Rolls-Royce Wins $40M To Supply 20 MT7 Marine Turbine Engines to US

November 16, 2018 @ 09:20 AM

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

Details Missing in Orders for 239 Aircraft Received at Airshow China 2018

November 13, 2018 @ 09:38 AM

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

US Navy F/A-18 Jet Crashes in Sea off Japan, Engine Trouble Suspected...

November 12, 2018 @ 11:31 AM

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

FAA Approves 3-D Manufactured Parts in GE Engines of Boeing 787, 747-8

November 2, 2018 @ 09:46 AM

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...

General Electric Wins $273M to Upgrade Egyptian F-16 Fighter Jet Engines

November 1, 2018 @ 08:26 AM

General Electric Aviation has been awarded a $273.5 million modification contract to upgrade engines of the Egyptian Air Forces F-16 fighter jets

Rostec to Build Test Facility for Engine of Russian-Chinese Wide-body Aircraft

October 2, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

United Engine Corporation (UEC), a Rostec subsidiary, will build a $300 million test facility for the prospective PD-35 aircraft engine, which is proposed to be used in the Russian-Chinese CR929 Long Range Wide Body aircraft. The testing facilities will be created at JSC "UEC-PERM ENGINE"

First TAI Hürkuş-B Trainer Prototype To Be Delivered In November

September 24, 2018 @ 09:14 AM

The first prototype of Turkey's domestically developed training aircraft Hürkuş-B will reportedly be delivered to the countrys armed forces in November, according to a report by

With New Engine, Russia to Re-pitch Su-57 Stealth Fighter Jet to India

August 23, 2018 @ 06:54 AM

United Engine Corporation (UEC), Russias sole aero-engine manufacturer has confirmed that the proposed ‘second stage engine for the Su-57 stealth fighter jet will have super-cruise function which will form a part of the aircrafts stealth functionality. Super-cruise is a key requirement for a stealth aircraft and this is being cited as the key reason for India reportedly halting its participation in the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) project which involves developing a new aircraft for India based on the Su-57 development

CFM Wins $80 Million For Six P-8 Poseidon Aircraft Engines For US...

August 14, 2018 @ 08:54 AM

CFM International Inc. has won almost $80 million worth contract to provide P-8 Poseidon aircraft engines and associated kits for the US Navy and Australia, the Department of defense announced Monday

Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Two Hot-fire Tests of Solid Rocket Motor

August 10, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Aerojet Rocketdynes advanced tactical booster program has completed two successful hot-fire tests of a motor that had been conditioned to mimic extreme cold- and hot-soak conditions for air-launch application. The tests took place at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Edwards Air Force Base in California, the company confirmed Monday

GE Awarded $630M For F414 Engines Support for F/A-18, Growler Aircraft

August 1, 2018 @ 07:54 AM

The US Navy has awarded a $630 million worth contract to General Electric (GE) to provide support for F414 engine components used on the Super Hornets and EA 18G Growler fighter aircraft, the Department of defense announced Tuesday. Under a “$630,500,000 firm-fixed-priced, performance-based logistics requirements type contract”, the contractor will provide “repair, replacement and program support of 773 F414 engine components used on the F/A-18 E/F and EA 18G aircrafts”, the statement said

Chinese Scientist Develops Full Electric Propulsion for Warships

July 21, 2018 @ 02:56 PM

A Chinese military scientist has developed a Full Electric Propulsion (FEP) for Chinas next-generation warships, including aircraft carriers and destroyers. This means the power system for China's new warships will become more intelligent and can supply more power to the weapons system