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  • Reports: Germany Wants Lockheed-Built F-35 for Tornado Fighter Aircraft Replacement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Reports: Germany Wants Lockheed-Built F-35 for Tornado Fighter Aircraft Replacement

    The German air force has indicated a preference for Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to replace the service’s fleet of Tornado fighter jets, Jane’s 360 reported Wednesday. A senior official from Germany’s air force told Jane’s 360 that the military branch has shortlisted potential Tornado replacements and it believes F-35 meets most program requirements and offers […] More

  • Thales Links Simulators of 2 UK Air Force Bases Under Self-Funded Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales Links Simulators of 2 UK Air Force Bases Under Self-Funded Project

    Thales has connected flight simulators for Tornado aircraft at the British air force’s bases in Lossiemouth and Marham under a self-funded initiative. The company said Friday it provided the building, engineers, instructors, administration staff, classroom facilities and desktop training systems as well as two flight simulators at RAF Lossiemouth and one at RAF Marham under a private financial initiative agreement. Amit Talati, Thales […] More

  • Leonardo-Finmeccanica to Supply UK Air Force With Missile Decoy System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leonardo-Finmeccanica to Supply UK Air Force With Missile Decoy System

    Leonardo-Finmeccanica has received a $3.3 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to produce a miniature decoy system that will work to help the British air force guard aircraft against missile threats. The Royal Air Force will adopt Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s BriteCloud system to disrupt radar-guided adversarial air-to-air and surface-to-air missile systems, MoD said Friday. RAF plans to conduct flight tests […] More

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