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Boeing-SAMI JV to Localize Military Aircraft MRO Services in Saudi Arabia; Leanne Caret Comments

Boeing and state-owned company Saudi Arabian Military Industries have agreed to form a joint venture that seeks to localize in Saudi Arabia at least 55 percent of maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the Middle Eastern country’s fleet of rotary- and fixed-wing military planes. The memorandum of agreement signed by Dennis …

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Battelle, Aerobotix Demo Robotic Collision Avoidance Software Tool in Aircraft Component

Battelle and Aerobotix have demonstrated on a mock-up of a military aircraft’s air inlet duct a software platform designed to predict collisions of robotic systems with sensitive industrial components and parts. Battelle said Tuesday its PathPlan software worked to protect the robotic platform and aircraft from potential collisions through prediction of …

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Report: Future Airborne Capability Environment Consortium Signs MoU with Joint DoD Agency

A joint Defense Department agency and a government-industry consortium inked a memorandum of understanding to help define open avionics standards for military aircraft. The Future Airborne Capability Environment Consortium (FACE,) a coalition of government and industry organizations which aims to determine open avionics standards for military aircraft, issued the memo with the DoD agency, Defense Systems …

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BAE Starts Test-Bed Trials of Autonomous Air Technologies; Maureen Mccue Comments

BAE Systems has begun to test unmanned aircraft technologies in support of an industry-led effort to study how autonomous air vehicles can integrate into the U.K.’s airspace. BAE said Tuesday it uses a Jetstream 31 aircraft as a flying test bed for the ongoing trials at the company’s military aircraft engineering and manufacturing hub in Warton, England. …

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Boeing & Harris Partner to Build New Military Aircraft Avionics Tech; Ed Zoiss Comments

Boeing and Harris have partnered to develop new avionics technology in an effort to support current and future types of military aircraft during aviators’ missions. Harris said Wednesday the companies will build core mission processing architectures that will work to manage multiple aircraft functions such as as communications, sensors, navigation and displays. Harris will …

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NAVAIR Plans ‘Friend or Foe’ ID Tech Contract Award to BAE

The Naval Air Systems Command plans to award BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary a sole-source contract to build friend-or-foe identification systems for military aircraft such as the F/A-18 Hornet, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. The contract with BAE Systems Inc. will cover AN/APX-111 Mode 5 combined interrogator transponders, shop replaceable assemblies, kits …

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