The Portuguese government has placed an order for 5 Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft, deliveries of which are scheduled to begin in 2023. “The Portuguese KC-390 will meet new interoperability requirements, in the areas of secure navigation, data and voice transmission that will allow the KC-390 to integrate joint operations in multinational alliances in which Portugal is integrated,” said Jackson Schneider, President and CEO of Embraer Defense & Security
Indian pilots can undergo training to fly Airbus A320Neo aircraft in the country as Flight Simulation Technique Centres (FSTCs) full flight simulator has received European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval. Indian carriers with A320 neo fleet will no longer have to send their pilots abroad for getting the requisite training, the company said in a statement Monday
India is likely to give the final nod for the $1.7 billion (INR 11,929 crore) contract to acquire 56 C-295 military transport aircraft as a replacement for the IAFs ageing Avro fleet
AAR Defense Systems & Logistics has won a $210 million contract for C-130H contractor logistics support for the Afghanistan Air Force. This contract will provide the Afghanistan Air Force with full C-130H contractor logistics support to include maintenance and repair, as well as on the job training for local Afghan nationals, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
China has offered its two-seat fighter-trainer FC-1B for international sales by showing its model at the Paris Air Show last week. It is not known at what stage of development the FC-1B is
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has signed a deal to buy Bombardier Inc.'s regional jet business for $550 million
China last week tested a heavy cargo airdrop by an unmanned single-engine biplane. The test marks the first ever airdrop in China of cargo weighing more than 500 kilograms on a flight distance of more than 500 kilometers with an unmanned transport aircraft, CCTV quoted Li Ruixing, the president of the PLA National Defense University's joint logistics academy, as saying
A $3 billion deal for the purchase of 10 Boeing P-8I maritime patrol aircraft has been approved by the Indian MoD 's procurement committee, along with other defense deals which will bring the total spending to $10 billion are in the pipeline for the next two-three years with the US. “The procurement case for the 10 P-8I aircraft was cleared by an MoD committee last week
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has grounded Hercules cargo planes and Boeing 707 planes used for airborne refuelling following investigation into an accident early this year in which a C-130 Hercules cargo plane rolled off runway. In January, the Lockheed Martin plane rolled approximately 100 meters into a ditch at the Nevatim Airbase in southern Israel, lightly injuring the two civilian workers
An electric-powered airplane christened “Alice,” capable of carrying nine passengers with a 650 miles range and having cruising speed of 276 mph has been unveiled at the Paris Air Show 2019 by its developer, Israeli firm, Eviation. “Operating at a fraction of the costs of conventional jetliners, our Alice will redefine how people travel regionally and usher in a new era of flying that is quieter, cleaner and cost effective,” Eviation CEO Omer Bar-Yohay said
Mitsubishi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a North American airline to commence formal negotiations regarding the sale of 15 SpaceJet M100 aircraft at the Paris Air Show 2019. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2024, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Elbit Systems has won a $73 million contract from Diehl Defence to provide J-MUSIC Directed Infrared Counter Measure (DIRCM) systems for the German Air Forces Airbus A400M aircraft.The contract will be performed over a four-year period, the company said in a statement Wednesday
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