Procurement

And The Winner Is: Rafale.

by Daniel Russ on September 9, 2009

Brazil will buy 36 Dassault Rafale strike fighters, giving France the first export order for its aircraft after years of trying. The deal cements a growing defense industrial strategic relationship between Brazil and France. Brazil is already buying 50 EC-725 transport helicopters and will develop, with French help, nuclear submarines. Now, as part of the […]

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  NEW DELHI — Last month’s export authorization from the U.S. government now permits Northrop Grumman to have discussions with the Indian navy on the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, a platform that provides a highly adaptive form of airborne early warning and control (AEW&C). A U.S Navy representative, E-2 New Business Manager John Beaulieu, last week […]

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US Accuses Pakistan Of Altering US Missiles For New Missions.

August 29, 2009

Well it looks like the Pakistani government is not happy with just receiving $7.5 billion in aid from the US, most of it military, they are now taking US weapons and reverse engineering them to be used for their own purposes. For example, the Harpoon anti ship missile is now being altered to create a […]

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Eurofighter Selling Briskly

August 1, 2009

The Eurofighter countries have signed a €9.1 billion contract to build 112 Typhoon fighters under the Tranche 3A program, with a goal to get the second part of the last phase of the program on contract by the end of 2011. However, Quentin Davies, the U.K. minister for defense equipment and support, signaled London may […]

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What Did I Say When I Said I Have Never Seen A Military Project Ever Successfully Killed?

July 31, 2009
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Build F-136 Into Budget: House By Colin Clark Friday, July 31st, 2009 4:32 pm Posted in Air, Policy, Space Not only did the House Appropriations defense subcommittee call the administration’s bluff on funding for the F-136 engine for the Joint Strike Fighter, it told the Defense Secretary to stuff money into the regular budget in […]

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