Boeing has selected Brisbane, Australia-based Ferra Engineering to build wing kits that triple the effective range of the Joint Direct Attack Munition Extended Range (JDAM ER) and allow aircrews to deploy the weapon from beyond the range of an… Continue reading
BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin Corporation recently completed a series of successful guided flight tests for 155-mm Long Range Land Attack Projectiles (LRLAP) as part of the on-going qualification test program at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
The… Continue reading
Russian airframer Aviastar has completed assembly of the first major fuselage section for the Irkut MS-21 medium-range twinjet. The aft fuselage segment has been built for the static-test programme and will be sent to Latvian capital Riga to undergo pressurisation… Continue reading
The Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile has been successfully launched from a Eurofighter Typhoon as part of the Future Enhancements Flight Test Programme. The missile was eject launched from a rear fuselage missile station, which on Eurofighter Typhoon is… Continue reading
Boeing Business Jets set a new world record for “Speed Over a Recognized Course” when a BBJ flew non-stop from Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand for installation of its VIP interiors. The BBJ, a 737-700 modified for VIP use,… Continue reading
Airbus has decided to offer a further enhanced version of the popular A330 airliner by increasing the maximum takeoff weight capability to 240 metric tonnes. This 240 tonne capability will be first applied to the larger A330-300 model and subsequently… Continue reading
SINGAPORE, February 14, 2012 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, recently announced a 15% range extension expected for the company’s planned game-changing mid-size business jet, the Citation Latitude, scheduled to enter service in 2015.
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WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 3, 2012 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has increased the range capability of its planned new midsize jet, the Citation Latitude. The Latitude is now expected to have… Continue reading
The PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) MEADS Certified Missile Round was employed during the test along with the MEADS lightweight… Continue reading
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Wednesday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of up to 110 AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost… Continue reading