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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/
  • Unmanned helicopters could soon battle US wildfires

    News | 18 Nov 2014 20:25 | Dan Parsons

    The US Department of the Interior could begin using unmanned air vehicles to battle forest fire within a year based on a recent demonstration in which Kaman Aerospace and Lockheed Martin doused controlled burns with an optionally piloted K-MAX helicopter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unmanned-helicopters-could-soon-battle-US-wildfires-406223/
  • NTSB ruling strengthens FAA enforcement power on UAVs

    News | 18 Nov 2014 17:47 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US National Transportation Safety Board has given the Federal Administration a major victory in the regulator’s efforts to govern the commercial use of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) in the national airspace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-ruling-strengthens-FAA-enforcement-power-on-UAVs-406219/
  • 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/
  • UK's first A400M arrives at Brize Norton home

    News | 17 Nov 2014 22:46 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force's first of an eventual 22 Airbus A400M tactical transports has touched down at its Brize Norton air base, having been accepted from the company's Defence & Space business unit in Seville, Spain.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UKs-first-A400M-arrives-at-Brize-Norton-home-406173/
  • ​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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