May 27, 2015

US Marine Corps Jump Starts F-35B Operational Trials

Juliet Van Wagenen

F-35B landing aboard the USS WASP for the first phase of shipboard operational tests. Photo: U.S. Marine Corps [Avionics Today 05-27-2015] Six U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II jet aircraft arrived Monday evening aboard the USS WASP off the coast of the United States' Eastern Seaboard to mark the beginning of the first shipboard phase of the F-35B Operational...

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  • Harris’ Exelis Acquisition Moves Forward with Shareholder Support

    May 26, 2015 | Photo: Exelis [Avionics Today 05-26-2015] Exelis shareholders have approved the merger agreement for the company’s acquisition by Harris Corp., announced earlier this year. More than 97 percent of the shares voted at the special meeting voted in favor...

  • General Dynamics Delivers FACE Software Upgrade to NAVAIR’s AV-8B Harrier II

    May 26, 2015 | Two NAVAIR AV-8B Harrier II aircraft. Photo: General Dynamics [Avionics Today 05-26-2015] General Dynamics Mission Systems' Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) team has delivered the third software release to the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command...

  • Boeing-Upgrade French AWACS Take to the Skies with IOC

    May 22, 2015 | A French AWACS aircraft patrols the skies as part of a routine mission. The French AWACS fleet is in the midst of the Mid-Life Upgrade that modernizes the capabilities on board. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 05-22-2015] Boeing has achieved Initial Operating...

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  • Airbus Helicopters’ H145M Certified by EASA

    May 21, 2015 | Airbus Helicopters’ H145M has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) airworthiness authority, clearing the way for the military type approval and initial two deliveries of the multi-role twin-engine military rotorcraft before the...

  • V-22 Highs and Lows

    May 21, 2015 | The last week was one of highs and lows for the Bell-Boeing V-22 tiltrotor. On May 16, U.S. special-operations troops were flown into southeastern Syria to kill a senior Islamic State in Syria (ISIS) leader there. Reportedly, CV-22s from the Air Force Special...

  • Elbit Systems, Rockwell Collins to Improve Pilot Awareness on AC-130W

    May 20, 2015 | [Avionics Today 05-20-2015] Elbit Systems of America, through its Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems (RCEVS) joint venture, has entered into a NavSea Crane contract funded by United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to integrate the Joint...

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