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Sweden signs agreement with U.S. government for Patriot Air and Missile Defense System

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August 14, 2018

Sweden becomes 16th nation to entrust lower tier air and missile defense to Raytheon’s Patriot system. The government of Sweden signed an agreement to purchase Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) Patriot™ air and missile defense system from the U.S. Army. The agreement, formally referred to as a Letter of Offer and Acceptance, paves the way for Sweden’s Patriot… Read More ›

Teledyne LeCroy Extends Lead in 24G SAS with Industry-First Dynamic Channel Multiplexing (DCM) Analysis Capability

New DCM Testing Capability Enables the Verification Process for Sierra T244 Protocol Analyzer Users Implementing DCM. Teledyne LeCroy, Inc., the worldwide leader in protocol test solutions and a business unit of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), has advanced its leadership in the 24G SAS market with the addition of an industry-first analysis capability for Dynamic Channel… Read More ›

Northrop Grumman Performs Successful SABR Fit-Check on F/A-18C Fighter at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

AN/APG-83 is in production and meets desired schedule as low-risk Hornet upgrade option Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully installed a production APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) on a U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California. The fit check, performed August 2 at the request of the Marine… Read More ›

Textron Systems and Textron Aviation Defense Successfully Integrate Synturian® Mission Control Software and Scorpion Jet, Demonstrate Simulated Manned-Unmanned Teaming Capability

Textron Systems and Textron Aviation, businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today the successful integration and demonstration of the company’s manned-unmanned teaming capability via the Textron Systems’ Synturian® control and collaboration technology and Textron Aviation Defense Scorpion jet. “Through Textron Systems’ extensive experience in the field and Textron Aviation Defense’s expertise, we realize the revolutionary… Read More ›

Benetti Christens M/Y “Spectre”

After “Quantum of Solace” and “Diamonds Are Forever”, “Spectre” is the third yacht launched by Benetti for talented New York businessman John Staluppi. M/Y “Spectre” is a 69-meter Full Custom Mega Yacht with a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure on five decks. The name pays tribute once again to James Bond, while the hull… Read More ›

CFM International, IATA sign landmark agreement

• CFM reaffirms strategy for an open MRO market CFM International (CFM) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have signed a commercial settlement agreement concerning CFM’s MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) policies and activities. Under the terms of this agreement, CFM reaffirms its commitment to maintain and foster robust and open competition within the… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Delivers 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy

Delivery Completes Modernization Program Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport modernized under the U.S. Air Force’s Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) on Aug. 2 at the company’s Marietta, Georgia, facility. The delivery completes the RERP upgrade, which extends the service life of the C-5 fleet out until the… Read More ›

Thai Aviation Services S-76D™ Fleet Achieves 10,000 Flight Hours

TAS reaches milestone in under two years Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced that Thai Aviation Services has accumulated 10,000 flight hours on its S-76D™ fleet in record time of less than two years. This milestone was achieved just a few months after TAS began operating as Sikorsky’s first Customer Support Center… Read More ›

Transport Canada Certifies 90-Seat Cabin Configuration for Bombardier’s Q400 Aircraft

Launch customer SpiceJet of India to become first airline to take advantage of the extra-capacity turboprop’s increased profitability potential. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its 90-passenger Q400 aircraft configuration has received its certification from Transport Canada, becoming the first in-production commercial turboprop in the world to reach that capacity. “With increasing growth in the… Read More ›

Boeing to Establish New Aerospace & Autonomy Center

New research and development facility brings together engineering teams to accelerate development of future mobility solutions 100,000 square foot facility scheduled to open in 2020 Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced plans to open the new Boeing Aerospace & Autonomy Center in Cambridge, Mass., becoming the first major tenant of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT)… Read More ›

CFM International, IATA Sign Landmark Agreement

CFM reaffirms strategy for an open MRO market CFM International (CFM) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have signed a commercial settlement agreement concerning CFM’s MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) policies and activities. Under the terms of this agreement, CFM reaffirms its commitment to maintain and foster robust and open competition within the MRO… Read More ›

Airbus’ iflyA380 app for smarter travel now available for Android users

Airbus has released an Android version* of the iflyA380 app, already available for iOS users, bringing the experience of flying on the iconic A380 to even more passengers. In recent years, new technological advances have transformed the expectations of always-connected travellers who demand super convenience, personalization and speed of use in every aspect of their… Read More ›

Bell’s Michael Thacker on Urban Air Mobility

Testimony of Michael Thacker, Executive Vice President, Technology and Innovation at Bell, in front of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on July 24, 2018. Bell’s Executive Vice President of Technology and Innovation Michael Thacker testifies to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on Urban Air Mobility: The Way Forward. “AT… Read More ›

Gulfstream revolutionizes patient care with state-of-art MEDEVAC Aircraft

Modified G550 Delivered To Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center For Disaster Relief And Air Rescue Services. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has designed and delivered a state-of-the-art Gulfstream G550 medevac aircraft that will revolutionize in-flight medical care. The modified G550 was delivered to the Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center during a delivery… Read More ›

Bell 429 celebrates over 330,000 hours of operation

More than 325 Bell 429 aircraft in operation configured for various mission sets. Footprint Continues to Grow with New International Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is excited to announce that the Bell 429 global fleet has exceeded 330,000 hours of operation. With 325 aircraft in operation configured for various mission sets, the Bell… Read More ›

Bell Completes 100th Delivery of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

On Tuesday, June 26, Bell completed its 100th delivery of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Hunt Companies for corporate travel. Bell revealed its first customer delivery for the Bell 505 at HAI Heli-Expo 2017 and continues to receive international interest. Before the delivery, Mirabel facility employees gathered around the aircraft to commemorate this… Read More ›

India Gifts HAL Do -228 Aircraft to Seychelles; Aircraft to Fly on Seychelles Independence Day

The External Affairs Minister Mrs Sushma Swaraj handed over HAL Do- 228 aircraft to the President, Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure at a ceremony in New Delhi today. With this, the Maritime surveillance of the island nation received the much needed boost. Appreciating India’s support, Mr.  Faure described the `momentous occasion’ as historical day… Read More ›

Australia to Purchase Triton Aircraft System, Delivering Unprecedented Maritime Domain Awareness

The Australian Department of Defence­ officially announced its plan on June 26, 2018 to purchase the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)-built Triton aircraft system, further cementing the company’s commitment to a longstanding U.S. ally. An unmanned aircraft system with an autonomous capability built for maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, Triton is the first Northrop Grumman-built… Read More ›

New ‘Honeywell Connected Aircraft Report’ Reveals Airline Industry On The Cusp Of Major Investment Wave

The commercial aviation industry is at the beginning of a technology investment wave fueled by advancements in high-speed, in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity. In the new Honeywell Connected Aircraft Report (NYSE: HON), aviation professionals around the globe in the commercial aircraft sector reveal that spending on connected technologies will increase dramatically in the coming years, driven by a… Read More ›

Saluting a Star: Lockheed Martin Celebrates the C-5 Galaxy’s 50th Anniversary

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company celebrated the 50th anniversary of theMARIETTA strategic transport on June 26 at the company’s Marietta, Georgia, facility. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal served as the principal speaker for the event, which was attended by Lockheed Martin employees, elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Air Force. The C-5 Galaxy strategic transport has… Read More ›

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