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Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) Tested Aboard USAF F-16

LINTHICUM, Md: Northrop Grumman Corporation, in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force, has successfully completed a series of demonstration flights of its Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) installed in an F-16 fighter aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The demonstration was in support of a U.S. Air Force F-16 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) feasibility study. “Almost two years ...

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E-8C Joint STARS Battle Management Role Recognized

MELBOURNE, Fla: Recent events for Northrop Grumman Corporation’s E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft program reinforce its contribution as the top airborne battle management platform. Joint STARS is the only platform in the U.S. defense arsenal that can provide wide area surveillance covering more than 50,000 square kilometers and detect objects moving at a wide variety ...

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The Berlin Air Show marks 100th anniversary

Berlin. The USD 10 billion competition for 126 Medium Multi role Combat Aircraft (M-MRCA) was electrifying the Berlin Air Show, which otherwise marked its 100th anniversary with much fanfare and enthusiasm. The Germans are credited with many of the aerospace innovations, including the jet engines, but it is the economy which defines a country’s strength now and Germany and its ...

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Boeing to acquire Narus cyber security firm

New Delhi. Boeing has announced an agreement to acquire Narus Networks Private Limited, a leading provider of real-time network traffic and analytics software used to protect against cyber attacks and persistent threats aimed at large Internet Protocol networks. The acquisition follows a successful partnership between the two companies and advances Boeing’s strategy to offer world-class, scalable, state-of-the-art cybersecurity solutions. Narus ...

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India-US begin price negotiations on Boeing C-17 airlifter

  NEW DELHI: India and the United States have begun talks here on the price and onboard equipment for the 10 Boeing C- 17 military transport aircraft that the Indian Air Force (IAF) wants. According to reliable sources quoted by India Strategic defence magazine, the validation trials of the aircraft were complete and that one United States Air Force (USAF) ...

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Initial Delivery of Wedgetail Aircraft

The Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has today taken initial delivery of two Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft from Boeing. AEW&C Program Manager, Air Vice Marshal Chris Deeble said the aircraft – known as ‘Wedgetail’ – is critical to Australia’s Air Combat Capability and will play a key role in achieving the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) network-enabled war fighting ...

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