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Daher, Airbus and Safran team up to develop EcoPulseTM

EcoPulseTM
As part of their innovation strategies, Daher, Airbus and Safran announce their collaborative partnership for the design and development of the wing-mounted EcoPulseTM distributed hybrid propulsion demonstrator with a scheduled maiden flight date of 2022. Based on Daher’s TBM platform, this project kick-started by...

The Burning Question

Etienne-Lacroix has announced it has commenced deliveries of its first serial production batch of LIR-120-A400M and LIR-121-A400M flares. These which will equip the Armée de l’Air’s (French Air Force) Airbus A-400M strategic turboprop freighter. According to the firm’s official literature the LIR-120-A400M is a...

Franco-German FCAS unveiled

FCAS
David Oliver - Paris Air Show Review: The opening day of Le Bourget 2019 was dominated by the unveiling of New Generation Fighter (NGF) concepts including the Franco-German Future Combat Air System (FCAS). A full scale mock up of the FCAS and Remote Carriers (RC)...

Sabena technics and Elbit Systems Partner on Promoting DIRCM Self-Protection Systems

Sabena technics and Elbit Systems join forces on the marketing and delivery of DIRCM self-protection solutions for military and VIP aircraft. This joint effort follows a successful conclusion of several joint projects for installing Elbit Systems’ MUSIC Family of DIRCM systems on-board Airbus and...

Airbus, Naval Group and Rohde & Schwarz wins contract for secure network for French Navy vessels

French-Navy
The French defence procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) has awarded the RIFAN 2.1 contract to an industrial consortium headed by Airbus and also comprising the Naval Group and Rohde & Schwarz. This contract was signed for a maximum duration of eight years...

Airbus and Dassault Aviation sign Joint Concept Study contract for Future Combat Air System

Dassault-Airbus-FCAS
France and Germany have awarded the first-ever contract – a Joint Concept Study (JCS) – to Dassault Aviation and Airbus for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) programme. The launch of the JCS was announced by the French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence...

Hungary orders 16 H225M multi-role helicopters

H-225M
The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 16 H225M multi-purpose helicopters equipped with the HForce weapon management system. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will also provide an extensive training and support package to ensure the highest level of operational availability. “I am thankful for...

Germany extends the contracts for the operation of the Heron 1 drones in Afghanistan and Mali

Heron1-Source-Bundeswehr
Heron 1 German Air Force drones operation extended for more than a year Proven performance capability with a system availability reaching over 98% More than 46,000 operational flying hours successfully completed over both countries Germany has extended the successful operation of the Heron 1...

Lithuanian Air Force renews Dauphin HCare Infinite contract

Dauphin-Airbus
Fleet of three AS365 N3+ has achieved 97% average availability over three years. The Lithuanian Air Force (LAF) has renewed its HCare Infinite material management contract for its fleet of three Dauphin AS365 N3+ search and rescue (SAR)...

KC-46A Edges Nearer to Service Entry

KC46
Jon Lake - Boeing has announced that its KC-46A Pegasus tanker has completed the second phase of flight testing in support of receiver certification. This followed three weeks of flight tests with Boeing F-15E Strike Eagles, although Phase II also included using Lockheed F-16s,...

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