Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East.


New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East) Jun 5, 2011

Aeronautics Defense Systems Israel's Aeronautics Defense Systems is developing a jet-powered unmanned air system with a maximum take-off weight of 5,000kg (11,000lb). President Avi Leumi confirmed the programme is under way. To be powered by one engine, the system is intended "to get as fast as possible to where it is needed," he said. May 31, 2011

Boeing Boeing says Super Hornet jet attracting more interest. Boeing said that potential international customers are expressing increased interest in its Super Hornet fighter jet. "We have definitely gotten a lot more interest," said Chris Chadwick, president of Boeing Military Aircraft. Chadwick said customers in the Asian-Pacific region and the Middle East are interested in the jet, which can carry air-to-surface weapons as well as air-to-air missiles. Jun 1, 2011

Lockheed Martin Israel's air force is planning to issue a request for proposals to upgrade three Lockheed...

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