Four American companies will demonstrate concepts for an unmanned carrier-launched airborne surveillance and strike (UCLASS) aircraft to the U.S. Navy.
AIN Defense Perspective » July 11, 2011
Diehl BGT Defence of Germany has partnered with Rafael of Israel to launch a new standoff weapon with dual-mode guidance called “Pilum.”
Airbus Military signed a strategic collaboration agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI), “to assist in the revitalization” of the state-owned company. Officials of the European aircraft manufacturer have identified Asia as the most promising market for future sales of its C212/CN235/C295 series of light, medium-range transport aircraft.
Rockwell Collins provided AIN with more details of the avionics for the Brazilian KC-390 military transport. The avionics company believes that Embraer’s recent choice represents a strategic win, since it is the first military application of the Pro Line Fusion suite.
Photographs of a new Chinese UAV have been posted on Chinese websites. They show a joined-wing design that was previously shown in model form at the Zhuhai airshow.
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