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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.
The huge hybrid airship remains confined inside the hangar at Cardington, England, from which it was due to emerge and fly last April.
Inzpire shows off its BECO mission support system here at Farnborough.
The fuel tank was delivered to Boeing and will support its P-8 maritime patrol aircraft program.
The Royal Jordanian Air Force is set to become the 10th F-16 operator to opt for the centerline, pod-mounted version of the DB-110.
The flight test proved Infirno’s high-definition sensor performance and stability in the demanding rotary-wing environment.