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February 2012 Air Force Military Aviation Defence Industry News
 
 

Indian Air Force orders 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft 0602121

Indian Air Force orders 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft
 

Aircraft manufacturers at the Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) Defense, Space & Security segment in Long Beach, Calif., will build 10 C-17 Globemaster III military cargo jets for the Indian Air Force in New Delhi, India, under terms of a $1.8 billion contract modification announced Thursday from the U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. The aircraft sale is part of the Foreign Military Sales program.

Aircraft manufacturers at the Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) Defense, Space & Security segment in Long Beach, Calif., will build 10 C-17 Globemaster III military cargo jets for the Indian Air Force in New Delhi, India, under terms of a $1.8 billion contract modification announced Thursday from the U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. The aircraft sale is part of the Foreign Military Sales program.
 

Government of Poland has requested a possible sale of missiles and bombs for F-16 fighter aircraft 0402121

Government of Poland has requested a possible sale of missiles and bombs for F-16 fighter aircraft
 

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Feb. 2 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Poland of F-16 support and munitions, as well as associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $447 million.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Feb. 2 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Poland of F-16 support and munitions, as well as associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $447 million.
 

Russian air force will modernize about 30 Tu-22M3 long-range strategic bomber aicraft by 2020 0202122

Russian air force will modernize about 30 Tu-22M3 long-range strategic bomber aicraft by 2020
 

About 30 Tu-22M3 strategic bombers from Russia's Long Range Aviation fleet will be modernized by 2020, Russian Air Force spokesman Col. Vladimir Drik said on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. "We plan to upgrade about 30 strategic bombers to the M3M standard,” Drik said.

About 30 Tu-22M3 strategic bombers from Russia's Long Range Aviation fleet will be modernized by 2020, Russian Air Force spokesman Col. Vladimir Drik said on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. "We plan to upgrade about 30 strategic bombers to the M3M standard,” Drik said.
 

United States would like to provide additional bunker-buster bombs GBU-31 to Israel 0202121

United States would like to provide additional bunker-buster bombs GBU-31 to Israel
 

A bipartisan policy group of United States called for providing Israel with 200 additional bunker-buster bombs to increase the credibility of a military strike aimed at thwarting Iran’s nuclear program. The proposal is part of a report issued today by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s National Security Project, a nonprofit research group in Washington.

A bipartisan policy group of United States called for providing Israel with 200 additional GBU-31 bunker-buster bombs to increase the credibility of a military strike aimed at thwarting Iran’s nuclear program. The proposal is part of a report issued today by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s National Security Project, a nonprofit research group in Washington.
 

General Dynamics Awarded $24 Million F-35 Lightning II Gatling Gun System Contract 0102121

General Dynamics Awarded $24 Million F-35 Lightning II Gatling Gun System Contract
 

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $23.6 million contract by Lockheed Martin Corp. for production of more than two dozen GAU-22/A gun systems for the F-35 Lightning II.

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $23.6 million contract by Lockheed Martin Corp. for production of more than two dozen GAU-22/A gun systems for the F-35 Lightning II.
 

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