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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/
  • India advances Avro replacement programme

    News | 23 Jul 2014 13:10 | Atul Chandra

    India's Avro programme to replace obsolete Hindustan Aeronautics-built HS-748 transports will be handled by the nation’s private sector. The decision – taken during a Defence Acquisition Council meeting led by defence minister Arun Jaitley – means state-owned airframer HAL will have no role to play in the estimated $2.2 billion deal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-advances-Avro-replacement-programme-401917/
  • India orders more Dhruv helicopters

    News | 23 Jul 2014 13:07 | Atul Chandra

    ​Hindustan Aeronautics has received approval to manufacture 32 Dhruv Mk III advanced light helicopters, to be divided equally between the Indian navy and Indian coastguard.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-orders-more-Dhruv-helicopters-401920/
  • Gripen will not compete in Danish fighter competition

    News | 23 Jul 2014 13:00 | Beth Stevenson

    The Swedish government has announced that it will not contend Denmark’s fighter replacement competition with its domestically-built Saab Gripen jet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gripen-will-not-compete-in-Danish-fighter-competition-401903/
  • Raytheon takes aim at UK Spear deal with SDB II

    News | 23 Jul 2014 12:53 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Raytheon will offer its SDB II precision-guided bomb for the UK’s Spear Capability 3 requirement to arm the Eurofighter Typhoon and Lockheed Martin F-35B, taking on European rival MBDA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Raytheon-takes-aim-at-UK-Spear-deal-with-SDB-II-401907/
  • KAI to develop 4.5t civil, military helicopter

    News | 23 Jul 2014 05:49 | Greg Waldron

    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has emerged as the preferred bidder to develop a 4.5t helicopter with both civilian and military variants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KAI-to-develop-45t-civil-military-helicopter-401888/
  • France takes delivery of upgraded E-3F

    News | 22 Jul 2014 15:23 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The French air force has taken delivery of its first upgraded Boeing E-3F airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft, following successful flight testing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/France-takes-delivery-of-upgraded-E-3F-401860/
  • Egypt confirmed as buying more C295 transports

    News | 22 Jul 2014 14:07 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Airbus Defence & Space used the Farnborough air show to name Egypt as the previously undisclosed customer for eight C295 medium transports ordered earlier this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Egypt-confirmed-as-buying-more-C295-transports-401854/
  • New radar sought for MQ-8C

    News | 22 Jul 2014 13:51 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Naval Air Systems Command is seeking information on radar technology that could be flown on board the service’s Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-radar-sought-for-MQ-8C-401845/
  • ANALYSIS: Looming FVL demonstrator awards plot uncertain path for US rotorcraft industry

    News | 22 Jul 2014 11:00 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Two companies will be chosen on 1 August to build separate demonstrators under the US Army-led Future Vertical Life (FVL) initiative.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Looming-FVL-demonstrator-awards-plot-uncertain-path-for-US-rotorcraft-industry-401100/
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