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Pentagon reaches agreement to purchase 43 F-35s under LRIP 8 at 3.6% lower cost

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THE FIRST ITALIAN BUILT EUROFIGHTER TRANCHE 3 TAKES TO THE SKIES — Press Release

image007The first Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3 made by Partner Company Alenia Aerrmacchi has successfully completed its first flight. The aircraft performed “very well,” according to Alenia Aermacchi test pilot Mario Mutti. The multi-role jet flew for about an hour. “All flight controls were exercised with the systems and aircraft performing as expected,”said Captain Mutti.

The aircraft is the 64th Eurofighter for the Italian Air Force and embodies a number of under the skin changes that effectively allow a full exploitation of the most advanced present and future capabilities of the platform and of its on-board systems and sensors.

Eurofighter Tranche 3 aircraft, with their 100s of modifications, changes and additions, represent a major achievement in the evolution of the world’s leading combat aircraft.

The Tranche 3 standard embodies a number of changes that effectively enhance the aircraft’s performance and which allow for future upgrades making it more attractive to current and potential export customers.

Photo courtesy: Alenia Aermacchi

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Israel receives new M346 trainers from Italy

July 9, 2014 by · Comment
Filed under: Israel, Italy, Syndicated Industry News 

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First M-346 Lavie trainer for the Israel Air Force rolls out in Italy

March 21, 2014 by · Comment
Filed under: Alenia Aeronautica, Italy, Syndicated Industry News 

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US Coast Guard to Receive 14 C-27Js from Air Force Storage

January 7, 2014 by · Comment
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India Terminates Helicopter Contract with AgustaWestland over Corruption Allegations

January 1, 2014 by · Comment
Filed under: India, Italy, Syndicated Industry News 

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AW101 Selected for $2.7 Billion Norwegian Search & Rescue Program

November 8, 2013 by · Comment
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Israel’s First M-346 Lavi Advanced Trainer Taking Shape in Italy

November 8, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: Alenia Aeronautica, Israel, Italy, Syndicated Industry News 

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MEADS Passes Major Milestone Conducting Two Simultaneous Intercepts at White Sands

November 6, 2013 by · Comment
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Turkey Remains Defiant About Co-Producing Missile Defense System with China

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New Air Force Planes Go Directly to ‘Boneyard’

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Brazilian Air Force (FAB) Receives the First Modernized A-1M

September 4, 2013 by · Comment
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After 3 Months of Grounding, The Master is Airborne Again

August 27, 2013 by · Comment
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Compact Sub Design Revive Russian-Italian Cooperation

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Manila to pay $400 million for two Italian frigates

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Israeli Weapon Systems on the Flying Gunship?

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Israeli Weapon Systems on the Flying Gunship?

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Alenia Aermacchi Carves A Niche For a New Jet Trainer

June 25, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: Italy, Syndicated Industry News, training 

M311 in flightAlenia Aermacchi offers the M-345 as a basic-advanced lightweight fast jet trainer with Life-Cycle Costs comparable to those of heavyweight turboprops. The company claims the jet-trainer provides much better training effectiveness over turboprop...

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Piaggio Aero Unveils Hammerhead P-11HH Unmanned MALE Aircraft

June 18, 2013 by · Comment
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Piaggio Aero P-11HH Hammerhead unmanned aircraft. Artist concept: Piaggio AeroPiaggio Aero Industries unveiled at the 2013 Paris Air Show today, the Piaggio Aero P.1HH “HammerHead”- Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The P.1HH HammerHead technological demonstrator was designed and built in less than one year and it has already...

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Piaggio Aero Unveils Hammerhead P-11HH Unmanned MALE Aircraft

June 18, 2013 by · Comment
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Piaggio Aero P-11HH Hammerhead unmanned aircraft. Artist concept: Piaggio AeroPiaggio Aero Industries unveiled at the 2013 Paris Air Show today, the Piaggio Aero P.1HH “HammerHead”- Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The P.1HH HammerHead technological demonstrator was designed and built in less than one year and it has already...

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Paris Air Show Photo Report – Unmanned Systems

June 18, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Syndicated Industry News 

swiss-robotAll photos: Noam Eshel, defense-Update

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European Aerospace Industries Call For a European MALE Program

MALE-UAS_PAS2013Paris, Le Bourget: European aerospace industries and defense establishments are promoting pan-European collaboration in launching a collaborative development of Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) drone capability that will rely on the collective...

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Paris Air Show 2013 – A Military Preview (Part I: Aircraft & Helicopters)

_SPL0117The 50th Paris Airshow presents a weeklong celebration for aviation enthusiasts. As the most important annual aerospcace business event, it attracts thousands of companies and trade visitors. On the military side, the airshow takes a lower key,...

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Second M346 Down

May 12, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: Italy, Syndicated Industry News 

20130512-201822.jpgAn Italian built M-346 jet trainer crashed yesterday on a flight over Italy. The aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi said the single pilot that flew the twin-engine jet is in a good condition after ejecting from the plane designated CMX617...

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Italian Tornados Prepared for New Weapons

March 11, 2013 by · Comment
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Italian Air Force Typhoon takes off from IAF Base Ovda. The aircraft carries two IRIS-T air/air missiles. Photo: Nehemia Gershuni, www.ngphoto.bizPanavia, the European consortium responsible for the multinational Tornado program has been awarded a contract introducing the AGM-88E (AARGM) and GBU-39 (small Diameter Bomb) weapons to the Tornado Strike Fighter platform, addressing the Italian Air Force long term upgrading plan.

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