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  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest


    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.


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  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF Tornados to get Brimstone 2 missiles in 2015


    Missile systems manufacturer MBDA has started production of its Brimstone 2 air-to-ground missile and expects the type...


  • FARNBOROUGH: Rafael pitches new sensor pod to UK


    Rafael is in discussions with the UK Ministry of Defence regarding the potential integration of the former’s TopLite...


  • A400M passes in-flight refuelling test


    ​Airbus Defence & Space has conducted a key flight test activity with its A400M Atlas tactical transport, proving the...


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  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest

    News | 23 Jul 2014 14:30 | Craig Hoyle

    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-pushes-for-UK-maritime-patrol-contest-401924/
  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF Tornados to get Brimstone 2 missiles in 2015

    News | 17 Jul 2014 09:56 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Missile systems manufacturer MBDA has started production of its Brimstone 2 air-to-ground missile and expects the type will enter service in 2015 on Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado GR4s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-RAF-Tornados-to-get-Brimstone-2-missiles-in-2015-401684/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Rafael pitches new sensor pod to UK

    News | 17 Jul 2014 08:52 | Beth Stevenson

    Rafael is in discussions with the UK Ministry of Defence regarding the potential integration of the former’s TopLite Multi-High Definition (MHD) electro-optic payload on-board Royal Air Force aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Rafael-pitches-new-sensor-pod-to-UK-401688/
  • A400M passes in-flight refuelling test

    News | 16 Jul 2014 14:57 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Airbus Defence & Space has conducted a key flight test activity with its A400M Atlas tactical transport, proving the type's ability to receive fuel in flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A400M-passes-in-flight-refuelling-test-401627/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Vulcan makes final Farnborough flight

    News | 16 Jul 2014 10:41 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The world’s last remaining flying Avro Vulcan jet is expected to make its last Farnborough air show appearance when it flies this weekend.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Vulcan-makes-final-Farnborough-flight-401609/
  • FARNBOROUGH: UTAS, Selex partner to bring synthetic aperture radar to BD-110s

    News | 16 Jul 2014 08:53 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) and Selex ES are partnering to develop a new long-range synthetic aperture radar (SAR) that can be integrated into UTAS DB-110 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) sensors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-UTAS-Selex-partner-to-bring-synthetic-aperture-radar-to-BD-110s-401583/