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B-52 bomber preparing to fly into 2050

Collins Aerospace has supplied the B-52’s engine system components since the 1950s When the United States Air Force (USAF) launched its legendary Boeing-built B-52 bomber in the 1950s, it’s likely no one envisioned that the aircraft would still be flying today – nor that the USAF would decide to continue …

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Aselsan Opens New Branch in Qatar

Turkish defence systems manufacturer Aselsan Elektronik said on Tuesday it opened a new branch in Qatar. The new branch, Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. QSTP-B, will support the company’s expanding activities in Qatar, Aselsan said in a filing with Borsa Istanbul’s public disclosure platform (KAP), Anadolu Agency (AA) reported. …

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Saab Signs Two Contracts for Next Generation Corvettes for Sweden

Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, (FMV), have signed two agreements concerning the next generation of surface ships and corvettes. A Product Definition Phase for the Mid-Life Upgrades (MLU) of five Visby-class corvettes, as well as a Product Definition Phase for the next generation; Visby Generation 2 corvettes. The …

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Airbus unveils its helicopter Flightlab to test tomorrow’s technologies

Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies. Airbus Helicopters’ Flightlab provides an agile and efficient test bed to quickly test technologies that could later equip Airbus’ current helicopter range, and even more disruptive ones for future fixed-wing …

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MBDA, French Army Demo Drone-guided BVR Capability of MMP Missile

Drone guiding fire of MMP missile

Missile maker, MBDA and the French Army today demonstrated the beyond visual range (BVR) capability of the drone-guided MMP surface-to-air missile MBDA has carried out the first demonstration of the operational capabilities of LYNKEUS Dismounted, comprising the MMP system in infantry configuration and a Novadem NX70 drone linked via radio …

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