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December 9, 2016, 7:33 AM

Canada Chooses Airbus C295W for Search and Rescue

Major win for best-selling twin turboprop over rival C-27J, and the new Embraer KC-390 jet, after a long evaluation.

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Jul 13, 2016 - 4:10 PM
The tie-up with Roketsan could add precision attack capability through the addition of laser-guided rockets, missiles and bombs.
Pratt and Whitney and Rolls-Royce have committed to a Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) approach in support of the UK’s F-35B Lightning II fleet.
Jul 13, 2016 - 2:12 PM
The companies will jointly provide technical support from RAF Marham.
helicopter
Jul 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM
The question of what will arm the UK’s new Apaches has yet to be confirmed
Jul 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Contract calls for 811 pairs through 2034 valued at $2 billion.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:55 AM
Through an agreement with Northrup Grumman, Nordam will produce three new components made of composite materials.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:50 AM
P&W and Rolls-Royce will work together at RAF Marham to support F135 engines and the LiftSystems.
fighter jet
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:45 AM
The Lockheed Martin F-35 can carry a large weapons load, combining internal and external stores.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:25 AM
Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky has led to a version of the Black Hawk helicopter with mostly LM weaponry.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM
Low-speed ejection testing in 2015 revealed an increased risk of neck injury for lightweight.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:40 AM
Turkish type approved by EASA.