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October 14, 2019
USSOCOM increases value of MALET contract for GA-ASI aircraft
The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has increased the ceiling on its contract to support modifications and capability enhancements to its Medium-altitude, Long-endurance Tactical (MALET) aircraft.
October 4, 2019
T-Hub and United Technologies Invite Startups to Apply for UTC Innovation Challenge
T-Hub, a leader in India's pioneering innovation ecosystem that powers next-generation products and new business models, and United Technologies Corp. (UTC), a leader in aerospace and building technologies, today announced the launch of the UTC Innovation Challenge.
September 19, 2019
Northrop Grumman receives award for new and upgraded LITENING targeting pods
The US Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $141 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) task order for new LITENING advanced targeting pods and upgrades that will bring existing pods up to the current configuration.
September 17, 2019
Space training, simulation and development facility opens in Colorado Springs
Pulsar Guardian is a new, state-of-the art facility built by Lockheed Martin in Colorado Springs that lets the Air Force and others simulate, test and train in a multi-domain environment that reflects today's complex space environment.
September 17, 2019
Boeing and Safran invest in Electric Power Systems
Strategic investment will support on-demand mobility efforts, development of industrial base and advancement of battery technologies
September 12, 2019
USMC sets new milestone with GA-ASI MQ-9A
Over the last year, the US Marine Corps' (USMC) Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1) blazed a trail of firsts and was awarded the 2018 Marine Corps Aviation Association Unmanned Aircraft Squadron of the Year.
September 12, 2019
Cyient and QinetiQ sign MoU to offer avionics products for unmanned target systems in India
Cyient, a global engineering and technology solutions company, today announced that it had signed a MoU with UK-based defense technology firm, QinetiQ's Target Systems (QTS), to offer avionics products for its unmanned target systems.
September 11, 2019
Latécoère is launching its new site in India in the presence of its two customers, Dassault Aviation and Thales
Latécoère, a tier 1 partner to major international aircraft manufacturers, has unveiled its new plant in Belagavi, India, in the state of Karnataka, on September 10.
August 27, 2019
Northrop Grumman breaks ground on new facility in Roy, Utah to support next-generation ICBM program
Company establishes a Ground Based Strategic Deterrent headquarters to deliver on critical mission to replace nation's aging ICBM system
August 22, 2019
Raytheon expands $5B Texas presence with new factory
Raytheon announced today that it will build a 200,000-square-foot facility supporting 500 new high-tech jobs at its Space and Airborne Systems headquarters in McKinney, Texas. Construction will be completed in late 2020.
July 30, 2019
Northrop Grumman awarded $167 million for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile contract
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it has been awarded a $167 million contract by the US Navy for Lot 8 Full Rate Production of the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM).
June 25, 2019
Schiebel Pacific opens new facility and signs MoU with Air Affairs Australia
One year after its foundation, Schiebel Pacific Pty Ltd celebrates the opening of its new office and workshop at the Albatross Aviation Technical Park in Yerriyong, New South Wales, and announces its cooperation with Air Affairs Australia Pty Ltd.
June 3, 2019
Team SkyGuardian Canada looking to grow
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), CAE Canada, MDA, and L3 WESCAM are expanding Team SkyGuardian to include even more Canadian companies.
June 1, 2019
Performance Highlights of 2018-19
Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has recorded a turnover of 11,789 Crores (audited) during the Financial Year 2018-19, registering a growth of 17% over the previous year turnover of 10,085 Crores.
May 29, 2019
BEL achieves 11,789.22 Cr turnover in FY 2018-19
Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) achieved a turnover of 11789.22 crs (audited) for the ended F.Y. 2018-19 registering a growth of 16.90% over the turnover of 10084.84 crs achieved in the previous year.
May 9, 2019
Successful Business Year 2018 - Pilatus Prepares for the Future
The business year 2018 was an exceptionally successful one for Pilatus, but also a challenging one. At around 1.1 billion Swiss francs, sales revenue was brought back to the billion mark again.
April 24, 2019
AviaAM Leasing Had a One More Successful Year in 2018
AviaAM Leasing, one of the most efficient aircraft leasing and trading companies around the globe, earned EUR 49.3 million revenues (including net gain on sale of aircraft) and posted a record net profit of EUR 29.1 million for the year ended 31 December 2018.
April 22, 2019
ST Engineering secures contracts worth $2.1b for 1Q2019
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), a global technology, defence and engineering group today announced that its Aerospace and Electronics sectors have secured new contracts with a combined value of about...
April 18, 2019
ST Engineering Completes Acquisition of MRA Systems, LLC
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) refers to its earlier announcements made on 13 September 2018, 29 March 2019 and 14 April 2019...
April 10, 2019
AviaAM Leasing sells two Airbus A321's with lease attached
AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company engaged in tailored aircraft leasing and trading services, has announced the sale of two Airbus A321 aircraft to the global investors.
April 1, 2019
FY 2018-19: HAL Turnover Crosses 19,400 Crores
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited recorded a turnover of over 19,400 crores (provisional and unaudited) for the financial year ended on March 31, 2019 (corresponding figure for the previous year was 18,284 crores).
April 1, 2019
BEL achieves Provisional Turnover of 11,700 Crores for 2018-19
Acquires orders of 23,200 crores during the financial year
March 6, 2019
Boeing Acquires ForeFlight
Boeing completed the acquisition of ForeFlight, a leading provider of innovative mobile and web-based aviation applications.
February 26, 2019
Boeing-Embraer partnership receives shareholder approval
The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today by Embraer's shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held at the company's headquarters in Brazil.
February 1, 2019
CFM logs more than 3,300 orders in 2018
Orders for CFM International's two product lines again achieved near-record levels in 2018, with the company booking orders for a total of 3,337 engines, including 126 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 3,211 LEAP engines...
February 1, 2019
Raytheon Company wins $7 million contract for repair of APY-10 radar system for P-8A aircraft
Raytheon Company was awarded the following contract as announced by the Department of Defense on January 9, 2019.
February 1, 2019
US Army selects GE's T901 engine for Improved Turbine Engine Program
The US Army has selected GE Aviation's T901-GE-900 engine for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP), the US Army's endeavor to re-engine...
January 31, 2019
ATR performs on target
ATR, the Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer, maintained its leadership on the market in 2018, showing a solid performance. It delivered 76 aircraft, booked 52 firm orders and stabilised its annual turnover at US$ 1.8 billion.
January 30, 2019
Raytheon Company wins $81 million for retrofit of F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft
Raytheon Company was awarded the following contract as announced by the Department of Defense on January 2, 2019.
January 23, 2019
Airbus Helicopters sees strong sales increase in 2018
Airbus Helicopters delivered 356 rotorcraft and logged gross orders for 413 helicopters (net: 381) in 2018 (up from 350 gross orders in 2017), maintaining its lead in the civil & parapublic market while reinforcing its position in the military market thanks to key successes with international campaigns.
January 22, 2019
US Air Force Research Lab sponsors GE Aviation for the Teaming-Enabled Architectures for Manned-Unmanned Systems
A Project Task Assignment for the Teaming-Enabled Architectures for Manned-Unmanned Systems (TEAMS) prototype program was recently awarded to GE Aviation.
October 27, 2018
Pratt & Whitney launches Industry Capability Enhancement Program
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., launched its Industry Capability Enhancement program to support medium and small scale enterprises serving global aerospace majors through precision manufacturing and highly specialized engineering services from India.
July 16, 2018
Pratt & Whitney sponsored e-learning centers open in Hyderabad and Vishakhapatnam
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., celebrates the opening of two e-learning centers in India this week, the 63th and 64th centers Pratt & Whitney and project partners have opened since 2011...
May 29, 2018
Dassault Aviation pays tribute to Serge Dassault
Serge Dassault—the son of Marcel Dassault and Madeleine Minklès—was born in Paris on 4 April 1925. He had married Nicole Raffel in 1951 and was the father of four children Olivier, Laurent, Thierry and Marie-Hélène.
March 10, 2018
Safran announces the opening of a factory in India
During the official visit to India of Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, Safran announced the opening of a factory to manufacture electrical wiring interconnection systems based in Hyderabad, in the Indian state of Telangana.
February 12, 2018
GE and Tata celebrate the ground-breaking of a world class Aero-engine Centre of Excellence in Telangana
GE and Tata group, India's leading global enterprise, today held the ground-breaking ceremony for a world class Structural Center of Excellence (COE) focused on aero-engine components.
November 15, 2017
Rolls-Royce accelerates digital transformation with TATA Consultancy Services Partnership
Rolls-Royce and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have expanded their long-standing partnership in order to exploit future data innovation opportunities.
October 27, 2017
Dassault – Reliance Aerospace manufacturing facility in Mihan, Nagpur inaugurated
Eric Trappier, Chairman of Dassault Aviation and Anil D. Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Group today laid the Foundation Stone for the Dassault Reliance...
September 7, 2016
Tata Advanced Materials Limited and Boeing sign an agreement for providing interior panels for the P-8 aircraft
Tata Advanced Materials Limited (TAML), a subsidiary of Tata Industries Limited, has been awarded a contract from Boeing to provide composite interior closeout panels for the P-8 aircraft that cover the interior wall...
June 18, 2016
Boeing, TATA joint venture establishes aerospace facility in Hyderabad
Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems today celebrated the foundation laying of a new facility in Hyderabad for its joint venture named TATA Boeing Aerospace Limited.
April 25, 2016
Pratyush Kumar of Boeing India elected Chairman of AmCham India
At the 24th Annual General Meeting of the AmCham India held in New Delhi on 22nd April 2016, Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India, was elected as the Chairman of AmCham India.
November 19, 2015
Rockwell Collins expands India operations
In creating its first connected chronograph, Breitling has applied a new philosophy placing the smartphone in the service of the watch so as to enhance its functionality and user-friendliness.
April 01, 2015
Rolls-Royce to expand engineering capability in India
Rolls-Royce announces that it will be expanding its engineering capability in India with plans for a facility in Bangalore that will employ 500 people by the end of 2017. The work done at the facility will include aerospace engineering for customers in the region as well as support for Rolls-Royce’s regional supplier base.