Conferences & Events
CILAS delivers MILDA to DGA
ORLEANS, November 5th 2009 – CILAS recently delivered to the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) the prototype of the compact laser source MILDA – Mid Infrared Laser for DIRCM Application. The DGA awarded this project to CILAS two years ago,
NGC Begins Producing 1st Int'l F-35 JSF
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has begun producing the center fuselage for the first international F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, an F-35B short take off, vertical landing (STOVL) variant for the United Kingdom designated BK-1. The center fuselage
First A330MRTT wet contact through in house designed boom
An Airbus Military A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) fitted with the Air Refuelling Boom System (ARBS) successfully performed the first in-flight refuelling with two F16s from the Portuguese Air Force on 21st October.
Rotating E-Scan Radar May Push Eurofighter Exports
The new "repositionable" electronically scanned radar being proposed for the Eurofighter could make the difference for the fighter in export markets, its designers claim.
SELEX Galileo's Defensive Aids Suite selected by the RAF
SELEX Galileo, of Finmeccanica, will provide the Defensive Aids Suite (DAS) as part of the £300 million upgrade programme for 28 of the Royal Air Force’s fleet of Puma Mk1 helicopters.
ThalesRaytheonSystems: Improved Sentinel Radar
A ThalesRaytheonSystems (TRS) AN/MPQ-64 Improved Sentinel Multi-Mode radar has performed successfully during recent demonstrations held with the U.S.
MBDA: Successful Demonstration of the Semi-Active Laser Guided Zuni Rocket
MBDA Inc. today announced the successful demonstration of a Semi-Active Laser Guided Zuni rocket against a moving target at the Navy’s test facilities at China Lake, CA. This firing comes after a successful shot against a static target in May of
4,000 US troops to leave Iraq next month
The US will withdraw about 4,000 troops from Iraq by the end of October, the US military commander in Iraq said in testimony prepared for a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
Raytheon Completes Flight Testing of Key Air Force Intelligence System
Raytheon Company has established initial operational capability and has conducted flight tests for a key communications component for the U.S. Air Force DCGS (Distributed Common Ground System).
Oshkosh Defense to supply TAK-4 Independent Suspension for MRAPs
Oshkosh Corporation announced today that its Defense division has received orders valued at $24 million to supply its TAK-4® independent suspension system for more than 300 BAE Systems USCS RG-33 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. BAE
Alenia delivers the first modernised G.222
Alenia Aeronautica (a Finmeccanica company), through its subsidiary Alenia North America, will deliver to the US Air Force the first of the 18 modernised G.222 tactical transport aircraft, to be then shipped to the re-constituted Afghan Air
US sees delay in Iran long-range missile
A new US intelligence assessment that Iran would need three to five more years than previously thought to build long-range missiles underpinned President Barack Obama's decision to overhaul a missile shield system in Europe, officials
Pentagon eyes $7.8bn missile sale to Turkey
The Obama administration has told Congress of a possible sale to Turkey of advanced Patriot PAC-3 antimissile systems valued at up to $7.8
US leads world in foreign weapons sales: report
The US accounted for more than two-thirds of foreign weapons sales in 2008, a year in which global sales were at a three-year low, The New York Times has
US weighing F-16 options for Iraq
The US Air Force is crafting several options designed to meet an Iraqi request for Lockheed Martin Corp F-16 fighter aircraft, a senior Air Force official
Rheinmetall and ATK Cooperate in the Propellant Domain
Rheinmetall, represented by the Rheinmetall Nitrochemie Group, and America’s ATK (Alliant Techsystems, NYSE: ATK) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement which includes the transfer of military propellant technology to the United
Armoured Vehicles Middle East
Amman - Jordan
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Airport Show 2017
15 - 17
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center - United Arab Emirates
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