US aerospace giant Boeing Co. has been approved to participate in a bid to replace Canadas aging F-18 fleet, despite an earlier trade dispute between the American manufacturer and Ottawa
The Airbus Perlan Mission II glider has attained its highest ever altitude, rising to 32,500 feet during test flights in southern Argentina. Now in its second season of testing near the Patagonian city of El Calafate, the Perlan 2 team is focusing to eclipse the current world gliding altitude record of 50,727 feet, which milestone was set in 2006 by Einar Enevoldsen and the late Steve Fossett, flying the Perlan 1 glider
Kelvin Hughes is acquired by HENSOLDT (formerly Airbus Defence Electronics) as a result of an agreement by its owners ECI Partners to sell its investment in the company. Completion of the transaction remains subject to regulatory clearances
Austria is set to file a lawsuit against Airbus of wilful deception and fraud linked to $2.1 billion Eurofighter jets deal in 2003
New Zealand Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee launched the Defence Capability Plan 2016, detailing the NZ$20 billion investment in capability needed out to 2030. According to the plan, “Since then the government has agreed to the procurement of an ice-strengthened naval tanker and high mobility vehicles for the Special Air Service,” Brownlee said
Germany and Spain are likely to suspend assembly of Eurofighter jets temporarily or permanently due to lack of contracts and complexity of the production process. The final assembly of the jets is likely to be suspended in Germany at least until 2018
Iran has claimed that its missiles are capable of reaching Palestinian territories occupied by Israel. “Any one bearing greater enmity towards Islamic Iran will naturally be more fearful of such capabilities and preparedness,” Major General Mohammad Ali Jafarri, the head of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was quoted as saying by
Airbus is looking at setting up assembly lines to manufacture military transport aircraft and helicopters under the ‘Make in India program. Airbus sourcing of equipment from India is likely to reach $2 billion (INR 13, 395 crore) by 2020
Indian Air Force has stressed for a decision from Defense Ministry over the $2 billion acquisition of six Airbus 330 Mid Air Refuelling Aircraft or tankers. The IAF wants the A-330 MRTT deal to be inked at the earliest to boost strategic reach of its fighters and bombers
France doubled its arms sale to 16 billion euors in 2015 as against 8.3 billion in 2014 and may be a close third behind Russia as the worlds largest arms exporter for the year
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) has won a CA$3 million contract to upgrade ground systems supporting the radar surveillance systems used on Canada's fleet of CP-140 Aurora aircraft. The CP-140 Aurora fleet is Canada's Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft
Paraguay's Ministry of Defense recently announced that the country's military has received a number of offers for radar and combat aircraft. Reportedly, Spain, South Korea, Israel, the United States, and South Africa have all offered early warning radars, while Brazil, South Korea, and the United States have offered aircraft
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