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  • Brazil signs for 50 Eurocopter Cougar transports


    Brazil has signed a memorandum of understanding that is expected to result in the manufacture and assembly of a new...


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  • PARIS AIR SHOW: France's Caracal proves its worth in Afghan battles

    News | 09 Jun 2009 10:49 | Kieran Daly

    Praise is being heaped on the Eurocopter EC725 after the helicopter's impressive debut in theatre in Afghanistanhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-AIR-SHOW-Frances-Caracal-proves-its-worth-in-Afghan-battles-327176/
  • Brazil signs for 50 Eurocopter Cougar transports

    News | 07 Jul 2008 11:00

    Brazil has signed a memorandum of understanding that is expected to result in the manufacture and assembly of a new version of Eurocopter's AS532UL/AL Cougar...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazil-signs-for-50-Eurocopter-Cougar-transports-225048/
  • Brazil special: At the crossroads

    News | 16 Apr 2007 23:00

    <P><STRONG>A planned budget increase may kick-start many pending military procurement programmes</STRONG></P> <P>It expected a $3.4 billion budget for 2007, but Brazil's ministry of defence could only watch as that sum was unexpectedly trimmed in February to $2.82 billion - exacerbating protracted delays in major defence equipment programmes for all three armed forces. But the disappointment was tempered by news that plans are in hand to increase funding over the next five years to an annual $4.84 billion - of which $3.7 billion would be allotted to the air force within the same period. </P> <P>With many procurement programmes pending, ranging from fighters to executive transport aircraft, the increase is especially welcome to the air force. Its priority is the acquisition of 12-16 multi-role fighters under a programme preliminarily budgeted at $1.1 billion and which is viewed as a successor to the ill-fated F-X BR fighter procurement programme cancelled in 2005. The ministry of defenchttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazil-special-At-the-crossroads-213225/
  • France looks beyond

    News | 20 Feb 2007 00:00 | Helen Massy-Beresford

    <P>As national borders in the European defence industry become ever more indistinct, France's champions are setting their sights on international targets and finding that cross-border collaboration is the way forward. </P> <P>In a summary of the 2006 activities of France's DGA procurement agency, defence procurement chief François Lureau highlighted the recent jump in defence export orders, which registered a 34% rise from €4.1 billion ($5.4 billion) in 2005 to €5.5 billion for 2006. </P> <P align=center><IMG style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; WIDTH: 445px; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px solid; HEIGHT: 244px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16555" border=0></P> <P>France's key defence champions and major suppliers to the domestic market (see graph) have recognised this need to become fully engaged in more than one market in an effort to exploit all available capabilities and ensure a strong position with potential customers. </P> <P>MBDA,http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/France-looks-beyond-212206/
  • Indian dawn

    News | 08 Feb 2005 00:00

    <p>International aerospace firms will flock to the Aero India air show in Bangalore this week as they bid to share a potentially lucrative market</p> <p>Shifting political allegiances can open markets as well as close them, and just three years after the USA lifted sanctions on India and Pakistan, the fifth Aero India show finds itself at the fulcrum of sales campaigns by US manufacturers competing against their international rivals.</p> <p>The traditional hostility between these countries makes for an interesting market, and Pakistan's favoured status as an ally in the war against terror may hobble efforts by US manufacturers to tap the potentially massive Indian demand for defence systems - an appetite that is already providing substantial opportunities for European, Israeli and Russian companies as well as India's indigenous industry.</p> <p>Record numbers</p> <p>The growth in India's aerospace industry is one reason for the record number of exhibitors at this week's Aero Indiahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indian-dawn-193658/
  • RUAG protection prototype advance

    News | 10 Dec 2003 00:00

    <p>Integration of RUAG Aerospace's Integrated Self-Protection System (ISSYS) on the new Eurocopter Cougar transport helicopter is progressing.</p> <p>The prototype programme under which four helicopters were equipped with the system was certified by the Swiss Authorities on 9 September. The series contract for modification of the whole fleet was signed on 6 May. </p> <p>ISSYS incorporates a multi-sensor warning system (MSWS) that detects threats by detecting ultra-violet emissions from approaching missiles. A counter measure dispenser system (CMDS) consists of chaff and flare dispensers capable of deploying the latest design in decoy units.</p> <p>RUAG (Stand E442) is working with Avitronics on the programme which is under the control of the Swiss defence procurement agency.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RUAG-protection-prototype-advance-175012/