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US tanker bid war heats up with Airbus, Russia in wings

US tanker bid war heats up with Airbus, Russia in wings

Washington: The US Air Force tanker bidding contest against Boeing heated up Friday, with Airbus parent EADS mulling a proposal and Russia’s state firm UAC gearing up for one next week. EADS opened the door to a bid against US […]


Joint STARS resumes re-engining program

Joint STARS resumes re-engining program

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass: The 751st Electronic Systems Group has successfully resumed the system design and development phase of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System re-engining program with the award of two large contract actions. The E-8C […]


Provision of Helicopter Search And Rescue for the Irish Coast Guard

Provision of Helicopter Search And Rescue for the Irish Coast Guard

The Department of Transport confirmed today that a preferred bidder has been nominated to supply the Coast Guards search and rescue (SAR) helicopter contract service. The main role of Coast Guard helicopters is to provide Ireland’s 24/7/365 maritime and coastal […]


India Details Aircraft Carrier Admiral Gorshkov Agreement

India Details Aircraft Carrier Admiral Gorshkov Agreement

Contracts and supplementary agreements comprising repair and re-equipping, logistic supports, training, etc were concluded with Russian side for acquisition of the aircraft carrier, ex-Admiral Gorshkov, in January 2004 at a cost of US Dollars 974 million. The Russian side submitted […]


Russia signs $1.5-bln fighter jet contract with India

Russia signs $1.5-bln fighter jet contract with India

New Delhi: Russia and India have signed a $1.5-billion contract on the supplies of 29 more MiG-29K carrier-based fighter jets to New Delhi, the head of the Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG said on Friday. “An agreement on supplying an additional […]


EU Warns Against Protectionism In Air Force Contract

EU Warns Against Protectionism In Air Force Contract

The EU has warned against US protectionism, after European aerospace giant EADS said it was dropping out of a multi-billion dollar contract bid process. American rival Boeing is now the only bidder. The EU has warned Washington of negative consequences […]


Northrop-EADS Team Will Not Bid for the US Tanker

Northrop-EADS Team Will Not Bid for the US Tanker

LEIDEN, Netherlands: EADS confirms that the Northrop Grumman/EADS team will not bid for the US Air Force Tanker replacement program, following the announcement by its partner Northrop Grumman that they decided not to bid. Five years ago EADS had partnered […]


Pentagon defends under-fire tanker bid

Pentagon defends under-fire tanker bid

Washington: The US Defense Department on Tuesday defended its bidding practices as fair after Europe and some US lawmakers charged that contract rules threw a major military deal to Boeing. “One would not expect us to apologize with respect to […]


EADS To Provide Additional Light Utility Helicopters

EADS To Provide Additional Light Utility Helicopters

ARLINGTON, VA: The U.S. Army awarded the fifth year contract for the Lakota Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) to EADS North America for $247.2 million. This contract increases the company’s supply of 45 additional Lakotas along with hardware to equip the […]


 
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