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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,...

Airbus Defense and Space Integrates Mobilicom’s SkyHopper Solution

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Mobilicom Ltd., a global mission-critical-communications solution provider, announces that world-leading aerospace pioneer Airbus has integrated Mobilicom’s SkyHopper PRO solution into its Innovation drone platform. The platform is used to broaden Airbus’ vision and demonstrate its mission operation solutions in the commercial and homeland security...

British Defence Exports on the rise

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The UK’s Defence Security Organisation (DSO) revealed that the British defence industry secured export orders valued at $11.6 billion (£9 billion) in 2017. This was the second highest annual figure in the past decade - British defence equipment exports totaled $12.6bn (£9.8bn) in 2013...

Airbus upgrades communication network at Fort Irwin in the USA

Airbus is upgrading and expanding the US Army’s secure mobile communication system at the Fort Irwin National Training Center in the USA, California. As a result of this migration, the US Army will be able to communicate more efficiently and flexibly on one of...

Luxembourg Defence orders two H145Ms

The Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg has ordered two H145M multipurpose helicopters for defence and security missions. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will also provide a training and support package to its customer. The helicopters will be delivered before the end of 2019...

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