Category: Notizie Estero

GKN Aerospace Wins $440M Deal to Support Gripen Engines

GKN Aerospace Wins $440M Deal to Support Gripen Engines

GKN Aerospace has signed a follow-on Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract with the Swedish Armed Forces for the provision of comprehensive support for the GKN Aerospace RM12 engine. The RM12 engine powers the JAS 39 Gripen C/D fighter. This contract follows a series of multi-year RM12 PBL agre…
China to Hold Military Exercise Off Xisha Islands

China to Hold Military Exercise Off Xisha Islands

BEIJING — The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is going to conduct military exercises in waters off China’s Xisha Isands from July 1st to 5th, according to a navigation warning released by the Hainan MSA Bureau on June 27 on the website of the Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) of the Peop…
Pentagon Says Risk Aversion Impedes Hypersonics Development

Pentagon Says Risk Aversion Impedes Hypersonics Development

Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons, both offensive and defensive, will require the Defense Department to look back to the 1960s — a time when it was far less risk-averse than it is now, the department’s director of defense research and engineering for modernization said.

“W…

First NATO Tanker Aircraft Arrives at Dutch Home Base

First NATO Tanker Aircraft Arrives at Dutch Home Base

LUXEMBOURG — On 30 June 2020, the first Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF) aircraft arrived at the Main Operating Base located in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The ferry flight was successfully completed from Getafe (Madrid), marking a significant milestone for the programme.

The MMF is managed by th…

GE Wins First Order for F-15EX Lot One Engines

GE Wins First Order for F-15EX Lot One Engines

General Electric Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, has been awarded $101,345,500 for an undefinitized contract action under a new firm-fixed-price contract for F-15EX Lot One engine production.

This action provides for the purchase and delivery of F110-GE-129 engines, including installs and spares and mode…

Sikorsky Wins $107M for CH-53K Support

Sikorsky Wins $107M for CH-53K Support

Sikorsky, Lockheed Martin Co., Stratford, Connecticut, is awarded a $106,973,015 modification (P00041) to previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract N00019-16-C-0048.

This modification is for the low rate initial production of organic capability pilot repair material, tech…