Air Force

Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada join Forces

Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada are pleased to announce that they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to jointly pursue Canada’s Future Aircrew Training Program (FAcT) and to create a Canadian joint venture.  This partnership between two companies with strong footprints in military pilot training, ensures that the FAcT …

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UK: £1.4 Billion modernized Chinook fleet

The order for the new aircraft signals the commitment made in the recent Defence Command Paper to invest over £85-billion on military equipment over the next four years to reform and renew our Armed Forces. Proven in battle and operated in every major conflict since the Falklands War, the Chinook …

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ESCRIBANO AND GMV JOIN SENER AEROESPACIAL IN THE SMS INITIATIVE

“The combined capabilities of the three companies will result in a relevant industrial player in the missile systems sector that can address the needs of the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces, and represent national interests in international cooperation projects.” Spanish companies ESCRIBANO Mechanical & Engineering (ESCRIBANO), GMV and …

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F-35 Best and Final Offer Submitted to Finnish Government

The U.S. government and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) submitted an F-35 best and final offer (BAFO) on April 29, 2021, to the Finnish government in support of its competition to replace its current fighter fleet. The F-35 offering is a total package that includes F-35A aircraft and a sustainment solution …

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Dassault: Egypt acquires 30 additional Rafale fighters

courtesy Dassault © A. Pecchi

The Arab Republic of Egypt has decided to purchase an additional 30 Rafales to equip its air force. This new order complements the first acquisition of 24 Rafales signed on February 2015 and will bring the number of Rafales flying under Egyptian colors to 54, making the Egyptian Air Force …

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Saab Delivers its Best and Final Offer for Finland

Saab has, with strong support from the Swedish Government, submitted its Best and Final Offer (BAFO) to the Finnish defence procurement agency for the Finnish HX fighter procurement. The proposal comprises 64 Gripen E fighter aircraft and an extensive weapons package, as well as two GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & …

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Leonardo Helicopter Training Academy in the US

 The new US Helicopter Training Academy provides ground, in-flight and virtual training to student pilots, with an array of digital courses, flight activities, simulation and mission training available to meet any mission profile. In addition, comprehensive maintenance training will be provided in its very own wing of the Academy that …

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