The UK orders 13 more MQ-9B SkyGuardian UAVs from General Atomics for the RAF, despite criticism over the cost of the programme.
Spy’Ranger family growth reflects appetite for unmanned ISR
For the time being, the French Army is the only operator of the Spy’Ranger 330 UAS but its big brother, the Spy’Ranger 550, already has an undisclosed export launch customer.
The aircraft was presented at the SOFINS trade show in Bordeaux on 29 June-1 July, indicating that Thales intends to sell it to special forces.
The 5.2m-wingspan Spy Ranger 550 offers mission endurance of 5h and an operational range of 50km. Data from Thales shows that 20 of the UAVs have already been ordered.
Pascal Secretin, product line director for imagers and sensors at Thales Air Systems ...
OEM Boeing gains another order related to weapon systems integration on USN F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft.
Aerovironment has delivered its Puma 3 AE systems to the USAF, while the delivery of its Raven systems is to follow later in the year.
Vincorion to supply rescue hoist systems.
DGA orders new helmet-mounted pilot sights and multifunction displays from Thales for Rafale multirole fighters.
EU-funded programme seeks to find new countermeasures for aircraft.