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October 1, 2015, 9:08 AM

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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The first A330 future strategic tanker aircraft for the UK Royal Air Force ma...
Oct 1, 2010 - 8:38 AM
The first Airbus A330 future strategic tanker aircraft (FSTA) for the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) made its first flight after conversion on September 13.
The South African Air Force last week took delivery of its first fully upgrad...
Oct 1, 2010 - 8:33 AM
Last week Denel Aviation delivered the first fully upgraded Rooivalk back to the South African Air Force (SAAF).
The South African Air Force is searching for new lift to replace its fleet of...
Oct 1, 2010 - 8:30 AM
Airlift manufacturers were prominent at last month’s African Aerospace and Defence show in Cape Town, highlighting the need of the South African Air Force
EADS recently made several flights of its Barracuda UCAV technology demonstra...
Oct 1, 2010 - 8:27 AM
The EADS <link news/single-news-page/article/eads-confirms-barracuda-uav-flight-tests-in-canada-21829/ _blank>Barracuda UCAV technology demonstrator</link>
The Republic of Singapore Air Force will begin taking delivery of 12 Alenia A...
Oct 1, 2010 - 8:19 AM
Singapore last week confirmed its choice of the <link news/single-news-page/article/alenia-adopts-new-tech-to-build-m-346-trainer-25398/ _blank>Alenia Aerm
Sep 30, 2010 - 7:00 AM
Starting next month, Canada’s government will take delivery of six interim CH-148 Cyclone multi-mission, ship-based helicopters ahead of 2012 deliveries of
Sep 29, 2010 - 10:56 AM
The U.S.
Elbit’s latest UAV is the Hermes 900, which made its first flight last Decemb...
Sep 17, 2010 - 9:39 AM
Israel’s Elbit Systems and French company Sagem Défense Sécurité agreed on September 15 to form a joint venture by early next year.
The Boeing 767 multi-mission tanker transport (MMTT) conversion refuels a Col...
Sep 17, 2010 - 9:37 AM
Earlier this month Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) began flight trials of the single Boeing 767-200ER it has converted to multi-mission tanker transport