Major General (ret.) Yoav Har Even Takes Over as Rafael CEO Posted: 2016 Jan 20
Major General (ret.) Yoav Har Even has taken over as the new CEO of Israeli defence major, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. He replaced, VADM (ret.) Yedidia Yaari, who was Rafael's CEO for over a decade.
Airbus Defence and Space Steps Up Bid for Canadian FWSAR Requirement Posted: 2016 Jan 20
Airbus Defence & Space has announced that it will set-up a joint venture called AirPro SAR Services (AirPro), with Canadian Firm, Provincial Aerospace to support its C295W offering for Canada’s Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) requirement.
Robert Leduc to be New President of Pratt & Whitney Posted: 2016 Jan 20
Robert Leduc has been appointed as the president of Pratt & Whitney and will succeed Paul R. Adams, who will retire at the end of February.
Afghan Air Force to Receive 12 Additional MD 530F Cayuse Warrior Helicopters in 2016 Posted: 2016 Jan 20
MD Helicopters has announced a firm fixed price contract for the manufacture and delivery of twelve (12) MD 530F Cayuse Warrior Scout Attack Helicopters with enhanced mission equipment to the Afghan Air Force (AAF).
Pratt & Whitney Secures Order for 167 F135 Engines Posted: 2016 Jan 20
The U.S. Department of Defence has reached an in principle agreement on the production contracts for the ninth and tenth lots of F135 propulsion systems with Pratt & Whitney. The engines will power all three F-35 Lightning II variants.