Archive for March 6, 2017
The UAE Navy has awarded a follow-on contract to MBDA for the supply of additional Marte MK2/N anti-ship missiles. The latest order comes seven years after the first contract for the supply of Marte missiles was signed in February 2009.
Boeing and Leonardo have unveiled their offering for the USAF competition that seeks to replace its UH-1N “Huey” fleet, which currently protects intercontinental ballistic missiles and transports U.S. government and security forces.
Aselsan Receives S-70i Helicopter from Sikorsky for Turkish Utility Helicopter Programme Development
Turkish defence electronics firm Aselsan has received an S-70i Black Hawk helicopter from Sikorsky for use as the prototype aircraft for the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP). The helicopter was delivered to Aselsan’ s facility in Ankara after a nine-hour flight from Sikorsky’s PZL Mielec aircraft factory in southern Poland, which included two fuel stops.
Germany’s Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has awarded Airbus Helicopters a contract for the retrofit of 26 CH-53 heavy transport helicopters.
Thales Australia has contracted Rockwell Collins to provide subcontractor services for the integration of the Digital Terminal Control System (DTCS) into the Integral Computing System (ICS) of the Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light system.