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  • US awards Sikorsky $1.3 billion in helicopter contracts

    News | 19 Nov 2014 16:53 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Army and Navy on November 17 announced the purchase of 102 Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk and MH-60R Seahawk helicopters at a total cost of more than $1.3 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-awards-Sikorsky-13-billion-in-helicopter-contracts-406265/
  • AESA radar deal lifts Eurofighter sales prospects

    News | 19 Nov 2014 15:26 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Eurofighter partner nations Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK have agreed to complete the development and integration of an active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar for the Typhoon.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AESA-radar-deal-lifts-Eurofighter-sales-prospects-406257/
  • Gulfstream hands over first G650ER

    News | 19 Nov 2014 09:18 | Kate Sarsfield

    Gulfstream has delivered the first G650ER ultra-long-range business jet ahead of schedule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-hands-over-first-G650ER-406222/
  • Dassault preparing 8X for 17 December roll-out

    News | 18 Nov 2014 17:44 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Dassault is preparing to roll-out the first Falcon 8X on 17 December at its Bordeaux, Merignac-facility and says the ultra-long-range business jet remains on track for first flight in the first quarter of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dassault-preparing-8X-for-17-December-roll-out-406218/
  • Brazilian air force confirms Gripen acquisition numbers

    News | 18 Nov 2014 16:53 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A leading Brazilian air force figure has confirmed that 108 Saab Gripen NG multi-role fighters will be acquired for the force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazilian-air-force-confirms-Gripen-acquisition-numbers-406213/
  • Northrop, BAE pitch helicopter guided missile defenses to US Army

    News | 18 Nov 2014 16:23 | Dan Parsons

    Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems have submitted competing proposals for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of an effort to improve US Army helicopter defenses against guided missiles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Northrop-BAE-pitch-helicopter-guided-missile-defenses-to-US-Army-406210/
  • Nigerian air force eyes Scorpion combat surveillance aircraft

    News | 18 Nov 2014 14:37 | Beth Stevenson

    Nigeria's air force has expressed an interest in acquiring the Textron AirLand Scorpion strike and surveillance aircraft in order to counter the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency in the country.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nigerian-air-force-eyes-Scorpion-combat-surveillance-aircraft-406203/
  • Boeing resumes 787-8 ecoDemonstrator flights

    News | 17 Nov 2014 21:35 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has launched the latest round of ecoDemonstrator testing using a 787-8 flight test aircraft loaded with 25 new technologies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-resumes-787-8-ecoDemonstrator-flights-406172/
  • ​Brazilian Navy restarts KC-2 Turbo Trader contract

    News | 17 Nov 2014 20:31 | Felipe Salles

    A contract amendment signed on 7 November by the Brazilian navy's directorate of aeronautics and Marsh Aviation revives a long-delayed programme to refurbish and re-engine four ex-US Navy Grumman S-2 Trackers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazilian-Navy-restarts-KC-2-Turbo-Trader-contract-406169/
  • British Army praises performance of Watchkeeper during debut deployment

    News | 17 Nov 2014 18:23 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A leading figure in the British Army’s unmanned air vehicles operations has praised the first deployment of the force’s new Elbit Systems/Thales WK450 Watchkeeper system, during which it was involved in three-way UAV operations to offer cueing and intelligence to the US Marine Corps in Afghanistan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/British-Army-praises-performance-of-Watchkeeper-during-debut-deployment-406159/
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