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Hyundai Heavy Industries to Construct Korea's First Aegis Destroyer

http://english.chosun.com, Domestic construction of a warship armed with the Aegis Combat System, the world


Raytheon's AMRAAM Selected by U.K as Interim Beyond-Visual-Range Solution

http://biz.yahoo.com, TUCSON: The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MOD) has signed a contract with Raytheon Company's Missile Systems business for AIM-120 C-5 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and associated safety, logistical and surveillance support. The contract has an estimated value […]


RAF shows off new Eurofighter

http://icsouthlondon.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/nationalnews/tm_objectid=14520790&method=full&siteid=50100&headline=raf-shows-off-new-eurofighter-name_page.html, The RAF has shown off its new fighter jet in a fly-by at its British base. The Eurofighter Typhoon went on show at BAE Systems in Warton, Lancashire, after returning from a sales campaign in Singapore. RAF pilots had […]


Boeing aircraft demonstrate unmanned coordinated flight

http://travelvideo.tv/news/more.php?id=2604_0_1_0_M, EDWARDS Air Force Base, Calif., home of the US Air Force Flight Test Center, where the sound barrier was broken on October 14, 1947, hosted another aviation milestone on Sunday, August 1. The historic event took place as two […]


Department of defense criticizes C-130J

http://www.sherwoodvoice.com/Pages/08-05-04/Department%20of%20defense%20criticizes%20C-130J.htm, The C-130J aircraft, the U.S. Air Force


12 defects found in MHI surface-to-ship missile prototype system

Kyodo News, TOKYO: A total of 12 defects such as design problems were found during tests of a surface-to-ship prototype missile system developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, Defense Agency officials said Monday. Mitsubishi did not report the defects to […]


GE Aircraft Engines lands $7.5M Navy deal

http://cincinnati.bizjournals.com, The General Electric Aircraft Engines plant in Lynn, Mass.,which is part of Cincinnati-based GE Aircraft Engines, was awarded a $7.5 million contract modification from Patuxent River, Md.-based Naval Air Systems Command to produce 16 additional T58 engine reliability improvement […]


Production of 300+ joint helmet mounted cueing systems (JHMCS), deal signed

http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1092107168416, Defense electronics company Elbit Systems subsidiary, Vision Systems International (VSI), signed a $75.6 million deal with Boeing for the production of more than 300 joint helmet mounted cueing systems (JHMCS), the Haifa-based company said Tuesday. The contract is the […]


Goodrich lands Lockheed Martin contract

http://charlotte.bizjournals.com, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. has chosen Goodrich Corp.'s dimmer display control unit for use on its F-16 aircraft. “We are under contract to develop and supply the next generation in lighting control technology to Lockheed Martin for the F-16,” […]


 
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