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Tempest

Typhoon Breeds Tempest

The three-year, $519 million (£425m) BAE Systems-led Project Centurion, has re-equipped the RAF’s Tranche 2 Typhoon fleet with MBDA’s Storm Shadow deep strike cruise...
Hermes-900

Elbit Systems Launches Hermes Maritime Patrol

David Oliver - Elbit Systems announced at Paris Air Show that it has started operating a maritime unmanned aerial system (UAS) patrol service available to...
C-27J

Spartan Leonardo adds Firefighter Role to C-27J Spartan

David Oliver - Leonardo has added firefighting to the roles of its C-27J Spartan tactical transport aircraft. The C-27J firefighter equipped with a roll-on/roll-off...
Boeing T-X

Boeing Pitches T-X at Le Bourget

David Oliver - The first of two prototypes of the tandem-seat single-engine Boeing T-X powered by a General Electric F404 afterburning turbofan, BTX-1 flew...
FCAS

Franco-German FCAS unveiled

David Oliver - Paris Air Show Review: The opening day of Le Bourget 2019 was dominated by the unveiling of New Generation Fighter (NGF)...
Orian-SEA-TLS

Brazil’s SIATT partners with UK and Russia

David Oliver - At LAAD this year the Brazilian company SIATT-Engenharia, Indústria e Comércio, a specialist in intelligent weapons and integration of high technology...
Akaer-Mosquito

Gripen E and Mosquito designed in Brazil

David Oliver - Akaer, the leading Brazilian Strategic Defence Company, designed and developed a new rear fuselage for Gripen E/F fighter aircraft for the Brazilian...
Brazil-P-3

More Brazilian P-3 Upgrades

David Oliver - Nine P-3 Orion aircraft were acquired by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) from the US Navy in 2006, and were upgraded...
F-35

MBDA Sees Strong Year Ahead

David Oliver - MBDA held its annual UK press conference in London on 20 March when CEO Antoine Bouvier, chief financial officer Peter Bols...
Korsar

Russia’s Rapid UAV Expansion

David Oliver - In eight year Russia has increased its operational UAV fleet to over 2,000 UAV systems, with new types currently under development. Since the...

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