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AAR Supply Chain Inc, a subsidiary of AAR Corp, has been awarded a $909.4 mln supply chain management contract for the U.S. Air Force's Landing Gear Performance Based Logistics One program, the Pentagon said on Friday. Work will be performed at Wood Dale, Illinois; Miami; and Ogden, Utah, and is…

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Germany is banning defense contractor Rheinmetall from shipping some products to Turkey amid a row over campaign appearances by Turkish officials to drum up support for a referendum that could boost President Tayyip Erdogan's powers. "The German government is currently denying clearance for some export contracts", Rheinmetall Chief Executive Armin…

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Honeywell has been selected by PT Dirgantara Indonesia to supply 34 TPE331 turboprop engines for its NC212i aircraft over the next four years. Honeywell is expected to deliver the first six engines in 2017, with the rest to be delivered through 2020. Honeywell’s TPE331 turboprop engines will support PT Dirgantara…

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Lockheed Martin will expand production for components of the F-35 Lightning II with a new facility in Johnstown, including more than 40 new jobs by the end of 2018. "The F-35 Lightning II is beginning the transition to full-rate production, and the manufacturing expertise we have here has a growing…

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 From its final orbit location 22,000 miles above the equator, the third Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite recently sent its first images back down to Earth, a milestone known as "first light."   The satellite was launched on Jan. 20 aboard a United Launch Alliance…

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Elbit  Systems  Ltd. ("Elbit  Systems") announced  today  that  it  was  awarded an  approximately  $100  million contract  by  the Israeli  Ministry  of  Defense(“IMOD”) for  the  supply  of advancedradio systems. According   to   the   contract, Elbit   Systems   will   manufacture   and   provide hundreds  of  radio  systems  over  the  course  of  five  years. In addition,…

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The number of unmanned aircraft, or drones, in the United States will jump dramatically over the next five years, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday. The increase comes after the Obama administration in 2016 implemented new rules that opened the skies to low-level small drones for education, research…

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A number of Russian defence firms has broadly agreed to facilitate speedy repair and overhaul of Russian-origin military platforms in India and manufacture their spare parts through joint venture and technology transfer with Indian companies. It has been a long-standing grievance of armed forces that the supply of critical spares…

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Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Hensoldt (the new name for Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security) to offer Mode-5 IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) solutions to customers around the world. This collaboration between two European leaders in defence electronics technology shows how, by joining forces, the team…

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The General Dynamics Mission Systems Knifefish team successfully completed a comprehensive evaluation of Knifefish, an autonomous surface mine countermeasure (SMCM) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). In coordination with the U.S. Navy, the test events took place off the coast of Boston using submerged Navy mine test targets. The evaluation represents a…