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December 2015 Air Force and Aerospace Defence Industry News
 
 

Aviastar-SP officially hands over first upgraded Il-76MD-90A to the Russian Aerospace Force

Aviastar-SP officially hands over first upgraded Il-76MD-90A to the Russian Aerospace Force
 
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Russia’s Aviastar-SP aircraft maker, part of the United Aircraft-Manufacturing Corporation, has officially delivered the first upgraded Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A (NATO reporting name: Candid) plane to the Russian Aerospace Force’s military and transport aviation pool, Aviastar-SP CEO Sergei Dementyev said on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015.
 

General Dynamics to support NORAD and PACAF Air Defense missions

General Dynamics to support NORAD and PACAF Air Defense missions
 
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General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Air Force Air Defense Communications Service 3 program. The single-award, task order contract has a potential value of approximately $80 million for five years, if all options are exercised.
 

Lockheed won a $914mn contract to upgrade Singapore's F-16 fighters fleet 20212153

Lockheed won a $914mn contract to upgrade Singapore's F-16 fighters fleet
 
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The US-based defense giant Lockheed Martin will update Singapore’s F-16 fleet under a $914 million sole-source contract as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s foreign military sales program, the US Department of Defense announced yesterday. Lockheed Martin company will perform work in Texas through June 30, 2023, said the US DoD.
 

BAE Systems selected to provide EW system for USAF EPAWSS program

BAE Systems selected to provide EW system for USAF EPAWSS program
 
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On October 1, 2015, BAE Systems announced that after a competitive review, it has been selected by prime contractor Boeing to provide the EW system for the U.S. Air Force’s Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System (EPAWSS) program. This selection to provide the mission critical EW upgrade for more than 400 F-15 fighter aircraft is expected to be worth in excess of $1 billion to BAE Systems over the next 10 years with the initial award value of $67 million.
 

UIC about to deliver 2nd generation airborne command post to Russian Defense Ministry

UIC about to deliver 2nd generation airborne command post to Russian Defense Ministry
 
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The United Instrument Corporation, a Rostec subsidiary, developed a second-generation airborne command post based on the Ilyushin Il-80 (NATO reporting name: Maxdome) and slated for delivery to the Russian Defense Ministry before year-end 2015, UIC told TASS on Tuesday.
 

Belarus takes delivery of ten overhauled MiG-29 fighter aircraft

Belarus takes delivery of ten overhauled MiG-29 fighter aircraft
 
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Ten newly repaired Belarusian MiG-29 aircraft were delivered to the 61st fighter airbase in Baranovichi on 1 December, the Belarusian news agency BelTA revealed today, Dec. 1st, 2015. The number includes eight combat aircraft and two training ones. The aircraft were sent for scheduled overhaul to 558 Aircraft Repair Plant in April 2014.
 

Sikorsky won $940 mn in US Army aircraft support contracts

Sikorsky won $940 mn in US Army aircraft support contracts
 
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Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corp, has won two separate contracts worth $940 million to carry out maintenance, logistics and other work aimed at supporting US Army weapons systems, the Pentagon said on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015.
 

Russian Su-34s deployed in Syria now equipped with air-to-air missiles

Russian Su-34s deployed in Syria now equipped with air-to-air missiles
 
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The Russian Sukhoi Su-34 (NATO reporting name: Fullback) tactical bombers operating in Syria have started to carry short- and medium-range air-to-air missiles along with bombs on combat missions to defend themselves , Russian Aerospace Force spokesman Colonel Igor Klimov said on Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 2015.
 

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