Publication: Air Force Technology

First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

USAF orders SD flight trainers from Aircrew Training Systems

Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (ETC) division Aircrew Training Systems has been awarded a contract to supply spatial disorientation flight simulators to the US Air Force (USAF).Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), ... [Published Air Force Technology - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Russian Air Force orders MiG-29 SMT Fulcrum multirole aircraft

The Russian Defence Ministry has awarded a contract to MiG for the supply of 16 MiG-29 SMT Fulcrum multirole fighter aircraft to the national air force.The ministry said in a statement that the contract, which also covers provision of ground support and ... [Published Air Force Technology - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

TAI continues Hurkus aircraft’s flight testing campaign

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has successfully completed a pre-flight centre of gravity "CG Forward" testing of the indigenously manufactured Hurkus primary and basic trainer aircraft, from an undisclosed location.The aircraft has flown 40 sorties, ... [Published Air Force Technology - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Raytheon secures first Paveway IV export contract

Raytheon has been awarded a contract for the supply of its Paveway IV precision-guided munitions (PGM) to an undisclosed international customer.Valued at more than $200m, the deal represents the first sale of Paveway IV bombs outside the UK, and covers ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

ZYNX Wins 2014 Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award

17 April 2014 by Sarsen TechnologyTMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the Ultra5™...Sarsen Releases New Platforms by United Electronic Industries03 April 2014 by Sarsen TechnologyThe brand new DNA-MIL and DNR-MIL platforms from United ... [Published Air Force Technology - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sandia National Laboratories completes wind tunnel testing of B61-12 bomb

Sandia National Laboratories has successfully completed the first full-scale wind tunnel test of the B61-12 gravity bomb as part of its Life Extension Program (LEP) at Arnold Engineering Development Center in Tennessee, US.Jointly conducted with the Air ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fast and furious - the world’s fastest military aircraft

MiG-31E Fighter - Mach 2.83The MiG-31E fighter is an export variant of the MiG-31 aircraft produced by Russian Aircraft Corporation "MiG" (RAC "MiG"). It has a maximum speed of Mach 2.83 and can intercept and destroy targets any altitude, day and nig ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Croatian Air Force receives first upgraded MIG 21 fighter from Ukraine

The Croatian Air Force and Air Defence has taken delivery of the first upgraded MIG-21 BIS fighter aircraft from Ukraine at the Pleso Air Base in Zagreb, Croatia.Around seven Croatian MIG-21 fighters are being overhauled by Ukraine's State Company, Ukrspecexport, ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Quickstep, Marand sign long-term F-35 component agreement

Quickstep has signed a long-term agreement (LTA) with Marand Precision Engineering to manufacture components for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft.Under the terms of the $139m agreement, the company will manufacture and supply ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cubic to supply P5 combat training system to Moroccan Air Force

Cubic Defense Systems has received a contract to supply its P5 combat training system (P5CTS) to the Royal Moroccan Air Force.Under the terms of the $5m contract, awarded by the US Air Force (USAF), the company will supply P5CTS system for use by Moroccan ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

ULA orders DuraNET 3000 Ethernet Switch technology from Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright's Defense Solutions division has been awarded a contract to supply its commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)-based rugged Ethernet Switch technology in support of the US Air Force's evolved expendable launch vehicle (EELV) programme.Awarded by ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Stimson’s Introduction to Airborne Radar, Third Edition

Prompted by the advent of "stealth," the daunting prospect of ever more sophisticated radar countermeasures and the explosive growth of digital processing, this updated edition of Stimson's Introduction to Airborne Radar is the ONLY book to offer a complete ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 14 2014]

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"This system will help pilots to better handle the effects of SD and ultimately lead to a safer flight environment for all aircrew" Kus said
Russian Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov was quoted by the news agency as saying, "This order will allow the company to look to the future and will be a good starting point for the production of new aircraft, such as the MiG-35S."
"Around 15 B-model Hurkus aircraft are expected to be ordered by the Turkish Air Force."
"Developed in Harlow, with the advanced guidance system produced in Glenrothes, Paveway IV™ has delivered considerable operational capability to the UK and allied forces in numerous military operations" Daniel said

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