Alenia Aermacchi (AAEM), a Finmeccanica company, and EADS Defence and Security (DS) submitted a joint response to the Request For Information (RFI) issued by the European Defence Agency (EDA) on 15 July 2009 about the Advanced European Jet Pilot Training (AEJPT) programme. This initiative follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between AAEM and DS in December 2009 regarding their collaboration to supply an integrated training system based on the M-346 Master advanced trainer aircraft which meets the specific requirements of the nine European countries participating in the AEJPT programme
EADS North America announced today that it intends to submit a proposal on July 9, 2010 for the U.S
EADS Defence & Security (DS) and Thales have received a contract worth 26.1 million euros ($35 million) from the French defence procurement agency DGA (Direction GĂ©nĂ©rale de lâArmement) to produce and support two sets of MGPs (Modules GĂ©ographiques Projetables â deployable geographic modules) for the 28th Geographic Group of the French Army
EADS North America and its industry team of American Eurocopter and Lockheed Martin will independently fund and develop three AAS-72X helicopters to demonstrate the performance, capabilities and maturity of this rotary-wing aircraft for the U.S
Following the decision of the French Minister of Defence, as announced late last year after a meeting of the Ministerial Investment Committee, Franceâs Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has ordered eight CASA CN 235 light cargo aircraft. The contract, which also includes provision for initial support, was awarded on March 25, 2010 to EADS CASA, and is valued at 225 million euros
Northrop Grumman and European partner EADS said Monday they would not bid for a 35-billion-dollar US Air Force aerial refueling tanker plane contract, clearing the way for a Boeing win. Northrop Grumman, a top US defense contractor, said it had decided not to compete because the US Air Force's request for proposals for the contract published last month "favors" Boeing
At the venue of EDAâs Annual Conference 2010 on âBridging Efforts â Connecting Civilian Security and Military Capability Developmentâ, the European Defence Agency (EDA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed contracts with two consortia regarding feasibility studies on âSatellite Services for the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into European Airspaceâ. EDA's Chief Executive, Mr
EADS Defence & Security (DS) and Mowag, the subsidiary of General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) which makes the armoured Eagle IV vehicle, will enable the German Armed Forces to quickly and safely transport ill and wounded soldiers through danger zones. The companies involved developed an armoured ambulance system for the German ISAF troops operating in northern Afghanistan
A joint venture between Indian systems integrator and infrastructure company, Larsen & Toubro and EADS had been rejected by the Indian government. The reason being that the proposed venture did not meet the governmentâs foreign equity requirements
The Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) on December 31, 2009 awarded to EADS an order for the acquisition of a fourth âHarfangâ drone and a third ground control station as part of the SIDM â SystĂšme IntĂ©rimaire de Drone MALE, or Interim Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) Drone System â program. This award, worth 33
India has reportedly canceled a tender to buy six new mid-air refueling aircraft for fighter jets in which the EADS Airbus A-330 MRTT (multi-role tanker transport) was a top contender. ââThe RFP (request for proposal) will be re-floated and will go to EADS, Boeing (US) and Ilyushin (Russian), among others, for a global competition now,ââ an unnamed Indian defence ministry official was quoted by a leading Indian newspaper
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