A decision on whether to cancel the US Air Force’s long-awaited E-8 JSTARS (Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System) recapitalisation programme may be made public at the end of October, according to comments made by USAF Secretary Heather Wilson....Full Article »
Boeing has had to reassure Canadian officials over recent complaints from US Navy pilots over apparent oxygen deprivation and cockpit pressure loss during flights of several F/A-18 Super Hornets....Full Article »
Following a period of postponement, the Canadian government granted a sole-source contract to Quebec’s Davie Shipyard in November to produce a stopgap supply ship to the Royal Navy, valued at £283 million (CDN$587 million)....Full Article »
This November, Norwegian Navy’s Nordkapp-class offshore patrol boats are to be fitted with the SIGMA 40 laser-gyro navigation systems, developed and manufactured by France-based Sagem....Full Article »
A study commissioned by aerospace trade body ADS Group on a possible British withdrawal from the EU has shown overwhelming support for the country to remain a member. Analysis undertaken by auditors at KPMG concluded that the EU provides key benefits to the country’s aerospace, defence, security and space sectors....Full Article »
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Poland is on the cusp of releasing its tender for a new submarine fleet due to be signed at the end of 2015. The plan is to receive three new boats by 2023 under the programme known as ORKA....Full Article »