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Saab GlobalEye’s First Flight

On Wednesday 14 March 2018 Saab successfully completed the first flight of its GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft at its Linköping factory airfield. The aircraft, a Bombardier Global 6000 modified by Saab to carry the new Erieye ER radar, is eventually destined to...

Prince Salman signs up to discussions on a new batch of Saudi Typhoons

The UK Government signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) aimed at finalising discussions for the purchase of 48 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The MoI was signed on 9 March, during a visit to the UK by Mohammed bin...

Gearbox Troubles

Airbus is working hard to resolve engine issues that have curtailed new A400M Atlas turboprop freighter deliveries and limited flying by the 26 aircraft delivered so far. Following an engine failure on a Royal Air Force A400M shortly after takeoff from Brize Norton airbase in...

Guided Rockets Advance

Saab has teamed with Boeing to create a new battlefield precision strike weapon for low intensity operations; the Ground Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB). The new weapon was produced by marrying together two proven, in-service systems. The new weapon consists of a 250 pound...

FCAS Developments

During Airbus Defence and Space’s June 2016 trade media briefing, the company revealed tantalizing glimpses of a proposed new European/Multi-national Future Combat Air System (FCAS) which could include a next generation manned combat aircraft. Airbus is working with the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) to...

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Barrett HF on surveillance boats in remote Chilean region

Barrett Communications have recently supplied High Frequency (HF) radio communications equipment for surveillance boats which operate in the remote and environmentally challenging Aysen región...

Stryker Dragoon Operational in Germany

General Dynamics Land Systems developed the Stryker 8x8 wheeled combat vehicle outfitted with a Orbital-ATK 30mm Bushmaster auto-cannon in the Kongsberg MCRWS unmanned weapon...

ThinKom delivers Ka satcom systems for US E-4B aircraft

ThinKom Solutions, Inc. announced it has delivered its next-generation Ka-band aeronautical satellite antenna systems for the U.S. government’s E-4B National Airborne Operations Center aircraft. The E-4B...

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