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2010-02-01 00:05:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has initiated the upgrade of the TERPROM® Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The upgrade adds air-to-surface targeting information to the existing TERPROM predictive ground proximity warning system capabilities, and is expected to be incorporated into the future batch enhancement upgrade to the aircraft. The system is being...

2009-11-12 11:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. The Military Aircraft Avionics Market 2009-2019 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163728/The-Military-Aircraft-Avionics-Market-2009-2019.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The latest defence report - The Military Aircraft Avionics Market 2009-2019 - reveals the dynamic opportunities presented by one of the defence industry's few...

2009-06-08 13:43:06

The Swedish military said it will compensate a poultry farmer whose 31 chickens were killed accidentally during an air force exercise. Farmer Asa Karlsson said in her complaint to the armed forces that her chickens were terrified when a Jas Gripen fighter aircraft flew at a lot altitude over their coop and 31 birds were crushed to death in the ensuing panic, The Local reported Monday. The air force's Norrbotten wing agreed to pay $775 for the loss of the hens, a sum that was agreed upon based...

2008-07-18 15:00:38

By Liam Rudden THUNDERING from the clouds, the roar of their engines ensuring every head below is turned skyward, some of the most spectacular civil and military aircraft in the history of aviation will fly- past East Fortune Airfield a week tomorrow, providing the highlight of the Museum of Flight's 2008 Airshow. Between 10,000-15,000 spectators are expected to attend the aeronautical celebration which, for Amanda Jopling, general manager at the National Museum of Flight, will be the...

2006-03-02 23:03:24

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on the heels of a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation pact with India on Thursday that it was prepared to sell advanced warplanes and other high-tech arms to the south Asia nation. "Where only a few years ago, no one would have talked about the prospects for a major U.S.-India defense deal, today the prospects are promising, whether in the realm of combat aircraft, helicopters, maritime patrol aircraft or naval...

2006-03-02 18:05:06

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on the heels of a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation pact with India on Thursday that it was prepared to sell advanced warplanes and other high-tech arms to the south Asia nation. "Where only a few years ago, no one would have talked about the prospects for a major U.S.-India defense deal, today the prospects are promising, whether in the realm of combat aircraft, helicopters, maritime patrol aircraft or naval...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'