Poland considered an association of Thales and European MBDA alongwith Raytheon for its mid-range missile defense system worth $5 billion, the defense ministry said in a statement on Monday. Israeli government and MEADS consortium led by Lockheed Martin were excluded from the bids in the tender.Thales/MBDA is offering the
Raytheon Co. has won a $223 million contract for 485 AIM-9X Block II All Up Round Tactical Missiles for the US Navy, US Air Force , and the governments of Singapore, the Netherlands, Kuwait, and Turkey
Raytheon Missile Systems is awarded a $73 contract for rolling airframe missile (RAM) guided-missile round pack requirements for the U.S
Raytheon successfully test fired the dual-mode GPS- and laser-guided Excalibur S for the first time. Although the Excalibur S was initialized with a GPS target location, it scored a direct hit on a different, or offset, target after being terminally guided with a laser designator
The Polish Ministry of National Defense has announced that the Sukhoi Su-22M4 and Su-22UM3K aircraft will remain in service after 2015. Poland currently operates two fully-staffed Su-22 squadrons at the 21st Tactical Air Base in Swidwin for a total of 32 aircraft (26 Su-22M4 attack aircraft and 6 Su-22UM3K conversion trainers)
Amid escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia, neighbor Poland has decided to Accelerate its tender for a missile defence system. Poland Deputy Defence Minister Czeslaw Mroczek was quoted by Reuters as saying that the country wants to choose an offer by the end of 2014
Poland unveiled its PZL-130 Orlik multipurpose trainer (MPT) at the Airbus Defence & Space's Warsaw facility on March 7, according to Flight Global. The MPT project estimated $12
The Brazilian Navy has selected MBDAs Sea Ceptor to provide the local area air defence for its next generation Tamandaré class corvettes. After the UKs Royal Navy (RN) and the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN), Brazils is now the third navy to have chosen Sea Ceptor
MBDA has unveiled the SEA RANGER, a combat system based on the most recent missile additions to the companys product range. It is aimed at vessels having responsibility for the safety and security of highly sensitive coastal zones or for providing logistics ships with an effective means of self defense
MBDA on October 15, successfully test fired fixed and moving targets to validate the series production of Milan ER missiles, according to a statement. Four successful firings confirmed the performance capabilities of the firing post, of the missile as well as of the warhead
Thales has won a contract to provide navigation aids (navaids) and air traffic control tower equipment to Saudi Arabia National Guard. The technology will support visual and instrument flight rules for fixed and rotary wing aircraft at two new Saudi Arabian airfields – Khashm al-An Airfield, east of Riyadh, and Dirab Airfield, southwest of Riyadh
Thales has successfully upgraded the Australian Tiger helicopter dual-dome simulator, the company said in a statement. The improvements to the Full Flight Mission Simulators (FFMS) Visual Display System (VDS) mean the Australian Tiger simulator now has the highest levels of ‘out of the window realism of any Tiger FFMS in the world
Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has received approval to manufacture 32 Dhruv Mk III advanced light helicopters, to be divided equally between the Indian navy and the countrys coastguard. Approved by the Indian governments Defense Acquisition Council, the deal is worth around $1
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