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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 ›

Rosoboronexport to Introduce New Export Products at the KADEX-2018 Exhibition in Kazakhstan

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is organizing a unified Russian exposition at the International Exhibition of Weapons Systems and Military Equipment KADEX 2018. The show will be hosted by an airbase of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan near Astana on May 23-26. The company is participating in the exhibition on… Read More ›

Focus on: how an aircraft is built

International collaboration for global jetliners From design through production and onward to final tests and certifications, each Airbus jetliner is the result of wide-ranging expertise, complex logistics, and multinational cooperation across thousands of employees, suppliers and partners. Design offices and engineering centres Airbus’ principle of global cooperation is built upon a global network of regional… Read More ›

New Surface Treatment Centre in Stans

From the start of excavations to moving-in day, our new surface treatment and paintwork building was ready in less than two years, bringing part of the ambitious “production 2015” project to a close. Pilatus Aircraft Ltd With its blue facade embedded between the other buildings on our site, the new hall is a real eye-catcher!… Read More ›

Etihad Aviation Group celebrates the graduation of 143 Emiratis from its training programmes

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Aviation Group has celebrated the graduation of 143 Emiratis from its various training programmes. The graduates included 72 Emirati trainees from Etihad’s Foundation Programme, who were trained at the Higher Colleges of Technology and Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI). 61 cadet pilots also received their… Read More ›

SWISS adds two further Boeing 777-300ERs to its long-haul fleet

SWISS orders two further Boeing 777-300ERs to take its long-haul fleet to a total of 31 aircraft. The aircraft are expected to go into operation in early 2020 and will be used to extend the route network. Through this investment of over half a billion US dollars, SWISS will create over 300 additional jobs –… Read More ›

Huawei Empowers Japan’s CyberAgent to Build an IDN-Capable Cloud Data Center Network with All-Fixed Switches

At the Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2018 (HAS 2018), the Japanese Internet company CyberAgent, Inc. made the following announcement with Huawei: With the help of Huawei’s CloudFabric solution, CyberAgent, Inc. successfully built a cloud data center network with Intent-Driven Network (IDN) capabilities and comprised fully of fixed switches. The construction of this next-generation cloud data… Read More ›

Apple paves the way for breakthrough carbon-free aluminum smelting method

Apple Played Crucial Role in Development of Joint Venture that Could Change Global Manufacturing Aluminum is a key material in many of Apple’s most popular products, and for more than 130 years, it’s been produced the same way. But that’s about to change. Aluminum giants AlcoaCorporation and Rio Tinto Aluminum today announced a joint venture… Read More ›

World’s first racetrack with AMG branding: AMG Speedway – New Driving Performance in South Korea

Affalterbach. Mercedes-AMG was born on the racetrack more than 50 years ago – for the first time anywhere in the world, a racetrack now bears the successful brand name: The AMG Speedway in South Korea, an important Mercedes-AMG market, marks the beginning of a new era of the AMG community. The track not only adopted the… Read More ›

Fleet Complete: Yokota Air Base Receives Final C-130Js From Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered the final two C-130J-30 Super Hercules airlifters assigned to the U.S. Air Force installation at Yokota Air Base, Japan. These C-130J-30s are flown by 36th Airlift Squadron crews at Yokota, and the new aircraft recapitalize the unit’s older C-130H fleet. The C-130Js are used to support critical peacekeeping and… Read More ›

Kawasaki Starts Delivery of Fuselage Panels for First Boeing 777X

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has started delivery of fuselage panels for the first 777X, Boeing’s cutting-edge wide-body passenger airplane. Those fuselage panels will be shipped by sea to Boeing’s 777X assembly plant on the outskirts of Seattle in the USA. Kawasaki is responsible for manufacturing the forward and center fuselage panels,… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Small Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial System Upgraded with High Resolution Thermal Imaging Capability.

Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Indago 3, a small quadrotor unmanned aerial system has been upgraded with high resolution infrared sensors capable of day or night operations. “Providing an infrared capability for Indago further enhances the uses for this small but powerful system,” said Rich Bonnett, Indago program manager with Lockheed Martin Procerus Technologies. “With its… Read More ›

WOW air’s first A330neo rolls out of paintshop

Iceland-based airline continues fleet modernisation WOW air‘s first A330neo aircraft has rolled out of the paintshop in Toulouse. The low-fare airline based in Iceland will take delivery of the aircraft on lease from Avolon later in 2018, becoming the third operator of the type worldwide. WOW air is an all-Airbus operator with a fleet of… Read More ›

Frontier Adds Two New Cities and Announces Six Routes – Fares as low as $49

Continuing its mission to deliver Low Fares Done Right across the U.S., low-cost carrier, Frontier Airlines announced service on six new routes, including two new cities. Frontier announced it will bring its unique brand of low fares done right to Santa Barbara and Sacramento, Calif. In July, the carrier will continue its rapid growth in… Read More ›

Alaska Airlines opens new airport lounge at New York’s JFK

The JFK Lounge in Terminal 7 is the first Alaska Lounge on the East Coast Alaska Airlines today announces the debut of its first Alaska Lounge on the East Coast, opening at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The new, reimagined lounge brings to life the company’s West Coast vibe with a cool, comfortable space… Read More ›

Filing of freezing orders against Mutanda Mining and Kamoto Copper Company

Ventora Development Sasu (“Ventora”), a company affiliated with Mr Dan Gertler, has today served in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”) freezing orders against Mutanda Mining Sarl (“Mutanda”) and Kamoto Copper Company (“KCC”), subsidiaries of Glencore Plc, for approximately $695 million and US$2.28 billion respectively. Ventora alleges that Mutanda has breached an agreement with… Read More ›

Raytheon, Virsec establish alliance to protect government and critical infrastructure from advanced cyberattacks

Agreement augments conventional cyber defenses with innovative commercial technology Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) announced an alliance with Virsec to bring commercial cybersecurity tools to global government and critical infrastructure customers. Combined with Raytheon’s decades of cybersecurity defense expertise, Virsec’s patented Trusted Execution™ technology protects networks by detecting deviations in software applications caused by cyber intrusions. “Critical… Read More ›

Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Experience Cloud selected by 24 Hour Fitness to transform customer engagement

Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) on Wednesday announced an agreement with 24 Hour Fitness, one of the nation’s largest privately owned and operated fitness chains, to deploy Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Experience Cloud across its network of more than 420 clubs nationwide. This will enable 24 Hour Fitness to dramatically enhance its ability to… Read More ›

The Ambulance of Texas Skies, CareFlite Has Saved Over One Million Patients

Just as drivers on the road recognize the blue and red flashing lights of an ambulance, the CareFlite helicopters that fly through the sky are just as known in Texas. Helicopter emergency medical services have been the flagship mission of CareFlite since 1979. Today, their employees have safely transported over one million patients by air… Read More ›

Gulfstream to expand in Savannah

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced plans to build a new service center at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in response to its growing customer fleet’s needs for maintenance and service. The service center is expected to open in the second quarter of 2019 and create about 200 jobs. Gulfstream will invest approximately US$55 million to build… Read More ›

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