Embraer rolled out the first prototype of the KC-390 military transport from the production hangar at the industrial plant of Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil. This milestone rollout will allow the Company to perform important ground tests prior to the aircraft's first flight, planned to take place by the end of this year, the company said in a statement
Russia plans to launch the Yak 152 a light aircraft with trainer and combat roles to compete with the Embraer Super Tucano, Pilatus and Beechcraft planes. Taking advantage of the growing market for light trainer aircraft which have been adapted to reconnaissance and combat roles such as the Super Tucano , the Pilatus PC-7 and PC-9, Russias Irkutsk Aviation Plant has announced plans to launch two samples of the light Yak-152 trainer in 2015
Brazil and Sweden defense ministries signed a Technical Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Military Aeronautics Tuesday, according to a statement made by the Brazilian Ministry of Defense. The document signed by Chief of Joint Staff of the Armed Forces (EMCFA), General Jose Carlos De Nardi, and Deputy Minister of Defence of Sweden, Carl von der Esch seeks to strengthen cooperation between Brazil and Sweden
MASA Group will showcase the unique features, benefits and attributes of MASA SWORD and MASA LIFE at I/ITSEC from 2-5 December 2013. At the event, Brazilian Army officials will also share unique insights from their recent three-week exercise using SWORD - the country's first large-scale command staff training exercise using a next generation constructive simulation system
Brazil, whose communications sovereignty was hit by the USA National Security Agency (NSA) spying on its telecom infrastructure, has launched a Defense and Strategic Communications Geostationary Satellite (SGDC). The system in is expected to ensure telecom and internet security by preventing unauthorized access to its networks
TenCate has been selected by Embraer as the supplier of aerospace armour for the Embraer A-29 Super Tucano military aircraft. The aircraft will be supplied in partnership with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) as the prime contractor for the aircraft
Embraer signed a contract to acquire the remaining 50% of Atech Negócios em Tecnologia S.A
IAE is assembling the first V2500-E5 engines which was selected in 2011 to power Embraer's new KC-390 multi-role tanker/transport aircraft in June. IAE is assembling the first engine to test (FETT) at the Pratt & Whitney Middletown, Conn
Today during the Paris Air Show, Beechcraft Defense Company said that it expects the growth in international defensebudgets to lead to demand for its trainer and light attack aircraft. Although most Western nations saw defense cuts in 2012, military spending rose by 7
Embraer and Boeing are partnering on the sales and marketing of Embraer's KC-390 a multi-mission mobility and aerial refueling aircraft with advanced capabilities in the medium-sized airlift market.Under the agreement, Boeing is the lead for KC-390 sales, sustainment and training opportunities in the U
Beechcraft today issued a statement regarding the ruling by the U.S
Embraer will display its A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft for the first time at the Paris Air Show, starting next week. The showcase comes right after it won the U
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