Eurocopter Wins Bell Helicopter Landing Gear Patent Infringement Appeal

December 3, 2013 @ 10:26 AM

Eurocopter has won a patent infringement rights against Bell Helicopter related to the sleigh-style “Moustache” landing gear design on the Eurocopter EC120 and EC130. The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal unanimously upheld Eurocopters appeal seeking punitive damages worth $25 million from Bell

EADS To Announce Further Restructuring In December Before Rebranding Takes Effect In

December 2, 2013 @ 12:53 PM

EADS is expected to make further announcements regarding the name change and restructuring in mid-December, according to a senior executive told

Oboronprom To Invest $121 Million In Mil Helicopter Plant

November 29, 2013 @ 11:27 AM

Russian defense group Oboronprom is planning to invest $121 million in the Mil Moscow helicopter plant, Rostec said in a statement. The expansion plans are related to the positive market forecasts for the Russian military aviation industry

Apptricity, US Army Settle Copyright Infringement Claim

November 26, 2013 @ 08:25 AM

Apptricity announced today that the U.S

AAR, Royal Netherlands Air Force Sign Partnership Agreement

November 22, 2013 @ 07:53 AM

AAR signed a partnering agreement with the Netherlands Ministry of Defense that allows AAR ACS to provide new and expanded component repair services using equipment at Logistic Center Woensdrecht (LCW). The signing took place during a ceremony at the 25th NIDV Symposium and Exhibition in the Netherlands, initiating an agreement that...

Rockwell Collins Appoints New Managing Director For Middle East, Turkey, Africa

November 17, 2013 @ 05:55 PM

Rockwell Collins today announced that Chafik Hilal has been named Managing Director, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, effective January 1, 2014. In this role, Hilal will be responsible for leading and developing the companys commercial and government systems business interests in the region

Budget Decline Causes Lockheed Martin To Consolidate Facilities

November 15, 2013 @ 07:54 AM

The continued decline in U.S

Boeing To Highlight Industrial Partnership At Dubai Airshow 2013

November 12, 2013 @ 09:04 AM

Boeing will showcase its industry partnerships in the Middle East and highlight a broad lineup of defense and commercial products and services at the 2013 Dubai Airshow. “The Middle East region continues to be one of Boeings key global markets for both the commercial aviation and defense sectors,” said Jeffrey Johnson, president, Boeing Middle East

Honeywell Appoints New Presidents

November 11, 2013 @ 12:57 PM

Honeywell today announced the appointment of Jim Bujold as President, Southeast Asia, and Anant Maheshwari as President, Honeywell India. Maheshwari, who has been the Managing Director of Honeywell Automation India Limited (HAIL) since March 2010, will succeed Bujold who is currently President, Honeywell India

Thales Acquires XPI Simulation To Strengthen Training And Simulation Capability

November 8, 2013 @ 12:40 PM

Thales today announced that it has acquired XPI Simulation Ltd – in order to strengthen its position as a global training and simulation provider within the land market. XPI Simulation specializes in innovative techniques for processing LIDAR[1] data, a technology which maps physical environments in ultra-fine detail using a range of light frequencies, and ray tracing, which generates highly-realistic images by tracing the path of light and simulating its interaction with virtual objects

Paramount Acquires Controlling Stake In Nautic Africa

November 7, 2013 @ 01:06 PM

Paramount Group has acquired a majority stake in Nautic Africa, one of the continents leading specialist shipbuilders, in a move that gives Paramount a key strategic maritime presence. The landmark deal comes amid a growing need to protect and secure Africas coastlines, great lakes and rivers, and political and economic assets, including oil pipelines, shipping lanes, tourist areas and national borders

AeroVironment, Eurocopter Team Up For Potential Market Opportunities

October 24, 2013 @ 09:13 AM

AeroVironment and Eurocopter have signed a cooperative agreement to explore opportunities for expanding their respective military and commercial product portfolios at the AUSA 2013. “The combination of AeroVironments market leading unmanned technology and unique knowledge with Eurocopters world-class helicopter and systems expertise makes a formidable team,” said Roy Minson, senior vice president and general manager of AeroVironments Unmanned Aircraft Systems business segment