Archive for August, 2017
The next edition of the Feria Aerospacial Mexico 2019, “Mexico Aerospace Fair 2019” (FAMEX-2019), has been authorised by Secretario de la Defensa Nacional (SEDENA), Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda.
Boeing and Northrop Grumman have received contracts for the development of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent replacement for the LGM-30G Minuteman III ballistic missile. The contracts are worth US$349.2 million and US$328.6 million respectively.
An MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (MQ-1C ER) aircraft recently completed a 41.9-hour endurance flight, that exceeded the 40-hour flight test goal, that was set for the flight. The Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), designed and developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), made the flight in a representative U.S. Army mission configuration.
HENSOLDT’s new SPEXER 2000 3D radar has proved its excellent detection capabilities, against asymmetric threats, during two recent customer demonstrations under real operational conditions, the company has announced.
Boeing has received a US$222.5 million modification to an existing contract for eight CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters to the Royal Saudi Land Forces.