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The Brazilian logistics group will use the commercial aircraft for cargo delivers once it receives FAA certification in 2018.
MBDA has undertaken the first firing of the Spear advanced attack missile has it embarks on full development for the F-35.
Leonardo has developed an innovative IFF arrangement to complement the AESA radar
Cost reductions and product enhancements in the offing for Lockheed Martin’ stealth fighter.
Upgraded version of Dornier 328 will have Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck; P&WC’s PW127 will power the turboprop variant
An ASDOT contract is due to be awarded in September 2018, with delivery of the service to run for 15 years starting in January 2020.
The UK has driven the integration timetable for air-to-ground weapons on the Typhoon, because the RAF is retiring its Tornado strike jet fleet in 2019.
L-3 Wescam is due to have completed deliveries of the turrets to Airbus by June next year.
Fuji Heavy Industries—shortly to become the Subaru Corporation—has secured a contract to build the JGSDF’s next utility helicopter.
Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded separate contracts to extend the use of its LKMS (local key management system) cryptographic technology.