Archive for February, 2018

Bye bye Bell Helicopter, hello Bell

Posted in Industry on February 23rd, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Textron subsidiary Bell Helicopter has been rebranded and the company is now simply known as Bell. The company also rolled out a new logo along with the name change.

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Graphic: Bell

ASES wins T-1A Avionics Modification competition

Posted in Air Force, Industry on February 23rd, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Air Force has selected Aerospace Systems Engineering and Support (ASES) to carry out the T-1A avionics suite replacement program.

T-1A Jayhawk
By Terry Wasson [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Su-57 deployed to Syria

Posted in Air Force on February 22nd, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Two Su-57s were seen landing at Khmemeim Air Base, Syria on Feb. 21. The fighters were joined by four Su-35s, four Su-25s and 1 A-50U.

UTC Aerospace Systems gets single largest FMS order for DB-110 pods

Posted in Air Force, Industry on February 22nd, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

UTC Aerospace Systems has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with an initial ceiling of $22.9 million from the U.S. Air Force for the DB-110 Airborne Reconnaissance System.

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Photo: UTC Aerospace
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Did North Korea stole blueprints for Hyunmoo-2?

Posted in Space on February 22nd, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

South Korea’s opposition party has accused North Korea of stealing the designs of the Hyunmoo-2 ballistic missile. During a military parade on Feb. 8 in Pyongyang, North Korea unveiled a short-range ballistic missile similar to the South’s Hyunmoo-2.

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Photo: DVIDS
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