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Paris air Show 2013 Le Bourget Daily News Coverage Report - Pictures - Video
 
 
 
 

Nexter Systems a full range of weapons & turrets for aircraft and helicopters at Paris Air Show 2013 2306133

Nexter Systems a full range of weapons & turrets for aircraft and helicopters at Paris Air Show 2013
 

The French Company Nexter Systems presents a full range of weapons and turrets for aircraft and helicopters at Paris Air Show 2013. Nexter offers cannon mounts and turrets for helicopters in service with many armed forces.

The French Company Nexter Systems presents a full range of weapons and turrets for aircraft and helicopters at Paris Air Show 2013. Nexter offers cannon mounts and turrets for helicopters in service with many armed forces.

 

Israeli Company Rafael presents latest innovations of air defense systems at Paris Air Show 2013 2303132

Israeli Company Rafael presents latest innovations of air defense systems at Paris Air Show 2013
 

At Paris Air Show 2013, the Israeli Defense Company Rafael presents its latest innovations of air defense missile systems with the Iron Dome and the Spider family. Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd, designs, develops, manufactures and supplies a wide range of high-tech defense systems for air, land, sea and space applications.

At Paris Air Show 2013, the Israeli Defense Company Rafael presents its latest innovations of air defense missile systems with the Iron Dome and the Spider family. Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd, designs, develops, manufactures and supplies a wide range of high-tech defense systems for air, land, sea and space applications.

 

DCI's expertise in training fighter and helicopter pilots at Paris Air Show 2013

DCI's expertise in training fighter and helicopter pilots at Paris Air Show 2013
 

DCI, a service provider with activities on the entire spectrum of defense and domestic security, possesses unrivaled expertise in training fighter and helicopter pilots. DCI-AIRCO, in partnership with the French Air Force, has proposed fighter pilot training since 2008. DCI is also deeply involved in the field of «helicopters».

DCI, a service provider with activities on the entire spectrum of defense and domestic security, possesses unrivaled expertise in training fighter and helicopter pilots. DCI-AIRCO, in partnership with the French Air Force, has proposed fighter pilot training since 2008. DCI is also deeply involved in the field of «helicopters».

 

Selex ES awarded contract of Titan 385ES-HD turrets for German Sea Lynx Mk88A helicopters 2206133

Selex ES awarded contract of Titan 385ES-HD turrets for German Sea Lynx Mk88A helicopters
 

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract worth €5 Million (£4.2 Million) by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence to supply a number of Titan 385ES-HD turrets for German Navy (Deutsche Marine) Sea Lynx Mk88A helicopters.

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract worth €5 Million (£4.2 Million) by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence to supply a number of Titan 385ES-HD turrets for German Navy (Deutsche Marine) Sea Lynx Mk88A helicopters.

 

AgustaWestland announces contracts for AW169 AW139 and AW189 helicopters at Paris Air Show 2206133

AgustaWestland announces contracts for AW169 AW139 and AW189 helicopters at Paris Air Show
 

At Paris Air Show 2013, AgustaWestland has announced contracts for over 20 helicopters valued at approximately 200 million euro. Among the principal agreements announced during the Paris Air Show 2013 are ten helicopters (a combination of AW169, AW139 and AW189 models) for Lease Corporation International, that adds to an order for a large fleet of AgustaWestland Family helicopters signed in 2012.

At Paris Air Show 2013, AgustaWestland has announced contracts for over 20 helicopters valued at approximately 200 million euro. Among the principal agreements announced during the Paris Air Show 2013 are ten helicopters (a combination of AW169, AW139 and AW189 models) for Lease Corporation International, that adds to an order for a large fleet of AgustaWestland Family helicopters signed in 2012.

 

ThalesRaytheonSystems contract with NATO to produce Theater Ballistic Missile Defense Command 2206132

ThalesRaytheonSystems contract with NATO to produce Theater Ballistic Missile Defense Command
 

ThalesRaytheonSystems announces the signature on 20th June of a €136 million contract with NATO to produce and deploy a Theater Ballistic Missile Defense capability to be integrated with the NATO Air Command and Control System (ACCS). This is a great example of leveraging previous investments from NATO in ACCS and the integration of contributions from NATO Nations across the Alliance.

ThalesRaytheonSystems announces the signature on 20th June of a €136 million contract with NATO to produce and deploy a Theater Ballistic Missile Defense capability to be integrated with the NATO Air Command and Control System (ACCS). This is a great example of leveraging previous investments from NATO in ACCS and the integration of contributions from NATO Nations across the Alliance.

 

Alenia Aermacchi presents new basic-advanced trainer aircraft M-345 HET at Paris Air Show 2013 2106133

Alenia Aermacchi presents new basic-advanced trainer aircraft M-345 HET at Paris Air Show 2013
 

Alenia Aermacchi and the Secretariat General of Defence/National Armaments Directorate of the Italian Ministry of Defence have signed an agreement to jointly define the operational specifications and collaborate on the development of a new basic-advanced trainer, the M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer) and expected to enter service between 2017-2020.

Alenia Aermacchi and the Secretariat General of Defence/National Armaments Directorate of the Italian Ministry of Defence have signed an agreement to jointly define the operational specifications and collaborate on the development of a new basic-advanced trainer, the M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer) and expected to enter service between 2017-2020.

 

Chinese combat trainer aircraft two-seat version Xiaolong FC-1B unveiled at Paris Air Show 2013 2106132

Chinese combat trainer aircraft two-seat version Xiaolong FC-1B unveiled at Paris Air Show 2013
 

The 50th International Paris Air Show was launched at the Le Bourget Airport near Paris on June 17, 2013, where the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) showcased in the main exhibition hall a variety of its aircraft models, including a single-seat version and a two-seat version of the Xiaolong Fighter China 1 (FC-1), the Hongdu L-15 "Falcon" advanced jet trainer (AJT), the Yilong/Pterodactyl-1 multi-purpose unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Y-8C transport aircraft, etc.

The 50th International Paris Air Show was launched at the Le Bourget Airport near Paris on June 17, 2013, where the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) showcased in the main exhibition hall a variety of its aircraft models, including a single-seat version and a two-seat version of the Xiaolong Fighter China 1 (FC-1), the Hongdu L-15 "Falcon" advanced jet trainer (AJT), the Yilong/Pterodactyl-1 multi-purpose unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Y-8C transport aircraft, etc.

 

The Russian made Ka-52 combat helicopter impressive flight demonstration at Paris Air Show 2013 2006131

The Russian-made Ka-52 combat helicopter impressive flight demonstration at Paris Air Show 2013
 

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, and Rosoboronexport showcased the latest Ka-52 Alligator combat helicopter at the Paris Air Show 2013. The helicopter made its international debut on the first day of Le Bourget with a spectacular program full of aerobatic manoeuvres that was one of the highlights of the 50th Paris Air Show.

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, and Rosoboronexport showcased the latest Ka-52 Alligator combat helicopter at the Paris Air Show 2013. The helicopter made its international debut on the first day of Le Bourget with a spectacular program full of aerobatic manoeuvres that was one of the highlights of the 50th Paris Air Show.

 

French Army interested in procuring Lockheed Martin DAGR guided rockets for its Tigre helicopters

French Army interested in procuring Lockheed Martin DAGR guided rockets for its Tigre helicopters
 

During the 50th Paris Air Show currently taking place at Le Bourget exhibition centre from 17 to 23 June 2013, Army Recognition editorial team learned that France has expressed interest in Lockheed Martin’s DAGR guided rocket solution. The interest comes in the form of a “request for cost and availability”.

During the 50th Paris Air Show currently taking place at Le Bourget exhibition centre from 17 to 23 June 2013, Army Recognition editorial team learned that France has expressed interest in Lockheed Martin’s DAGR guided rocket solution. The interest comes in the form of a “request for cost and availability”.

 

AgustaWestland Project Zero all-electric tiltrotor technology demonstrator at Paris Air Show 2013 1806136

AgustaWestland Project Zero all-electric tiltrotor technology demonstrator at Paris Air Show 2013
 

The revolutionary AgustaWestland “Project Zero” all-electric tiltrotor technology demonstrator is the result of close collaborations with Finmeccanica companies - Selex ES, Ansaldo Breda, and Ansaldo Energia - and partner companies from Italy, U.K., U.S.A. and Japan. Dr. James Wang, Vice President of Research and Technology at AgustaWestland, said, “Project Zero was a fast-paced, complex project involving partners and suppliers across different time zones.

The revolutionary AgustaWestland “Project Zero” all-electric tiltrotor technology demonstrator is the result of close collaborations with Finmeccanica companies - Selex ES, Ansaldo Breda, and Ansaldo Energia - and partner companies from Italy, U.K., U.S.A. and Japan. Dr. James Wang, Vice President of Research and Technology at AgustaWestland, said, “Project Zero was a fast-paced, complex project involving partners and suppliers across different time zones.

 

Piaggio Aero presents its new P.1H HammerHead unmanned aerial system at Paris Air Show 2013 1806134

Piaggio Aero presents its new P.1H HammerHead unmanned aerial system at Paris Air Show 2013
 

Piaggio Aero Industries presents its newly developed P.1HH HammerHead unmanned aerial system (UAS) at the Paris Air Show 2013. Powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-66B turboprop engines, the HammerHead is a multipurpose UAS designed to address the requirement for a robust and advanced solution for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions worldwide.

Piaggio Aero Industries presents its newly developed P.1HH HammerHead unmanned aerial system (UAS) at the Paris Air Show 2013. Powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-66B turboprop engines, the HammerHead is a multipurpose UAS designed to address the requirement for a robust and advanced solution for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions worldwide.

 

MBDA will supply Germany with Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile 1806133

MBDA will supply Germany with Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile
 

On the 31st May 2013, MBDA received a production* contract to supply Germany with the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile. All six Meteor Partner Nations (PNs) (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the UK) have now placed production orders.

On the 31st May 2013, MBDA received a production* contract to supply Germany with the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile. All six Meteor Partner Nations (PNs) (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the UK) have now placed production orders.

 

MBDA unveils at Paris Air Show 2013 CVS302 HOPLITE Indirect Precision Attack Missile 1706136

MBDA unveils at Paris Air Show 2013 CVS302 HOPLITE Indirect Precision Attack Missile
 

At the Paris Air Show 2013, MBDA is unveiling CVS302 HOPLITE that is designed to supply an Indirect Precision Attack capability for land and naval artillery in 2035 and beyond. This represents the fourth and latest of MBDA’s annual Concept Visions projects, demonstrating once again the company’s position as a thought leader in envisaging how innovation in missile systems could dominate the future battlefield.

At the Paris Air Show 2013, MBDA is unveiling CVS302 HOPLITE that is designed to supply an Indirect Precision Attack capability for land and naval artillery in 2035 and beyond. This represents the fourth and latest of MBDA’s annual Concept Visions projects, demonstrating once again the company’s position as a thought leader in envisaging how innovation in missile systems could dominate the future battlefield.

 

Oboronprom Denel Aviation agree to expand South African service centre for Mi-8/17 helicopters 1706135

Oboronprom - Denel Aviation agree to expand South African service centre for Mi-8/17 helicopters
 

Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, and Denel Aviation today signed an agreement to increase the range of services offered by the centre opened in South Africa earlier this year to provide maintenance and upgrade of Mi-8/17 helicopters. The agreement was signed at the Paris Air Show – Le Bourget 2013.

Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, and Denel Aviation today signed an agreement to increase the range of services offered by the centre opened in South Africa earlier this year to provide maintenance and upgrade of Mi-8/17 helicopters. The agreement was signed at the Paris Air Show – Le Bourget 2013.

 

The Ukrainian Company Antonov AN-70 military transport aircraft at Paris Air Show 2013 1706133

The Ukrainian Company Antonov AN-70 military transport aircraft at Paris Air Show 2013
 

At Paris Air Show 2013, the Ukrainian Company ANTONOV Company presents the AN-70 STOL military freighter which has no equal in a number of characteristics. One of its unique characteristics is capability of take-off/ landing from short unpaved runways of 600-700 m while carrying up to 20 t cargo over a distance of 3000 km. The AN-70 cargo cabin dimensions allow it to accommodate all types of CIS and NATO military equipment and armament.

At Paris Air Show 2013, the Ukrainian Company ANTONOV Company presents the AN-70 STOL military freighter which has no equal in a number of characteristics. One of its unique characteristics is capability of take-off/ landing from short unpaved runways of 600-700 m while carrying up to 20 t cargo over a distance of 3000 km. The AN-70 cargo cabin dimensions allow it to accommodate all types of CIS and NATO military equipment and armament.

 

The first French Air Force A400M military transport aircraft in the sky of Paris Air Show 2013 1706132

The first French Air Force A400M military transport aircraft in the sky of Paris Air Show 2013
 

The A400M, a long-awaited new military transport plane, will take to the skies at the upcoming Paris Air Show before finally setting out to conquer markets worldwide after a four-year delay. Built by Airbus Military, the giant plane can carry helicopters, people or armoured vehicles weighing up to 37 tonnes over 3,300 kilometres (2,050 miles) and is able to land directly in combat areas on rough terrain, even on sand.

The A400M, a long-awaited new military transport plane, will take to the skies at the upcoming Paris Air Show before finally setting out to conquer markets worldwide after a four-year delay. Built by Airbus Military, the giant plane can carry helicopters, people or armoured vehicles weighing up to 37 tonnes over 3,300 kilometres (2,050 miles) and is able to land directly in combat areas on rough terrain, even on sand.

 

Thales unveils the cockpit of the future "Avionics 2020" at Paris Air Show 2013 1706131

Thales unveils the cockpit of the future "Avionics 2020" at Paris Air Show 2013
 

On the opening day of the Paris Airshow 2013 Thales, world leader in avionics innovation is proud to unveil the cockpit of the future. Named Avionics 2020, this cockpit is the natural evolution of the cockpit concept for which Thales has become famous, the ODICIS demonstrator. Unveiled at the last Paris airshow, the ODICIS concept illustrated the technologies and innovations Thales imagines will be need on commercial aircraft in the next 20 years.

On the opening day of the Paris Airshow 2013 Thales, world leader in avionics innovation is proud to unveil the cockpit of the future. Named Avionics 2020, this cockpit is the natural evolution of the cockpit concept for which Thales has become famous, the ODICIS demonstrator. Unveiled at the last Paris airshow, the ODICIS concept illustrated the technologies and innovations Thales imagines will be need on commercial aircraft in the next 20 years.

 

FN Herstal Introduces Product Advances with Composite MateriaI at Paris Air Show 2013 1706131

FN Herstal Introduces Product Advances with Composite MateriaI at Paris Air Show 2013
 

For the first time in its history, Belgiumbased FN Herstal has utilized advanced composite material for yoke manufacturing. The yoke is a critical and complex mechanical component on the FN Medium Door Pintle Turning (FN MDP™ Turning). It is exposed to helicopter vibrations and firing recoil forces of the weapon, and is designed to sustain 20g crash loads as per the existing standards.

For the first time in its history, Belgium based FN Herstal has utilized advanced composite material for yoke manufacturing. The yoke is a critical and complex mechanical component on the FN Medium Door Pintle Turning (FN MDP™ Turning). It is exposed to helicopter vibrations and firing recoil forces of the weapon, and is designed to sustain 20g crash loads as per the existing standards.

 

Elbit Systems launches JHMCS II Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System II at Paris Air Show 2013 1606131

Elbit Systems launches JHMCS II Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System II at Paris Air Show 2013
 

Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System II (JHMCS II), an upgraded and improved version of the classic JHMCS and the world’s first high definition, color, smart-visor system that operates in both day and night mode, will be making its debut at the Paris Air Show in Hall 3, Booth E111 from June 17-21.

Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System II (JHMCS II), an upgraded and improved version of the classic JHMCS and the world’s first high definition, color, smart-visor system that operates in both day and night mode, will be making its debut at the Paris Air Show in Hall 3, Booth E111 from June 17-21.

 

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