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News - "np aerospace"

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • Trainer

    KT-1T - Turkey

    In 2007, Turkey bought 40 KT-1 aircraft under a $400 million deal that puts average unit cost estimate around $10 million per platform.The first five ...

  • Maritime patrol

    MELTEM 3 MPA (Turkey)

    Turkey ordered ten ATR 72 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft in 2005 under the MELTEM-3 project. The original deal between Alenia (now part of Leonardo) and the ...

  • AEW&C

    E-7 Wedgetail (737) - UK

    Programme Background The E-7 fleet will replace the current E-3D Sentry aircraft and ensure continued delivery of the UK’s Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C;) ...

  • Light attack, Trainer

    Hawk Mk 165 Advanced Jet Trainer- Saudi Arabia

    The fleet will be used to train Saudi pilots before they transition to the Eurofighter Typhoon and F-15 in service with RSAF.  Under the Saudi-British Defence Cooperation Programme, ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    TF-X Next Generation Fighter (Turkey)

    Programme Background Geopolitical factors have spurred aircraft development in Turkey. With its removal from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter project following the Russian S-400 air ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    Aksungur (Algeria)

    Programme BackgroundAlgerian media outlets reported in early October 2022 that the Algerian Air Force had acquired six Aksungur UAVs from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI).Forecast MethodologyGross & Flyaway Unit ...

  • Maritime patrol

    Challenger 650 ISR - UAE

    Programme Background In February 2019 at IDEX, the UAE announced that it will procure a new special mission aircraft with an option for the second ...

  • Military helicopters - maritime

    Kondor Naval Helicopters (Poland)

    Programme Background In 2018, the Polish MoD announced its requirement to purchase up to eight naval helicopters to replace in-service SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters. Polish ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    HammerHead (Italy)

    Programme BackgroundFirst Acquisition RequestIn March 2018, it was reported that the Italian MoD had submitted an acquisition request to the Italian Parliament for the procurement ...

  • Light attack, Trainer

    FLIT-LCA (Malaysia)

    Programme Background Malaysia released an RfI in early January 2019 seeking light combat aircraft capable of some air-to-air and full air-to-ground missions. The requirement is ...

  • ISR/special mission

    Armed Overwatch/Targeting (USA)

    Programme Background The Armed Overwatch programme was revealed in March 2020, during a US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) industry briefing. In June 2021, the USSOCOM awarded a $19.3 ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    Tempest Sixth Generation Fighter (UK)

    Programme Background The next-generation platform concept is part of the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, which sought to deliver a Future Combat Air System ...

  • AEW&C

    A-50E - India

    Earlier in 2010, Indian MoD sent RfI to Israel Aerospace Industries to procure three EL/W-2090 radar systems to be installed on the A-50E aircraft, which ...

  • Light attack, Trainer

    T-50 - Thailand

    The purchase had been earlier approved by the Thai cabinet on 11 July 2017.  AVM Pongsak Semachai revealed that the aircraft would be paid for ...

  • Light attack, Trainer

    Light Attack/Trainer Aircraft - Ghana

    In 2013, the Chief of Ghana Air Force stated that A-29 is their preferred platform and this position was also submitted to the Government. In ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Avionics: displays

    Collins Aerospace HUD

    The Head-up Display (HUD) developed by Collins Aerospace, USA lets pilots fly seamlessly under all conditions. Compatible with night vision goggles, it can be utilized ...

  • Avionics: displays

    Collins Aerospace AMLCDs

    Collins Aerospace's display system includes four 6''X8'' coloured  Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Displays (AMLCDs). These AMLCDs are fully compatible with Night Vision Goggles (NVG) and ...

  • Mine-protected vehicles, Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles


    Force Protection Europe and engineering company Ricardo developed the 4x4 Ocelot for the British Army’s requirement for a Light Protected Patrol Vehicle (LPPV) for service ...

  • Mine-protected vehicles

    Cougar 4x4

    The Cougar was designed in 2004 by Force Protection (acquired by General Dynamics in 2011) to meet a US military requirement for a mine-protected vehicle. ...

  • Mine-protected vehicles

    Cougar 6x6

    The Cougar 6x6 has its origins as a South African vehicle manufactured by Force Protection, a company eventually purchased by General Dynamics. Mine-protected vehicles manufactured ...

  • Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles, Special operations vehicles, Trucks and utility vehicles - 6x6

    HMT 600

    The High Mobility Transporter (HMT) range of vehicles, developed in the 1990s, builds on Supacat's original All Terrain Mobility Platform and is available in 4x4, ...

  • Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles, Special operations vehicles, Trucks and utility vehicles - 4x4, Trucks and utility vehicles - 6x6

    HMT 400

    The High Mobility Transporter (HMT) range of vehicles, developed in the 1990s, is available in 4x4 HMT 400, 6x6 HMT 600 and convertible Extenda configurations. ...

  • Helicopter engines

    Arrius 1A

    The Turbomeca Arrius 1A is the original model of a family of turboshaft engines for helicopters. Named after a Pyrenean peak, it was first produced ...

  • Trainer

    Saab 340 trainer

    The Saab 340 trainer aircraft is based on the Saab 340 regional airliner. It is used by the USN for pilot training. The aircraft replaced ...

  • Trucks and utility vehicles - 4x4

    Trapper VT4

    A militarised version of the commercial Ford Everest 4x4 sports utility vehicle, the Trapper VT4 light all-terrain vehicle has been selected as the French Army's ...

  • Air: transport/tanker simulators

    RAAF KC-30A Training Devices

    Under subcontract to Airbus Defence and Space and the Australian DoD, CAE has developed a turnkey training capability for the RAAF’s KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport ...

  • Military UAS - rotary-wing, Military UAS - small

    Sky Archer

    The Sky Archer is a short-endurance unmanned quadcopter designed for military use. It weighs 38kg and can reportedly carry two 50mm recoilless rocket launchers. 

  • Air: maintenance simulators


    Pennant has developed, in consultation with the UK RAF, the GenSkill trainer to introduce students to the hand skills necessary to work on aircraft components. ...

  • Subsystems: visual

    Wings Vioso

    Wings Vioso can be integrated with image generators and projectors and is capable of providing real-time warp, blend and geometric image correction on a pixel-to-pixel ...

  • Land: manned turrets


    The TRT-R30MK is a new version of the TRT remotely operated gun turret family. The system draws on development from systems such as the TRT-25, ...