The NATO Shipping Centre Signs Agreements with Risk Intellignece

03/27/2021
Risk Intelligence announces today that the company has signed agreements with the NATO Shipping Centre, for the Risk Intelligence System and intelligence reports. Based in Northwood, London, the NATO Shipping Centre is the official link between NATO and merchant shipping. It is permanently manned by NATO member states and provides…

Pléiades Neo Satellites: Step-change for Airbus Geo-intelligence Services

03/27/2021
Toulouse, 24 March 2021 – The first two Airbus-built Pléiades Neo imaging satellites have arrived at Cayenne airport, French Guiana and are now en route to the European Space Centre in Kourou.  Scheduled to launch in April 2021 on a Vega launcher, Pléiades Neo 3, the first of the new…

CAE Acquires L3Harris Military Training Business

03/01/2021
Montreal, March 1, 2021 CAE today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) to acquire L3Harris’ Military Training business for US$1.05 billion, subject to customary adjustments (the “Acquisition”). The Acquisition value represents approximately 13.5 times the L3Harris Military Training business estimated adjusted 2020…

RAAF and Airbus SmartForce Digital Services

01/31/2021
Amberley (Australia), 28 January 2021 – Airbus has recently signed a contract to provide a digital services focus for the maintenance of the Air Refueling Boom System (ARBS) on the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (A330 MRTT) fleet. Based on the Airbus suite of digital services SmartForce,…

IFS Indian Partnership to Support Project Parivartan Program

01/26/2021
January 12, 2021 – IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has signed a contract with Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions and the prime contractor for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), to enable HAL’s Project Parivartan Program, a US$ 54 million (Rs…

Air Refueling Market: Projected Growth Trends, 2020-2026

09/13/2020
According to a recent study from market research firm Global Market Insights, the aerial refueling systems market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $4.3 million to over $5 million by 2026, gaining remarkable traction over the 2020 to 2026 period. The global aerial refueling…

Skynet 6A Contract With UK Ministry of Defence

08/08/2020
Stevenage 19 July 2020 – Airbus Defence and Space has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to extend and enhance the Skynet fleet. This will involve the development, manufacture, cyber protection, assembly, integration, test and launch, of a military communications satellite, Skynet 6A, planned for launch in 2025. The contract also covers…

International Fighter Conference, 2020

07/21/2020
The International Fighter Conference (IFC) is the premier global forum for the fighter community. We have been bringing together senior Air Force Officials, Program Managers, air power advocates, and international OEMs for 20 years. Seen as the most intellectually important conference for the combat air community, the forum brings senior officers together…