provide Airborne Training Services (CATS) to the Canadian Armed Forces. This contract is for 10 years with 1 two-year option and a second 17-month option
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