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USAF Advances Textron, Sierra Nevada/Embraer Offerings to 2nd Light Attack Experimentation Phase

The U.S. Air Force has announced plans to further test non-developmental aircraft offerings from Textron Aviation and the Sierra Nevada–Embraer team through the second phase of the Light Attack Experiment program. The service branch said Friday it will continue to experiment with Textron’s AT-6 Wolverine as well as Sierra Nevada and Embraer’s A-29 Super Tucano at Davis-Monthan Air Force …

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Air Force Taps Sierra Nevada and Embraer Defense & Security for Additional A-29 Aircraft

Sierra Nevada Corporation and Embraer Defense & Security have received orders from the U.S. Air Force to deliver six additional A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in support of the A-29 Afghanistan Program. Embraer said Wednesday the aircraft units will be manufactured in  Jacksonville, Florida. The addition brings the program’s total aircraft count to 26. The A-29 is a light …

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Sierra Nevada-Embraer Team to Join Air Force Light Attack Aircraft Demo

The U.S. Air Force has invited a team composed of Sierra Nevada and Embraer‘s defense and security business to participate in the service branch’s OA-X light attack aircraft demonstration in July at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Sierra Nevada said Friday the two companies will jointly showcase the A-29 Super Tucano light air support aircraft at …

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Rockwell Collins, Embraer Subsidiaries Agree to Integrate Tech for Defense Applications

Rockwell Collins and affiliated firms to Embraer’s defense and security business have agreed to partner to evaluate and explore business opportunities in defense technology platforms. Rockwell Collins signed the cooperation agreement Tuesday with Embraer’s Savis and Bradar subsidiaries at LAAD Defense & Security expo in Brazil, Embraer said Tuesday. Bradar and Savis …

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Air Force Eyes Textron, Embraer, Leonardo-Finmeccanica Planes to Supplement A-10 Fleet

The U.S. Air Force wants to test four aircraft platforms from Textron, Embraer and Leonardo-Finmeccanica in an effort to augment the service branch’s fleet of A-10 Warthogs, The Witchita Eagle reported Wednesday. Jerry Siebenmark writes the Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation office looks to conduct a 135-day test of Textron’s Scorpion …

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Boeing, Embraer to Jointly Market KC-390 Aircraft & Support Services

Boeing has signed an collaborative agreement with Embraer to jointly market and discover new business opportunities for the Embraer KC-390 transport and aerial refueling aircraft, plus sustainment and support services. Embraer will supply the aircraft while Boeing will take charge of in-service support under the agreement, Boeing said Monday. Jackson Schneider, Embraer’s defense …

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