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U.S. Army Issues Request for Improved Turbine Engine Design

The service will award 'up to two' contracts for a two-year preliminary design phase of the engine planned for Apache and Blackhawk helicopters.

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Mar 30, 2011 - 5:36 AM
The air campaign over Libya has rekindled the debate about what exactly air power can accomplish without “boots on the ground.”  The First Gulf War,
Lockheed Martin is flying the first two low-rate initial production F-35s. Th...
Mar 18, 2011 - 11:00 AM
The expected costs to produce and sustain the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter in service are “simply unacceptable in this fiscal environment,” accor
BAE's Mantis will be the platform for a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE...
Mar 18, 2011 - 10:45 AM
Speaking at Dassault’s annual press conference yesterday, CEO Charles Edelstenne clarified that BAE Systems would be the prime contractor for a joint mediu
The UK, France, Sweden and Spain have committed to production of the Meteor b...
Mar 18, 2011 - 10:30 AM
MBDA is stepping up efforts to consolidate Europe’s missile industry, on the back of last November’s Anglo-French Defence Declaration.
In a recent speech on future defense strategy, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robe...
Mar 18, 2011 - 10:15 AM
In another wide-ranging speech on future defense strategy, U.S.
Two Airbus Military CN-235 transports are to be modified to gunship configura...
Mar 4, 2011 - 10:15 AM
Jordan is to modify two of its Airbus Military <a href="news/single-news-page/article/casa-in-it-for-long-haul-with-military-transports-25530/">CN-235</a>
Sikorsky and the UAE’s ADAT are teaming to upgrade 23 Black Hawks with the fo...
Mar 4, 2011 - 10:00 AM
On the first day of the IDEX exhibition in Abu Dhabi, the UAE announced that it is to upgrade 23 Black Hawk helicopters to an armed <a href="news/single-ne
The Middle East is included in the U.S. government’s broadened export targets...
Mar 4, 2011 - 9:45 AM
In a significant move, the U.S.
Alenia Aermacchi received a $29.4 million contract from the UAE for four MB33...
Mar 4, 2011 - 9:15 AM
Held in Abu Dhabi, the IDEX defense exhibition is traditionally the platform for the United Arab Emirates to announce major deals.
Boeing’s 767 NextGen Tanker won the well-contested KC-X competition. The cont...
Mar 4, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Boeing has won the KC-X competition and been awarded a $3.5 billion contract for Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) of the <a href="ain-defens