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India formalises acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft

October 12, 2021 by

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India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft to replace the Indian Air Force (IAF) legacy AVRO fleet. It is the first ‘Make in India’ aerospace programme in the private sector, involving the full development of a complete industrial ecosystem: from the manufacture to assembly, test and qualification, to delivery and maintenance of […]

Next Generation Interceptor Program Achieves Critical System Requirements Review

October 5, 2021 by

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The MDA’s NGI program is designed to protect the United States from complex, rogue threat, ballistic missile attacks. The interceptor is an end-to-end design to detect, contain and destroy incoming threats. The SRR is a significant early program milestone, demonstrating that the company is ready to proceed with the initial system design. “Our team has […]

Lockheed Martin Awarded F-16 Depot Sustainment Program

December 12, 2020 by

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The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $900 million contract to provide sustainment support and depot-overflow services for F-16 aircraft. The contract value is estimated over a total of 10 years and includes depot-level maintenance activities, predefined programmatic work, aircraft modification and unplanned drop-in maintenance. As the F-16 Fighting Falcon’s Original Equipment Manufacturer, Lockheed […]

GE Aviation Awarded More Than $476 Million in Military Contracts Over Last Month

April 16, 2020 by

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GE Aviation powers two-thirds of U.S. military fighters and helicopters and understands that its military customers continue to face aircraft issues related to age, maintenance, supply and support. The more engines and components produced enables more aircraft availability at any given time. In the last month alone, GE Aviation has been awarded more than $476 […]

Beyond Expectation: The Bell V-280 Valor Delivers Results.

December 23, 2019 by

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As the U.S. Army-led Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR TD) program wraps up, Bell’s revolutionary tiltrotor continues to turn heads with outstanding performance and shines a spotlight on the benefits of modernization. After two-years of highly successful flight demonstrations the Bell V-280 Valor continues to showcase new capabilities to show how the aircraft meets the […]

Airbus delivers first H145 for the German Armed Forces’ search and rescue service ahead of schedule.

December 21, 2019 by

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Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H145 for the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) search and rescue service to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), several months before the agreed deadline. A total of seven helicopters of this type were ordered to renew their ageing Bell UH-1D search and rescue fleet. “We […]

Pentagon And Lockheed Martin Reach Agreement Reducing F-35A Cost By 12.8 Percent

November 3, 2019 by

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The F-35A is now below $80 million; lower cost than legacy aircraft The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) finalized a $34 billion agreement for the production and delivery of 478 F-35s at the lowest aircraft price during the history of the Program. This contract includes all U.S., International Partners and Foreign Military Sales […]

Pentagon and Lockheed Martin Deliver 300th F-35 Aircraft

June 12, 2018 by

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F-35 Enterprise Ramps Up Production and Reduces Costs PRNewswire The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the 300th production F-35 aircraft, demonstrating the program’s continued progress and momentum. The 300th aircraft is a U.S. Air Force F-35A, to be delivered to Hill Air Force Base, Utah. “The F-35 weapons system is […]