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Deep Dive on the DASS

The EuroDASS consortium, responsible for the Praetorian Defensive Aids Subsystem (DASS) equipping the Eurofighter Typhoon has launched a study on the DASS’ modernisation. The 18-month study will examine future upgrades for the equipment. The EuroDASS consortium includes Leonardo, Elettronica, Indra and Hensoldt. A press release...

UK Ministry of Defence chooses Leonardo/Thales protection system for RAF Shadow ISTAR fleet

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The UK Ministry of Defence has chosen Leonardo and Thales, under a single source procurement, to deliver an integrated UK Defensive Aids System (DAS) to meet an Urgent Capability Requirement. The procurement will equip the RAF’s fleet of eight Shadow R1 intelligence-gathering aircraft, providing an...

Registration closing soon – Military Flight Training 2019

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SMi reports: Only two weeks to go until SMi’s 8th Annual Military Flight Training Conference, in London this October. The highly anticipated Military Flight Training Conference, taking place on the 9th-10th October 2019 in London, will allow delegates to take part in front-line discussions with...

Mitigating the Missiles

BAE Systems expects to complete development of its Limited Interim Missile Warning System by the third quarter of 2019. Back in April the company was awarded a contract worth $97.9 million to produce the Limited Interim Missile Warning System (LIMWS) programme for the US Army....

Typhoon Breeds Tempest

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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 missile, Meteor air-to-air missile and Brimstone precision attack missile, for operations into the 2040s. The next phase of the Typhoon enhancement...

Viking Plans World Demonstration Tour for Guardian 400

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During the CANSEC Defence & Security show, Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia has announced its plans to hold a world demonstration tour for its Guardian 400 aircraft, the special missions variant of the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter. The world tour will...

Spartan Leonardo adds Firefighter Role to C-27J Spartan

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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 Fire Attack System (FAS) made by Simplex Aerospace, represents an effective solution in airborne firefighting technology and capability. Leonardo told...

Leonardo promotes its advanced capabilities for Peru’s defence and security

Rome, 15 May 2019 – Leonardo is attending the SITDEF exhibition (International Technology Hall for the Defence and prevention of Disasters) in Peru (Lima 16th -19th May, stand 207, Inka Pavillion). The Company is offering a wide range of products, which are able to...

Throwing SPEARS

Dr. Thomas Withington - MBDA and Leonardo are moving forward with the development of an Electronic Warfare (EW) variant of MBDA’s Select Precision Effects At Range Capability-3 (SPEAR’3) air-to-surface missile. The SPEAR-EW initiative was announced this April and could develop an air-launched loitering EW system...

Leading Military Experts from RAF and USAF announced as Latest Speakers to join Air Mission Planning & Support 2019

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SMi reports: Senior military officials from the RAF and USAF recently confirmed to join the speaker line-up at Air Mission Planning & Support in London this April. The 10th Annual Air Mission Planning and Support conference is taking place London on the 9th and 10th...

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