New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Europe) Dec 18, 2012
White House asks for cost estimate for European missile program The Office of Management and Budget is requesting a cost estimate for the Pentagon's European Phased Adaptive Approach program. The OMB first requested a cost estimate in 2009 for the program, which features missile launchers based in Europe. "DOD has yet to provide an EPAA cost estimate" the White House says. Dec 12, 2011
Airborne ISR Enhancing ISR Capability to Ensure Total Domain Awareness. Over the last 8 years, Airborne ISR has become Europe's foremost event for the Airborne ISR industry. Directors and operators of Air ISR technology from both military and industry will be coming together to discuss the most prevalent issues of the time, with an in-depth asset analysis and examination of how best to achieve future ambitions the event will give both requirement and operational updates. Bringing together leaders and those at the forefront of the industry from both military and the private sector "Aerial intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities are crucial to coalition operations both in conflict and in response to natural disaster. It is incumbent on the U.S. and allied nations to ensure future ISR systems are interoperable with one another, flexible in responding to a multitude of problem sets, and inclusive of a variety of collection methodologies. Forums like this are essential to fostering the dialogue that gets us there." - Major General Blair Hansen, Deputy Commander. One of the main keynote speeches will be given by Air Marshal Mark Green , Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Air Command from RAF will be briefing delegates on "The Future of ISR in the UK Armed Forces" and how ISR provision will be met after 2015. In addition, from the US Air Force, Brigadier General John Horner , Director of ISR Capabilities will brief on - Balancing ISR Capability: Future Ambitions of the USR Air Force: [yen]Existing capabilities and the future requirements to provide increased domain awareness [yen]Current methods of information sharing between allied nations [yen]Future application of UAVs Dec 12, 2011
Honeywell, United Technologies Honeywell, United Technologies eye emerging markets. Honeywell International and United Technologies predict a tough European market next year and plan to rely on emerging markets to boost sales. "It is pretty clear that we will experience a...