First Two F-16s Officially Delivered to Slovakia

March 1, 2024 @ 11:16 AM

Lockheed Martin officially delivered the first pair of F-16s to Slovakia today, marking a significant milestone. The ceremony took place at Lockheed Martin's Greenville facility, where Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic, Robert Kaliňák, joined delegates from the United States and Slovakia to commemorate the arrival...

U.S.A.F.’s XQ-67A Uncrewed Air Vehicle Performs Maiden Flight ...

March 1, 2024 @ 07:15 AM

The Air Force Research Laboratorys Aerospace Systems Directorate performed the

Airbus Orders Thales’ H145M Helicopter Simulators to Train NATO Pilots

February 29, 2024 @ 07:07 AM

Airbus has placed an order with Thales for eight Reality H Full Flight Simulators to train German Bundeswehr and NATO pilots on the Airbus multi-role H145M helicopters as part of the LKH (Leichter Kampfhubschrauber) program. The Reality H architecture is designed to the D standards from Aviation Authorities

Canada Procures Leonardo’s Falcon Shield Counter-Drone System

February 29, 2024 @ 04:43 AM

Leonardo has been awarded a contract by Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) to supply the Falcon Shield Counter-Uncrewed Aerial System (C-UAS) for use by the Canadian Armed Forces. The agreement includes the provision of multiple systems and a 10-year sustainment package, offering options for additional equipment and the ongoing development of new capabilities

Lockheed Martin, DSTA to Improve Singapore's F-16 Maintenance Through Data Analytics

February 28, 2024 @ 11:05 AM

Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Lockheed Martin have partnered to enhance maintenance for the Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) F-16 fleet through advanced data analytics. “We will be able to analyze and implement solutions to improve maintenance of the Republic of Singapore Air Force F-16 fleet,” Steve Sheehy, VP for Sustainment Campaigns at Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky Announces Hybrid-Electric VTOL Project with Tilt-Wing Configuration

February 28, 2024 @ 06:16 AM

Lockheed Martin's subsidiary, Sikorsky, has revealed plans to develop a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing demonstrator (HEX/VTOL) with a tilt-wing configuration. This marks the initial step in a series of next-generation VTOL aircraft, ranging from conventional helicopters to winged configurations, featuring varying degrees of electrification and an advanced autonomy system for optionally piloted flight

Airbus, Leonardo, Lockheed to Submit Proposals for U.K.'s Medium Helicopter Contract ...

February 28, 2024 @ 05:25 AM

Airbus, Leonardo and Lockheed Martin have been invited to submit bids for the U.K

First Test of Updated AMRAAM-ER Missile from NASAMS Air Defense System

February 28, 2024 @ 04:57 AM

Raytheon and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, with support from the Norwegian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and Armed Forces, flight-tested an updated variant of the AMRAAM-Extended Range (AMRAAM-ER) missile from a National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS). This AMRAAM-ER variant integrates the guidance section of the AIM-120 C-8, featuring a 10-inch rocket motor from Nammo and a 10-inch Control Actuator System, the Norwegian Propulsion Stack, developed by Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace with collaborative input from the Norwegian MoD

Hungary to Convert Lease-financed Gripen Jets to Fully Owned by 2026

February 27, 2024 @ 11:48 AM

Hungary has outlined its intention to convert 12 JAS39 Gripen jets, initially obtained through a lease-financing arrangement, into fully owned assets by 2026. The formalization of the procurement agreement for four new Gripen aircraft took place on February 23 during the visit of Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and Minister for Defence Pål Jonson to Budapest