Textron is modernising 100 advanced boresight equipment units on three types of helicopter.
Fourth C-17 Globemaster III delivered to India
Boeing has delivered the fourth C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF), keeping the company on schedule to deliver a total of five aircraft to the IAF during 2013.
Ten C-17 aircraft have been ordered by the IAF under a foreign military sales agreement signed between the Indian and US governments in 2011. Boeing delivered the first C-17 under the contract in June. The final five aircraft will be delivered by in 2014.
Boeing will complete production of the C-17 Globemaster III in the fourth quarter of 2015. In addition to the remaining C-17s for India, the company will build 15 more for other customers outside the United States. Boeing will continue after-delivery support of the worldwide C-17 fleet as part of the C-17 Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program Performance-Based Logistics agreement.
Boeing has delivered 258 C-17s, including 223 to the US Air Force and a total of 35 to Australia, Canada, India, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and the 12-member Strategic Airlift Capability initiative of NATO and Partnership for Peace nations.
European joint venture, a4ESSOR, passes formal acceptance test for its ESSOR HDR Base Waveform.
Rheinmetall has released a new generation of tactical trucks, the HX3.
The German Army has ordered 44 armoured engineering vehicles from Rheinmetall, to be delivered by 2029.
Ageing CH-53G helicopters are nearing 50 years in service with the German Air Force.
Norwegian DLO wants to establish a four-year framework agreement with a single operator to buy, repair and recycle tyres, tracks, belts and other materials used on Leopard 2, M113 and potentially CV90 vehicles.