Tag Archives: Argentina

Sikorsky’s Colombia-Based Black Hawk Support Facilities to Serve Other Latin American Clients

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary has announced plans to offer depot-level maintenance and flight training services for Black Hawk customers in Latin America through facilities located in Colombia. Sikorsky intends to extend support services that Colombian armed forces and national police currently receive from the subsidiary to other clients across Argentina, Brazil, Chile and …

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State Dept Clears Argentina’s $80M Bell Helicopter Purchase Request

Argentina’s request to buy $80 million in Bell 412EP helicopters built by the Textron subsidiary Bell has received clearance from the State Department. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday the proposed foreign military sale includes four Bell 412EPs, helicopter major components and spare parts, pilot and maintenance training and logistics support. DSCA said Argentina seeks …

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Chris Marzilli: Argentine Desert-Based Researchers to Study Universe With General Dynamics Instruments

General Dynamics’ SATCOM Technologies division has been awarded a contract to develop and install a radio-telescope antenna for a new observatory in Argentina. The 100-ton, 40-foot, submillimeter-wavelength radio telescope antenna is intended for the Large Latin American Millimeter Array observatory located in the Atacama Desert, General Dynamics said Wednesday. “These …

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Telcordia to Establish JV with Telemark, Manage Mobile Number Portability in Argentina

A consortium of all mobile operators in Argentina has selected Telcordia to manage mobile number portability in the country. The agreement includes a provision for Telemark and Telcordia to establish a joint venture company called Administradora de la Portabilidad Argentina S.A. Telcordia will be responsible for implementing carrier-grade MNP software solution to Argentina’s mobile …

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Argentinean Government Sites Used in Black Hat SEO Campaigns

Numerous Argentinian government websites were recently compromised by hackers and used in black hat search engine optimization campaigns, according to Sunbelt Software. Security researchers said 12 government pages were involved in the spamming campaign, with some of them distributing malware as well. Also called spamdexing, black hat SEO is a …

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Falklands Invaded…Again

Over the weekend, Argentine hackers broke into the website of Falkland Islands’ Penguin News and placed an Argentine flag on the homepage. The hackers also posted a protesting note with bullet points claiming that the Falkland Islands should be part of Argentina, according to an article on The Register.co.uk. The …

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