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Boeing to Provide 2 More C-40A Transport Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing to Provide 2 More C-40A Transport Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing has received a $145 million order from the U.S. Navy for two additional C-40A Clipper transport aircraft, increasing the service’s ability to move military personnel and cargo around the world. The modified Next-Generation 737-700 aircraft will be the 13th […]


Tenders Sought for New Zealand Pilot Training Aircraft

Tenders Sought for New Zealand Pilot Training Aircraft

Tenders are about to be sought for a new military pilot training capability says Defence Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman. “The requirement for a modernized pilot training system with suitable aircraft is clear and Cabinet has agreed to the next step […]


Army Developing Next-Generation Surveillance Aircraft

Army Developing Next-Generation Surveillance Aircraft

Army scientists, engineers and program developers are making substantial progress building and integrating a technically sophisticated battlefield surveillance aircraft called Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System in a laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., service officials said. The initial […]


Brazil Will Require Nearly 1,100 New Aircraft In Next 20 Years

Brazil Will Require Nearly 1,100 New Aircraft In Next 20 Years

According to the latest Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF), Brazil will need 1,060 new aircraft between 2012 and 2031. The 700 single-aisle, 310 twin-aisle and 50 very large aircraft forecasted have an estimated current market value of $160.7 billion and […]


Boeing Delivers 5th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing Delivers 5th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing on Nov. 2 delivered the fifth production P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy. The P-8A is one of 24 low-rate initial production (LRIP) maritime patrol aircraft that Boeing is building for the Navy as part of contracts awarded […]


Military Air Modernization on the Rise

Military Air Modernization on the Rise

Despite austerity measures implemented by most Western countries, the military Support in Service (SIS) market seems to be relatively immune from the effects of the economic recession. Among SIS segments, the modernization sector is one of the most stable and […]


MV-22 Osprey Flight Operations Tested Aboard USS Nimitz

MV-22 Osprey Flight Operations Tested Aboard USS Nimitz

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received and refueled an MV-22 Osprey, a potential replacement for the C-2 Greyhound, for the first time Oct. 6. The Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165, was the first from […]


Boeing Delivers First South Carolina-Built 787 Dreamliner

Boeing Delivers First South Carolina-Built 787 Dreamliner

Boeing today marked a historic milestone with delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner built at its North Charleston, S.C., facility to Air India. The delivery continues the momentum of the 787 Dreamliner’s entry into revenue service by customers globally and […]


Expendable Missiles vs. Reusable Platform: Costs and Historical Data

Expendable Missiles vs. Reusable Platform: Costs and Historical Data

This report evaluates the economic wisdom of relying primarily on expendable weapons, such as cruise missiles, to conduct air-to-ground strike missions. Focusing solely on cost, the author examined the U.S. historical use of air-to-ground attack during and since the Vietnam […]


 
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