The AW609 TiltRotor sets speed record on 1000 km journey: 2 hours 18 minutes from UK to Italy

The Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland AW609 TiltRotor set a speed record on a 1000 km ‘point-to-point’ journey. The aircraft, with its unique combination of the turboprop airplane’s speed and helicopter’s take-off and landing capabilities, flew from its Yeovil facility in southwest England to its Cascina Costa facility near Milan, Italy, a distance More...

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Selex ES launches Falcon Shield Counter-UAV system

At DSEi 2015, Finmeccanica – Selex ES unveiled its Counter-Unmanned Air Vehicle (C-UAV) system, named Falcon Shield. Falcon Shield provides users with a multi-spectral threat sensing capability and, uniquely through More...

16/09/2015 14:49

Raytheon receives $87 million SM-3 Block IIA contract

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) $87 million to purchase long-lead materials needed to produce up to 17 Standard Missile-3 Block IIAs that will be used for testing and initial deployment. More...

16/09/2015 13:01

Azerbaijani Army destroys another Armenian UAV – PHOTO

One more unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Armenian armed forces has been destroyed, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told AzeriDefence Sept. 15. The ministry said the Armenian armed forces’ drone, which was More...

16/09/2015 12:44

First Test Flight of the L-39NG Trainer

On September 14th, 2015, the factory crew of AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s., composed of Miroslav Schützner and Vladimír Kvarda, successfully completed the first test flight of the L-39NG trainer demonstrator, More...

15/09/2015 12:49

Iran’s new radar system under development

Iran is preparing to launch a new radar system, ‘Qaem Al-e Mohammad’, in the near future, said Fars news agency. The new radar system will cover a range of 1,000km which can increase the Iranian Armed More...

15/09/2015 12:15

LM Offers Advanced Electro-Optical Targeting System for the F-35 Lightning II

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) introduced Advanced EOTS, an evolutionary electro-optical targeting system, which is available for the F-35’s Block 4 development. Designed to replace EOTS, the F-35’s current electro-optical More...

14/09/2015 17:17

Giraffe Radar Shows Enhanced Anti-UAS Skills

Saab has demonstrated and proven an improved capability for its Giraffe AMB radar to detect low, slow and small targets. This ‘Enhanced Low, Slow and Small’ (ELSS) function allows the Giraffe AMB to undertake More...

14/09/2015 16:54

Kuwait purchase 28 Eurofighter Typhoon

The Eurofighter Consortium today welcomes the State of Kuwait as a new member of the Eurofighter community. This new international success follows an order from the Sultanate of Oman for 12 aircraft in December More...

14/09/2015 11:26

Russian Helicopters is poised to supply Mi-171 helicopters to China

Russian Helicopters Holding Company plans to deliver two MI-171 aircraft to China in 2016. Mi-171 helicopters have a successful operational track record throughout China, specifically, across complex terrain and More...