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Frontex incorporates INDRA’S MRI P2006T plane into surveillance operation in the Mediterranean

The European Border Control Agency (Frontex) has awarded Indra a service contract which incorporates the company’s P2006T MRI aircraft into the EPN Triton maritime surveillance operation in the central zone of the Mediterranean Sea. The agency signed a framework agreement with Indra last August which qualified the company to bid in this type of tender, […]

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Lockheed Martin Delivers Two KC-130J Super Hercules to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered two KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refuelers to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to be operated by Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) crews. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the 16th country to operate the C-130J Super Hercules to meet its refueling and airlift needs. Saudi Arabia has the distinction […]

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Boeing and Paramount to Collaborate on Light Multi-role Aircraft

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Paramount Group, the South Africa-based global defense and aerospace business, have expanded their 2014 agreement to cooperate on an advanced mission system for a variant of the Advanced, High Performance, Reconnaissance, Light Aircraft (AHRLAC). A high-wing, two-seat aircraft, AHRLAC is designed to incorporate advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities […]

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Second Boeing, U.S. Air Force KC-46A Tanker Completes First Flight

The Boeing [NYSE: BA] test team successfully completed the first flight of the program’s second KC-46A tanker aircraft yesterday, taking off from Paine Field and landing later at Boeing Field in Seattle. During the flight, Boeing test pilots performed operational checks on engines, flight controls and environmental systems. “Adding a second tanker to the flight […]

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Boeing, Lockheed Martin Forgo Further Action on Bomber Competition

While we remain firmly convinced of the validity of the issues raised in our protest to the Government Accountability Office of the Long Range Strike-Bomber contract award to Northrop Grumman, the Boeing – Lockheed Martin team has decided not to pursue further challenges to that award, either through the GAO or in federal court. This […]

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Mali becomes latest customer for C295W

Airbus Defence and Space has secured its first order in 2016 for the market-leading C295W transport and mission aircraft. Mali becomes the 23rd nation to order the C295 with an order for one winglet-equipped C295W model, now the standard version, in transport configuration for the Mali Air Force. Delivery is due in the second half […]