IHS Jane's International Defence Review

  • IAI touts special mission Challenger 605 biz-jet for undisclosed operator

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has developed special mission variants of the Bombardier Challenger 605 business jet that it is pitching to an undisclosed customer, a company spokesperson disclosed on 6 September. Deputy general manager marketing, business development and sales at IAI's Elta

  • IAI notes strong Iron Dome radar interest from Eastern Europe

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is seeing an increased level of interest in its Iron Dome detection and fire-control radar from Eastern Europe, as nations look to update their ageing Warsaw Pact air surveillance systems, a company official told IHS Jane's on 6 September. Speaking at the site of

  • Lockheed Martin contracted to deliver Block 3F software for F-35

    Lockheed Martin has been contracted to deliver Block 3F software for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter for the US and UK militaries. The USD311.4 million contract announced by the Department of Defense (DoD) on 1 September covers delivery of the aircraft's full combat software to the US

  • Argentina progresses Pucara upgrade with ground-based engine tests

    Argentina has begun ground trials of an upgraded variant of the Fabrica Argentina de Aviones (FAdeA) Pucara counterinsurgency light strike aircraft designated the IA-58H, IHS Jane's has learned. A testbed aircraft (serial A-561) underwent ground-based engine tests at the FAdeA plant in Cordoba,

  • Ocean Aero to develop hybrid maritime vessel

    The US Department of Defense (DoD) has contracted Ocean Aero to develop a hybrid unmanned underwater/surface vessel. Through its Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) the DoD is seeking a long-range, high-endurance hybrid unmanned underwater/surface vehicle that can transit for long, open ocean distances on

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