ANTONOV Company has signed an agreement with a Saudi firm Taqnia Aeronautics Co. to establish an aircraft manufacturing complex for Antonov aircraft and production of AN−132 transport aircraft in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Russian Helicopters new unmanned tiltrotor has successfully completed a new testing stage by performing its first flight. Created by VR-Technologies, an innovative design bureau, part of Russian Helicopters, this unique tiltrotor has gained interest of a number of oil and gas companies and various government agencies
Saab has introduced its Swordfish mission system for maritime patrol aircraft on two new platforms -- Bombardiers Q400 turboprop and Global 6000 jet, the company statement said today. Saabs Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) mission system delivers strategic multi-role capabilities
Russia's United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has displayed a model of the Yak-152 propeller-driven basic trainer at the Singapore Airshow 2016. This is the first time the model is being displayed at an international event
Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries is promoting the YCX heavy airlifter and the P-1 maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) at the Singapore Airshow 2016. While the MPA is already in service with the Japanese Navy, the YCX is nearing the end of its development phase with an unspecified number of orders received from the Japanese Air Force
Russias new forward-swept wing jet trainer SR-10 has made its maiden flight, Sputnik reported Sunday. The Russian private design bureau ‘Modern Aviation Technologies has developed a single-engine, all-composite aircraft SR-10
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $141 million modernization contract for the Greek P-3 Orion – a four-engine turboprop anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft. “Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Marietta, Georgia, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $141,936,871 value firm-fixed-price, undefinitized contract action for the P-3B modernization program for the government of Greece, which will provide an extension of service life by 15,000 flight hours,” the US Department of Defense announced Thursday
Rolls Royce has won a contract worth $64 million from the US Navy to support KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems. “Rolls Royce will provide performance based logistics supplies, services, and related support for KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems, including the AE2100D3 turboprop engine and the R391 propeller system, quick engine change kit, and associated propulsion components,” the US Department of Defense announced Monday
Boeing received a $2,469,582,995 contract to exercise an option for the manufacture and delivery of 20 Lot III full-rate production P-8A aircraft for the Navy (16), and the Government of Australia (4). The P8-A Poseidon are advanced maritime surveillance aircraft and only Australia and India besides the US Navy has them
India has deployed Poseidon-8I patrol aircraft and spy drones at the forward military base in Andaman and Nicobar Islands to monitor Indian Ocean Region (IOR). The deployment is part of the countrys strategy to discourage China from adopting a proactive maritime policy in the Indian Ocean
The US Air Force has extended a previous contract with Boeing to support and maintain its T-38 Talon trainer fleet for another 10 years under a $855 million deal. “We are playing a vital role in preparing pilots to make the transition to modern fighter aircraft,” said Kurt Schroeder, T-38 program manager
Northrop Grumman has won a $285 million contract to support the production and delivery of one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to Japan under the Foreign Military Sales program. Under the terms of contract awarded by the US Navy, work is expected to be completed in September 2019, the US Department of Defense announced Wednesday
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