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France sees A400M finance deal by end of year

France sees A400M finance deal by end of year

Paris: A formal financing contract for the A400M European military transport aircraft could be signed by the end of the year, a senior French arms official has said. “Discussions on a draft amendment have made progress recently,” Laurent Collet-Billon told […]


Army Testing Diesel-Electric Truck

Army Testing Diesel-Electric Truck

ARLINGTON, Va.: The Army is now testing a new Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, or HEMTT A3 -– a 35,000-pound, diesel-electric-powered truck able to improve fuel economy by 20 percent and transport up to 100 kilowatts of exportable power. The […]


Germany Upgrades Fox Transport Vehicles, Buys More Heron UAVs

Germany Upgrades Fox Transport Vehicles, Buys More Heron UAVs

By upgrading the Bundeswehr’s fleet of armoured vehicles and making unmanned aircraft available, Rheinmetall continues to make an important contribution to safeguarding German soldiers during deployed operations. Multi-million modernization of 65 Fuchs/Fox armoured vehicles By 2012, Rheinmetall will have modernized […]


India, Russia Agree on Development of Multirole Transport Aircraft

India, Russia Agree on Development of Multirole Transport Aircraft

The effort to design and develop a Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA) by India and Russia received a significant boost with the signing of shareholders agreement for setting up of a joint venture company, here last night. A Joint Venture will […]


Jackal Vehicle Keeps Proving Its Worth in Afghanistan

Jackal Vehicle Keeps Proving Its Worth in Afghanistan

When purchase of the latest batch of Jackal vehicles was announced at Defence Equipment & Support’s Defence Vehicle Dynamics event in June 2010 it took the number of Jackal vehicles procured for UK forces to more than 500. The announcement, […]


Panama Orders Six AW139 Helicopters

Panama Orders Six AW139 Helicopters

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the signing of a contract by the Government of Panama for six AW139 medium twin engine helicopters. The contract also includes pilot and maintainer conversion to type training. Four aircraft will be […]


Potential Sale Of Ten C-17 Aircraft To Indian Air Force

Potential Sale Of Ten C-17 Aircraft To Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on April 22, 2010 of the possible sale of ten Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to the Indian Air Force. This is an important step forward in the U.S. Foreign […]


India Requests C-17 Globemaster III Aircraft

India Requests C-17 Globemaster III Aircraft

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on April 23 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and associated equipment, parts, and logistical support for an estimated cost of $5.8 billion. […]


Second Airbus Military A400M Completes Maiden Flight

Second Airbus Military A400M Completes Maiden Flight

The second Airbus Military A400M military airlifter has made its maiden flight yesterday 8th April. Known as MSN2, the aircraft took off from Seville, Spain with a take-off weight of 128t at 15.15 local time (GMT +2) and landed back […]


 
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