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New York (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense North America) Nov 4, 2012

Boeing Boeing Chinook is chosen for India's air force. India's air force reportedly has selected Boeing to supply heavy-lift helicopters, with the firm's Chinook beating out the competitor, the Russian Mi-26. The contract for 15 helicopters is the latest win for U.S. firms seeking business in India.E Oct 30, 2012

General Atomics Tests aim to boost safety for remotely piloted aircraft. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. officials have teamed up with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, and the Federal Aviation Administration to test an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast surveillance system on a Predator/Gray Eagle-series aircraft. The test is a way to evaluate and enhance safety on remotely piloted aircraft. Oct 29, 2012

Honeywell Honeywell Awarded $181 Million Navy Contract For Performance Based Logistics And Maintenance Program On Global Aircraft Fleet. Honeywell (HON) has been awarded a follow-on five-year contract, worth $181 million, from the NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support (WSS) to provide logistics support for auxiliary power units (APUs) for F/A-18 A-G (including F/A-18 Australian F/G models), P-3, C-2, as well as F/A-18 main fuel controls (MFC) and the P-3 engine-driven compressor (EDC). Oct 31, 2012

Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Variants Declared 'Mission Capable' After U.S. Air Force Testing. The Lockheed Martin (LMT) HC-130J Combat King II and the MC-130J Commando II aircraft have been certified as "Effective, Suitable and Mission Capable" by the Air Force...

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