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More than 15,000 flight test hours have been logged with the Rockwell Collins helmet-mounted display system for the Lockheed Martin F-35.
Raytheon’s Patriot air defense system is being targeted at requirements in Germany, Poland and Turkey.
The assumption is that the Poles would purchase six batteries, which was the baseline for the study performed recently by the Kazimierz Pulaski Foundation.
Kongsberg’s Joint Strike Missile is sized to fit the internal bays of the JSF, but can be carried externally on most fighter types.
An embryonic maritime capability for the Sentinel radar first came to the fore during Operation Ellamy in 2011.
Field Aviation also designed and built a nose section for the Viking Twin Otter Guardian 400, a multi-role surveillance aircraft.
MSA is billed as a lower cost alternative to the P-8 Poseidon.
New bomber will be a long-range, air-refuelable, highly survivable aircraft with nuclear and conventional stand-off and direct-attack weapons payload,
Romania will soon be the base for a European missile-defense system supplied by Lockheed Martin with Raytheon missiles.
The AW149 is ready to replace thousands of older helicopters in the eight-metric-ton class.