TransDigm Deepens Cuts, Takes Out More Debt

By Michael Bruno Apr 03, 2020
The workforce cuts are the second wave to be unveiled this year by the key supplier of proprietary aerospace and defense parts.
Supply Chain

Lockheed To Speed More Money To Suppliers In Face Of COVID-19

By Michael Bruno Apr 03, 2020
The Pentagon’s leading contractor by annual sales has committed to providing $106 million in accelerated payments to suppliers, up from $53 million it promised March 27.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing Begins Fixing KC-46 Fuel System

By Lee Hudson Apr 03, 2020
Boeing has installed valves on seven KC-46A Pegasus aircraft plugging the leaky fuel system the U.S. Air Force has deemed a major deficiency.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Sea Launch Complex Arrives In Russia

By Maxim Pyadushkin Apr 03, 2020
S7 Space Corp. has completed the relocation of the Sea Launch complex from Long Beach, California, to Russia’s Far East.
Space Symposium

Third Starship Prototype Lost During Cryogenic Tanking Test

By Irene Klotz Apr 03, 2020
A third SpaceX Starship prototype was destroyed early April 3 during a tanking pressurization test with cryogenic nitrogen to simulate flight temperatures and pressures.
Space Symposium

The Week in Defense, April 3-10, 2020

By Jen DiMascio Apr 03, 2020
Coronavirus’ minor impact to F-35 testing; Japan’s future fighter office; Croatia delays fighter buy; L3Harris wins SSA contract; L-39 trials.
Defense and Space

NASA Outlines Long-Term Moon Exploration Vision

By Mark Carreau Apr 03, 2020
NASA’s long-term strategy for a sustained human exploration of the Moon is to produce scientific, economic and geopolitical dividends as well as establish a sustainable proving ground for longer missions to Mars—and all executed with commercial partners and global alliances.
Space Symposium

COULSON AVIATION USA

Apr 03, 2020
COULSON AVIATION USA has multi-year contract from USDA Forest Service to provide its FIRELINER tanker (737) for aerial firefighting throughout US.
Defense and Space

BOEING

Apr 03, 2020
BOEING is upgrading the remote vision system, including cameras, the display system and the underlying computer system, for USAF KC-46A for mid-2023.
Defense and Space

BOEING

Apr 03, 2020
BOEING is suspending production in Philadelphia through at least April 20 due to COVID-19; site manufactures military rotorcraft, including H-47…
Defense and Space

US NAVY

Apr 03, 2020
US NAVY ordered three more MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft from Boeing, and has now ordered seven in total; new deal is valued at $84.7m.
Defense and Space

ROYAL NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE

Apr 03, 2020
ROYAL NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE (RNLAF) took delivery from Boeing of its first of 20 CH-47F Chinook helicopters on order for delivery through 2021.
Defense and Space

EASA Teams On First Guidelines For Machine Learning In Aircraft

By Graham Warwick Apr 03, 2020
The first proposed guidelines to ensure the safety of machine-learning systems in aircraft has resulted from a joint study by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Swiss artificial-intelligence (AI) startup Deadalean.
Aircraft & Propulsion

British Poseidons Declared Operational

By Mark Carreau Apr 03, 2020
The UK has formally restored its fixed-wing submarine-hunting capabilities after the Royal Air Force declared its new Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime patrollers operational.
Budget, Policy & Operations

Subaru Setting Up NGF Development Unit

By Bradley Perrett Apr 03, 2020
Subaru will set up a unit to develop technology for Japan’s Next Generation Fighter, anticipating a role in a program for which Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is the presumptive prime contractor.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing Begins Dutch CH-47F Deliveries

By Tony Osborne Apr 03, 2020
Boeing has delivered the first of 14 new-build CH-47F Chinooks to the Royal Netherlands Air Force.
Aircraft & Propulsion

NASA Revives Worm Logo

By Mark Carreau Apr 03, 2020
NASA is reviving its stylized “worm” logo, the popular version of the acronym for the agency’s full name that was retired in 1992 following a 17-year run.
Space Symposium

BAE Expects COVID-19 Trading Disruptions

By Tony Osborne Apr 03, 2020
BAE Systems says it sees “significant disruptions” to trading in the second quarter as governments tackle the impacts of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Budget, Policy & Operations

SDA Plans To Award Transport Layer Satellite Contract By August

By Jen DiMascio Apr 03, 2020
The Space Development Agency plans to issue a request for proposals for an initial tranche of 20 satellites that will begin to form a low-latency network connecting all sensors, shooters and data from all domains of warfare.
Space Symposium

Boeing Suspending Philadelphia Production Amid Pandemic

By Tony Osborne Apr 03, 2020
Boeing will suspend production at its Philadelphia facilities for two weeks as Pennsylvania battles against the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supply Chain

Middle East/North Africa Group 4/5 UAVs

Apr 03, 2020
Defense and Space

Germany Plans Eurofighter, Super Hornet Split Buy

By Tony Osborne Apr 03, 2020
Germany expected to make Tornado replacement decision by April 12.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing, USAF Agree On Dramatic KC-46 Remote Vision System Redesign

By Lee Hudson Apr 03, 2020
Every facet of the problem-plagued Remote Vision System will be altered by Boeing for what the U.S. Air Force is calling "RVS 2.0."
Aircraft & Propulsion

Raytheon Liquidator Joins Triumph Group Board 

By Michael Bruno Apr 02, 2020
Aerospace and defense supplier Triumph Group has picked up a former Raytheon treasurer experienced in debt restructuring and asset liquidations to become a new independent director on the Triumph board.
Budget, Policy & Operations

GE Aviation Expands Workforce Reductions In Face Of COVID-19

By Michael Bruno Apr 02, 2020
GE Aviation, the aero-engine maker and service provider of General Electric, has begun a four-week furlough of workers in assembly and parts manufacturing, the company announced April 2, adding to a furlough program it unveiled last week in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
Supply Chain

 

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