Defense Update – 4 new articles


Eitan – Back in the Air – Again

 

The Eitan (Heron TP) returned to the sky yesterday after completing a test flight validating the aircraft safety, following eight months investigation that followed a crash of one of the aircraft, due to a wing failure that occurred on a test flight, January 2012.

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Navy Awards Boeing $23 Million for Laser JDAM

 

Following the completion of successful integration testing on its F/A-18 and AV-8B strike fighters, the US Navy recently awarded a $23 million full-rate production contract to Boeing Inc. for the production of 2,384 Laser JDAM weapon kits, to be delivered by February 2014.

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Canadian Agency Requests Proposals for Safety and Security Research Prorjects

 

The Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) has issued the first call for proposals for innovative science and technology (S&T) project for homeland security applications.

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Australian Growler Crews Have A Heavy Workload Ahead

 

For Australia, adding the Growlers to the RAAF’s fleet of Super Hornets is viewed as a necessary step in strengthening the nation’s airborne defense capability. The question to be answered is, can the American and Australian flyers learn to overcome the challenges they will face in handling the…

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