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AW159 Lynx Wildcat training & support contract is now operational with British MOD

AW159 Lynx Wildcat training & support contract is now operational with British MOD
 

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the AW159 Wildcat Integrated Support and Training (WIST) contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is now operational, providing through life support and training for the Royal Navy and British Army’s new fleet of AW159 Wildcat helicopters that are now entering service.

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the AW159 Wildcat Integrated Support and Training (WIST) contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is now operational, providing through life support and training for the Royal Navy and British Army’s new fleet of AW159 Wildcat helicopters that are now entering service.

 

SAAB unveils its new saab 340 Maritime Security Aircraft at Farnborough 2012 AirShow 1107124

SAAB unveils its new saab 340 Maritime Security Aircraft at Farnborough 2012 AirShow
 

Defence and security company Saab is unveiling its new Saab 340 Maritime Security Aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow. The aircraft is capable of effectively monitoring large areas and is the key to maritime domain awareness.

Defence and security company Saab is unveiling its new Saab 340 Maritime Security Aircraft at the Farnborough 2012 International Airshow. The aircraft is capable of effectively monitoring large areas and is the key to maritime domain awareness.

 

Agusta Westland signs a contract with Specialist Aviation Services for six AW169 helicopters 1107122

Agusta Westland signs a contract with Specialist Aviation Services for six AW169 helicopters
 

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Specialist Aviation Services has signed a contract today for six AW169 helicopters including firm orders and options. The contract was signed by Henk Schaeken, Group Managing Director of Specialist Aviation Services at the Farnborough 2012 International Airshow.

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Specialist Aviation Services has signed a contract today for six AW169 helicopters including firm orders and options. The contract was signed by Henk Schaeken, Group Managing Director of Specialist Aviation Services at the Farnborough 2012 International Airshow.

 

Agusta Westland signs contract with Japanese Company All Nippon Helicopter for AW139 helicopter 1107122

Agusta Westland signs contract with Japanese Company All Nippon Helicopter for AW139 helicopter
 

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace, the official distributor for the AW139 medium twin helicopter in Japan, are pleased to announce that All Nippon Helicopter (ANH) has signed a contract for a third AW139 to perform electronic news gathering (ENG) missions.

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace, the official distributor for the AW139 medium twin helicopter in Japan, are pleased to announce that All Nippon Helicopter (ANH) has signed a contract for a third AW139 to perform electronic news gathering (ENG) missions.

 

Embraer selects Boeing to provide weapons integration for A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft 1007121

Embraer selects Boeing to provide weapons integration for A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft
 

Embraer [NYSE: ERJ; BOVESPA: EMBR3] and Boeing [NYSE: BA] today at the Farnborough Airshow announced an agreement that further enhances the collaboration between the two companies and brings additional capabilities to Embraer's A-29 Super Tucano through new weapons integration developments to meet future customer requirements.

Embraer [NYSE: ERJ; BOVESPA: EMBR3] and Boeing [NYSE: BA] today at the Farnborough Airshow announced an agreement that further enhances the collaboration between the two companies and brings additional capabilities to Embraer's A-29 Super Tucano through new weapons integration developments to meet future customer requirements.

 

Russian Helicopters to showcase new models at Farnborough 2012 International Airshow 1007121

Russian Helicopters to showcase new models at Farnborough 2012 International Airshow
 

Russian Helicopters, a leading global designer and manufacturer of some of the most renowned, innovative and widely used helicopters, is proud to present the latest additions to its range at this year's Farnborough International Airshow, including the international debut of the Ka-62 as it continues to expand its offering of civilian helicopters.

Russian Helicopters, a leading global designer and manufacturer of some of the most renowned, innovative and widely used helicopters, is proud to present the latest additions to its range at this year's Farnborough International Airshow, including the international debut of the Ka-62 as it continues to expand its offering of civilian helicopters.

 

Thailand Signs LOA to be first in Southeast Asia to operate Sikorsky UH-60M helicopters 0907127

Thailand Signs LOA to be first in Southeast Asia to operate Sikorsky UH-60M helicopters
 

Sikorsky announced, Monday, July 9, 2012, that the Royal Thai Army has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to acquire two UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopters through the United States Government's Foreign Military Sales channel. Upon delivery, Thailand will become the first member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to fly the very latest version of the BLACK HAWK helicopter operated by the U.S. Army.

Sikorsky announced, Monday, July 9, 2012, that the Royal Thai Army has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to acquire two UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopters through the United States Government's Foreign Military Sales channel. Upon delivery, Thailand will become the first member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to fly the very latest version of the BLACK HAWK helicopter operated by the U.S. Army.

 

Boeing and Air Lease Corporation firm order for 60 737 MAX 8 and 15 737 MAX 9 airplanes 0907126

Boeing and Air Lease Corporation firm order for 60 737 MAX 8 and 15 737 MAX 9 airplanes
 

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced today a firm order for 60 737 MAX 8 and 15 737 MAX 9 airplanes, with reconfirmation rights for 25 additional 737 MAXs. The order, with a list-price value of $7.2 billion, represents the first 737 MAX order by a leasing company.

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced today a firm order for 60 737 MAX 8 and 15 737 MAX 9 airplanes, with reconfirmation rights for 25 additional 737 MAXs. The order, with a list-price value of $7.2 billion, represents the first 737 MAX order by a leasing company.

 

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Engines for Boeing C-17s Globemaster III to Air Force of India 0907124

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Engines for Boeing C-17s Globemaster III to Air Force of India
 

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first four F117 engines for the Indian Air Force to power its fleet of Boeing C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft. India's Ministry of Defence signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government in 2011 to acquire 10 C-17s. India will take delivery of its first C-17s in mid 2013.

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first four F117 engines for the Indian Air Force to power its fleet of Boeing C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft. India's Ministry of Defence signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government in 2011 to acquire 10 C-17s. India will take delivery of its first C-17s in mid 2013.

 

MBDA launches SPEAR new high precision surface attack weapon for combat aircraft at FIA 2012 0907122

MBDA launches SPEAR new high precision surface attack weapon for combat aircraft at FIA 2012
 

MBDA, Europe’s leading missile systems company, is unveiling SPEAR, a new, high precision surface attack weapon for fast combat aircraft at this year’s Farnborough International Air Show FIA 2012. SPEAR is the solution being proposed by MBDA to meet the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) requirement for a network centric, low collateral damage, multi-target stand off strike weapon for multiple loadout in the internal carriage bay of its future fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

MBDA, Europe’s leading missile systems company, is unveiling SPEAR, a new, high precision surface attack weapon for fast combat aircraft at this year’s Farnborough International Air Show FIA 2012. SPEAR is the solution being proposed by MBDA to meet the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) requirement for a network centric, low collateral damage, multi-target stand off strike weapon for multiple loadout in the internal carriage bay of its future fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

 

MBDA unveils an innovative concept of weapon system VIGILUS at Farnborough 2012 AirShow 0907121

MBDA unveils an innovative concept of weapon system VIGILUS at Farnborough 2012 AirShow
 

At the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow, MBDA is unveiling an innovative concept weapon system for 2030, CVS301 VIGILUS. VIGILUS is a suite of future strike weapons for UAVs that provides a revolutionary close air support capability to battlefield UAVs.

At the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow, MBDA is unveiling an innovative concept weapon system for 2030, CVS301 VIGILUS. VIGILUS is a suite of future strike weapons for UAVs that provides a revolutionary close air support capability to battlefield UAVs.

 

The Russian Yak-130 trainer light attack aircraft for the first time at the Farnborough AirShow 0407124

The Russian Yak-130 trainer light attack aircraft for the first time at the Farnborough AirShow
 

Russia’s Yakovlev Yak-130 Mitten trainer/light attack aircraft will be showcased for the first time at the Farnborough International Air Show as part of a large Russian exhibit. Russian companies, including 19 defense industry firms, will take part in the airshow near London on July 9-15 to exhibit the latest achievements in the Russian aircraft industry.

Russia’s Yakovlev Yak-130 Mitten trainer/light attack aircraft will be showcased for the first time at the Farnborough International Air Show as part of a large Russian exhibit. Russian companies, including 19 defense industry firms, will take part in the airshow near London on July 9-15 to exhibit the latest achievements in the Russian aircraft industry.

 

Elbit Systems Next Generation Airborne Solutions for Pilot Situational Awareness and Flight Protection 0407121

Next Generation Airborne Solutions for Pilot Situational Awareness and Flight Protection
 

A broad spectrum of Elbit Systems innovative solutions designed for the changing requirements of the defense industry will be on display at the Farnborough International Airshow 2012, July 9-15. The Company’s exhibition (booth C-14, Hall 1) will focus on advanced next-generation airborne solutions for pilot situational awareness and enhanced flight protection and safety.

A broad spectrum of Israeli Company Elbit Systems innovative solutions designed for the changing requirements of the defense industry will be on display at the Farnborough International Airshow 2012, July 9-15. The Company’s exhibition (booth C-14, Hall 1) will focus on advanced next-generation airborne solutions for pilot situational awareness and enhanced flight protection and safety.

 

Farnborough Airshow 2012 organisers confirm the presence of two Russian fighter aircraft Sukhoi Su-27 0407121

Farnborough Airshow organisers confirm the presence of two Russian fighter aircraft Sukhoi Su-27
 

Airshow organisers, Farnborough International Ltd are pleased to confirm that two of the Russian Knights’ Su-27s will be appearing at the Farnborough International Airshow. With just three weeks to go until the public weekend, this news is a great addition to an amazing five hour flying spectacular taking place on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July 2012.

Airshow organisers, Farnborough International Ltd are pleased to confirm that two of the Russian Knights’ Su-27s will be appearing at the Farnborough International Airshow. With just three weeks to go until the public weekend, this news is a great addition to an amazing five hour flying spectacular taking place on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July 2012.