India's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has fitted its own airborne early warning and control system (AEW & CS) on a modified Embraer ERJ 145 aircraft slated to be inducted into the Indian Air Force in two months. The AEW & CS is basically‘sharp-seeing and listening radar that can look out deep across enemy territory for any incoming threat without itself crossing over
The Indian Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has found out that US $5.5 million was allegedly paid as a commission to a middleman in the Embraer deal
The Indian Defense Ministry has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe in $208 million Embraer aircraft deal after allegations of payment of kickbacks to secure the airborne early warning and control systems (AEW&C) contract. Defense Mininster Manohar Parrikar earlier this week had said, “CBI will be asked to probe if there is a criminal angle as the Ministry cannot
The Indian defense ministry might recommend a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the Embraer aircraft deal if there is criminality involved. Indias Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) wrote to the Brazillian company seeking details of the deal involving three EMB 145 aircraft following media reports of an international investigation into the alleged payment of bribes to secure an aircraft deal in 2008
Russia and Iran are currently negotiating to redeploy Russian bombers to the Irans Hamadan airbase for resuming their counter terrorism missions in Syria. Russian planes first flew to the Iranian airstrip in August but now both countries are allegedly planning to adjust the base for the possible deployment, the
The US Justice and Brazilian prosecutors are investigating the bribery charges against Brazilian aircraft Manufacturer Embraer, including the sales made to India. As the Brazilian defense company has also sold VVIP executive jets to the Indian Air Force, the deal is likely to come under probe is a $210-million contract signed in 2008 with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for a project to develop a new range of early warning and control aircraft
Farnborough air show this year has seen a rise in orders for single-aisle aircraft with Airbus and Boeing racking up contracts worth $29 billion and $15 billion respectively. However, Airbus tops the list this year, after landing a $12
Embraer Defence and Security has achieved a significant milestone in the KC-390 Tactical Military Tanker and Transport Aircraft program by demonstrating the Cobham aerial refuelling systems installed in KC-390's prototype 001. Configured as a tanker for the first time, a KC-390 test aircraft fitted with Cobham 912E wing mounted pods completed a series of successful flight trials during May 2016
Embraer and Boeing have signed an agreement to jointly market and support the KC-390, a multi-mission mobility and aerial refuelling aircraft. The aircraft is currently on an eight nation tour, and expects to receive certification by the end of 2017
Embraer Defense & Security will consolidate the operations of two of its subsidiaries, Savis Tecnologias e Sistemas S.A
Embraer will be showcasing its A-29 Super Tucano basic trainer at the forthcoming DefExpo in India next month. “Embraer is already present in India and we will be getting the A 29 Super Tucano for the DefExpo next month,” Brazilian ambassador to India Tovar da Silva Nunes was quoted as saying by Financial Express news daily Wednesday
The UK Ministry of Defense Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) program has selected Embraer Phenom 100 business jets to provide multi-engine pilot training to its aircrew. The contract includes support services and an option for additional follow on aircraft, Embraer said in a statement Wednesday
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