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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 […]


Army Developing New Fixed-Wing Aircraft

Army Developing New Fixed-Wing Aircraft

The Army is refining an initial capabilities document for a new fixed-wing utility aircraft that is designed to replace more than 112 airframes with a common platform. The new platform should be able to perform a range of key mission […]


Indonesia Takes Delivery of First Two Airbus Military C295 Aircraft

Indonesia Takes Delivery of First Two Airbus Military C295 Aircraft

Indonesia has taken delivery of two Airbus Military C295 transport aircraft ordered in February this year. The aircraft are the first of nine to be delivered to the Indonesian Ministry of Defence under the terms of a contract signed by […]


EADS and BAE Seek Aerospace Super Merger

EADS and BAE Seek Aerospace Super Merger

The British arms manufacturer BAE Systems and European aircraft maker EADS have said they are in “advanced talks” to merge the two companies. The combo would be the biggest in the aerospace sector in more than a decade. In a […]


 
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