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Aug 16, 2009

Lockheed Martin

Turkey's defence ministry has signed contracts worth USD 240 million to modernise 165 of its Lockheed Martin F-16s and to acquire a further four simulators to support operations of the type. Ankara's Block 30 and 40 F-16C/Ds will be modified to Lockheed's Block 50 standard at the Turkish air force's 1st Supply and Maintenance Centre at Eskisehir air base. Supported by Turkish Aerospace Industries, the work will also add new-generation targeting pods to part of the fleet. Aug 12, 2009


Aerospace equipment, sensing and defence systems maker Meggitt posted a 32 percent rise in first-half pre-tax profit to GBP 100.1 million (USD 170 million) as revenue increased 11 percent to GBP 586.4 million. Civil aerospace revenues were flat at GBP 254.1 million, but military revenues increased 31 percent to GBP 251.1 million. Aug 11, 2009

Selex Galileo

Selex Galileo has completed a new rail-launch test campaign with its Falco tactical...

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