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HAL To Invest Up to US$615 Million For Indian Sukhoi Spares

October 24, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

Indias state-owned aircraft manufacturer, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will be investing up to Rs 4,000 crore (US$615m) initially to set up components store for maintaining the air force's Sukhoi fleet. “Availability of Sukhoi fighter aircraft is more important

HAL Hands Over Fiftieth AL31FP Engine For Su-30MKI to IAF

October 24, 2017 @ 11:26 AM

Indias state-owned aircraft manufacturer, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has handed over the fiftieth AL31FP engine meant for the Su-30MKI fighter jet to the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday. The engine, manufactured from raw materials by Sukhoi Engine Division of HAL in Koraput, Orissa state has been handed over to IAF...

Upgraded NK-32 Engine Designed For Russian Tu-160 Bombers Enters Testing Phase

October 6, 2017 @ 01:25 PM

Russias state-owned company United Engine Corporation has begun testing an upgraded NK-32 02 aircraft engines designed for the Tu-160 supersonic heavy strategic bomber. "The bench tests of the new NK-32 02 series engines meant for the strategic missile carrying bomber Tupolev-160M2 are in progress at the public joint stock company PAO...

Pratt & Whitney Wins $2.7 Billion F-117 Engine Sustainment FMS Contract

October 5, 2017 @ 12:56 AM

Pratt & Whitney has been awarded a $2.7 billion contract for F-117 engine sustainment support

LCA Tejas to Receive India-made Brake Parachute

October 3, 2017 @ 12:11 PM

Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment (ADRDE), Agra, a wing of Indias Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has transferred technology to manufacture brake parachutes for Indias home-made fighter jet, LCA Tejas to Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF), Kanpur. The documents pertaining to the technology were handed over in a function held...

Embraer Welcomes Establishment of WTO Panel To Analyse Bombardier Funding

September 29, 2017 @ 02:46 PM

Brazilian firm Embraer has issued a statement Friday supporting the establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO) panel in Geneva that will examine Brazils case against Canadian subsidies worth US$3 billion for planemaker Bombardier Inc. Brazil has threatened for months to open the WTO dispute, arguing that support for Bombardiers new CSeries was undercutting the market for commercial jets made by Brazilian rival Embraer SA

Rolls-Royce to Provide V-22 Osprey Engines to Japan, US Navy for $115

September 22, 2017 @ 05:26 AM

Rolls-Royce has won $115 million contract for the procurement of production and spare AE1107C engines in support of the V-22 Osprey. This contract provides for the procurement of 56 V-22 AE1107C engines, including 36 production engines for the Marine Corps, and 16 production and 4 spare engines for the government of Japan, the US department of Defense said in a statement Thursday

Rolls Royce Wins $19.6 Million to Provide Three Engines For US Naval...

September 20, 2017 @ 11:30 PM

Rolls-Royce has won $19.6 million modification contract to exercise an option for the procurement of up to three engine assemblies for the E-2D aircraft

Russia Begins Flight Testing of Turboprop Engine for Il-112V Military Transport Aircraft...

September 14, 2017 @ 05:29 AM

The United Engine Corporation (part of the Rostec State Corporation) has begun flight testing of the turboprop engine TV7-117ST developed by JSC "ODK-Klimov", which is being built to equip the IL-112V light military transport aircraft and the IL-114-300 regional airliner. "The testing of the TV7-117ST engine is an important stage in the creation of two sought-after products of the United Aircraft Corporation: the new light IL-112V military transport aircraft waiting for the Armed Forces and the IL-114-300 passenger aircraft needed to expand regional traffic in our the country,” said Yuri Slyusar, President of UAC Tuesday...

CFM Wins $47 Million Contract To Provide Three Engines For US Navy's...

September 13, 2017 @ 01:52 AM

CFM International has won a $47 million contract for the procurement of one CFM56-7B24EG04 engine for the C-40A aircraft and three CFM56-7B27AE engines for the P-8 Poseidon aircraft. Work is expected to be completed in September 2018, US Department fo Defense said in a statement Tuesday

China’s J-20 Fighter Likely to Replace Russian AL-31F With Homegrown Taihang Engines...

September 8, 2017 @ 08:41 AM

China is likely to make use of its home grown engine for its J-20 fighter jets replacing the Russian AL-31F engines. "It is necessary for the J-20 to use homemade engines

Wikileaks Vault 7 Leaks Information on CIA-Raytheon’s Protego Missile

September 8, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Wikileaks has released four secret documents as part of vault 7 leaks containing details of CIA project code-named Protego developed along with Raytheon. The information reveals four secret documents and 37 related technical manuals, details of Protego missile control system installed on board military aircraft manufactured by UTC subsidiary Pratt and Whitney,

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