Boeing is providing an upgraded communications system for U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers so aircrews can send and receive information via satellite links, allowing crews to change mission plans and retarget weapons in flight and better interact with aircraft and… Continue reading
Rockwell Collins’ Flight2™ avionics system has been selected for the Royal Air Force of Oman’s C-130 upgrade program. The equipment will be installed on three aircraft with work scheduled to begin in 2013.
“Royal Air Force of Oman pilots will… Continue reading
Panavia Aircraft GmbH has signed a major contract with NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) to upgrade the Tornado jets in Italy
On 21st February 2013 the MET 27 contract was signed between NETMA, represented
by the General Manager, Jesus Prieto Pinillos, and Panavia, represented by the
Managing Director, Dr. Welf-Werner Degel. The agreement demonstrates a
commitment by all parties in achieving… Continue reading
• Could save USAF over $2 billion over the life of the program
• Provides better fuel efficiency, longer time on wing
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) in now operating the first of… Continue reading
- Full refurbishment of the existing passenger cabin sidewall panels,… Continue reading
The U.S. Coast Guard recently completed a successful Functional Check Flight of an HC-130H aircraft enhanced with an advanced avionics upgrade from Rockwell Collins under the Coast Guard’s Avionics 1 Upgrade program.
The flight marked the completion of a significant… Continue reading
Elbit Systems Awarded Contract by Israeli Ministry of Defense to Upgrade Israeli Air Force C-130H Transport Aircraft
Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Israel Ministry of Defense (“IMOD”) to upgrade… Continue reading
Eurocopter completes deliveries of four EC135s to upgrade the helicopter fleet of Finnish emergency medical services provider SHT
The fast-paced deliveries of four new EC135s to Skärgårdshavets Helikoptertjänst Ab (SHT) during the fourth quarter of 2012 is enabling this Finnish operator of emergency medical airlift services and air ambulance flights to modernize its helicopter fleet.
These rotorcrafts… Continue reading
Israeli electronics defence firm Elbit Systems said its U.S. subsidiary won a $17.5 million contract from Boeing Co to redesign and upgrade the Apache Block III AH-64D mission processor over a five-year period.
The mission processor will provide the Apache… Continue reading
Major milestone achieved on Eurocopter’s Puma Mk2 helicopter upgrade program for the UK Ministry of Defence
Eurocopter’s first internal qualification of the Puma Mk2 was achieved on July 6, concluding the first phase of the planned developments, with further enhancements to its mission capabilities planned over the coming months. To date, Eurocopter has completed the initial… Continue reading