Archive | September, 2016

MQ-8C Fire Scouts for US Navy

Ten More MQ-8C Fire Scouts For US Navy

Northrop Grumman to build additional MQ-8C Fire Scouts to meet US Navy’s ISR need 29 September 2016 Northrop Grumman Corporation is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the US Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). The additional build will bring the total number of MQ-8C […]

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Mexican Navy AS565 MBe

First AS565 MBe Panther Delivered To Mexican Navy

Airbus Helicopters delivers first AS565 MBe Panther to the Mexican Navy 29 September 2016 The Mexican Navy yesterday took delivery of the first of the ten AS565 MBe Panther helicopters it purchased in 2014, becoming the first customer in the world to receive the new version of this multi-role, medium-class military rotorcraft. The Navy will […]

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QuinetiQ DASR

QinetiQ Gains Accreditation Under DASR

QinetiQ awarded 21 Subpart-J accreditation under new DASR regulations 29 September 2016 QinetiQ has been awarded 21 Subpart-J accreditation under Australia’s new Defence Aviation Safety Regulations (DASR) beginning tomorrow. The recognition from Australia’s Defence Aviation Safety Authority enables the company to approve structural design changes for all Australian Defence Force aircraft. The scope and breadth […]

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Defence Rolls Out DASR Safety Regulations

Defence aviation safety goes global with DASR 29 September 2016 The next stage in a 20 year drive for excellence in Defence aviation safety begins tomorrow with the new Defence Aviation Safety Regulation (DASR). The new regulation brings Australia into alignment with the European Military Airworthiness Requirements, providing a common baseline with more than 30 […]

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Cobham wins Blackham's Wiluna mining site contract

Cobham Wins Blackham Contract

Cobham announces Blackham Resources mining contract win 29 September 2016 Cobham announced today that its Regional Services business has been awarded a 24 month contract by new start-up gold mining company, Blackham Resources – Matilda Operations Pty Ltd. Cobham is providing fly-in, fly-out services to its Wiluna mining site in Western Australia. Cobham commenced operating […]

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RawandAir A330

First A330 For RwandAir

RwandAir takes delivery of its first A330 aircraft 29 September 2016 RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has taken delivery of its first of two Airbus long-haul widebody A330 aircraft. In doing so, it becomes the East African launch operator of the aircraft and Airbus’s newest customer. The A330 is the […]

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Sniper Targeting Pod To Be Integrated With Typhoon

Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod to be integrated with Eurofighter Typhoon 28 September 2016 Lockheed Martin has received a direct commercial sale contract for the integration of Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) onto the Eurofighter Typhoon swing-role fighter. The contract, signed with Eurofighter partner company Leonardo Aircraft, includes 18 pods, integration and logistics support […]

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Lockheed Martin Marlin and Vector Hawk

First Launch Of Unmanned UAV From UUV

Lockheed Martin conducts first Underwater UAV Launch from Unmanned Underwater Vehicle 28 September 2016 Lockheed Martin successfully launched Vector Hawk, a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) during a cross-domain command and control event hosted by the US Navy. In addition to Marlin and Vector Hawk, […]

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RPAS Project Definition Study Contract Signed

European MALE RPAS Programme takes off 28 September 2016 The contract for the Definition Study of the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) programme, assigned to Airbus, Dassault Aviation and Leonardo-Finmeccanica, has been launched by a kick-off meeting chaired by the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) with the attendance […]

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Zetta Jet adds Global 6000 to fleet

Zetta Jet Adds Global 6000 To Fleet

Zetta Jet grows fleet with addition of Bombardier Global 6000 jet 28 September 2016 An additional Bombardier Global 6000 jet has joined the fleet of fast-growing, Singapore-based charter operator, Zetta Jet. The delivery ceremony took place at Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Global Completion Centre in Montréal. This latest Global aircraft to join Zetta Jet’s all Global […]

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