Quantum-Systems to display its latest drone systems at IDEX 2021

The Germany-based Quantum-Systems will showcase some of its latest unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) at the IDEX 2021 exhibition in Abu Dhabi. The company, which specializes in the development and production of modern UAVs, will showcase how to enhance the effectiveness of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance missions with its Vector and Scorpion 2-in-1 System. “Learn how […]

Sikorsky-Boeing team releases details of its revolutionary helicopter

On Monday, Sikorsky and partner Boeing has released details of its revolutionary helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft competition, known as FLRAA. Boeing says the new aircraft, named DEFIANT X, will be the fastest, most maneuverable and most survivable assault helicopter in history. Combined with the team’s unsurpassed experience in mission systems, […]

French Army to receive 300 micro-drones from Parrot

French drone manufacturer Parrot announced that it will supply 300 ANAFI Unmanned Aerial Systems for the French Army under a five-year contract. As noted by the company, Parrot was chosen by the French Defense Procurement Agency, DGA, to supply its ANAFI micro-drones to equip the French Armies. Henri Seydoux, Chairman, CEO, founder and main shareholder […]

German Navy receives new underwater drone from Huntington Ingalls Industries

Last week, America’s largest military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries has announced that it delivered new REMUS 100 Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) to the German Navy.  As noted by the company, the new underwater drone will be used to expand the German Navy’s current fleet of REMUS 100 UUVs used for mine countermeasure (MCM) operations. […]

Oshkosh to buy autonomous ground drone maker Pratt Miller for $115M

Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pratt Miller, which makes revolutionary unmanned ground vehicles for the U.S. Army.  According to a corporation news release, U.S. truckmaker Oshkosh will buy Pratt Miller for $115 million. Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed but noted that Pratt Miller […]

Curtiss-Wright selected by Eviation to provide primary flight control actuation for all-electric aircraft

Curtiss-Wright’s Actuation Division, a leading supplier of electromechanical actuation products and systems for demanding aerospace, defence, and industrial automation applications, announced that it was selected by Eviation Aircraft, manufacturer of Alice, the world’s first all-electric commuter aircraft, to provide primary flight control actuation technology. Curtiss-Wright’s high power density electromechanical actuators (EMA) provides Eviation with a […]

NBAA members re-elect 9 board leaders at virtual annual meeting

The voting members of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) re-elected nine individuals to the association’s board of directors during an annual meeting held virtually. Each director will serve a three-year term that will conclude at the annual meeting in 2023. Matt Byrd serves as president and CEO of Hillwood Aviation, associated with The Perot Group […]

U.S. Navy awards contract to Kratos for additional BQM-177A target drones

The U.S. Navy has awarded the target drone builder Kratos a contract modification for Full Rate Production (Lot 2) of the BQM-177A subsonic aerial target system. The deal, which was a modification to a previous contract, is worth almost $38,7 million and covered work to produce additional jet-powered unmanned aerial systems to provide realistic threat […]

GAMA announces 2021 Executive Committee Leadership

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced its Executive Committee leadership team for 2021. The Executive Committee is comprised of members of GAMA’s Board of Directors, who provide strategic leadership for the association and lead its policy committees. Nicolas Chabbert, SVP of Daher’s Aircraft division and CEO of Daher Aircraft and Kodiak Aircraft, will serve […]

CASP Aerospace and Safran Aerosystems Services team up

CASP Aerospace announced its appointment as a Safran Aerosystems Services business partner. This partnership will provide Canadian customers with regional procurement support for Safran Aerosystems Services product lines. Safran Aerosystems is a major global supplier of systems and equipment for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft. The company designs and builds high-tech solutions that enhance aircraft performance and […]