Thursday 29 February, 2024

Air Systems

GKN Aerospace to upgrade Gripen RM12 engine

GKN Aerospace has been awarded a contract by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to enhance and develop the RM12 engine. The engine provides power to the Swedish fighter aircraft JAS 39 Gripen C/D....

Collins Aerospace selected to provide Large Area Display Typhoon cockpit

BAE Systems has chosen RTX business Collins Aerospace to provide Large Area Display technology for future Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft cockpits. This ultra-high-definition display will be integrated into BAE Systems' Project Medulla, a rapid capability...

BAE Systems receives contract to sustain F-22 digital EWS

Lockheed Martin has signed a five-year contract with BAE Systems to sustain the AN/ALR-94 digital electronic warfare system for the F-22 Raptor. BAE Systems will continue to manage repairs and upgrades, logistics, test equipment...

Luftwaffe to equip Typhoon fleet with E-Scan radar

The German Luftwaffe will equip its entire fleet of Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft with electronically scanned (E-Scan) radars following the Budget Committee of the German Bundestag approving an amendment agreement. This will ensure that the...

Raytheon delivers first B-52 AESA radar to Boeing

Raytheon, an RTX business, delivered the first B-52 active electronically scanned array radar (AESA) to Boeing for the U.S. Air Force's B-52 Radar Modernization Programme. This first radar will be used for system integration,...

Hungary orders Hero-120 loitering munitions

Hungary has signed a deal with Rheinmetall for the supply of the Hero-120 loitering munition system. The contract, worth 140 million euros, was signed on July 20 and includes the delivery of 40 Hero-120...

HENSOLDT equips Ukrainian helicopters with missile protection system

HENSOLDT has announced that it is equipping helicopters of the Ukrainian Armed Forces with state-of-the-art detection and self-protection sensor technology. The order comprises 16 AMPS (Airborne Missile Protection System) sensor solutions. The order value...

Germany to use Saab’s Arexis on Eurofighter electronic warfare variant

The German Air Force is planning to replace its ageing fleet of Tornado ECR aircraft with a new variant of the Eurofighter Typhoon that will have enhanced electronic warfare (EW) capabilities. The Eurofighter EK...