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04 JUL 2019
The Agence d'innovation de la Défense is looking into non-destructive testing

The Agence d'innovation de la Défense is looking into non-destructive testing


The Agence d'innovation de la Défense (AID) recently launched a call for projects in the aviation MOC sector. It targets: "the improvement in non-destructive testing ... More
27 JUN 2019

Swiss ban aerospace firm Pilatus from operating in Saudi, UAE


Switzerland on Wednesday banned aerospace firm Pilatus from further operating in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates after finding the Swiss company gave "logistical support" to the armed forces of both countries.The Swiss ... More
21 JUN 2019
Drone maintenance for the A400M

Drone maintenance for the A400M


Airbus Defence & Space's latest ambition is to develop its drone maintenance capabilities. The European aircraft manufacturer has signed a cooperation agreement with the Spanish ... More
21 JUN 2019

The hawks who have Trump's ear on Iran


Donald Trump has pushed a tough line on Iran, and some close advisors have pressed the US president to get even tougher.He has abandoned an international nuclear agreement, slapped sanctions on Iran and added ... More
21 JUN 2019

Iran shoots down US drone as tensions soar


Iran shot down a US spy drone Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the two sides at odds whether it was in Iranian or international airspace, in the latest incident stoking tensions ... More
21 JUN 2019

Iran says shot down US drone over its territory


Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it had shot down a US "spy drone" which violated Iranian airspace near the Strait of Hormuz, in the latest incident to stoke tension in the strategic sea lane.There ... More
06 JUN 2019
France's Reaper fleet maintenance structure is coming together in Cognac

France's Reaper fleet maintenance structure is coming together in Cognac


While it waits for the MQ-9 Reapers' armaments capacity and the unmanned aerial systems in Block 5, the French air force is continuing to ... More
23 MAY 2019
Factory 4.0 working for MOC

Factory 4.0 working for MOC


"A major objective for Armed Forces ministers", MOC (maintenance in operational condition) regularly has fingers pointed at it, especially in the aviation domain, when aircraft ... More
28 MAR 2019
France's C-130Hs get a makeover

France's C-130Hs get a makeover


The French air force acquired its twelve C-130Hs between 1987 and 1990, enhancing its fleet with two used models in 1996. Carrying both conventional and ... More
27 MAR 2019

Modi declares India 'space superpower' as satellite downed by missile


India said Wednesday it destroyed a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test that proved the nation was among the world's most advanced space powers.In a rare address to the nation just weeks out from ... More
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